Panelefsiniakos F.C. (Greek: Πανελευσινιακός Α.Ο.), the Panelefsiniakos Athletic Club, is a football club based in the city of Elefsina, Greece. The club currently competes in Football League. The team was formed in 1931.
|Full name||Πανελευσινιακός Αθλητικός Όμιλος|
(Panelefsiniakos Athletic Club)
|Ground||Municipal Stadium of Eleusina|
|2019–20||West Attica FCA, 1st (promoted)|
Panelefsiniakos was formed in 1931. The club has played in the top level of Greek football, the Alpha Ethniki, three times (1962, 1968 and 1999), but was relegated after each season. The club has also played in the second level, Beta Ethniki, for 25 seasons.
After a series of relegations, the club has played for many years in the local West Attica championships. In 2013, the team promoted in the Football League 2 after 11 years. The new administrators of the team give hope for the future to the fans, signed experienced players from Football League and well-known players in Greece, such as Wellington Gonçalves and Ivan Rusev, who played for many years in the Greek Super League.
The current stadium of Panelefsiniakos is the Municipal Stadium of Elefsina (capacity 1,800) located in Elefsina, which built in 1978 and opened in 1981. Next to the stadium, there is the fitness center, which constitutes a part of the athletic center. It also has seats for journalists and beaten path. The old stadium of the team was "Evangelos Doukas Stadium".
Honours and achievementsEdit
- Winners (2): 1961, 1967
- Winners (1): 2015
- Association Football Clubs West Attica
- Winners (3): 2004, 2009, 2012
- First Division of Piraeus Local Championship
- Winners (1): 1961
- Second Division of Piraeus Local Championship
- Winners (1): 1947
- Third Division of Piraeus Local Championship
- Winners (1): 1946
Notable former playersEdit
- Greek players
- Ioannis Kalitzakis
- Thomas Kyparissis
- Kostas Fragolias
- Giorgos Barkoglou
- Alekos Rantos
- Manolis Psomas
- Alexandros Kaklamanos
- Giorgos Zacharopoulos
- Nikolaos Platanos
- Charalambos Economopoulos
- Lefteris Kouvidis
- Foreign players
- "Ιστορία Πανελευσινιακού (Panelefsiniakos history)" (in Greek). paneleusiniakosfc.gr. Archived from the original on 8 May 2012. Retrieved 11 May 2012.
- Mastrogiannopoulos, Alexander (2004-03-21). "Greece Club Directory 2003/04". RSSSF.
- "A Division standings" (in Greek). West Attica FCA. Retrieved 11 May 2012.