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List of the best soccer players from Ethiopia. List includes the top soccer (or “football”) players from Ethiopia, along with photos when available. This list of best Ethiopian soccer players is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest players are at the top of the list. If you're searching for a particular famous Ethiopian soccer player you can use the "search" box to find what you're looking for.

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Goalkeeper Adugna Gurmu Deyas is an Ethiopian football goalkeeper.

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Midfielder Amiya Taga is an Ethiopian-born Israeli footballer who plays for Hapoel Ashkelon until the end of the 2011-12 season. Amiya Taga was born in the Beta Israel community in Ethiopia and his family ...more

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Anwar Siraj Defender Anwar Siraj is retired Ethiopian footballer. Siraj was also a member of the Ethiopia national football team. He finished his career in 2009.

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Baruch Dego is an Ethiopian-born Israeli footballer. He currently plays for Hapoel Ashkelon in Israel's Liga Leumit. Dego, who grew up in Maccabi Ironi Ashdod F.C., was transferred to Maccabi ...more

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Bayu Mulu Midfielder Bayu Mulu is an Ethiopian association football midfielder. He currently plays for Al-Saqr. He was also a member of the Ethiopia national football team.

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Defender Benjamin Kibebe is an Ethiopian-born Swedish footballer.

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Dawit Mebratu Midfielder Dawit Abraha Mebratu is an Ethiopian football midfielder. He currently plays for Saint-George SA.

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Midfielder Shai Biruk is an Ethiopian-born Israeli footballer. He moved to Israel at the age of six with his family. While playing for the Israeli youth academy, Beitar Nes Tubruk his footballing talent ...more

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Solomon Andargachew Defender Solomon Melkamu Andargachew is an Ethiopian football defender. He currently plays for Al Sha'ab Ibb.

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Teshome Getu Midfielder Teshome Getu is an Ethiopian football midfielder. He currently plays for EEPCO.

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Ydnekatchew Tessema Forward Ydnekatchew Tessema was a footballer and pioneer of modern sports organizations in Ethiopia.

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Midfielder Ziv Caveda is an Ethiopian-born Israeli footballer. After not seeing much time at Hapoel Tel Aviv, Caveda transferred to Tzafririm Holon where he was an instant starter. His morale was dealt a ...more

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Defender, Midfielder Theodor Gebre Selassie is a Czech football defender who plays for the Bundesliga team Werder Bremen. He signed a four-year contract with the club in June 2012, joining from the Gambrinus liga ...more

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Winger, Midfielder Andualem Nigussie is an Ethiopian footballer currently playing for Saint-George SA.

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Mulualem Regassa Midfielder Mulualem Regassa is an Ethiopian footballer. He currently plays for Saint-George SA.

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Defender Rahamim Checkol is an Ethiopian-born Israeli footballer. He currently plays for F.C. Ashdod. At international level, Checkol was capped at levels from under-18 to under-21.

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Forward Fikru Teferra Lemessa is an Ethiopian football striker for Bidvest Wits F.C. in the ABSA Premiership.

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Yordanos Abay Forward Yordanos Abay is an Ethiopian international footballer who plays in Ethiopia for EEPCO F.C., as a striker.

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Degu Debebe Defender Degu Debebe is an Ethiopian footballer. He currently plays for Saint-George SA.

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Messay Dego Messay Dego is an Ethiopian-born Israeli former footballer.

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Forward Adane Girma is an Ethiopian footballer. He currently plays for Saint-George SA, and is a member of the Ethiopia national football team. He has scored 8 goals for the national team since his ...more

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Tesfaye Tafese Midfielder Tesfaye Tafese is an Ethiopian footballer currently playing for Al-Tilal SC in the Yemeni League.

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Midfielder Lencho Skibba is an Ethiopian football midfielder. Skibba began his career with USL First Division side Minnesota Thunder, and joined Kastoria F.C. in the Greek Beta Ethniki for the 2007–08 ...more

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Zerihun Tadele Zerihun Tadele Derese is an Ethiopian international football goalkeeper who currently plays for Saint George FC in the Ethiopian Premier League.

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Oumed Oukri Forward Oumed Oukri is an Ethiopian footballer. He currently plays as a striker for the Egyptian side Al Ittihad in the Egyptian Premier League. His name is often spelt as Oumed Oukuri or Omed Okwury.

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Saladin Said Forward Salah El Din Ahmed Said, also known as Salhadin Said or Saladin Said, is an Ethiopian international footballer who currently plays for Al Ahly SC in the Egyptian Premier League.

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Tesfaye Alebachew Midfielder Tesfaye Alebachew is an Ethiopian international footballer. He currently plays for Sebeta City in Ethiopia, as a central midfielder.

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Yidnekatchew Kidane Goalkeeper Yidnekatchew Kidane is an Ethiopian footballer who plays for Dedebit.

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Aynalem Hailu Defender Aynalem Hailu is an Ethiopian footballer who plays for Defence F.C.

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Getaneh Kebede Forward Getaneh Kebede is an Ethiopian footballer who play for Dedebit.

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Abebaw Butako Defender Abebaw Butako is a Ethiopian footballer who plays for Saint-George SA.

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Binyam Habtamu Goalkeeper Binyam Habtamu is an Ethiopian footballer who plays for Saint George FC.

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Berhanu Bogale Midfielder Berhanu Bogale is an Ethiopian footballer who plays for Dedebit.

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Asrat Megersa Midfielder Asrat Megersa is an Ethiopian footballer who plays for EEPCO.

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Shemeles Bekele Midfielder Shemeles Bekele is an Ethiopian footballer who plays for Saint George FC.

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Jemal Tassew Goalkeeper Jemal Tassew is an Ethiopian footballer who plays for Dedebit.

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Minyahil Teshome Midfielder Minyahil Teshome is an Ethiopian footballer. He currently plays for Saint George.

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Alula Girma Defender Alula Girma is an Ethiopian footballer who plays for Saint-George SA.

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Yared Zinabu Midfielder Yared Zinabu is an Ethiopian footballer who plays for Saint-George SA.

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Mengistu Assefa Defender Mengistu Assefa is an Ethiopian footballer who plays for Dedebit.

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Chala Driba Forward Chala Driba is an Ethiopian footballer who plays for Defence F.C.

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Seyoum Tesfaye Defender Seyoum Tesfaye is a Ethiopian professional footballer, who plays as a Defender for Dedebit F.C..

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Teyene Minyahile Midfielder Teyene Minyahile is an Ethiopian football player.

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Moges Ceuyon Midfielder Moges Ceuyon is an Ethiopian football player.

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Sisay Bancha Goalkeeper Sisay Bancha is an Ethiopian football player currently playing for Ethiopian Coffee Addis Abeba.

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Biyadigligm Zewc Defender Biyadigligm Zewc is an Ethiopian football player.

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Biadigling Elias Defender Biyadiglign Elyas is a Ethiopian professional footballer, who plays as a Defender for Saint George F.C..

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Fitsum Teklehaimanot Forward Fitsum Teklehaimanot is an Ethiopian soccer player.

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Mohamed Mesud Midfielder Mohamed Mesud is an Ethiopian soccer player.

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Behailu Assefa Midfielder Behailu Assefa is an Ethiopian footballer. He plays for Saint George and Ethiopia national football team as a midfielder.