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Addis Ababa City vs Jimma Kenema Predictions & Tips - Addis Ababa City to edge Jimma Kenema

By Ralph Staniforth
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18 May 2022
  • Addis Ababa City vs Jimma Kenema BetKing Ethiopian Premier League match predictions
  • The fixture is being played at 09:00 SAST on Friday at the Bahir Dar Stadium, Ethiopia
  • Addis Ababa City are 14th on the Ethiopian Premier League table
  • Will Jimma Kenema lose for the third straight game?
  • Preview, tips, stats and team news
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This is a huge relegation battle so expect a tight contest. Both are in very average form but victory will certainly give the victors a boost in their fight for top flight football. City have the edge at home particularly in the goal scoring department.

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Addis Ababa City vs Jimma Kenema Predictions


Both Addis Ababa City and Jimma Kenema find themselves in the relegation battle. Neither club has the best of form, but a victory for either side will boost their chances of survival. Who will prevail?
  • Addis Ababa City vs Jimma Kenema Predictions
  • Head to Head
  • Addis Ababa City Form 
  • Addis Ababa City Team News & Injuries
  • Jimma Kenema Form 
  • Jimma Kenema Team News & Injuries
  • Addis Ababa City vs Jimma Kenema FAQ

  • Addis Ababa City have drawn 6 league matches in a row
  • Addis Ababa City have scored 7 goals in 5 league games
  • Addis Ababa City have conceded 7 goals in 5 league games
  • Jimma Kenema have lost 2 league fixtures in a row
  • Jimma Kenema have scored 6 goals in 5 league matches
  • Jimma Kenema have conceded 5 goals in 5 league games

Head to Head


Jimma Kenema edged Addis Ababa City 1-0 earlier in the season. 

Addis Ababa City Form 


On Tuesday, Addis Ababa City notched up their sixth draw in as many matches when they were held 1-1 by Dire Dawa Kenema. The three points looked in the bag, but in the fourth minute of stoppage time, Dire Dawa Kenema equalised.

Addis Ababa City are 14th on the BetKing Ethiopian Premier League table with 23 points from 23 matches. They have scored 28 goals and conceded 30.

Their last five results in the league have all been drawn, registering seven goals and letting in seven at the back.

Addis Ababa City may be on an unbeaten run and four points clear of Jimma Kenema, but they have struggled to win lately. Can they secure the victory to ease their relegation woes, or will they draw again?

Addis Ababa City Team News & Injuries


Coach Demisew Fekadu would have felt aggrieved that his team could not hold onto the win but should field the same side to face Jimma Kenema.

Striker Richmond Adongo was on target against Dire Dawa Kenema, taking his tally to 12 league goals.

Fitsum Tilahun has six league goals and three assists this term. 

Jimma Kenema Form 


On Monday, Jimma Kenema tackled league leaders Saint George and narrowly lost 1-0 after conceding a goal in the 57th minute of play.

Jimma Kenema have lost two matches in a row and are two points ahead of bottom-placed Sebeta City but have played one game more.

The Westerns are 15th on the BetKing Ethiopian Premier League standings with 19 points from 24 matches. They have scored 19 goals and conceded 34.

Their last five league match results are D, W, W, L and L, registering six goals and letting in five at the back.

Jimma Kenema might find themselves rooted at the bottom of the Ethiopian Premier League at the end of the weekend. Can they bounce back to form and secure all the points?

Jimma Kenema Team News & Injuries


After suffering two consecutive league losses, coach Ashenafi Bekele could make some changes to this starting XI.

18-year-old Mohammednur Nasir has scored five league goals, including two assists this term.

Midfielder Eyob Alemayehu has netted five league goals for his club.

Addis Ababa City vs Jimma Kenema FAQ

When is the Addis Ababa City vs Jimma Kenema match?

Addis Ababa City vs Jimma Kenema will take place on 20 May 2022

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Verdict

Addis Ababa City are in slightly better form than Jimma Kenema and is tipped to secure the victory with BTTS.

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