August 6, 2017 - The friendly match between Ethiopian and Zambian national teams ended scoreless. The scoreless match was meant to prepare both teams for their respective Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) Kenya 2018 final round qualifiers.
After this match, Ethiopia faces Sudan in the Central-East Zone while Zambia takes on South Africa in their respective zone.
Walias’ Starting 11:
Goalkeeper: Jemal Tassew (Dire Dawa Kenema)
Defenders: Anteneh Tesfaye (Dire Dawa Kenema), Aschalew Tamene (Kedus Giorgis), Abdul Karim Mohammed (Kedus Giorgis) and Desta Yohannes (Hawassa Kenema)
Midfileders: Mulualem Mesfin (Kedus Giorgis), Tafesse Solomon (Hawassa Kenema) and Biruk Kalbore
Forwards: Getaneh Kebede (Dedebit), Abdurahman Mubarak (Fasil Kenema) and Addis Gidey (Sidama Bunna).