Jemal Tassew

Jemal Tassew Bushra (Amharic: ጀማል ጣሰው ቡሽራ, born 27 April 1989[1]) is an Ethiopian goalkeeper. He currently plays for Fasil Kenema S.C..

Jemal Tassew
Personal information
Full name Jemal Tassew Bushra
Date of birth (1989-04-27) 27 April 1989 (age 30)
Place of birth Awassa, Ethiopia
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position(s) Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Ethiopian Coffee
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2010 Awassa
2010–2012 Dedebit
2012– Ethiopian Coffee
2013 Inverness Caledonian Thistle 1 (0)
2014– Ethiopian Coffee
2017–18 Dire Dawa City S.C.
2018– Fasil Kenema S.C.
National team
2010– Ethiopia 23 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 29 January 2013


Jemal is a goalkeeper and part of the Ethiopia national football team. He began his career with Awassa City F.C. In 2010, he joined Dedebit F.C., and as of season 2012/13 he plays in Ethiopian Coffee.[1] In 2010, he was awarded as Ethiopian Premier League Player of the Year.[2]

He signed on a two-week contract with SPL club Inverness CT as back up to Ryan Esson playing once.

In August of 2018 Jamal signed with Fasil Kenama S.C.[3]

International careerEdit

Jemal was in the squad that played 2010 CECAFA Cup.[4][5] He debuted for Ethiopia in a match against Kenya, and played 3 games on that tournament. In 2012, he collected 2 more caps, against Sudan,[6] and Niger.[7][unreliable source?]

Jemal was sent off in the 35th minute of Ethiopia's opening game of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations against Zambia.[8]


  1. ^ a b "Jemal Tassew". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 20 January 2013.
  2. ^ "Dedebit's Jemal Tassew wins Player of the Year Award". Ethiosports. 16 June 2010. Retrieved 20 January 2013.
  3. ^ "ጀማል ጣሰው ወደ ፋሲል አምርቷል". Soccer Ethiopia. 5 August 2018.
  4. ^ "Uganda to face Tanzania in Cecafa Cup semis". BBC. 8 December 2010. Retrieved 20 January 2013.
  5. ^ "CECAFA: Ethiopia defeats Zambia 2-1". DireTube. 7 December 2010. Archived from the original on 22 March 2013. Retrieved 20 January 2013.
  6. ^ "Ethiopian National Team Crush Sudan 2-0 to Reach 2013 South Africa Nations Cup Finals". 16 October 2012. Retrieved 20 January 2013.
  7. ^ "National Teams Network Forum • View topic - Ethiopia missing match data". Retrieved 20 January 2013.
  8. ^ "Zambia vs Ethiopia". Soccerway. Retrieved 21 January 2013.

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