Ethiopia beat Botswana 1-0 in 2014 world cup qualifier match on Sunday in Addis Ababa to return to top of Group A on seven points to keep alive hopes of a first appearance at the World Cup in Brazil next year.Substitute Getaneh Kebede, who replaced Adane Girma in the 46th minute, snatched the lone goal in the 88th minute for Ethiopia.
Ethiopia remains unbeaten in Group A on seven points from three games. South Africa are second on five points following their 2-0 win over Central Africa Republic on Saturday in Cape Town.
Central Africa Republic are third on three points.
Fixtures:07-11/06/13: CAR v South Africa; Botswana v Ethiopia
14-18/06/13: Ethiopia v South Africa; Botswana v CAR06-10/09/13: South Africa v Botswana; CAR v Ethiopia