GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: Reports have emerged that the EPO has reached out to former international left back Jose Holebas for a recall into the Ethniki squad for the Euro 2020 qualifiers. The Watford man is in career best form, scoring and assisting for fun, as his side are sitting pretty in 7th in the English Premier League. This outstanding form has led to attempts to lure him back into the Ethniki fold.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: 2018 was a year to forget for the Ethniki, as it seemed every step forward led to another two backwards. It has been nothing but misery for fans of the Greek National Football Team ever since the penalty shootout loss at the 2014 FIFA World Cup last 16 at the hands of Costa Rica.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: On Saturday, the Hellenic Football Federation (EPO) officially revealed that Greece, Serbia, Bulgaria and Romania will make a joint bid to host UEFA Euro 2028 and the 2030 FIFA World Cup, with the four countries eager to prove their strength to the rest of the world.
EURO 2004: AGONAsport’s George Tsitsonis recently had the opportunity to catch up with leading Greek sports journalist Vasilis Sambrakos. The veteran commentator detailed his new book, “Explaining The Miracle” (Eksigontas To Thavma/Εξηγώντας το θαύμα), which focuses on how the Greek national team won EURO 2004.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: While the Greek national football team has the distinction of being one of the 10 national teams to win the UEFA European Championship, they have yet to win a FIFA World Cup.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: If you have ever sat up at night wondering how in the world Greece won EURO 2004, your sleepless nights may be a step closer to ending. That is because a new book entitled “Eksigontas To Thavma” (Εξηγώντας το Θαύμα - Explaining the Miracle) has been written by renowned Greek sports journalist Vasilis Sambrakos.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: As expected, the Pankritio Stadium is set to become the new home for the senior Greek national team, with all indications pointing towards an official announcement in the near future.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: Ahead of the UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying campaign, the Hellenic Football Federation (EPO) has given a list of five available arenas to UEFA, with the Pankritio Stadium set to host all Greek national team matches.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: In positive news for Ethniki Omada fans, in form AEK winger Viktor Klonaridis revealed that he is gathering documents in order to represent the Greek national team at senior level.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: The entire schedule for UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying has been released, with Greece set to begin the campaign against Liechtenstein on the road in March before hosting Finland in the final match in November.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: What a difference four years can make. Back in 2014, Greece were in Pot 1 for the UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying draw, but this time, the country languishes in Pot 4 after a miserable few seasons.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: After missing out on two consecutive major tournaments, Greece will be hoping to enjoy success in the preliminary phase of UEFA Euro 2020. Ahead of Sunday’s draw for the qualifying groups, AGONAsport takes a look at the possible scenarios for the Ethniki Omada.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: In Belgrade, Deputy Greek Minister for Culture and Sport Giorgos Vassiliadis held a meeting with his counterparts Vanja Udovicic (Serbia), Krasen Kalev (Bulgaria) and Constantin Bogdan (Romania) in which plans for the joint bid to host the 2030 FIFA World Cup were discussed.
GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: Toumba has emerged as the new favourite to host Ethniki matches from the Euro 2020 qualifiers onwards. EPO officials have opted to shift north in a decentralisation process away from Athens. Interestingly, Pankritio in Heraklion, Crete will co-host matches as the EPO aims for a North-South split.