Interview with Previous football star Mulugeta Kebede. “I would rather not return to America, where I saw a great deal of misery.” I’m upset for what St. George’s Club did to me – Mulugeta Kebede. Ethiopia has a long football custom and was among the trailblazers of global rivalry in Africa, playing its most memorable worldwide match in 1947, overcoming French Somaliland 5-0. The EFF joined FIFA in 1952 and was one of the pioneers behind the Confederation of African Football in 1957.
The group partook in the debut African Countries Cup in 1957, where it completed second. In 1959, Ethiopia entered the 1962 World Cup qualifiers interestingly and confronted Israel in the second round after a bye. The group lost the two games, and with a total score of 2-4 was taken out of the opposition.
The group won the African competition on home soil, in 1962. Nine nations entered the opposition, including the defending champs, the Unified Bedouin Republic, importance interestingly a capability competition was required. Likewise with past competitions, the finals just included four groups.
The Unified Bedouin Republic, as holders, and Ethiopia as hosts qualified consequently meaning each expected to play just a single game to arrive at the last. Ethiopia won the competition interestingly after additional time in the last against the Assembled Middle Easterner Republic. Mengistu Worku and Badawi Abdel Fattah were joint top scorers, both with three objectives each, yet the actual honor was given to Worku on the grounds that his group had come out on top for the championship.