Kozani Football Club (Greek: Φ.Σ. Κοζάνη) is a Greek football club from Kozani, Greece. The club was founded in April 1964 in Kozani, Greece following the merger between Makedonikos and Olympiakos Kozanis and since then it has won the Delta Ethniki a record 5 times. The club plays in the Gamma Ethniki, the third tier of Greek football. Kozani FC presently plays at the Kozani Stadium in Kozani.

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Full nameFilathlo Somateio Kozanis
Erythrolefki (Red-Whites)
Founded1964; 59 years ago (1964)
GroundKozani Municipal Stadium
PresidentChristos Petrocheilos
ManagerNikos Badimas
LeagueGamma Ethniki
2021–22Gamma Ethniki–Group 2, 1st
WebsiteClub website


The football section of Kozani is one of the sections in sports that hasn't achieved a lot in the Greek football league for the city of Kozani, resulting the team to be 3 times champions in the Fourth Division (1995,1997 and 2004) and win the promotion to the Third Division with some good performances in the past years. The best recent year in the Third Division was actually in 1999-2000 where they finished 3rd, behind Akratito and Nafpaktiako who were promoted. They also finished 3rd three more times in 1988, 1990 and 1998 where they lost promotion in the last games. They haven't played in the Beta Ethniki though with the existing format, although the last time they participated in the Beta Ethniki was in 1982-83 when the second division had two groups of 20 teams each.

After the 2005-06 season, the club, was relegated to Delta Ethniki after failing to win the last game away at Drama. However, the crucial match tο avoid the relegation was against Polykastro at home where the team drew 1-1 instead of winning and staying in the division.

In the 2006–07 season, the club played in the Delta Ethniki where it finished in the 8th place. In the 2007–08 season, the club remained another year in the Delta Ethniki and finished 3rd. In the 2008–09 season, the club played again in the Delta Ethniki and won promotion to the Gamma Ethniki. In the 2009–10 season, the club finished 13th in the North Group and remained in the Gamma Ethniki. In the 2010–11 season, the club finished 16th and relegated to Delta Ethniki. In the 2011–12 season, the club played in the Delta Ethniki where it finished in the 4th place. In the 2012–13 season, the club won promotion to the Gamma Ethniki. During the 2013–14 season they competed in the Gamma Ethniki, where they gained the fourth position. The following year (2014–15) they were ranked 10th in the same championship. After a disappointing season, Kozani finished 10th in the 2015–16 Gamma Ethniki in the Group 1, and the club was relegated to Kozani FCA championship. In the 2019-20 seasaon, the club won the promotion to the Gamma Ethniki.

Crest and coloursEdit

In the emblem the team kept the date both teams were founded in 1928 and took the colours of Olympiakos, the red and Makedonikos, the white. The emblem of Kozani is the big clock of the Town Hall on a red background.


Kozani has long-standing rival with Eordaikos, from the neighbouring city of Ptolemaida .


Kozani Stadium

Kozani plays its home games at the Municipal Stadium of Kozani (Δημοτικό Στάδιο Κοζάνης), located in the southwest part of Kozani. The stadium holds 4,000 and was built in 1955. It also features projectors for night races.


Kozani's fans named The Lions



  • Third Division
    • Winners (1): 2021–22
  • Fourth Division
    • Winners (6): 1980–81, 1994–95, 1996–97, 2003–04, 2008–09, 2012–13
  • Kozani FCA Championship
    • Winner (1): 2019–20


  • Greek Football Amateur Cup
    • Winner (1): 1992-93
  • Kozani FCA Cup
    • Winners (4): 1992–93, 1994–95, 2007–08, 2012-13
  • Kozani FCA Super Cup
    • Winner (1): 2020

Seasons in the 21st centuryEdit

Season Category Position Cup
2000–01 Gamma Ethniki 11th GS
2001–02 Delta Ethniki (Group 3) 4th -
2002–03 Delta Ethniki (Group 3) 2nd -
2003–04 Delta Ethniki (Group 3) 1st -
2004–05 Gamma Ethniki (Group 2) 5th 1R
2005–06 Gamma Ethniki (Group 2) 15th 1R
2006-07 Delta Ethniki (Group 3) 10th -
2007-08 Delta Ethniki (Group 3) 3rd -
2008-09 Delta Ethniki (Group 3) 1st -
2009–10 Gamma Ethniki (Group 2) 13th 1R
2010–11 Gamma Ethniki (Group 2) 16th 4R
2011–12 Delta Ethniki (Group 3) 4th -
2012–13 Delta Ethniki (Group 3) 1st -
2013–14 Gamma Ethniki (Group 2) 4th -
2014–15 Gamma Ethniki (Group 2) 10th -
2015–16 Gamma Ethniki (Group 1) 10th -
2016-17 Kozani FCA Championship 3rd -
2017-18 Kozani FCA Championship 2nd -
2018-19 Kozani FCA Championship 2nd -
2019-20 Kozani FCA Championship 1st -
2020–21 Gamma Ethniki (Group 3) 5th -
2021–22 Gamma Ethniki (Group 2) 1st 4R

Promotion in bold.

Key: GS = Group Stage, 1R = First Round, 2R = Second Round, 3R = Third Round, 4R = Fourth Round.


Current squadEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
GK   GRE Anastasios Karagiozis
GK   GRE Prodromos Blatsiotis
GK   GRE Dimitrios Nathanailidis
DF   GRE Thomas Piritzaous
DF   GRE Nikolaos Patas
DF   GRE Adam Koufas
DF   GRE Thomas Gialamidis
DF   GRE Stelios Marangos
DF   GRE Iordanis Papargyriou
DF   GRE Xenofon Panos
DF   GRE Georgios Tsapakidis
MF   GRE Angelos Tsotsos
MF   GRE Paraskevas Bakalis
MF   GRE Giannis Papadopoulos
No. Pos. Nation Player
MF   SEN Ibrahima Niasse
MF   GRE Theocharis Psaltis
MF   GRE Alexandros Karagiannis
MF   GRE Konstantinos Stoios
MF   GRE Konstantinos Voriazidis
MF   GRE Nikolaos Bintsis
MF   GRE Athanasios Papanikopoulos
MF   GRE Vangelis Adamis
MF   GRE Stratos Laboglou
MF   GRE Georgios Apostolidis
MF   FIN Keaton Isaksson
FW   GRE Panagiotis Katanas
FW   GRE Athanasios Kanoulas

Notable PlayersEdit


  • Great Shirt Sponsor: Kiefer
  • Sport Clothing Manufacturer: Macron


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