Creepy statement by Giorgos Papagiannis about Pavlos Giannakopoulos. The new captain of Panathinaikos was asked if he has any memory of the leading factor in the club’s history. The center of the “greens” revealed the words of the late president.
“Gyorgakis, you should love Panathinaikos”, with him answering as he emphasized: “Mr. Pavlos, I will love him”.
The statements of Giorgos Papagiannis:
About the match with Efes: “It is too early. We try to play defense with the coach. We were good offensively in the first half. There is this mentality in the team, to play hard in defense and attack.”
On the preparation: “Me and the coach are on the fourth day. A good job has been done in preparation. The two days are important, next week we have the Super Cup”.
On Grigonis and Ponitka: “Grigonis has his injury, he will offer a lot. And Ponitka. They are experienced players, we know what they will bring to the pitch and their role, I wish them well.”
On the fact that he is the captain: “It was my dream to be the captain of Panathinaikos. I have grown up in the club, seven years. I would like to be the leader as I am. I knew what to expect and it’s important outside the competition, to be good in the locker room and it shows on the field.”
For Pavlos Giannakopoulos: “We are honoring a man whom I did not have many opportunities to meet. He had told me “Giorgaki, always love Panathinaikos”. I told him “Mr. Pavlos, I will love him”. He gave everything to the club and it got him where he got.”
source: on sports