GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: Greece must overcome a tough final obstacle in the form of Croatia to reach the 2018 World Cup after being paired with their Eastern European opponents in today’s playoff draw in Zurich.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: In a recent interview, Sokratis Papastathopoulos stated that the Ethniki has nothing to fear in the upcoming World Cup qualifying playoffs and that it is a great honour for anyone who wears the Galanolefki jersey.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: Greece go into Tuesday’s European Playoffs draw for the 2018 World Cup as one of the four unseeded sides along with Ireland, Northern Ireland, and Sweden. Those four sides will be drawn against the four seeded teams which include Italy, Switzerland, Denmark, and Croatia. AGONAsport takes a closer look at Greece’s potential opponents with regard to their FIFA Ranking, path to the Playoffs, and what players to watch out for.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: Michael Skibbe has expressed his desire to remain in charge of the Greek National Team, however the Hellenic Football Federation (EPO) will wait until after the playoffs to make their final decision.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: With the European Qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup now complete, UEFA has made official placements for the new UEFA Nations’ League that will begin next year and which will be used as an additional qualifying system for EURO 2020.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: The Greek National Team hit rock bottom during the EURO 2016 qualifiers, losing to the Faroe Islands twice en route to finishing last in their group. A response was needed from the players and coaches in order to restore pride. And in clinching second place in Group H in the European Qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia the team did just that.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: It appears as though the use of the Georgios Karaiskakis Stadium as the national team’s home venue is nearly over. Reports from Greece suggest that the new leadership in the Hellenic Football Federation (EPO) is keen to find a new ground for the Ethniki to call home.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: During Greece’s match against Gibraltar on Tuesday, embarrassing scenes broke out in the stands of the Karaiskakis stadium when fans chased down and beat a man wearing a Panathinaikos jersey.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: Greece captain Vasilis Torosidis said that last summer’s trip to Australia was the turning point in helping the team recover from the shock of missing out on Euro 2016 and qualify for the World Cup playoffs.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: Greece sealed a place in the World Cup playoffs on Sunday thanks to a comfortable 4-0 home win over minnows Gibraltar at the Georgios Karaiskakis stadium in Athens.**HIGHLIGHTS**
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: The Ethniki will conclude their journey in Group H of FIFA World Cup Qualifying in a considerably easy home match against Gibraltar. AGONAsport.com takes a look back at how Greece fairs with the “minnows” of their previous qualifying group campaigns.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: After a whirlwind weekend, Greece is on the cusp of clinching 2nd place in Group H, needing only a victory on Tuesday against Gibraltar at home to ensure they are in the October 17th draw for the World Cup Playoffs along with seven other European nations.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: Greece will be without three key players on Tuesday against Gibraltar as Manolas, Donis, and Samaris will be suspended after picking up yellow cards against Cyprus. Due to the multiple absences, Michael Skibbe has recalled up Manolis Siopis to the squad.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: Greece edged nearer to a place in the World Cup qualifying playoffs on Sunday after Slovenia held Scotland to a 2-2 draw in Ljubljana on a dramatic night which saw the Scots’ dream of going to Russia 2018 shattered. **HIGHLIGHTS**
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: On Saturday, Greece reclaimed second place in Group H after defeating Cyprus and Bosnia’s loss to Belgium. AGONAsport.com breaks down the results Greece need to avoid finishing as the last placed runner-up and go to the playoffs.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: Greece gave their World Cup hopes a major boost on Saturday by fighting back from a goal down to defeat neighbors Cyprus 2-1 in Nicosia to move back into second place in qualifying Group H.**HIGHLIGHTS**
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: Greece’s World Cup hopes received a major boost on Saturday after Belgium did the Greeks a massive favor by beating Bosnia-Herzegovina 4-3 in a thrilling match in rain-soaked Sarajevo.**HIGHLIGHTS**
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: Greece will be fighting for their World Cup lives over the next few days with their final two group qualifiers against Cyprus and Gibraltar. Also in a battle for survival is none other than national team boss Michael Skibbe.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: Both Georgia and Turkey failed to grab favorable results for Greece over Wales and Turkey, however slip ups from Serbia and Croatia open up new hope for the Ethniki in their fight for a playoff spot.