Welcome to the Ethiopia vs Sierra Leone live coverage of the 2026 World Cup Qualification match.
The match Ethiopia 0-0 Sierra Leone is over.
Last minutes of the match, the two teams are sharing points in this first date of the World Cup Qualifiers.
Sierra Leone make changes in an attempt to freshen up the team and look to surprise Ethiopia.
The match is slowing down and the fog has returned again.
Ethiopia come close to the first goal of the match, but the Sierra Leone defence saves their goal.
Ethiopia makes changes with the intention of being much more offensive.
The substitute players get up to warm up for possible changes.
Ethiopia also presses forward looking to open the scoring.
The match restarts and Sierra Leone are dominating at the start of the second half.
The match is stopped due to fog in the stadium which prevents the visibility of the players.
Half-time Ethiopia 0-0 Sierra Leone.
Last minutes of the first half, the two teams have not hurt each other and are level with minutes to go before the break.
The score remained scoreless in what had been a very close encounter.
Sierra Leone are waiting and looking for a dangerous move at speed in the first 30 minutes of play.
Many fouls in the match mean that the game does not run in the best way, Ethiopia does not stop pressing and looking for a goal to open the scoring.
The two teams fought intensely for the ball, but there was still no clear dominator, and the game became deadlocked at times.
Sierra Leone also attack dangerously but the ball is deflected wide and it will be a goal kick for Ethiopia.
Ethiopia began to press forward looking to open the scoring but Sierra Leone defended well and denied the home side.
Sierra Leone start with more possession of the ball.
The match between Ethiopia and Sierra Leone kicks off.
The two teams finish warming up and go into the dressing room for the final talk before the start of the match.
Everything is ready for the start of the match, the teams are ready and waiting for the signal to take the field for the national anthems and the start of the match.
Ethiopia and Sierra Leone will kick off their 2026 World Cup qualifying campaign on Wednesday in a highly anticipated clash at the Stade Ben Ahmed El Abdi. Both teams are eager to make their mark on the global stage and secure a spot in the prestigious tournament.
Ethiopia, coming off a 1-0 defeat to Egypt in the Africa Cup of Nations Qualifiers, is determined to turn the tide and embark on a new journey towards the 2026 World Cup. They will face Sierra Leone, a match that is expected to be a nail-biting encounter filled with intensity and emotion.
On the other hand, Sierra Leone, fresh from a 2-0 victory over Somalia, is hoping to upset the odds against Ethiopia. They are aiming to make history and qualify for their first-ever World Cup, but they will face stiff competition from strong teams like Egypt, led by the formidable Mohamed Salah.
The two teams have met twice in the past, with one win and one draw. While Ethiopia is the clear favorite to secure the first three points, a close match is anticipated. Both teams are eager to prove their worth and secure their place in the World Cup.
With both teams fielding their strongest lineups, free from injuries and suspensions, this match promises to be one of the most exciting in the 2026 World Cup Qualifiers. Ethiopia and Sierra Leone are brimming with hope and determination, ready to battle for a spot in the world’s biggest football tournament.