With less than a month to go, the eight participants of July’s U-19’s European Championships hosted by Malta are launching their preparations by selecting the players to form the squads.
Playing in Group B are Greece, together with Iceland, Norway and Spain. Led by coach Anastasios Theos, Greece will start their first phase of preparations during a training camp in Athens between June 12-16.
Theos selected 27 players to form part of this provisional squad before he trims it ahead of the July’s finals.
Greece play on July 4 (vs Norway), July 7 (vs Spain) and July 10 (vs Iceland).
Included in the provisional list are a trio of players featuring in Italian football in Nikolaos Botis – 31 appearances for Inter Primavera, Roma’s Dimitrios Keramitsis – also 31 appearances for Roma youths and Christos Papadopoulous of Genoa with whom he played 21 games at U-19’s level.
Dimitrios Monastirlis (PAOK), Thomas Vrakas (PAS Giannina), Nikolaos Botis (Inter, Italy).
Dimitrios Keramitsis (Roma), Isidoros Koutsidis (Olympiacos), Charalampos Georgiadis (PAOK), Nicholas Deligiannis (PAOK), Lefteris Tassiouras (PAOK), Alexios Kalogeropoulos (Olympiacos), Athanasius Prodromitis (Panathinakos), Vasilios Kaperdas (Asteras Tripolis).
Zizis Tsikos (PAOK), Evangelos Nikolau (Panateolikos), Christos Stavropoulos (Olympiacos), Anastasops Simeonides (Panathinaikos), Dimitrios Kottas (PAOK), George Kyriopolous (Panathinaikos), Konstantinos Goumas (PAOK), Nikolaos Sprykaos (PAOK), Ioannis Apostolakis (OFI).
Christos Papadopolous (Genoa, Italy), Ioannis Gitersos (PAOK), Alexis Golfinos (AEK Athens), Christos Hatzioannou (Aris), George Charalaboglou (Olympiacos), Stephanos Jimas (PAOK), Constantine Volakis (Panathinaikos).
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