Greece reached an agreement with former captain Giorgos Karagounis to join the national team staff, as the midfielder’s career ends.
Greek soccer league stalwart PAOK was beaten 1-0 by Apollon Kalamarias and Panetolikos fell by the same score to Hania.
Portugal’s new coach – former coach of Greece – Fernando Santos lost his appeal against an eight-match FIFA ban for World Cup misconduct.
PAOK of Thessaloniki joined Olympiakos at the top of the Greek soccer Super League on Sept. 22 with a 1-0 win over Panetolikos.
Olympiakos beat Veria 3-0 and replaced the visitors on top of the Greek league on Sept. 20, getting the jump on Costas Mitroglou’s first half score.
The opening night of the Europa League saw mixed results for Greek teams with Panathinaikos beaten by Dynamo Moscow, 2-1.
Greece’s second soccer division Football League postponed the beginning of its season because most of the teams are nearly broke.
Atletico Madrid slipped to a surprise 3-2 defeat to Olympiakos on Sept. 16 in a disappointing return to the Champions League.
Greece won the women’s European Under-19 Championship water polo final in Italy beating the host in a Sept. 14 thriller, 7-6.
Showing it’s still tough, defending champion Olympiakos rolled to an easy 3-0 victory over OFI in the Greek league on Sept. 13.