Loss for Iraklis, Proodeftiki take derby
(Matchday 1 Recap)
AGONAsport.com brings you a recap of matchday 1 in the Greek third division. For a full list of the fixtures and results please visit the official Gamma Ethniki page here.
The 2017/18 Gamma Ethniki kicked off over the weekend with some entertaining matches on the plate. In group 2, Iraklis got off to a poor start as they fell 2-0 on the road to AE Karitsas with Kyrtegos and Troiris finding the back of the net for the hosts. Agrotikos Asteras were victorious over Kampaniakos in an entertaining match that ended 3-2.
In group 6, Proodeftiki hosted their local rivals Ionikos in the weekend’s big derby. Kanellopoulos’ brilliant second half goal separated the sides at the final whistle as, gaving Proodeftiki the 1-0 win. Ethnikos put together a dominating performance against Zeugalotiou, thrashing their opponents 4-0 at home.
In group 4, both Olympiacos Volou and Niki Volou tasted defeat to APOK Velouchi and Rigas Feraios. In group 8, Aigaleo grabbed an important early 1-0 win over Fostiras while Ermis Zonianon defeated Atsalenios 2-1 at home.
Kavala got off to a great start in group 1 defeating Aris Avatou 3-1 while Kalamata defeated Achaiki in group 5. In the same group, Panarkadikos and PAO Vardas slipped up on the road against Diagoras Brachnikon and Tsiklitiras.