Ethiopian Women's Premier League
The Ethiopian Women's Premier League is the top Women's association football league in Ethiopia. It is regulated by the Ethiopian Football Federation and divided into two division, division 1 (the top division) and division 2 ( the second division).
|Number of teams||20
(12 in Division 1)(8 in Division 2)
|Level on pyramid||1|
|Current champions||Dedebit (4th title)|
|Most championships||Dedebit (4)|
The league was founded in 2012 (2005 E.C.).
Dedebit won their 2nd title in the 2015-16 season. Ethiopia Nigd Bank's striker Shitaye Sisay won the 2015-16 Most Valuable Player award. Loza Abera was top goal scorer at season's end with 10 goals in the playoffs and 47 goals during season competition.
Dedebit won its 3rd title in the 2016-17 season. After the 2016-17 season the first division was split into two divisions with the inaugural season of the Women's second division league set for the 2017-18 season.
The format of the league for the 2016-17 season had 20 teams in two groups (10 teams per group) with group winners fighting for the trophy at the end of the season. The 20 clubs that participated were a record high since the establishment of the league.
The following 12 clubs competed in the Ethiopian Women's Premier League (Division 1) during the 2018-19 Season.
|Tiret Corporate||Addis Abeba||Addis Abeba|
|Kidus Giorgis||Addis Abeba||Addis Abeba|
|Nigd Bank||Addis Abeba||Addis Abeba|
|Defense||Addis Abeba||Addis Abeba|
|Hawassa City||Hawassa||Hawassa International|
|Adama city||Adama||Abebe Bikila|
|Ethio Electric||Addis Abeba City||Addis Abeba|
|Dire Dawa City||Dire Dawa||Dire Dawa|
|Addis Abeba City||Addis Abeba||Addis Abeba|
|Arba Minch City||Arba Minch||Arba Minch|
|Ethio Electric||Addis Abeba||Addis Abeba|
|Tirunesh Dibaba Academy||Assela||Tirunesh Dibaba Academy|
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