Football Federation Demands Clubs to Own Stadiums within 2 Years Featured

15 Oct 2017
1451 times

October 15/2017 The Ethiopian Football Federation has launched a compulsory regulation for all soccer clubs in the premier and super leagues that obliges them to construct standardized stadiums within two years.

All the soccer clubs in the the country do not have their own stadiums.

Tedla Dagnachew, Licensing Manager of the Federation told ENA that the clubs need to have their own stadiums, since having standard stadium is among the criteria set by FIFA.

According to him, clubs that would not fulfill the standard could be relegated to the lower division.

Despite these regulation, the clubs that ENA has talked to said they are not capable of doing this within two years.

Terefe Anberbir, Manager of St. George Football Club replied that he do not have the information.

Even if the regulation exists, the club cannot manage to construct a stadium by itself.

Gezahegn Welde, Manager of the Addis Ababa City Football Club that rented the Abebe Bikila Stadium appreciated the introduction of the regulation.

However, Gezahegn said the financial capacity of the clubs would not allow them to to do so.

The federation need to reconsider the regulation, as it is not attainable said Getahun Siyoum, Manager of the Fasil Football Club.

He said constructing a stadium within two years is not attainable, as it demands huge amount of money, expertise and takes time.

 

ENA Photo Display

Visit Us on Social Media

 

Exchang Rate in Birr

Currency Converter widget

Visitors Counter

0012851291
TodayToday6481
YesterdayYesterday13174
This_WeekThis_Week21571
All_DaysAll_Days12851291