Emulating the WaliasThe Ethiopia national football team is nicknamed “Walia Antelopes” after the Walia Ibex. The team has been representing Ethiopia in regional, continental, and international competitions since its founding in 1943.
In 2014, WDC organized two soccer teams composed of:
Twenty-one children from the WDC neighborhood and employees’ children
this is meant to train children with skills as well as take time with them to instill the value of work, discipline and self-improvement. This team met every weekend for practice and soccer match for the rainy season. This WDC soccer team is believed to take the footsteps of Walia Antelopes making The Walia of WDC..
WDC staff members
this team engages in not only sport activities but also in building interpersonal relations and cooperation. The team participated in different friendly football matches and competitions.
WDC is community friendly!