P.A.O.K. Women's Volleyball

P.A.O.K. Women's Volleyball Club or PAOK Women's Volley, is a Greek volleyball club based in Thessaloniki and part of the major multi-sport club PAOK. The department was founded in 1985 and refounded in 2010.

PAOK
NicknameDouble-Headed Eagle of the North
Founded1985[1]
(Refounded: 2010)
GroundPAOK Sports Arena
(Capacity: 8,142)
ChairmanKostas Amoiridis
ManagerSerbia Darko Zakoč
LeagueA1 Ethniki
2022–233rd
WebsiteClub home page
Uniforms
Home
Away
Championships
1 Greek Cup

History edit

PAOK women's volleyball club was only active for 13 years, from 1985 until 1998. In 2003 it merged with Filathlitikos and ceased to exist.

It was founded again in 2010 and is currently and after reaching A2 it fell again in the 3rd level for 2012–13, B Ethiki. In 2017 the team promoted into A2 Ethniki Women's Volleyball. In 2019 the club won the Pre League Championship, and promoted to the A1 Ethniki.[2] In 2021 the club won the Greek Cup.[3]

Honours edit

Domestic competitions edit

Recent Seasons edit

Season Division Place Greek Cup
2016–17 B Ethniki (3rd Tier) 1st Last 32
2017–18 A2 Ethniki (3rd Tier/First phase)[a] 1st Last 16
2018–19 Pre League (2nd Tier/Second phase) 1st Quarter-Finals
2019–20 A1 Ethniki 5th[b] Abandoned[c]
2020–21 A1 Ethniki [d] Winner
2021–22 A1 Ethniki 3rd Last 16
2022–23 A1 Ethniki 3rd Semi-Finals

Notes edit

  1. ^ In 2017 was founded the Pre League Dision, which became the second level
  2. ^ The 2019–20 season of the Greek Championship was wrapped up due to COVID-19 pandemic. PAOK was at the 5th place when it stopped.
  3. ^ The 2019–20 season of the Greek Cup was abandoned due to COVID-19 pandemic. PAOK was at the semi-finals when it stopped.
  4. ^ The 2020–21 of the Greek Championship was abandoned due to COVID-19 pandemic while PAOK was in the 1st place

Current squad edit

Shirt No. Nationality Player Height Birth Date
Middle blockers
5   Ioanna Polynopoulou 1.82 09/04/1995
18   Andromachi Tsioga 1.90 03/11/2001
14   Kyriaki Terzoglou 1.86 22/11/2003
12   Tatiana Armoutsi 1.84 24/05/2003
Outside hitters
10   Maria Klepkou 1.78 13/05/2000
23   Kashauna Williams 1.83 12/01/1999
7   Duan Fang 1.88 26/12/1994
13   Stamatia Kyparissi 1.84 20/6/2002
Opposites
15   Charikleia Ntafopoulou 1.84 13/01/2006
11   Maria Oikonomidou 1.85 18/09/1992
Setters
16   Lea Deak 1.83 27/04/200
9   Elisavet Iliopoulou 1.76 25/01/2001
  Alexandra Merodoulaki 1.83 2005
Libero
1   Martina Xanthopoulou 1.63 24/10/1998
6   Eleni Papadopoulou 1.59 17/02/2004
Coach
  Thanos Terzis 1.93 10/03/1979
Assistant coach


Greek Cup Finals edit

Finals Winner Finalist Score
2021 PAOK A.O. Thiras
3–0
Total
1
0

European record edit

Season Competition Round Club Home Away Aggregate Qual.
2021–22 CEV Cup R32   Asterix Avo 3–2 3–0 6–2  
R16   Alba Blaj 1–3 0–3 1–6  
2022–23 CEV Cup R32   Královo Pole Brno 3–2 1–3 2–5  
2023–24 CEV Challenge Cup QR   Olympiada Neapolis 3–1 3–2 6–3

 

R32   VK Prostějov 3–0 3–1 6–1

 

R16   Dinamo Zagreb 0–3 3–0 3–3 (15–6)  
QF   VC Wiesbaden 0–3 0–3 0–6  

See also edit

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