Abebaw Butako

Abebaw Butako (Amharic: ዓበባው ቡጣቆ, born 20 April 1987 in Arba Minch) is an Ethiopian footballer. He currently plays for the Arba Minch FC.

Abebaw Butako
Personal information
Date of birth (1987-04-20) 20 April 1987 (age 32)
Place of birth Arba Minch, Ethiopia
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position(s) Left back
Club information
Current team
Arba Minch FC
Number 14
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2014 Saint-George SA
2014–2015 Al-Hilal Omdurman
2015– Arba Minch FC
National team
2008– Ethiopia 28 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 29 January 2013


Abebaw is a defender and is part of the Ethiopia national football team. He began his career with Saint-George SA, the club where he played from 2005 - 2014. On August 2014 he transferred to one of Sudan's giant club Al-Hilal Omdurman.

International careerEdit

Abebaw debuted for Ethiopia in 2008. He is on the final list of players called for 2013 African Nations Cup.

International goalsEdit

Scores and results list Ethiopia's goal tally first.[1]
No Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 7 December 2010 National Stadium, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania   Zambia 1–0 2–1 2010 CECAFA Cup
2. 15 October 2014 Stade du 26 Mars, Bamako, Mali   Mali 3–2 3–1 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualification


  1. ^ "Butako, Abebaw". National Football Teams. Retrieved 20 April 2017.

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