Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Hawassa City stole three valuable points from Defence Force with a 1-0 victory here today. The lone goal of the match was scored by Hawassa’s defender Girma. Hawassa has now joined five other teams who have 10 points each. However some teams have played more matches than others. Defence Force, which had a great season last year, is currently struggling with just 1 win in 6 matches, and occupies 11th place. EEPCO currently tops the league with 15 points followed by Adama City (13 points) and Ethiopian Coffee (12 points) in second and third respectively.