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Congratulations to the lucky winners of our 2014 raffle drawing!

The winning tickets were drawn at ESFNA's Closing Night Ceremony on Saturday July 5th, 2014.

1st Prize Winner

2014 FIAT 500L

Ticket #: 04818

2nd Prize Winner


Ticket #: 10245

3rd Prize Winner


Ticket #: 01943

If you possess any one of these winning ticket numbers, please contact Yared Negash as soon as possible.

Yared Negash

Yared Negash

Secretary (San Jose, CA)

Phone: 408-645-0359

Please note the following:

  1. Winner will be responsible for tax and shipping charges.
  2. Round trip tickets can be scheduled from airports which Ethiopian Airlines operates out of in North America.
  3. Hotel accomodations will be made in one of the hotels that ESFNA will book for its guests.

    Recent Articles

    Only 3 weeks left. Become a vendor today!

    06/05/2014, 9:00am PDT
    By Teman Worku

    SAN JOSE, CA (June 5, 2014) - The ESFNA Soccer Tournament and Festival would not be the same without the many vendors and businesses that participate each year. “The ESFNA soccer tournament is good business and something I try not to miss every summer,” said Gihon Culture Hall (Atlanta) owner Tesfaye Legos during the Maryland 2013 event. Vendors from all around the United States and Ethiopia flock to the tournament every summer to participate in the biggest Ethiopian event of the year. With the love of Ethiopia in their hearts, vendors not only find the tournament financially rewarding, but an enjoyable experience as well.

    Apply Now: http://www.esfna.net/vendors

    ESFNA invites you to attend our annual Soccer Tournament and Festival to display or demonstrate your products and/or services!

    Each summer, over 100 local businesses and cultural organizations participate in our annual event and serve an audience of over 30,000 attendees. We make space available to restaurants, retailers, and non-profits that wish to show and/or demonstrate their products.

    If you wish to participate, please complete the registration form by clicking the link above. You may prepay for your booth along with your submission.

    Prepaying allows you to receive priority booth placement on the stadium grounds.

    If you are paying offline, please make checks payable to ESFNA and send your payment to 2603 Apple Way, Dunkirk, MD 20754. We accept money orders and cashiers checks via postal mail.

    For vending inquiries, please contact:

    Melaku Aynalem
    (408) 373-0606

    ESFNA will participate in the 10th Annual Ethiopian Flag Raising Ceremony.

    The Ethiopian Sports Federation in North America (ESFNA) is finalizing its preparation to celebrate its 31st Annual Soccer Tournament in San Jose, California from June 29 to July 5, 2014.

    In addition to the soccer tournament, multiple cultural and societal events are planned during the seven day Ethiopian extravaganza.

    It is with great pleasure and enthusiasm that ESFNA announces its participation and partnership with the Ethiopian-American Council in the 10th Annual Ethiopian Heritage Flag Raising Ceremony over the City Hall of San Jose, California. The flag raising ceremony will be attended by San Jose City officials, ESFNA’s invited guests of honor, celebrities and members of the community. As ESFNA has done back in 2010, the Federation’s Executive Committee, Board of Directors and players will be represented at the occasion.

    Every year, the City of San Jose holds the Ethiopian Heritage Flag Raising Day in appreciation and celebration of Ethiopia’s and Ethiopians’ contribution to its city and across the world. Since 2005, with the exception of 2010, the flag raising event took place around the Ethiopian New Year in September. This year, EAC along with residents of San Jose has lobbied the City to move the event to July 3, 2014 in order to coincide this important event with ESFNA’s 31st Cultural and Soccer Tournament. ESFNA is thankful and appreciative of this acknowledgement. 

    200 East Santa Clara St
    San Jose, CA  95113

    Date & Time:
    Thursday July 3, 2014 @ 4:00 PM

    For more information and additional events for the week, please visit the EAC official website.

    The Ethiopian Sports Federation in North America ("ESFNA") is non-political, non-partisan, non-profit organization. We do not support or endrorse, financially or otherwise, any political candidates. Political figures, representatives of political parties, and those seeking public office may appear at ESFNA events and in pictures or information on ESFNA.NET from time to time. As a non-profit organization, ESFNA does not and will not endorse political candidates or parties. The mere mention or image of a politician or political candidate on this site or at an event hosted by ESFNA should not be considered an endorsement by ESFNA.

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