AGONA SPOTLIGHT: As the Track & Field European championships are set to begin in Berlin, AGONAsport takes a look back at the obstacles that Ekaterini “Katerina” Stefanidi had to overcome before becoming one of the greatest pole vaulters ever.
AGONASPORT SPOTLIGHT: Experienced midfielder Lazaros Christodoulopoulos enjoyed a career renaissance at AEK Athens, firing the Kitrinomavri to Super League glory and contributing with some fantastic performances.
AGONASPORT SPOTLIGHT: In his second stint as AEK Athens head coach, Manolo Jimenez has ingrained himself into the history books, steering the Kitrinomavri to their first Greek title in 24 years.
AGONASPORT SPOTLIGHT: Kostas Manolas made the headlines this week, scoring an historic goal against Barcelona to send AS Roma into the UEFA Champions League semi-finals. The 26-year old has gradually worked his way through the ranks, becoming a top European defender.
AGONASPORT SPOTLIGHT: After finding himself in the headlines in the past week for his classy actions during the shameful scenes which we witnessed at the Toumba Stadium, AGONAsport’s Athan Stylos takes a look at Adelino Vieirinha’s return to PAOK this season following six years in Germany.
AGONASPORT SPOTLIGHT: Aiming to follow in the footsteps of prolific Spanish goalscorers, Pedro Conde is enjoying the season of his life. The 29-year old forward has been unstoppable for PAS Giannina in the Super League, scoring an impressive 11 goals in just 17 appearances in the 2017/2018 campaign.
AGONASPORT SPOTLIGHT: Boasting a proud history of top level defenders, Greece can look forward to the future with real hope of that tradition continuing. Last week, English giants Arsenal signed 20-year old centre-back Konstantinos Mavropanos from Super League outfit PAS Giannina for a reported 2.1 million euros, a transfer which made headlines both in Greece and Europe.
AGONASPORT SPOTLIGHT: Greece has no shortage of good defenders over the last decade. Even Greeks born abroad seem to have those strong defensive traits. One such player is Swedish center-back Sotiris Papagiannopoulos.
AGONASPORT SPOTLIGHT: This is the first installment of a new series called AGONAsport Spotlight, where we take a look at athletes making waves in the world of Greek sports. This first edition features PAOK phenom Dimitris Pelkas and his growing reputation as one of the Thessaloniki giant’s key men.