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Ethiopia Walia Ibex Star player Adane Girma retires from International Football

Ethiopia Walia Ibex Star player Adane Girma retires from International Football

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Veteran Ethiopia Walia Ibex attacking midfielder Adane Girma has retired from International football can report.

A close source to the player intimated to that Adane had decided to hung his boots from the National team to focus on his club duties.

Adane Girma has been a key player for Walia Ibex since making his debut in 2006 scored 8 goals and make 36 appearances at his time in the National team the most memorable being his equalizing goal against Zambia in the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations hosted by South Africa.

He also played a vital part in the CHAN 2014 qualification and was key to then coach Sewnet Bishaw as Ethiopia Walia Ibex reached the World Cup 2014 play offs losing to Nigeria.

A player known to have great skill with silky short pasing,Adane has been a joy to watch over the years coupled with his powerful runs upfront .

Adane Girma began his career with Hawassa Kenema FC in summer 2007, then left the team and moved to Saint-George SA. He was later transformed to striker, a role in which he did very well by being one of the best scorers of the Ethiopian Premier League in season 2009/10. He can also play at full-back. Adane Girma and Getaneh Kebede of Dedebit FC shared the Ethiopian Premier League 2010/11 goal scoring title after they finished the season with 20 goals each. He was also awarded as best player of the league in that season.


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