ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopian national team have boosted their quest for FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup™, with a first leg away victory Johannesburg on Friday.
The youngers thrashed their South African counterpart 3-0 at Wits Stadium in the match played in the third round.
The hosts made a bright start to the game but could not convert their chances in the early stages before Eyerus Tulu broke the deadlock in the 15th minute after profiting from South Africa keeper Kgomotso Musimango’s blunder.
After the recess, the Ethiopians pushed for more.
And thet were rewarded with the second of the match through Emush Dandamo two minutes to the hour mark.
On the brink of full time, Kumneger Kebede made up for her earlier miss to notch a third of the match for the visitors.
The win has guaranteed a massive lead ahead of the second leg in Addis Ababa on May 1.