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Member Associations - 13 Apr 2014

Olympiacos and Pera Athens clinched titles in Greece


Olympiacos SFP in men and AS Pera Athens in women emerged champions at the Greece in the season 2013-2014. In National league A1, which ended on April 6 , Olympiacos returned to the headlines after nine years and took the title from the Pera Athens, which

Olympiacos SFP in men and AS Pera Athens in women emerged champions at the Greece in the season 2013-2014. In National league A1, which ended on April 6 , Olympiacos returned to the headlines after nine years and took the title from the Pera Athens, which was victorious in 2012 and 2013. In women’s, the team of Pera retained the title won last season.

Olympiacos and Pera clinched their trophies after fierce battles in both leagues. In men’s, Olympiacos scored two victories against Pera and preserved their unbeaten status throughout the whole season, while in women’s Championships it was the exact opposite!

Overall, this was the 11th title in the history of men’s Olympiacos team and the 5th for the female’s team of Pera. Important for the prestige was the fact that Olympiacos had a very good foreign player in the roster this year, the Portuguese Enio MENDES. However, the coach George CHRISTOFORAKIS relied on Tasos RINIOTIS, and Ntaniel TSIOKAS while was deputy Andreas TSOPELAS. The basic triad of Pera Athens and this year were Laura NIKOULAE, Christina FILI and Olga GEORGOPOULOU. Coach is John VLOTINOS.

“In the first round we beat Pera 4-1 and this safe win played a crucial role in the return leg. It seamed in both matches, that we wanted this championship more than the adversary “, commented on the success of the Olympiacos coach George Christoforakis, In the side of the champion team of women’s Pera Christina FILI said: ” We benefit from victory in the first round. We believed in triumph very much. I think we are better composed team and we are very happy that we won second title in the row “.

Ioannis FAKAROS, courtesy HTTF

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