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Sports News of Tuesday, 17 July 2018

Source: GHANAsoccernet.com

Daniel Agyei helps Jimma Aba Jiffar win Ethiopian League

Ghana goalkeeper Daniel Agyei has helped Jimma Aba Jiffar FC clinch the 2017/18 Ethiopian Premier League title.

The agile custodian joined the Westerns last year as a free agent after he failed to extend his stint with Tanzanian giants Simba FC.

The 27-year-old former Liberty Professionals and Medeama SC shot-stopper quickly established himself in the side with his impressive performance.

Agyei’s side Jimma Aba Jiffar went into the final round of fixtures needing to avoid defeat to win the championship as they were locked on the same points with second-placed side Saint George.

Defending champions, Saint George overcoming Hawassa Kenema 2-0, Jimma Aba Jiffar were crowned champions after thumping Adama Kenema 5-0.

Even though Jimma and Saint George FC ended the season with 55 points from 30 matches each, the former clinched the title with a better goal difference.

Agyei was the first choice goalkeeper when Ghana won the FIFA U20 World Cup for the first time in 2009.