2015–16 Gamma Ethniki

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The 2015–16 Gamma Ethniki was the 33rd season since the official establishment of the third tier of Greek football in 1983. It started on 27 September 2015 and ended on 8 May 2016.

Gamma Ethniki
Season2015–16

64 teams were separated into four groups, according to geographical criteria.

Zakynthiakos and Paniliakos withdrew from the league before the group draw.

Group 1Edit

TeamsEdit

Team Location Last season
Nestos Chrysoupoli Chrysoupoli EPS Kavala champion, promotion play-off Group 1 winner
Serres F.C. Serres FL North, 12th
Apollon Kalamaria Kalamaria FL North, 11th
Vyzantio Kokkinochoma Kokkinochoma Group 1, 9th
Kavala Kavala Group 1, 3rd
Ethnikos Neo Agioneri Neo Agioneri Group 1, 6th
Evros Soufli Soufli Group 1, 11th
Ethnikos Alexandroupoli Alexandroupoli Group 1, 10th
APE Langadas Langadas EPS Macedonia champion, promotion play-off Group 2 winner
Kampaniakos Chalastra Group 1, 5th
Aris Thessaloniki Group 1, 2nd
Iraklis Ambelokipi Ampelokipi Group 1, 7th
Apollon Krya Vrysi Krya Vrysi EPS Pella champion, promotion play-off Group 3 winner
Eordaikos Ptolemaida EPS Kozani champion, promotion play-off Group 4 winner
Doxa Drama Drama Group 1, 4th
Thyella Filotas Filotas Group 1, 8th
Kozani Kozani Group 2, 10th

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Aris (C, P) 32 28 3 1 76 17 +59 87 Promotion to Football League
2 Nestos Chrysoupoli 32 21 3 8 66 35 +31 66
3 Doxa Dramas 32 18 9 5 47 24 +23 63
4 Kavala 32 16 10 6 53 24 +29 58
5 Apollon Kalamaria 32 16 5 11 46 29 +17 53
6 APE Langadas 32 15 8 9 50 34 +16 53
7 Ethnikos Neo Agioneri 32 14 8 10 34 24 +10 50
8 Kampaniakos 32 13 8 11 45 31 +14 47
9 Eordaikos 32 12 10 10 35 35 0 46
10 Kozani (R) 32 13 5 14 41 49 −8 44 Relegation to FCA championships
11 Vyzantio Kokkinochoma (R) 32 11 4 17 46 50 −4 37
12 Thyella Filotas (R) 32 10 5 17 32 38 −6 35
13 Apollon Krya Vrysi (R) 32 9 7 16 27 43 −16 34
14 Iraklis Ambelokipi (R) 32 8 4 20 32 57 −25 28
15 Ethnikos Alexandroupoli (R) 32 6 9 17 20 45 −25 25[a]
16 Evros Soufli (R) 32 5 7 20 32 86 −54 22
17 Serres F.C. (R) 32 2 5 25 10 71 −61 5[b]
Source: Hellenic Football Federation (in Greek)
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd head-to-head points; 3rd head-to-head goal difference
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated
Notes:
  1. ^ Ethnikos Alexandroupoli deducted two points for this season and also two points for the 2016–17 season by Hellenic Football Federation.
  2. ^ Serres F.C. withdrew from the league on 1 January 2016. They were deducted six points for this season and also six points for the 2016–17 season by Hellenic Football Federation.

Group 2Edit

TeamsEdit

Team Location Last season
Pydna Kitros Kitros EPS Pierias champion, promotion play-off Group 6 winner
Pierikos Katerini FL North, 8th & North Group Relegation Play-offs, 6th
Oikonomos Tsaritsani Group 2, 8th
Dotieas Agia Agia Group 2, 11th
Ethnikos Filippiada Filippiada Group 2, 9th
Aiginiakos Aiginio FL North, 7th & North Group Relegation Play-offs, 5th
Thesprotos Igoumenitsa Group 2, 5th
A.E. Karaiskakis Arta Group 2, 2nd
Acheron Kanallaki Kanallaki EPS Preveza-Lefkada champion, promotion play-off Group 8 winner
A.E. Farkadona Farkadona EPS Trikala champion, promotion play-off Group 5 winner
Achilleas Neokaisareia Neokaisareia Group 2, 3rd
Niki Volos Nea Ionia Volos SL, 17th (they were actually relegated to Football League, but they voluntarily relegated one more category lower, to Third Division)
Rigas Feraios Velestino Group 2, 7th
Pyrasos Nea Anchialos Group 2, 6th
Tyrnavos Tyrnavos FL North, 10th & North Group Relegation Play-offs, 4th
Opountios Martino Group 2, 4th
Fokikos Amfissa FL North, 13th

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Aiginiakos (C, P) 32 25 3 4 74 20 +54 78 Promotion to Football League
2 A.E. Karaiskakis 32 20 9 3 52 24 +28 69
3 Niki Volos 32 18 10 4 47 22 +25 64
4 Pydna Kitros 32 18 8 6 50 22 +28 62
5 Thesprotos 32 14 10 8 43 29 +14 52
6 Rigas Feraios 32 14 9 9 43 28 +15 51
7 Pierikos 32 14 12 6 35 24 +11 48[a]
8 Achilleas Neokaisareia 32 14 6 12 46 49 −3 48
9 Ethnikos Filippiada 32 10 10 12 23 25 −2 40
10 Pyrasos (R) 32 10 9 13 32 38 −6 39 Relegation to FCA championships
11 Oikonomos (R) 32 10 9 13 32 47 −15 39
12 Dotieas Agia (R) 32 9 7 16 24 37 −13 34
13 Tyrnavos (R) 32 7 12 13 25 30 −5 33
14 Acheron Kanallaki (R) 32 8 7 17 21 33 −12 31
15 Opountios (R) 32 5 12 15 23 36 −13 27
16 A.E. Farkadona (R) 32 5 4 23 29 64 −35 13[b]
17 Fokikos (R) 32 0 5 27 9 80 −71 −1[c]
Source: Source
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd head-to-head points; 3rd head-to-head goal difference
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated
Notes:
  1. ^ Pierikos were deducted six points for this season by Football League.
  2. ^ A.E. Farkadona were deducted six points for this season by Hellenic Football Federation.
  3. ^ Fokikos withdrew from the league on 1 January 2016. They were deducted six points for this season and also six points for the 2016–17 season by Hellenic Football Federation.

Group 3Edit

TeamsEdit

Team Location Last season
Kanaris Nenita Nenita EPS Chios champion, promotion play-off Group 10 winner
Kalamata Kalamata Group 3, 7th
Panargiakos Argos Group 3, 2nd
Chalkida Chalkida EPS Evia champion, promotion play-off Group 7 winner
PAO Varda Varda Group 3, 10th
Doxa Nea Manolada Nea Manolada Group 3, 5th
Panarkadikos Tripoli Group 3, 6th
Iraklis Psachna Psachna FL South, 10th & North Group Relegation Play-offs, 5th
Sparti Sparta EPS Laconia champion, promotion play-off Group 13 winner
Vyzas Megara Group 3, 9th
Levante Agioi Pantes, Galaro EPS Zakynthos champion, promotion play-off Group 12 winner
Enosi Ermionida Kranidi FL South, 5th & North Group Relegation Play-offs, 4th
A.O.Loutraki Loutraki Group 3, 8th
Aiolikos Mytilene Group 3, 3rd

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Sparti (C, P) 26 18 5 3 43 16 +27 59 Promotion to Football League
2 Panargiakos 26 15 6 5 45 23 +22 51
3 Panarkadikos 26 15 6 5 38 17 +21 51
4 Aiolikos 26 14 5 7 55 24 +31 47
5 PAO Varda 26 13 5 8 39 27 +12 44
6 A.O.Loutraki 26 11 8 7 35 24 +11 41
7 Doxa Nea Manolada 26 12 4 10 34 30 +4 40
8 Enosi Ermionida 26 10 8 8 33 28 +5 38
9 Chalkida 26 10 7 9 29 16 +13 37
10 Kalamata (R) 26 9 4 13 27 31 −4 31 Relegation to FCA championships
11 Vyzas (R) 26 9 3 14 25 47 −22 30
12 Levante (R) 26 5 2 19 22 62 −40 17
13 Kanaris Nenita (R) 26 4 4 18 17 48 −31 16
14 Iraklis Psachna (R) 26 3 1 22 7 56 −49 4[a]
Source: Hellenic Football Federation (in Greek)
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd head-to-head points; 3rd head-to-head goal difference
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated
Notes:
  1. ^ Iraklis Psachna withdrew from the league on 19 February 2016. They were deducted six points for this season and also six points for the 2016–17 season by Hellenic Football Federation.

Group 4Edit

TeamsEdit

Team Location Last season
A.E. Irakleio Irakleio EPS Athens champion, promotion play-off Group 9 winner
Fostiras Tavros FL South, 12th
P.A.O. Krousonas Krousonas Group 4, 9th
Ermis Zoniana Zoniana EPS Rethymno champion, promotion play-off Group 14 winner
AO Trachones Alimos Alimos FL South, 11th
OFI Heraklion SL, 16th (they were actually relegated to Football League, but they voluntarily relegated one more category lower, to Third Division)
Glyfada Glyfada Group 4, 6th
Ilisiakos Zografou Group 4, 10th
A.E. Kifisia Kifisia Group 4, 2nd
Triglia Rafina Rafina Group 4, 8th
Asteras Vari Vari Group 4, 5th
Atromitos Piraeus Piraeus (Kaminia neighborhood) Group 4, 4th
Ethnikos Piraeus Piraeus Group 4, 7th
Ionikos Nikaia Group 4, 3rd
Episkopi Rethimno FL South, 9th & North Group Relegation Play-offs, 6th
Ialysos Rodos Ialysos EPS Dodecanese champion, promotion play-off Group 11 winner

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 OFI (C, P) 30 21 5 4 53 11 +42 68 Promotion to Football League
2 Fostiras 30 19 6 5 43 22 +21 63
3 Triglia Rafina 30 16 9 5 44 25 +19 57
4 Ethnikos Piraeus 30 17 5 8 44 29 +15 56
5 Ialysos Rodos 30 16 7 7 41 31 +10 55
6 Ermis Zoniana 30 15 5 10 45 37 +8 50
7 Ionikos 30 14 7 9 37 23 +14 49
8 Ilisiakos 30 14 4 12 37 28 +9 46
9 A.E. Kifisia 30 13 7 10 38 32 +6 46
10 Asteras Vari (R) 30 11 8 11 33 30 +3 41 Relegation to FCA championships
11 P.A.O. Krousonas (R) 30 9 5 16 28 43 −15 32
12 Atromitos Piraeus (R) 30 8 8 14 26 42 −16 32
13 Episkopi (R) 30 7 8 15 29 31 −2 29
14 A.E. Irakleio (R) 30 7 5 18 41 55 −14 26
15 Glyfada (R) 30 3 4 23 19 55 −36 10[a]
16 AO Trachones Alimos (R) 30 2 3 25 16 66 −50 9
Source: Source
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd head-to-head points; 3rd head-to-head goal difference
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated
Notes:
  1. ^ Glyfada was deducted three points for this season by Hellenic Football Federation.

ReferencesEdit