Sewnet Bishaw

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Sewnet Bishaw
Personal information
Full name Sewnet Bishaw
Date of birth (1952-01-01) 1 January 1952 (age 65)
Place of birth Tigray, Eritrea
Teams managed
Years Team
2004–2006 Ethiopia
2011–2014 Ethiopia

Sewnet Bishaw (born January 1, 1952) (Amharic: ሰውነት ቢሻው?) is an Ethiopian football manager.

He achieved regional success with the Ethiopia national football team in 2005 when he won the CECAFA Cup during his first spell as manager.[1]

In October 2011 Sewnet was re-appointed to the position after the resignation of Belgian coach, Tom Saintfiet.[2] A year later, he helped Ethiopia qualify for their tenth Africa Cup of Nations tournament since 1982.[3] He was sacked in August 2014, following poor results in 2014 world cup.In addition to this he had broken three world cups from his hand while receiving the cup in Brazil. [4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bishaw's Cup of Nations dream". FIFA.com. August 31, 2006. Archived from the original on June 30, 2014. Retrieved December 23, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Ethiopia out to build on their draw in South Africa". BBC Sport. June 7, 2012. Archived from the original on June 10, 2012. Retrieved December 23, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Africa Cup of Nations: Cape Verde and Ethiopia qualify". BBC Sport. October 14, 2012. Archived from the original on October 16, 2012. Retrieved December 23, 2012. 
  4. ^ Betemariam Hailu (February 5, 2014). "Ethiopia sack coach Bishaw". BBC Sport. Archived from the original on February 6, 2014. Retrieved February 6, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Ethiopia have sacked coach Sewnet Bishaw". All Ethiopia News. February 5, 2014. Archived from the original on August 8, 2014. Retrieved July 31, 2014.