BLOGS (SARANTOS KAPERONIS): One month after Greece were handed two embarrassing defeats by Italy and Armenia, AGONAsport’s Sarantos Kaperonis wonders if the Ethniki even exists in the current federation’s plans.
BLOGS (SARANTOS KAPERONIS): In the final edition of a three-part blog series, AGONAsport’s Sarantos Kaperonis talks about the future of the Greek national team with new coach Angelos Anastasiadis and the EPO’s continuous questionable actions which symbolize their intentions. Read parts one and two here.
BLOGS (SARANTOS KAPERONIS): On Friday, Greece will play one of their most important games in recent years when they travel to Bosnia for a critical World Cup qualifier. It has been a pleasant surprise to once again see the Greek national team fighting for a place at a major tournament midway through the qualifying process.
BLOGS (SARANTOS KAPERONIS): Greece kicks off FIFA World Cup qualifying tomorrow with hopes of forgetting their tragic Euro 2016 qualifying campaign. The goal is clear-for Greece to return to the world's biggest stage and qualify for the FIFA World Cup. This team clearly has the ability to do just that and the many factors that contributed to the downfall over the last 2 years are now in the past.
BLOG (SARANTOS KAPERONIS): Greek football clubs have been in a crisis, without a doubt, for many seasons, especially in European play. The lack of good results has dropped Greece in UEFA's Associations’ Club Coefficient Rank, which has, and will have, major repercussions for Greek teams. The future of Greek club teams in Europe will be decided in the next 7 days.
BLOG (SARANTOS KAPERONIS): Although the players and coaching staff are to blame for an embarrassing elimination from the Champions League, the biggest blame falls on Vaggelis Marinakis. The big boss left his team out to to dry and his pocket will suffer this year as the team is not competing in this years Champions League Group stage.