-- Ninis Defeats Karelis --
Sotiris Ninis’ Charleroi and Nikos Karelis’ Genk met up in the 12th matchday of the Belgian Jupiler League with Charleroi prevailing 2-1. BOTH Greek players found the back of the net for their sides, with Karelis giving Genk the early lead and Ninis quickly equalizing in the opening 11 minutes.
It was a “Greek” battle in the Belgium Jupiler League as Sotiris Ninis (Charleroi) faced Nikos Karelis (Genk). Genk took the lead as early as the 4th minute with who other than their most in form player, Nikos Karelis. The Greek striker leaped at the back post to head the ball into the back of the net, scoring his 7th goal in league play this season. However 7 minutes later, it was Karelis’ countryman Sotiris Ninis who responded by turning in a rebounded effort, bringing Charleroi level. In the end. Ninis’ side took all three points when Diandy scored the winner in the 82nd minute and Charleroi climbed to 3rd in the standings.
The two players, who were teammates at Panathinaikos, took a picture together after the game and was shared by Karelis on Instagram.