Ethiopian Premier League

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Ethiopian Premier League
Ethiopian Premier League logo.jpg
Country Ethiopia
Confederation CAF
Founded 1944
Number of teams 14
Level on pyramid 1
Domestic cup(s) Ethiopian Cup
Ethiopian Super Cup
International cup(s) Champions League
Confederation Cup
Current champions Saint George SC
Most championships Saint George SC (27)
2015–16 Ethiopian Premier League

The Ethiopian Premier League is the top association football division in Ethiopia. Regulated by the Ethiopian Football Federation, it was created in 1944.

Ethiopian Premier League Clubs – 2015/16[edit]

Previous winners[edit]

  • In 2006–07, 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[edit]

Club Winners
Saint George SC (Addis Abeba) 28
Mechal (includes Army) [Addis Abeba] 11
Cotton FC 5
Asmara (includes Hamassien) [now in Eritrea] 4
Tele SC [now in Eritrea] 3
Ethiopian Coffee (Addis Abeba; a.k.a. Coffee) 2
Embassoria (Eritrea) (includes Akale Guzay) [now in Eritrea] 2
Ethio-Cement 2
Awassa City 2
British Military Mission-BMME (Addis Abeba) 1
Dedebit 1
Ermejachen (Addis Abeba) 1
Key Baher (Addis Abeba) 1
Medr Babur (Dire Dawa) 1
Ogaden Anbassa (Harar) 1
Omedla (Addis Abeba) 1
Tegl Fre (Addis Abeba) 1


Year Best scorers Team Goals
2001–02 Ethiopia Yordanos Abay EEPCO 20
2004–05 Medhne Tadesse Trans Ethiopia 19
2005–06 Ethiopia Tafesse Tesfaye Ethiopian Coffee
2006–07 Ethiopia Tafesse Tesfaye Ethiopian Coffee
2007–08 Ethiopia Saladin Said Saint George SC 21
2010–11 Ethiopia
Adane Girma
Getaneh Kebede
Saint George SC
2011–12 Ethiopia Adane Girma Saint George SC 22

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