Georgios Kostikos

Georgios Kostikos (Greek: Γεώργιος Κωστίκος; born 26 April 1958) is a Greek former professional footballer.

Georgios Kostikos
Georgios Kostikos (1986).jpg
Kostikos in 1986
Personal information
Date of birth (1958-04-26) 26 April 1958 (age 62)
Place of birth Tashkent, Soviet Union
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Position(s) Forward
Club information
Current team
PAOK (Scout)
Youth career
1973–1975 Pierikos
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1975–1977 Pierikos 51 (13)
1977–1986 PAOK 233 (78)
1986–1987 Olympiacos 20 (5)
1987–1988 Diagoras 19 (6)
Total 323 (102)
National team
1977–1984 Greece 35 (3)
Teams managed
1997–1998 Pierikos
1998–1999 Levadiakos
1999–2000 Kozani
2000 Nafpaktiakos
2001 Kozani
2001–2002 Ethnikos Piraeus
2002–2004 Greece U19
2005–2006 PAOK
2006 Levadiakos
2007 Nea Salamis Famagusta FC
2008 Apollon Pontus
2009 Veria
2012– PAOK (Scout)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Playing careerEdit

ClubEdit

Kostikos began playing football with Pierikos in 1975, and two years later he was acquired by PAOK.[1] He played for PAOK from 1977[2] to 1986, before finishing his career with Olympiacos and Diagoras.[3] He won the 1985 Greek league title with PAOK.

InternationalEdit

Kostikos made 35 appearances and scored three goals for the Greece national football team from 1977 to 1984.[4] He also participated in UEFA Euro 1980.

Managerial careerEdit

In 2006, after the dismissal of PAOK coach, Mr. Karageorgiou, Kostikos took over the team as a temporary coach. After Kostikos successfully led PAOK to qualify to the UEFA Cup Groups, PAOK's president Yannis Goumenos, announced that Kostikos will be the coach of PAOK. For the year 2007–2008 Kostikos managed Nea Salamina of Famagusta in Cyprus.

HonoursEdit

PAOK

Olympiacos

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kolokotsios, Lambros (30 November 2010). Αθλητικοί Φάκελοι (ΚΩΣΤΙΚΟΣ) [Sporting Capsules (Kostikos)] (in Greek). Evrytania News. Archived from the original on 17 October 2011.
  2. ^ Mastrogiannopoulos, Alexander (24 April 2003). "Greece 1977/78". RSSSF.
  3. ^ Mastrogiannopoulos, Alexander (19 June 2003). "Greece 1987/88". RSSSF.
  4. ^ Mamrud, Roberto (29 October 2009). "Greece - Record International Players". RSSSF.

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