Ethiopian Premier League - WikipediaBetking Ethiopian Premier LeagueFounded1997 (1990 E. C. )Country Ethiopia (16 teams)ConfederationCAFNumber of teams16Level on pyramid1Relegation toEthiopian Higher LeagueDomestic cup(s)Ethiopian CupEthiopian Super CupAddis Ababa City CupGofere Sidama CupTana CupInternational cup(s)CAF Champions LeagueCAF Confederation CupCurrent championsSaint George (15th title) (2021–22)Most championshipsSaint George SC (15)Top goalscorerAbubeker NassirYigezu Bogale(14 goals each)TV partnersSuperSportWebsiteethiopianpremierleague. netCurrent: 2022–23 Ethiopian Premier League The Ethiopian Premier League (Amharic:የኢትዮጵያ ፕሪምየር ሊግ), known as the BetKing Ethiopian Premier League for sponsorship reasons, is the top tier association football league of Ethiopia run by the Ethiopian Premier League Share Company (formerly the Ethiopian Football Federation from 1997 to 2020).
C., led by their captain Kamal Ahmed, were able to lift the Premier League trophy for the first time in their history. The title race once again came down to the last day as Hawassa City had to beat Nyala S. to fend off the likes of Ethiopian Coffee S. and Trans Ethiopia for the Premier League title.  The following two season were once again dominated by St. as they were able to lift their 5th and 6th Premier League titles (20th and 21st titles overall). The start of the 2006–07 season saw the league expand to 16 clubs. The season ended with Hawassa City winning their second title in as many years preventing a St. three peat.
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Ethiopian Premier League - Wikipedia
St. George SC enjoyed some dominance in the late 60s after which the league went through a period of relative parity in the 70s and 80s. The league went through changes in the 1990s culminating in the founding of the Ethiopian Premier League in 1997 (1990 E. ) by the Ethiopian Football Federation (EFF) and the teams that made up the top division of Ethiopian Football.
C. 2017-18 Mekelakeya 11 1988-89 Saint George 30 2016-17 Ethio Electric S. C Sidama Coffee 25, 000 Wolaitta Dicha Wolaita Sodo Sodo Stadium 30, 000 Wolkite City Wolkite Wolkite Stadium 1, 500 2021–22 season Champion: Saint George SC Relegated: Sebeta City, Jimma Aba Jifar, Addis Ababa City Promoted: Ethio Electric S. C., Legetafo Legedadi and Ethiopian Insurance F. C. Television Rights In the past matches were rarely if ever broadcast live on television, with those that did airing on the national broadcaster EBC. However, the liberalization of the television market in recent years has allowed for informal transmission of live matches, especially on regional channels such as Amhara TV in the north and Debub TV in the south.
t George’s Defence Force obstacle, Sidama Coffee for SebetaSt George are on a roll, riding on the crest of a fairytale run at the top of the BetKing Ethiopia Premier League, 8 points ahead of second placed, Wolaitta Dicha, unbeaten and looking to crack Mekelakeya in the Sunday afternoon fixture followed by Sidama against Sebeta City, both games at the Adama Science and technology University Stadium St George followed up their emphatic 4-0 win over Ethiopia Coffee in the Sheger derby with a 3-0 white wash of Dire Dawa to really put them on the driving seat and now they face the Defence Force hoping to extend that;ead to 12 points Mekelakeya have lost 3 of their last 5 games and drawn 2 with goalscoring as one of their biggest headaches, something St George never seems to lack this season and they no longer just rely on Togolese Striker, Ismail Auro- Agoro.
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 The 2002–03 season saw the first real contenders from outside the Addis Ababa push for a Premier League title. The title race came down to the last day with St. George needing a win against rivals Ethiopian Coffee to secure their 4th Premier League title (19th overall title). Second place side Arba Minch Textiles, based in southern city of Arba Minch, was looking to win its first title but needed a St. lose to do so. In the end however, St. George was able to win their match and retain the title but the strong display by Arba Minch Textiles showed that teams outside the capital were indeed ready to contend in the top league once again.  The 2003–04 season turned out to be breakthrough year for teams outside of Addis Ababa as Hawassa City S.
Originally five teams representing the various communities of Addis Ababa and The British Military Mission in Ethiopia (BMME) contested for the title which was won by the BMME.  The Ethiopian Cup was added the following year and has been contested regularly since with the exception of some gap years.  The early years of Ethiopian top division football were dominated for the most part by Mechal (now Defense Force SC). The club won 6 titles throughout the 40s and 50s.
Clubs 2022-23 season Locations of clubs participating in the 2021-22 Ethiopian Premier League The following 16 clubs will compete in the Ethiopian Premier League during the 2022–23 season. For a list of winners of the Ethiopian Premier League since its inception, see List of Ethiopian football champions. Club Position 2019-20 Top Division Location Stadium Capacity Titles Last title Adama City N/A 0 Never Adama Abebe Bikila Stadium 4, 000 Legetafo Legedadi Addis Abeba 35, 000 Arba Minch Arba Minch Stadium 5, 000 Bahir Dar Kenema Bahir Dar Bahir Dar Stadium 60, 000 Dire Dawa City Dire Dawa 18, 000 Ethiopian Coffee 2 2010-11 Fasil Kenema 1 2020-21 Gondar Fasiledes 20, 000 Hadiya Hossana Hossana Abiy Hersamo Stadium Hawassa City 2006-07 Hawassa Hawassa Stadium 15, 000 Ethiopian Insurance F.
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