Olympiacos celebrate its 46th Greek title

Olympiacos celebrate its 46th Greek title

Olympiacos celebrate its 46th Greek title

With no crowd, Olympiacos celebrated its second consecutive league title, the team’s 46th Greek title, at the Georgios Karaiskakis Stadium in Piraeus on Wednesday evening.

The ‘Red-Whites’ defeated long-time rivals PAOK 1-0.

It was a first-half goal by Giorgos Masouras that ensured the win.

Olympiacos celebrate its 46th Greek title

The cup was carried to the stadium by men in traditional costumes from all over Greece.

Greek shipping tycoon and owner of Olympiakos FC, Evangelos Marinakis, raised the cup in the ‘red sky’ together with Greek footballer Avraam Papadopoulos and promised that other titles will follow.

 

 

Olympiacos fans storm Acropolis to celebrate 46th championship

Olympiakos fans forced their way into the grounds of the ancient Acropolis in Athens Wednesday during celebrations for winning this year’s championship.

The Culture Ministry said around 500 fans were involved in the incident, remaining among the site’s 2,500-year-old marble temples for about 15 minutes but causing no damage to the monuments.

“The staff at the Acropolis remained calm.”

They contacted the police and tried to keep them outside the area but the number of fans was overwhelming,” the ministry said.

No injuries or arrests were reported, and the ministry statement said the site suffered no damage.

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