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Migne calls on Kenya fans ahead of Ethiopia rematch

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Kenya take giant step towards AFCON as Ethiopia fall

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Kenya took a major step towards the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations as they beat Ethiopia 3-0 at the Moi International Sports Centre in Nairobi on Sunday.

Japan-based striker Michael Olunga broke the deadlock in the 23rd minute with a wonderful volley from the right-flank after he was set up by Erick Omondi, who then got his name on the scoresheet five minutes later with a rocket of a goal from the edge of the box.

Victor Wanyama made it 3-0 in the 67th minute from the spot after Omondi was fouled inside...

Migne calls on Kenya fans ahead of Ethiopia rematch

Sebastian Migne has called on Kenya fans to turn out in their droves when the Harambee Stars host Ethiopia in their fourth Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Sunday, having taken a point from the Walias on Wednesday.

Despite being outplayed for large swathes of their contest at the Bahir Dar Stadium, Kenya move up to four points and take charge of Group F as the race for the 2019 AFCON hots up.

After three matches, Kenya top the pool, level on points with Ethiopia, and one ahead of Ghana and Sierra...

Kenya hold Ethiopia to top Group F

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Kenya moved top in Group F after holding Ethiopia to a barren draw in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifier match at Bahir Dar Stadium on Wednesday.

Ethiopia dominated the game, but their shyness in front of goal and good defending from Kenya ensured that the clash ended barren.

The point takes Kenya to top spot the group with four points, while Ethiopia are second on four. Ghana are currently third on three points, while Sierra Leone are bottom after winning one and losing one to date.

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Ethiopian league suspended after referee attacked by players

The Ethiopian Football Federation has suspended all league matches following an attack on a referee by players during a match.

The incident occurred during Monday's Premier League fixture between Defence Force SC and Welwalo Adigrat University.

With the scores tied at 1-1, Defence took a shot at goal which the keeper fumbled, but appeared to gather before it crossed the line.

However, the referee awarded the goal to the hosts, sparking angry protests from Welwalo. The incident culminated in the...

How can East Africa compete with the rest of the continent?

While East Africa's nations have enjoyed great success in other sporting disciplines, the region's national football teams have largely failed to make a mark on the continent's soccer scene.

Kenya and Ethiopia have a plethora of elite long and middle-distance runners, Rwanda has its cycling sensations., Uganda boasts of a thriving motosports scene, while even South Sudan's roster of basketball stars grows every year.

East Africa is as sports mad and trophy-hungry as the rest of the continent, but...