October 17, 2015
Ethiopian Sports Federation in North America (ESFNA) announced this week that Toronto is selected as a host city for the 2016 ESFNA tournament and Festival.
ESFNA organizes soccer tournament and festivals for Ethiopians living in Europe, North America and Australia every year
It is for the first time in 15 years that Toronto is hosting ESFNA tournament.
The tournament will take place between July 3-9 , 2016.Exact location of the event is not yet known to the public.
Considerably big population of Ethiopians and Ethiopian Americans live in and around Washington D.C metro area.
Hundreds of thousands of are expected to trickle to Toronto from the United States, the rest of Canada and Europe.
Toronto is home to the largest Ethiopian community in Canada
This year’s event was hosted in Washington DC in early July.
Video above is this year’s event in Washington DC area
ESFNA tournament has organized similar events at least for thirty years now. And many US cities hosted the event in the past.
Check back in few months for updates on the location and schedules of the event.
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