Ethiopia defeats Sudan 2-0 to qualify for African Nations Cup

October 14, 2012 — Ethiopia qualified for the African Nations Cup for the first time in 31 years, after the Black Lions defeated the Sudanese Falcons in Addis Ababa 2-0.

Ethiopia took a quick lead in this match, after Adane Girma netted a goal the first minute, followed by his teammate Said Saladin, who scored two minutes later. The rest of the match, the Black Lions put on an impressive defensive performance to secure their victory.

Ethiopians celebrating qualifying for African Nations Cup

Ethiopian National Football Team