Aittitos Spaton book place in Football League

Aittitos Spaton book place in Football League

Aittitos Spaton secured a place in the 2018/19 Greek Football League after defeating Irodotos 0:1 on Sunday.

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Aittitos Spaton became the third team to secure promotion to next year’s Football League from the Gamma Ethniki after defeating Irodotos 0:1 on Sunday. Kostopoulos scored the game’s only goal with 14 minutes remaining for the visitors, who broke out into celebration at the sound of the final whistle. It will be the first time that the team from Spata will compete in Greece’s second tier. 

Aittitos Spaton finished first in Group 2 of the Gamma Ethniki during the regular season and currently sit first in Group B of the promotion playoffs with 11 points. Irodotos are last with just four points, but with a game in hand. 

Asteras Amaliadas defeated Ethnikos on Sunday and are second in the group with nine points and a game in hand, while Ethnikos are third with six points and have no mathematicaly hopes of promotion.

There are no matches remaining in the promotion playoffs, however, the fate of Irodotos and Asteras Amaliadis will be decided in the courts next week as their matchday 4 playoff clash was interrupted due to fan violence. The court decision will decide who will earn the fourth and final ticket to next year’s Football League. A reminder, Iraklis and NFC Volos secured their place in the Football League from group A of the promotion playoffs.

by Sarantos Kaperonis
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