In today’s other match, host Addis Ababa Kenema drew 1-1 with Woldia Kenema.
Abubakar Sani opened the score for Kedus Giorgis in the 11th minute and the defending champions followed that with three more goals courtesy of Adane Girma (24′) and a brace from Salhadin Said (33′ & 39′). Peter Nwandike scored the lone goal for Bank just before the end of the first half.
The league will continue tomorrow with the following matches:
Jimma Abba Bunna vs Dire Dawa Kenema
Arba Minch Kenema vs Ethiopia Bunna
Mekelakeya vs Sidama Bunna
Fasil Kenema vs Adama Kenema
Dedebit vs Wolayta Dicha
Ethio-Electric vs Hawassa Kenema