This weekend Panathinaikos Chicago participated in the Springfield Capital City Cup. Within this tournament consisted of many very well prepared and organized teams.

The following players did not participate due to injuries : Johnny Deleon , Pari Pantazopoulos, Thanasis Adrahtas,  George Katsaros (Captain) , Stathis Bastas, Luis Zamora, Ben Solano,  Isaac Encarnacion, Josef Deleon.

A notable debut within our club was our youngest player (14 years old) Dario Curcic who made an impressive appearance considering his young age.

This was the first test in our preseason preperation that has recently begun under coach Giorgios Papadopoulos.

"This was our first game played with our newly built team. I liked and saw alot of positive things. It is only the beginning of our presseason. This was a very strong test for us - I would like to congratulate all of my players for there efforts and Springfield FC for organizing this tournament, we wish our opponents the best of luck in there upcoming seasons." said Coach Papadopoulos.


Our first game: PAO 0-3 Springfield FC

Our second game PAO 2-3 Cedar Rapids Inferno

Two goals scored by Alonso Guerrero. Note: Score was 2-1 in PAO's favor until our goalkeeper Dionissios Chronopoulos recieved a questionable red card.

Our third game: PAO 2-2 Indy City FC

One goal scored by Christian Ayala and another goal scored by Martin Munoz. Note: Penalty was missed by Chidozie Charles.


Our preseason continues Monday 07/27 and Our next preseason friendly match is on Tuesday 07/28 against Chicago Polish locals Wisla.

You can come and support us at 6:30 PM - 4593 Des Plaines River Rd Schiller Park,IL



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