Athletic Union of Greek Alexandria

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The Athletic Union of Greek Alexandria (AEEA) is a Greek sports club based in Alexandria of Egypt.[1] Ιδρύθηκε το 1910[2] with colors Blue and white and double-headed eagle emblem. Later in AEEA merged and Football Club of Greeks of Alexandria, which was also founded in 1910. In the long history of the Union had parts football men and women, basketball men and women, volleyball men and women, gymnastics Athletics field hockey and table tennis. Owns a house and struggled in the Community stage of Greek Community.

He was a member of the local Ephorates SEGAS Egypt winning several local tournaments. The track section has participated in many national championships having highlighted many panellinionikes. In July 1939 the Union launched a sports magazine called "Sports Enosis", Bulletin of the Greek league Alexandria, issued at least 1975.


In the classic sports AEEA has participated in many national championships as the local championships Inspectorate SEGAS Egypt. Has highlighted many great athletes. Many of them served as the national team players such as Nicholas in 60. The Gerolaimou the jump discus and shot,[3] K. Varotsis jumps, A. Lane also jumps,[4] the Hatzikostas in shot The Yannopoulos Assouant in discus, the Koutlaki the Borz, Anni shock, and Nicholas Souartz roads speed, Maha to discus,[5] the Vlastoudaki the javelin which had discredited many times the All Egypt record.[6]

1955 AEEA won the tournament in Egypt with diasyllogiko 69 points against 68 of the Nationals Cairo with 6 gold 5 silver and 7 bronze medals. Of the athletes were all expatriates except for one Egyptian.[7]


The football department was struggling early in the local championship winning Alexandria many times the big league with the enemy "Juno Regkresion. At that time in Egypt were three local - regional championships: Cairo, Alexandria and Suez. The first bidding for the Egyptian league.[8]

With the introduction of the League to Egypt AEEA played two years of the National D Egypt and has numerous appearances in the League. The first time in 1948-1949 finishing in ninth place with 17 points, 5 wins, 7 draws, eight defeats and finishes 20-30. And 1949-1950, occupying the 10th place with 14 points, 4 wins, six draws, eight defeats and ending 16-29.[9][10]

After 1960, when the Greek community has shrunk, the football department at times participate in tournaments or local infrastructure of Alexandria.


Sections basketball AEEA participated in local tournaments local Inspectorate SEGAS winning many of them.


Sections of AEEA volleyball participated in local tournaments local Inspectorate SEGAS winning many of them.


The hockey part was founded in 1937 and was among the first groups to cultivate the sport to Egypt. The first league matches due to lack of English was by military groups and the group of "French Union, which disintegrated in the course and athletes joined the AEEA. By the end of World War II participated in Egyptian league leading role in many athletic events.[11]

Table Tennis[edit]

The table tennis section of AEEA had many athletes participating primarily in diaspora and the local leagues of Alexandria. The greatest athlete who was revealed Alekos Cassavetes, champion Egypt in 1948 and later Australia s when they migrated there.[12] The Cassavetes had participated with the national team in world championship in 1939 at the Greek individual championship in 1950, where she lost the final by 3-0 Leventis and declared second panellinionikis. In the same event in terms of AEEA had taken part and: Vavakis, Andreadis.[13] Also, see Psiakis were young Egyptian champion in 1959 [14] and showed other ping ponistes.

The female section highlighted several major athletes. Among them were: Lite and coconut, which moved to Panathinaikos. The coconut had even grown champions Egypt in maidens (under 17) in 1965.[15] Thalia also highlighted Kyriakou, girls champions Egypt and second in the girls 1967 [16] and Kiki Karampella, homogeny[clarification needed misspelled word] champion league 1959.[17]



  1. ^ Ethnikotopikes Organizations Africa
  2. ^ Η δόξα του αθλητισμού από τα Google Books
  3. ^ Sports Echo 14/11/1949 Best Greek track record for 1949
  4. ^ Sports Echo 11-4-1949
  5. ^ Sports Echo February 5, 1953, the best record in the Egyptian arena the 1952
  6. ^ Sports Echo, 3 July 1953
  7. ^ Sports Echo Ιανουαρίου 13 1955
  8. ^ Sports Echo 05/12/1949 tribute to the Egyptian Football
  9. ^ Stats AEEA in the First National
  10. ^ rsssf
  11. ^ Echo March 15, 1950, dedicated to hockey, Egypt
  12. ^ Sports Echo 07/13/1959 tribute to the Greek Table Tennis in Egypt
  13. ^ Sports Echo January 11, 1950 National Championship Review 1950
  14. ^ Sports Echo 13/7/1959
  15. ^ Sports Echo January 16, 1965, dedicated to the female part of Table Tennis Panathinaikos
  16. ^ Sports Echo, 21 February 1967
  17. ^ Sports Echo 07/13/1959