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Asmara Brewery FC

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Asmara Brewery FC
Full nameAsmara Brewery FC
GroundCicero Stadium
Asmara, Eritrea
LeagueEritrean Premier League

Asmara Brewery FC or Asmara Birra is an Eritrean football club based in Asmara and founded in 1944 (with the original 1936 name GS Melotti[1]). It is linked and economically maintained by the Asmara Brewery.


The Asmara Birra plays in the Eritrean Premier League since the 1990s.[2]

The team was initially founded in 1944 with the name Asmara Birra by the engineer Melotti, who founded the "Asmara Brewery" under the name of GS Hamasien[3] (he had already founded in 1936 the GS Melotti, an amateur football team in Italian Asmara[4]).

In 2008, the club won the Eritrea championship.[5]



Performance in CAF competitions

1998 – Preliminary Round[7]

Current squad

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
GK Eritrea ERI machew
GK Eritrea ERI adi gaba
DF Eritrea ERI adi blien
DF Eritrea ERI denjen
DF Eritrea ERI mlad manta
DF Eritrea ERI tikul
DF Eritrea ERI debreshina
DF Eritrea ERI adi nifas
DF Eritrea ERI xada adi
DF Eritrea ERI debre slasie
MF Eritrea ERI tukul
No. Pos. Nation Player
MF Eritrea ERI (({name))}
MF Eritrea ERI ashorakay
MF Eritrea ERI gobo araki
MF Eritrea ERI adaga hamus
MF Eritrea ERI Jusi Michael
MF Eritrea ERI maydima
FW Eritrea ERI midriwediweresa
FW Eritrea ERI hirisha
FW Eritrea ERI diga giberula
FW Eritrea ERI bet timhrti midriwediwersa
FW Eritrea ERI keshi dimotros

See also


  1. ^ "Eritrea 1936". RSSSF. Retrieved 31 December 2018.
  2. ^ "Asmara Brewery FC".
  3. ^ "Eritrea - List of Foundation Dates Clubs". RSSSF. Retrieved 31 December 2018.
  4. ^ "Il_Chichingiolo_Cassetto_34". Retrieved 31 December 2018.
  5. ^ "Eritrea 2008". RSSSF. Retrieved 31 December 2018.
  6. ^ "Eritrea – List of Champions". Retrieved 19 March 2012.
  7. ^ "CAF Cup 1998". Archived from the original on 24 February 2012. Retrieved 19 March 2012.
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