2016–17 Gamma Ethniki

The 2016–17 Gamma Ethniki was the 34th season since the official establishment of the third tier of Greek football in 1983. It started on 11 September 2016 and ended at May 2017.

Gamma Ethniki
Season2016–17

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

Ethnikos Neo Agioneri, Zakynthos and Doxa Nea Manolada withdrew from the league before the group draw.

Group 1Edit

TeamsEdit

Team Location Last season
Nestos Chrysoupoli Chrysoupoli Group 1, 2nd
Doxa Proskinites Proskinites Thrace FCA champion, FCA Winners' Championship Group 1 winner
Apollon Kalamaria Kalamaria Group 1, 5th
Orfeas Xanthi Xanthi Xanthi FCA champion, FCA Winners' Championship Group 1 runner-up
Kavala Kavala Group 1, 4th
AO Kardia Kardia Macedonia FCA champion, FCA Winners' Championship Group 2 winner
Apollon Paralimnio Paralimnio Serres FCA champion, FCA Winners' Championship Group 2 runner-up
Almopos Aridea Aridaea Pella FCA champion, FCA Winners' Championship Group 3 winner
APE Langadas Langadas Group 1, 6th
Kampaniakos Chalastra Group 1, 8th
Naoussa Naousa Imathia FCA champion, FCA Winners' Championship Group 3 runner-up
Makedonikos Foufas Foufas Kozani FCA champion, FCA Winners' Championship Group 4 winner
Eordaikos Ptolemaida Group 1, 9th
Doxa Drama Drama Group 1, 3rd
AE Pontion Vatolakkos Vatolakkos Grevena FCA champion, FCA Winners' Championship Group 4 runner-up

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Apollon Kalamaria (C, P) 28 25 1 2 75 16 +59 73[a] Promotion to 2017-18 Football League
2 Doxa Dramas (P) 28 22 3 3 67 16 +51 69
3 APE Langadas 28 16 2 10 38 30 +8 50
4 Nestos Chrysoupoli 28 14 3 11 37 35 +2 45
5 Orfeas Xanthi 28 11 11 6 31 22 +9 44
6 Kavala 28 11 10 7 43 26 +17 43
7 Apollon Paralimnio 28 12 6 10 44 23 +21 42
8 Naoussa 28 11 7 10 28 32 −4 40
9 Kampaniakos 28 12 2 14 34 44 −10 38
10 AO Kardia 28 10 7 11 33 38 −5 35[b]
11 Makedonikos Foufas 28 9 5 14 29 34 −5 32
12 Almopos Aridea 28 9 3 16 24 31 −7 30
13 Doxa Proskinites 28 6 7 15 26 46 −20 25
14 Eordaikos 28 4 5 19 23 68 −45 17
15 AE Pontion Vatolakkos (R) 28 1 2 25 4 75 −71 −1[c] Relegation to 2017-18 EPS Championships
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. ^ Apollon Kalamaria deducted three points for this season by Hellenic Football Federation.
  2. ^ AO Kardia deducted two points for this season and also two points for the 2017-18 season by Hellenic Football Federation.
  3. ^ AE Pontion Vatolakkos withdrew from the league on 1 February 2017. 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 Group 2, 4th
Pierikos Katerini Group 2, 7th
Mavroi Aetoi Eleftherochori Eleftherochori Trikala FCA champion, FCA Winners' Championship Group 5 winner
Diagoras Sevasti Sevasti Pieria FCA champion, FCA Winners' Championship Group 6 runner-up
Ethnikos Filippiada Filippiada Group 2, 9th
Asteras Petriti Petriti Kerkyra FCA champion, FCA Winners' Championship Group 5 runner-up
Thesprotos Igoumenitsa Group 2, 5th
A.E. Karaiskakis Arta Group 2, 2nd
Apollon Larissa Larissa Larissa FCA champion, FCA Winners' Championship Group 6 winner
A.E Istiaia Istiaia Euboea FCA champion, FCA Winners' Championship Group 7 runner-up
Achilleas Neokaisareia Neokaisareia Group 2, 8th
Niki Volos Nea Ionia Volos Group 2, 3rd
Rigas Feraios Velestino Group 2, 6th
Olympiacos Volos Volos Football League, 17th
Tilikratis Lefkada Preveza-Lefkada FCA champion, FCA Winners' Championship Group 8 winner
Amvrakia Kostakioi Arta Arta FCA champion, FCA Winners' Championship Group 8 runner-up

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Apollon Larissa (C, P) 30 23 4 3 64 17 +47 73 Promotion to 2017-18 Football League
2 Karaiskakis (P) 30 20 6 4 43 14 +29 66
3 Olympiacos Volos 30 18 8 4 46 16 +30 62
4 Diagoras Sevasti 30 19 4 7 47 27 +20 61
5 Pydna Kitros 30 15 8 7 42 24 +18 53
6 Niki Volos 30 15 5 10 36 30 +6 50
7 Tilikratis 30 11 10 9 28 28 0 43
8 A.E Istiaia 30 11 2 17 29 39 −10 35
9 Thesprotos 30 10 4 16 36 40 −4 34
10 Pierikos 30 8 9 13 21 35 −14 33
11 Rigas Feraios 30 8 8 14 35 46 −11 32
12 Amvrakia Kostakioi 30 9 3 18 26 42 −16 30
13 Mavroi Aetoi Eleftherochori 30 7 9 14 25 42 −17 30
14 Ethnikos Filippiada 30 6 10 14 22 37 −15 28
15 Achilleas Neokaisareia (R) 30 7 5 18 30 54 −24 26 Relegation to 2017-18 EPS Championships
16 Asteras Petriti (R) 30 3 5 22 26 54 −28 14
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.

Group 3Edit

TeamsEdit

Team Location Last season
Tsiklitiras Pylos Pylos Messenia FCA champion, FCA Winners' Championship Group 13 winner
Zevgolateio Zevgolateio Corinthia FCA champion, FCA Winners' Championship Group 11 runner-up
Panargiakos Argos Group 3, 2nd
Chalkida Chalkida Group 3, 9th
PAO Varda Varda Group 3, 5th
Achaiki Kato Achaia Achaia FCA champion, FCA Winners' Championship Group 12 winner
Panarkadikos Tripoli Group 3, 3rd
Fostiras Tavros Group 4, 2nd
Asteras Amaliada Amaliada Elis FCA champion, FCA Winners' Championship Group 12 runner-up
Thiva Thiva Boeotia FCA champion, FCA Winners' Championship Group 7 winner
Panachaiki Patras Football League, 16th
Enosi Ermionida Kranidi Group 3, 8th
A.O.Loutraki Loutraki Group 3, 6th
Aiolikos Mytilene Group 3, 4th
Doxa Megalopolis Megalopolis Arcadia FCA champion, FCA Winners' Championship Group 13 runner-up

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Panachaiki (C, P) 28 20 5 3 47 9 +38 65 Promotion to 2017-18 Football League
2 Chalkida 28 14 10 4 34 22 +12 52
3 PAO Varda 28 14 6 8 39 26 +13 48
4 Enosi Ermionida 28 11 10 7 40 31 +9 43
5 Asteras Amaliada 28 10 8 10 25 30 −5 38
6 Thiva 28 9 10 9 32 29 +3 37
7 Fostiras 28 9 9 10 25 20 +5 36
8 Panarkadikos 28 9 9 10 21 24 −3 36
9 Aiolikos 28 8 11 9 32 25 +7 35
10 Panargiakos 28 11 2 15 24 35 −11 35
11 A.O.Loutraki 28 10 4 14 22 35 −13 34
12 Achaiki 28 10 6 12 26 32 −6 33[a]
13 Tsiklitiras Pylos 28 7 9 12 22 26 −4 30
14 Zevgolateio 28 6 8 14 15 37 −22 26
15 Doxa Megalopolis (R) 28 6 7 15 24 47 −23 25 Relegation to 2017-18 EPS Championships
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. ^ Achaiki deducted three points for this season by Hellenic Football Federation.

Group 4Edit

TeamsEdit

Team Location Last season
AEEK INKA Chania Chania FCA champion, FCA Winners' Championship Group 14 runner-up
Agios Ierotheos Peristeri Athens FCA champion, FCA Winners' Championship Group 9 runner-up
Thyella Rafina Rafina(Diastavrosi neighborhood) East Attica FCA champion, FCA Winners' Championship Group 11 winner
Ermis Zoniana Zoniana Group 4, 6th
Panthiraikos Santorini Cyclades FCA champion, FCA Winners' Championship Group 10 runner-up
Proodeftiki Nikaia Piraeus FCA champion, FCA Winners' Championship Group 9 winner
Atsalenios Heraklion(Atsalenio neighborhood) Heraklion FCA champion, FCA Winners' Championship Group 14 winner
Ilisiakos Zografou Group 4, 8th
A.E. Kifisia Kifisia Group 4, 9th
Triglia Rafina Rafina Group 4, 3rd
Ergotelis Heraklion Football League, 18th
Rodos Rhodes Dodecanese FCA champion, FCA Winners' Championship Group 10 winner
Ethnikos Piraeus Piraeus Group 4, 4th
Ionikos Nikaia Group 4, 7th
Ialysos Ialysos Group 4, 5th

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Ergotelis (C, P) 28 19 7 2 50 21 +29 64 Promotion to 2017-18 Football League
2 Ionikos 28 19 6 3 55 18 +37 63
3 Agios Ierotheos 28 15 9 4 40 23 +17 54
4 Ethnikos Piraeus 28 11 7 10 34 33 +1 40
5 Atsalenios 28 12 4 12 37 43 −6 40
6 Proodeftiki 28 10 9 9 31 27 +4 39
7 Ermis Zoniana 28 9 7 12 25 33 −8 34
8 Triglia Rafina 28 8 8 12 35 42 −7 32
9 Panthiraikos 28 7 11 10 28 32 −4 32
10 Rodos 28 8 7 13 29 41 −12 31
11 A.E. Kifisia 28 7 9 12 30 36 −6 30
12 Thyella Rafina 28 6 11 11 29 36 −7 29
13 Ialysos 28 7 8 13 29 41 −12 29
14 Ilisiakos 28 6 9 13 24 35 −11 27
15 AEEK INKA (R) 28 7 6 15 25 39 −14 27 Relegation to 2017-18 EPS Championships
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.

ReferencesEdit