Sakis Kouvas or Athanasios Kouvas or Thanasis Kouvas (Σάκης Κουβάς, Αθανάσιος Κουβάς, Θανάσης Κουβάς), (born in 1946) is a Greek former forward footballer.


Kouvas began playing football for Vyzas F.C. at age 16,[1] transferred to Panathinaikos in 1971 and played in 1971 Intercontinental Cup. He scored 73 Greek league goals for Vyzas and Panathinaikos, making him one of the league's all-time leading goal-scorers.[2] Kouvas won the Greek championship with Panathinaikos in 1972.[3]

He made his only national appearance on 30 September 1971, for the Greece national football team.[4]


  1. ^ ΑΦΙΕΡΩΜΑ – ΜΕΡΟΣ ΠΡΩΤΟ: ΣΑΚΗΣ ΚΟΥΒΑΣ: Ο ΠΟΔΟΣΦΑΙΡΙΣΤΗΣ ΠΟΥ «ΚΕΝΤΟΥΣΕ» ΜΕ ΤΑ ΠΟΔΙΑ [A Tribute - Part One: Sakis Kouvas] (in Greek). Aixmi News. 30 March 2012.
  2. ^ Mastrogiannopoulos, Alexander (19 January 2003). "Greece - All-Time Top Scorers 1959/1960-1998/1999". RSSSF.
  3. ^ [1] Archived 13 September 2008 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 11 May 2010. Retrieved 25 November 2009.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)