Afcon 2013 Preview: Ethiopia finally back where they belong (including incredible archival footage)

From Africa is a Country Mon Jan 21 2013, 01:00:17

  Guest Post By Andreas Hansen for Addis Rumble* It has been a long time coming. The Ethiopian national team has been rare guest at the Africa Cup of Nations. In the years after the inaugural tournament in 1957 - in which only three teams took part and Ethiopia got a wild card to the final - [...]

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