The Basketball team of Olympiacos F.C. with its president Yiorgos Angelopoulos has visited Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew in Phanar. Patriarch expressed his pleasure at having the team there, wished luck to the whole team for the following matches and praised the team members’ contribution to the cultivation of Greek-Turkish friendship concerning athletics.
Patriarch Bartholomew also spoke highly of Angelopoulos family for giving generous favour gifts such as the Patriarchal House and the Patriarchal Church.
Members from the basketball team with their coach have also visited the Patriarchal Church of Saint George, where the bust of Panayotis Angelopoulos is being shown.
One day earlier, the team’s President with his wife and daughter had a private meeting with Patriarch, expressing their respect and dedication of the Angelopoulos family to Patriarch Bartholomew and Ecumenical Patriarchate in general.