Ethiopia national football team - WikipediaEthiopiaNickname(s)The Walia Ibex (ዋልያዎቹ)AssociationEthiopian Football FederationConfederationCAF (Africa)Sub-confederationCECAFA (East & Central Africa)Head coachWubetu AbateCaptainShimelis BekeleMost capsShimelis Bekele (74)Top scorerGetaneh Kebede (33)Home stadiumAddis Ababa Stadium Bahir Dar Stadium Addis Ababa National Stadium (under construction)FIFA codeETH First colours Second colours Third colours FIFA rankingCurrent 138 (6 October 2022)Highest86 (September 2006)Lowest155 (December 2001)First international French Somaliland 0–5 Ethiopia (French Somaliland; 5 December 1947)Biggest win Ethiopia 10–2 French Somaliland (Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; 1 May 1954)Biggest defeat Iraq 13–0 Ethiopia (Irbid, Jordan; 18 August 1992)Africa Cup of NationsAppearances11 (first in 1957)Best resultChampions, 1962 This article contains several patronymic names rather than family names.
After a 4–2 win on aggregate, they had to play Uganda. After a 0–0 draw from the first match, Uganda won the second match, 2–1, and progressed to the final tournament.  They also missed the 1980 African Cup of Nations.  Until 2013, Ethiopia last qualified for the tournament in 1982, under coach Mengistu Worku, legendary former player. They failed to make it past the group stage.  Later history (2000–2011) Earlier success in CECAFA Cup (2001–2007) In the 2001 CECAFA Cup, Ethiopia beat Zanzibar 5–0 and tied 1–1 with Rwanda B to advance to the quarterfinals against Burundi.
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 This qualified Ethiopia to the Africa Cup of Nations for the first time in 31 years.  2014 World Cup qualification With a 5–0 aggregate victory over Somalia, Ethiopia joined South Africa, Botswana and Central African Republic (CAR) in Group A.  Ethiopia drew 1–1 with South Africa away from home and beat CAR at home 2–0 to top the group after the first two games.
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These persons are addressed by their given name, and not by their inherited name. The Ethiopia national football team, nicknamed ዋሊያ, after the Walia, represents Ethiopia in men's international football and is controlled by the Ethiopian Football Federation, the governing body for football in Ethiopia. The team has been representing Ethiopia in regional, continental, and international competitions since its founding in 1943.  The Walias play their home games at Addis Ababa Stadium located in the capital city of Addis Ababa.  They are currently ranked 150th in the world according to the FIFA World Rankings and 44th in CAF.
 At the 2010 CECAFA Cup, in Tanzania, Ethiopia was in Group C with Uganda, Kenya and Malawi. After the 1–2 loss to Uganda,  Ethiopia beat Kenya 2–1 and came to a 1–1 draw with Malawi. Next opponent was Zambia, and Ethiopia won 2–1 by two goals.  In semi-finals however, they lost to Ivory Coast 0–1.  In the third-place battle to follow, they lost 3–4 to Uganda to come in fourth place in the tournament.  Tournament's star players and goal scorers were Shimelis Bekele of Awassa City and Oumed Oukri of Defence Force.  The team had exceeded fans’ expectations by reaching the semi-final stage.
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