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Ethiopian Premier League
Country Ethiopia
Confederation CAF
Founded 1944
Number of teams 17
Level on pyramid 1
Domestic cup(s) Ethiopian Cup
Ethiopian Super Cup
CAF cup(s) Champions League
Confederation Cup

Ethiopian Premier League is the top division of the Ethiopian Football Federation, it was created in 1944.

Previous winners

  • 1944 : British Military Mission-BMME (Addis Abeba)
  • 1945-47 : no competition
  • 1948 : Key Baher (Addis Abeba)
  • 1949 : Army (Addis Abeba)
  • 1950 : Saint-George SA (Addis Abeba)
  • 1951 : Army (Addis Abeba)
  • 1952 : Army (Addis Abeba)
  • 1953 : Army (Addis Abeba)
  • 1954 : Army (Addis Abeba)
  • 1955 : Hamassien (Asmara)
  • 1956 : Mechal (Addis Abeba)
  • 1957 : Hamassien (Asmara)
  • 1958 : Akale Guzay (Eritrea)
  • 1959 : Tele SC (Asmara)
  • 1960 : Cotton (Dire Dawa)
  • 1961 : Ethio-Cement (Dire Dawa)
  • 1962 : Cotton (Dire Dawa)
  • 1963 : Cotton (Dire Dawa)
  • 1964 : Ethio-Cement (Dire Dawa)
  • 1965 : Cotton (Dire Dawa)
  • 1966 : Saint-George SA (Addis Abeba)
  • 1967 : Saint-George SA (Addis Abeba)

  • 1968 : Saint-George SA (Addis Abeba)
  • 1969 : Tele SC (Asmara)
  • 1970 : Tele SC (Asmara)
  • 1971 : Saint-George SA (Addis Abeba)
  • 1972 : Asmara (Asmara)
  • 1973 : Asmara (Asmara)
  • 1974 : Embassoyra (Eritrea)
  • 1975 : Saint-George SA (Addis Abeba)
  • 1976 : Mechal (Addis Abeba)
  • 1977 : Medr Babur (Dire Dawa)
  • 1978 : Ogaden Anbassa (Harar)
  • 1979 : Omedla (Addis Abeba)
  • 1980 : Tegl Fre (Addis Abeba)
  • 1981 : Ermejachen (Addis Abeba)
  • 1982 : Mechal (Addis Abeba)
  • 1983 : Cotton (Dire Dawa)
  • 1984 : Mechal (Addis Abeba)
  • 1985 : Brewery (Addis Abeba)
  • 1986 : Brewery (Addis Abeba)
  • 1987 : Saint-George SA (Addis Abeba)
  • 1988 : Mechal (Addis Abeba)
  • 1989 : Mechal (Addis Abeba)

  • in 2007, the championship was abandoned in June after 12 clubs (apparently including all 7 clubs from the capital Addis Abeba) boycotted the tournament; the federation awarded the championship to Awassa City.

Performance By Club

Club Winners
Saint-George SA [includes Brewery] 24
Mechal [includes Army] 11
Cotton FC 5
Asmara [includes Hamassien] [now in Eritrea] 4
EEPCO 3
Tele SC (Asmara) [now in Eritrea] 3
Embassoyra (Eritrea) [includes Akale Guzay] [now in Eritrea] 2
Ethio-Cement 2
Awassa Kenema 2
British Military Mission-BMME (Addis Abeba) 1
Ermejachen (Addis Abeba) 1
Ethio-Bunna (Addis Abeba; aka Coffee) 1
Key Baher (Addis Abeba) 1
Medr Babur (Dire Dawa) 1
Ogaden Anbassa (Harar) 1
Omedla (Addis Abeba) 1
Tegl Fre (Addis Abeba) 1

Topscorers

Year Best scorers Team Goals
2001/02 Flag of Ethiopia Yordanos Abay EEPCO 20
2004/05 Medhne Tadesse Trans Ethiopia 19
2005/06 Tafesse Tesfaye Ethiopian Coffee 44
2007/08 Flag of Ethiopia Salhadin Seid Saint-George SA 21

External links

Template:Ethiopian Premier League Seasons

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