Sarantos Kaperonis Blog

Does the Ethniki even exist?

Does the Ethniki even exist?

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.

With a capable manager and a clear plan, there is hope (Part 3 of 3)

With a capable manager and a clear plan, there is hope (Part 3 of 3)

BLOGS (SARANTOS KAPERONIS): In part three of a three-part blog series, AGONAsport’s Sarantos Kaperonis explains that the Ethniki have hope for an unexpected turnaround if a capable manager is given the keys to the team.

SOS cry from Sokratis (Part 2 of 3)

SOS cry from Sokratis (Part 2 of 3)

BLOGS (SARANTOS KAPERONIS): AGONAsport’s Sarantos Kaperonis talks about the captain’s courage to come out and speak the truth about the Ethniki’s situation while mentioning the players’ portion of the blame in part two of a three-part blog series. Read part one here.

An Ethniki left hung out to dry (Part 1 of 3)

An Ethniki left hung out to dry (Part 1 of 3)

BLOGS (SARANTOS KAPERONIS): AGONAsport’s Sarantos Kaperonis talks about the apathetic president of the Hellenic Football Federation (EPO), Evangelos Grammenos and the delusional coach, Angelos Anastasiadis, in part one of a three-part blog series.

Justice for Olympiacos in a much needed night for Greek football

Justice for Olympiacos in a much needed night for Greek football

BLOGS (SARANTOS KAPERONIS): AGONAsport’s Sarantos Kaperonis talks about Olympiacos’ magnificent win over AC Milan which was not only beneficial to the Piraeus club, but for the image of Greek football as a whole.

Ethniki looking for an “Anastasi” via their new “Angelo”

Ethniki looking for an “Anastasi” via their new “Angelo”

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.

EPO’s Grammeni… Ethniki (part 2 of 3)

EPO’s Grammeni… Ethniki (part 2 of 3)

BLOGS (SARANTOS KAPERONIS): AGONAsport’s Sarantos Kaperonis talks about the EPO’s lack of interest in the national team, which is the underlying issue which faces the Ethniki Omada in part two of a three-part blog series. Read part one here.

It is easy to point fingers while overlooking the real issues with the Ethniki (part 1 of 3)

It is easy to point fingers while overlooking the real issues with the Ethniki (part 1 of 3)

BLOGS (SARANTOS KAPERONIS): AGONAsport’s Sarantos Kaperonis talks about the ease of finger pointing with the Ethniki while avoiding the real issues that surround and plague our national team in part one of a three-part blog series.

The most important game in recent years

The most important game in recent years

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.

Confidence in the New Ethniki OMADA

Confidence in the New Ethniki OMADA

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.

The Next 7 Days Decide Future of Greek Club Soccer in Europe…

The Next 7 Days Decide Future of Greek Club Soccer in Europe…

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.

Kala Na Patheis Marinaki…

Kala Na Patheis Marinaki…

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.