Fikru Teferra Lemessa ,born on 24 January 1986 is an Ethiopian footballer and a striker. He was one of the star players of Atletico de Kolkata during the 2014/15 ISL season scoring 5 in 12 appearances.
Teferra moved to the Czech first division club FK Mladá Boleslav on a three-year contract to remain in the Boleslav club, however was discharged from the agreement before the finish of his first season with the club. He marked an agreement with South African ABSA Premiership equip Supersport United in 2010, however was discharged in 2011.
On 12 October 2014, Teferra scored the first ever goal in the Indian Super League, a 28th-minute shot from the edge of the penalty area set up a 3– 0 win for Atlético de Kolkata vs Mumbai City FC.
He likewise opened the scoring in their second match, a 2– 0 win at NorthEast United. On 25 October 2014, he was given a two match ban for headbutting Gregory Arnolin in a match against FC Goa.
On 25 October 2014, he was given a two match ban for headbutting Gregory Arnolin in a match against FC Goa.
On 19 December 2014, it was accounted for that Teferra was discharged by Atletico de Kolkata because of hamstring injury.
Fikru was one of the key players of the ATK side which won the ISL in its inaugural season, as he scored 5 goal from 12 appearances.
In any case, he had a frustrating second stretch in India with Chennaiyin FC as he found the net just once in 11 excursions, in spite of the fact that the Super Machans went ahead to lift flatware toward the finish of the season.
He was captain of the Ethiopian national football group that partook in the 2012 CECAFA Cup.