Getaneh Kebede’s biography, fact, career, awards, net worth and life story

Intro Ethiopian footballer
Is Athlete
Football player
Association football player
From Ethiopia
Type Sports
Gender male

2 May 1992, Addis Ababa

Age 28 years

Getaneh Kebede (Amharic: ጌታነህ ከበደ?, born 2 April 1992 in Dilla town, around 360 Kilometers south of Addis Ababa, is an Ethiopian footballer who plays for Ethiopian Premier League club Dedebit Football Club and the Ethiopian national team.

Club career

He began his club career with Debub Police, before which he moved to Dedebit. He was the 2013 top scorer of the Ethiopian Premier league. On July 19, 2013, it was announced that Kebede succeeded in a trial with Bidvest Wits and signed a three-year contract with the team. On September 2016 he joined his old club dedebit.

International career

Getaneh is part of the Ethiopia national football team where he made his debut in a 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Somalia in November 2011. In the second-leg against Somalia, he scored two goals in a 5–0 win, which sent Ethiopia to the second round of World Cup qualification.

Getaneh Kebede scored twice against Algeria in 2017 African cap of nations qualifier held in Addis Ababa to deny the Desert Foxes booking their tickets for cap of nations. Ethiopia draw 3–3 with superb performance from Kebede on Tuesday, Mar 29, 2016. He Scored 2 goals against Lesotho in 2-1 win on 5 June 2016 and added 1 more on the return game at Awassa Kenema Stadium on September 3, 2016. Ethiopia Won the game 2-1 and finished runner up in group J and unable to qualify for 2017 African cup of nations. However Getaneh is the second top scorer of the qualifications with 6 goals behind El Arabi Hillel Soudani of Algeria who tops the list with 7 goals.