Greek football league suspended after president with the gun field ran

The Greek government has decided to the football league in the highest division, Greek Super League, ‘until further order’ to suspend. The comment comes after Sunday night with the top match between PAOK Saloniki and AEK Athens on another, a contest gone wrong.

PAOK-president Ivan Savvidis ran onto the field with a gun in his holster © Belga

“We have taken the decision to the championships to postpone”, said state secretary for sport Giorgos Vasiliadis after a spoedzitting. “The matches will only resume when there is a clear security perspective, in effect, that for all fits.’

The topper in the Greek football league between PAOK Saloniki and AEK Athens on Sunday, with the necessary chaos ended. The players of AEK refused in the final of the match play out, after irate members of the team to the field entered. The PAOK president wore even a gun.

Thuisverdediger Fernando Varela scored in the ninetieth minute of the 1-0, but the referee, the match, which PAOK in the lead would bring to the position, for offside. That was absolutely not to the liking of the board of directors of PAOK, that on the field when the ref story was going to get. Ivan Savvidis, the Greek-Russian president of the team from Thessaloniki was at that time a holster with a gun.

When the referee afterwards and he can still approve of, refused by the players of AEK in the game to play. The party was finally ended with a scoreloos tie.

PAOK-president Ivan Savvidis, with a gun in a holster on the rechterheur, ran furiously onto the field after a disallowed goal. © Belga

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