GREEK A1 BASKET LEAGUE: In sad news for Greek basketball, former Panathinaikos BC president Thanasis Giannakopoulos has passed away at the age of 88 following poor health.
GREEK SUPERLEAGUE; PAOK’s youth academy is becoming one of the best in Greece, with the club’s under 19s, 17s, and 15s teams all sitting on top of their respective leagues. The development of these players in PAOK’s youth setup has resulted in 24 PAOK players called up to represent three Greek youth national teams (U15, U17, U19).
CYPRIOT SOCCER (FIRST DIVISION): The battle for avoiding relegation rages on in the second group of the Cypriot First Division. Doxa Katokopias and Enosis Neon Paralimniou achieved important wins against Alki Oroklinis and Ermis Aradippou, respectively, while Pafos FC retreated into the relegation zone after suffering a narrow defeat to group leaders Anorthosis.