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Pankritio Stadium

Avgenakis holds first meeting with FIFA and UEFA representatives

Avgenakis holds first meeting with FIFA and UEFA representatives

SUPER LEAGUE: Newly appointed Deputy Minister of Sport and Culture, Lefteris Avgenakis, recently held a meeting with officials from FIFA and UEFA as important topics were discussed.

Durmishaj set to represent Greece at senior level

Durmishaj set to represent Greece at senior level

GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: In a recent interview, Greek national team head coach Angelos Anastasiadis revealed that he’s interested in securing the services of former Albanian youth international Fiorin Durmishaj, with the Panionios player reportedly willing to represent Greece.

Ethniki to play at OAKA after Karaiskakis rejects request

Ethniki to play at OAKA after Karaiskakis rejects request

GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: The Hellenic Football Federation (EPO) was hoping to stage two Greek national team matches in June at the Karaiskakis Stadium, but after its request was rejected, the organisation is now resigned to choosing the unpopular Olympic Stadium.

Giannakopoulos returns to Ethniki

Giannakopoulos returns to Ethniki

GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: On Tuesday, it became known that 2004 European champion Stelios Giannakopoulos has returned to the Greek national team in the role of assistant coach, while the Hellenic Football Federation (EPO) seem keen on playing two upcoming matches at the Karaiskakis Stadium.

OFFICIAL: EPO confirm Pankritio as new Ethniki home

OFFICIAL: EPO confirm Pankritio as new Ethniki home

GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: As expected, the Hellenic Football Federation (EPO) confirmed that the Pankritio Stadium will become the next home of the senior Greek national team, however the UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying matches against Italy and Armenia will take place at a different arena.

Grammenos confirms Pankritio to be new Ethniki home until 2023

Grammenos confirms Pankritio to be new Ethniki home until 2023

GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: As expected, the Greek national team will play in Crete the next four years, with the Hellenic Football Federation (EPO) president Evangelos Grammenos confirming that the Ethniki Omada will call the Pankritio Stadium home until 2023.

Ethniki looking to move forward after stagnating in 2018

Ethniki looking to move forward after stagnating in 2018

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.

Toumba Set to Emerge as New Ethniki Home Stadium

Toumba Set to Emerge as New Ethniki Home Stadium

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.

The reasons behind Ethniki’s switch to the Pankritio stadium

The reasons behind Ethniki’s switch to the Pankritio stadium

GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: It has been well-documented that the new headquarters for the Ethniki will be Pankritio in Heraklion, Crete for the next 5-6 years. The EPO has always come under scrutiny for not moving games away from Athens to other parts of Greece more often, however, this will now change.