Panathinaikos assure safety in Volley League
Panathinaikos defeated Niki Aiginiou and mathematically assured safety in the Greek Volley League.
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Despite the numerous problems in Panathinaikos’ volleyball department, the Greens avoided relegation and will compete in the top flight again next season. The Trifylli defeated Niki Aiginiou 1:3 set on the road and with one game remaining in the playouts, they can begin their preparations for next season Volley League.
Panathinaikos won the first set 19:25, but Niki Aiginiou responded to draw level in the second set with a 25:21 scoreline. The Prasini, however, dominated in the final two sets 19:25 and 17:25 to avoid relegation to the second dvision.
Panathinaikos will matchup against Ethnikos Alexandroupolis in the final matchday of the playouts in a game that will have no effect on the final standings. The two teams have assured safety in next season’s Volley League while Niki Aiginiou will compete in next season’s A2 division.