Ekiring storms semi-finals at Ethiopia International

Edwin Ekirings storms Ethiopia finalsAll Africa silver medalist Edwin Ekiring has stormed the semi-finals of the Ethiopia international badminton championships going on in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Enroute to the semi-finals the Ugandan badminton ace was a 21-10,21-9 winner over Ethiopian Sisay Tesfaye in the first round and he then disposed off Eshete Eliyas 21-9,21-11 in the next round and then overcame another home boy Asnake Getachew 21-9, 21-18 in the quarter-finals.

Ekiring was scheduled to play Croatian Luka Zdenjak in the semi-finals today. The Ugandan player is using the event to claim world ranking points and also using the tournaments for the summer Olympics due next year in London.


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