On penalties Olympiacos in the '4' of the Handball Cup, AEK comfortable, Doukas eliminated PAOK - Sportish
Connect with us


On penalties Olympiacos in the ‘4’ of the Handball Cup, AEK comfortable, Doukas eliminated PAOK



Olympiacos defeated Drama ’86 on penalties in the quarterfinals of the Men’s Greek Handball Cup. AEK knocked out the defending champion Pylaia, Doukas caused the upset against PAOK.

Olympiacos qualified for the Greek Handball Cup Final Four for the third time in their history as they were defeated away from home Drama ’86 with 39-37 in a penalty shoot-out match (regular time 30-30, overtime 35-35). In the semifinals of the Final Four, the Reds and Whites meet AEK, who in turn take out Pylaia.

The match had all the makings of a… thriller. Excitement, passion and suspense until the end. In the first half the defense fell into the background, both sides kept scoring goals and the Dramani, led by Achillea Tosca, went into the dressing room with an 18:17 lead.

In the second half, the defense improved and the offensive lanes were blocked. In the 54th minute, the home team managed to take the lead by 29:25, with goalkeeper Lefteris Papazoglou improving his performance. Olympiacos responded with a 3-0 run and reduced to 29:28, Toskas made 30:28 for the home side but the visitors managed to level the game at 30:30 at 59:20 with goals from Kandylas and Papavasilis.

In the home team’s final attack, the referees indicated a penalty at 59:59, attributing the touch to Niokas Papageorgiou, who tried to shoot from the corner. Cena duly took the penalty, but the referees ordered a retake to show they had not kicked off the execution. Sina took over the execution again, but this time Thomas Bauer stopped him, just as he had done with Pantelis Kostakidis in injury time a few days earlier in Olympiakos’ 23-22 win over Aeropos.

As a result, the two teams were led to two five-minute overtime periods. At 66:35 Drama led by 34:32 and at 67:25 by 35:33, but Olympiacos managed to equalize by 35:35 at 69:07, which was also the result of overtime as neither team had an attack Mistakes failed both sides.

Kostas Kotanidis became the hero of Olympiacos on penalties, saving shots from Haitidis and Moraitis. Ostroutsko, Weber and Papavasilis scored for Olympiakos while Babis Dombris sealed the Reds’ victory with 37:39.

  • The five minutes: 2-2, 5-6, 9-8, 11-10, 14-13, 18-17 (mch), 20-18, 22-20, 25-23, 26-24, 29-26, 30- 30 (qa), 33-32, 35-35 (par.), 37-39 (pen.)
  • Drama ’86 (Valavanis): Vassiliou, Moraitis 8, Filippou, Haitidis 5, Koboglanidis, Kotsamarikoglou, Polydoros 1, Tornikidis, Toskas 10, Papazoglou, Demertzidis, Barbas, Papageorgiou 2, Zibulovits 3, Papadopoulos 5, Sina 3
  • Olympic (Grammar): Kotanidis, Niokas 3, Karabourniotis 1, Papavasilis 7, Koutoulogenis, Kandylas 4, Bayios, Papadopoulos, Dombris 2, Weber 11, Pasias 2, Montoro 4, Slavoulitsa 1, Ostrusko 3, Michaelidis 1, Bauer
  • referee: Patios – Tsianas. Two minutes: 4-3. Red: Zibulovic (57:29 – dangerous game). penalty: 3/3 – 8/8

AEK – AESH Pylias 35-23

In impressive fashion, AEK reached the last four of the Greek Cup for the sixth time in their history as they beat last year’s trophy winners Goal with 35-23in OAK.

Union was in control from the start, maintained a small lead and was leading 16-13 at halftime. In the second half she continued to improve her defense and it is characteristic that she conceded only four goals from 40′ to 55′ and managed to build a difference and take the win comfortably.

Madalinic was AEK’s offensive leader with 9 goals.

In the semi-finals of the Final Four, AEK meets Olympiakos, like last year in Kozani’s Final Four.

  • The five minutes: 2-2, 5-4, 8-5, 11-8, 13-10, 16-13 (f), 18-14, 23-16, 27-18, 28-19, 32-20, 35- 23
  • AEK (Albanian): Matskevich, Arabatzis 4, Tick, Zifkovic 3, Mandalinic 9, Nikolaidis, Almeida, Iliopoulos 2, Papadionisiou 1, Liapis 5, Arsic, Skokolic 2, Tsitobi 1, Rogulski 4, Lemos, Kederis 4
  • AESH of Pylias (Ananiadis): Zafeiris 1, Manoloudis 3, Metsis, Karagiozopoulos 3, Koukmisis 3, Giannakidis, Tsortekis 1, Orfanoudakis, Batzios, Alexandridis 2, Kyriakidis 1, Athanasiadis 2, Alachatianos 2, Seirekidis 3, Antoniadis 2
  • referee: Tolios-Mertinian. Two minutes: 3-2. penalty: 2/2 – 1/1

PAOK – ASE Duka 22-24

THE duke surprised the institution, defeated PAOK in the micra me 24-22 and reached the last four for the tenth time in its history. In fact, it set a record as it became the team with the most appearances in the institution’s last four, overtaking Filippos Verias and Panhellenios.

The school association is now waiting to see who his opponent will be in the semifinals, where he will emerge from the winning pair Aris Nikaia – Diomedes Argos.

Against Dikephalos from the north, ASED had a very good day with international winger Dimitris Tziras leading his team to victory with 10 goals scored.

PAOK started with a 2-0 lead, but Doukas took the lead in the 8th minute and was in charge from then on. He finished the first half with a 2-goal difference (13-15), was even ahead by 4 goals (14-18 and 17-21), and no matter how hard PAOK tried to turn back, Borodai and his teammates wouldn’t let it to reach the qualification (22-24).

  • The five minutes: 3-2, 5-5, 8-8, 9-9, 11-11, 13-15 (Em.), 14-16, 16-18, 17-19, 18-20, 19-21, 22 -24
  • PAOK (Panos Gousios): Gigof, Eleftheriadis 5, Tsamouridis 1, Nikolaidis 4, Papazoglou 2, Velissariou, Tzorginis 1, Apostolou, Moisilov, Tsanaxidis 4, Koukmisis 3, Kavousanakis 1, Triantafyllidis D. 1, Ladakis, Triantafyllidis An.
  • Bless you, Duke (Giorgos Chalkidis): Borodai, Markatatos, Tziras 10, Payatis 3, Batis, Tsakouridis 4, Panagiotou 1, Geroulanos 1, Anastasiou, Yantsa 1, Charitonidis, Zafeirakis, Gasevics 2, Kollyris, Stefanitsis 2
  • referee: Tzaferopoulos-Bettman. Two minutes: 3-5, penalty: 0/2 – 6/7

Shift to Aris Nikaia – Diomedes

The fight between Aris Nikias and Diomedes postponed due to the participation of Sofian Bezilali from Argytes in the matches of the World Cup with the national team of Algeria, which will be held in Poland and Sweden.

The results of the quarterfinals

  • Mars of Nice – Diomedes postponed
  • PAOK-ASE Duka 22-24
  • AEK-Pylaia 35-23
  • Drama 1986 – Olympiacos 37-39

Source: sport 24

Continue Reading
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


A1 women’s handball: PAOK won the semi-final series against Pylaia 1-0




PAOK confidently prevailed 32:25 against AESH Pylaia and scored 1:0 in the semi-final series in A1 women’s handball.

Champion PAOK Mateco took the lead in qualifying for the A1 women’s final, easily beating AESH Pylaia 32:25 in the “Home of Handball” and winning 1:0 in the semi-final series.

The second game between the two teams will be played with Pylaia as the home team on March 25th or 26th, while a third game may take place on Wednesday March 29th.

The “two-headed” from the north coped very well with his many serious failures (Hatziparasidou, Sevdili, Zygoura, Ambrosiadou) and developed a safety advantage relatively early on that reached into the final.

The game was a derby up to 23′ (11:10), but within ten minutes PAOK converted it to 18:10 (33′) with a 7-0 run and a little later (39′) it was +12 (23 – 11), essentially securing victory.


The five minutes: 1-1, 4-4, 5-6, 9-8, 12-10, 16-10 (am) 20-11, 23-12, 24-15, 28-18, 29-20, 32-25

PAOK (Pelecidis): Tsiknaki, Mavrosavvidou, Mendesidou 5, Vrancic 3, Zygoura, Caprinioti, Samolada 2, Gomes 3, Zeneli 6, Borizovska 3, Davevska, Tomasevic, Bruna Dias 2, Christoforis 2, Burato 2.

AESCH PYLIAS (Vakalis): Piantini, Kerlidi 3, Trochidou Str. 3, El. Trohidou 2, K Koukmisi 6, Theodosopoulou, M Koukmisi 1, Takis, Kostopoulou 1, Torres, Azevedo, Tsigarida, Papadopoulou, Souska, Selemidou 4, Argyropoulou 5.

Referee: Patios-Tsianas, Dileptas: 2-4, Penalties: 1/1-6/7

Source: sport 24

Continue Reading


Handball premiere: Olympiakos lives in the fight for first place, victory for Diomedis against PAOK




Olympiacos easily edged out CHANTH 38-19 and stayed alive in the hunt for first place in the regular season. Psychological win for Diomedes against PAOK 29-28.

Olympiacos SFP/Omilos Xyni stayed alive in the battle for first place, beating CHANTH 38-19 in Ilioupoli and closing their gap to AEK to one point (39-38).

One of the highlights of the game was the family duel between HANTH coach Alexis Papavassilis and his son Giorgos, who plays left winger for Olympiakos.

On the last day of the game, the “Red-Whites” play in Naoussa with Zafiirakis and AEK with Doukas. Union needs a point to mathematically secure first place.

Diomedis Argos achieved a psychological victory and proved he is in good shape ahead of the playoffs and cup final with 29:28 against PAOK in Nea Kios.

The hosts were in control for most of the game, with Dzibula leading (9 goals) and Angelic decisive, saving three penalties!


The five minutes: 3-1, 6-2, 8-3, 13-4, 16-7, 18-9 (w), 21-12, 25-15, 30-14, 33-15, 35-17, 38-19

OLYMPIC (grammar): Kotanidis, Vamvakaris 3, Roussos 3, Papavasilis 4, Koutoulogenis, Bayios 4, Dombris 10, Bourze 1, Passias 3, Montoro 4, Slavoulitsa 2, Gratzan 1, Michaelidis, Chalaris 3, Bauer

KHANTH (Papavasilis): Skoufas 3, Saltiel, Pantzios 1, Andreadakis 2, Sarafis 2, Daios, Charizopoulos 4, Kouklotidis, Giannakidis, Billias 2, Agathonikos 2, Samaras, Kyriakidis 2, Tsangalis 1.

Referee: Lefakis-Giavroutas, Two minutes: 4-2, Penalties: 6/7-0/0


The five minutes: 4-3, 6-5, 9-6, 12-10, 14-13, 18-15 (m), 20-16, 22-19, 23-22, 25-26, 27-27, 29-28

Diomedes (Zaravinas): Orphanos, Chakalos 2, Tzibulas 9, Tsigaridas 5, Svizetich 1, Terletski, Asvestas 4, HadzikonstanTinou, Kaimakamis, Totos, Benzilali 3, Manthos 2, Bekiaris, Angelic, Zivkovic 2, Liolios 1.

PAOK (Gousios): Gigof, Dougias, Eleftheriadis 4, Tsamouridis 2, Nikolaidis 2, Papazoglou 9, Velissariou, Apostolou, A. Triantafyllidis 6, Moisilov, Tsanaxidis 4, Kavousanakis 1, D. Triantafyllidis, Ladakis, Giavasidis.

Referee: Zisis- Charalambidis, Two minutes: 5-4, Penalties: 1/2-3/6

Source: sport 24

Continue Reading


AEK – Zafirakis 34-21: Another step to win first place in handball premiere




AEK easily defeated Zafirakis Naoussa 34-21, taking another step towards the penultimate game of the Handball Premier regular season.

On matchday 21 of the Hanball premiere, AEK didn’t have much trouble against Zafiirakis Naousas, they defeated Georgios Kasimatis 34:21 and took another step towards first place, which will give them home right in the playoffs.

Zafairekis stayed close until the 15th minute, but then the goal slipped and Alexis Albanou’s team took control of the game without encountering any particular difficulties. It should be noted that before the game started, a minute’s silence was held in memory of Mimi Papaioannou.

AEK – Zafeirakis Naoussa 34-21

The five minutes: 3-1, 6-4, 7-6, 11-6, 13-9, 16-12 (day), 19-14, 22-17, 24-18, 27-20, 31-20, 34 – 21

AEK: Matskevich, Arabatzis 3, Zivkovic 5, Vardaxopoulos, Mandalinic, Nikolaidis 2, Tsepits 2, Almeida 3, Iliopoulos 5, Golubovic 4, Papadionisiou 2, Arsic, Sokolic 2, Tsitobi, Rogulski 2, Kederis 4.

ZAFIRAKIS NAOUSAS: Athanasiou, Molas, Tsoukalas 1, Tzouvaras, Tsangeras 3, Theodoropoulos 6, Bouboulentras, Trontzios, Biliouris, Apostolidis 3, Galitis, Milovics 4, Lenos, Vafeidis 1, Tsatsas, Lolas 3.

referee: Geroulanos A.-Geroulanos K..Two minutes: 2-4. Penalty: 3/4-1/1.

Source: sport 24

Continue Reading