Socceroos striker Apostolos Giannou joins Super League club OFI Crete

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According to, Socceroos striker Apostolos Giannou has been signed by Super League club OFI Crete.

Earlier this year, Giannou announced he was departing Cypriot football club AEK Larnaca FC.

He has reportedly been signed by OFI Crete F.C to replace outgoing striker João Figueiredo.

Giannou is now expected to leave Cyprus to formalise the signing after medical examinations.

The Greek-Australian footballer hasn't played for Australia since the 5-0 World Cup qualifier win against Nepal back in October last year.

Giannou played 18 times in the Cypriot league last season and only scored once, registering four assists.

He was born in Naousa, Greece, but moved to Australia at a young age and grew up in Melbourne, Victoria. In Australia he was known as Paul.

Giannou played at the Victorian Institute of Sport, Oakleigh Cannons and South Melbourne before moving abroad in 2007. He's also played for Apollon, Kavala, PAOK, Platanias, Asteras Tripoli, Guangzhou R&F and AEK Larnaca.