East York Soccer Club consultant and former president of the Ontario Youth Soccer League Bert Lobo was just 13 years old when he witnessed England win the 1966 World Cup.
Zissis Katsoulis is a diehard soccer fan. He had no choice. “When I was at home … I could hear when they scored,” he said. Back in Greece, Katsoulis grew up near the Panathinaikos stadium. “When we would go to the games, you could feel it.” Now living in Canada, Katsoulis follows his favourite time in the Panathinaikos fan club location at Pape and Floyd, in East York. “This … is the heart of Panathinaikos in Toronto,” he said, “17 years we’ve been in this place.”
It’s been a new era since Monday for some residents in Toronto’s Greektown, who are anticipating a better future for their families back in Greece.
Angela Boulougouris left Greece 50 years ago, but the Greek Independence parade on the Danforth still fills her with pride.
Lee Jung-Soo and Park Chu-Young each scored as South Korea was able to draw Nigeria 2-2 at the 2010 FIFA World Cup on Tuesday and advanced to the round of 16 because of an Argentine victory over Greece.
Greece has finally won a match at the World Cup. Appearing in just their second ever World Cup, Greece has finally found a way to win as they defeated a shorthanded Nigeria 2-1 at Free State Stadium in Bloemfontein, South Africa. Nigeria was the first to find the board as Kalu Uche booted home a […]
Lionel Messi didn’t score in his team’s 1-0 victory over Nigeria on Saturday, but Barcelona’s star forward put on an impressive display of skill, showing why he could be the most dominant player of the tournament.
The first win of the World Cup went to a tenacious South Korean team who defeated Greece 2-0 at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Saturday morning.
Led by top strikers Lionel Messi and Carlos Tevez, Argentina is the overwhelming favorite to come out ahead in Group B, one that includes Greece, Nigeria, and South Korea