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Former Greek National Team Football Director Criticizes Hellenic Football Federation

In an interview to Greek radio on Tuesday, Giorgos Karagounis, who was until recently Football Director of the Men's Greek National Team, revealed his disappointment with the Hellenic Football Federation (EPO). On August 7, it was announced that EPO decided to terminate Karagounis' contract while head coach Sergio...

Kostas Tsanas Becomes Greek National Team Interim Coach

Greece's U-21 coach Kostas Tsanas was appointed by the Hellenic Football Federation (EPO) as the country's national team interim coach, replacing Uruguayan Sergio Markarian. Markarian resigned after five disappointing months at the helm, following a humiliating defeat in the Faroe Islands...

World Cup 2018 Qualifiers: Tricky Task for Greece

The draw that took place in Russia on Saturday, July 25, determined that if Greece qualifies for its third FIFA Wold Cup finals in a row, the team will be placed in the same pool as fellow 2014 finalists Bosnia...

Sergio Markarian Takes Over Greece Captaincy

Sergio Markarian has been chosen to be the Greek national team's head-coach according to an official statement by the Greek federation (EPO). Nikos Kostenglou will be his assistant. It took them three months but finally the team's technical director Giorgos Karagounis...

Former Olympiakos Coach Michel Meets With Giorgos Karagounis

Greek national team's technical director Giorgos Karagounis found the opportunity to meet up with Michel after his rendezvous with Sergio Markarian over the possibility of leading the Greeks to the 2016 Euro. The 51-year-old coach's contract was recently terminated after...

Greek National Team: World Cup Behind the Scenes Video

The Greek Football Federation (EPO) has just released a video of the Greek internationals' backstage actions while in Brazil for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. One of the chief reasons the Greek team reached the final sixteen and just a penalty...

Greek National Team: Claudio Ranieri Begone

After the horrific loss against the Faroe Islands in Athens, the president of the football federation of Greece (EPO), Giorgos Sarris, has decided to give Claudio Ranieri the sack and send him back to Italy. It's only been ten years since the Greeks...

Euro 2016: Claudio Ranieri Surprises with Historic Picks

Claudio Ranieri has brought about wonders in his latest picks for the game against the Faroe Islands for the Euro 2016 qualifiers. Greece's last three games were dreadful to watch. That is partially the coach's fault for being unable to put together a decent...

Four World Cup Greeks Still in Search of a Team

  Four Greek players who have participated in World Cups (2010 or 2014) have just one day left to decide the next stop in their career. The official deadline for free agent transfers (players whose contracts have expired and don't belong to...

Greece National Team: Giorgos Karagounis Reveals Himself to Teammates (video)

During the long flight from Brazil to Greece, Giorgos Karagounis answered to questions asked by his teammates.  After 15 years and 139 games wearing the white and blue shirt, the captain decided to give up his place. The teammates thanked an...