A.O. Nea Ionia F.C.

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A.O. Nea Ionia F.C
Α.Ο.Νέας Ιωνίας
Full name Athlitikos Omilos Neas Ionias
(Athletic Union of New Ionia)
Nickname(s) Κίτρινο/Μαύροι (Yellow-Blacks)
Founded 16 May 1939; 76 years ago (1939-05-16) (merged three times in 1967,1988 and 2001)
Ground Δημοτικό Στάδιο Νέας Ιωνίας
Municipal Stadium of Nea Ionia
Nea Ionia, Athens, Greece
Ground Capacity 1000
Chairman Greece Theodoros Douridas
Coach Greece Yorgos Tsamopoulos
League Gamma Ethniki
2014-15 Gamma Ethniki (Group 4) 13th relegated
Website Club home page

A.O. Nea Ionia F.C, officially known as Nea Ionia (Greek: Νέα Ιωνία, Athlitikos Omilos Neas Ionias), the "Athletic Union of New Ionia", is a Greek association football club based in the city of Athens, Greece. The club currently compete in the Football League 2.


At the end of the first decade of the previous century, the town of Nea Ionia had a lot of football clubs, each one with its separate football history. This in relation to its inhabitants' love of sport and especially football made the town known to the rest of Athens. A.O.Nea Ionia is today's most representative club of this refugee town, which is a merge product from football clubs of the town with the latter one having been accomplished in 2001. The basic colours of the team are yellow and blue.


The club home ground was located in Nea Ionia, Athens. The municipal stadium of Nea Ionia [1] is the home ground for A.O.Nea Ionia from the day of its foundation. It was built in 1962. In 2004 the whole stadium was extensively renovated and the pitch was replaced with a turf system of the very last generation.The dressing rooms have been renovated for the last time in 2007. The new facilities and stands which are expected to be completed at the end of 2015 were sponsored by the Greek government. The stadium is also used by A.E. Eleftheroupoli and P.A.O. Alsoupolis.

First Team Squad[edit]

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

No. Position Player
1 Greece GK Antonios Lykouris
32 Greece GK Kostas Panagiotopoulos
27 Greece GK Kostas Kapoutaglis
14 Greece DF Nikos Rocos
21 Greece DF Panagiotis Chrousis
6 Greece DF Labros Kontidis
7 Georgia (country) DF Michalis Tsamourlidis
8 Greece DF Ahmet Satzit
9 Albania DF Ilias Motska
10 Greece DF Fotios Ntaifotis
2 Greece DF Panagiotis Pavlidis
5 Greece DF Othonas Terlelis
13 Greece DF Vagelis Koniaris
4 Greece DF Victor Plantzos
15 Greece DF Kostas Xenakis
16 Greece DF Thanos Vlachavas
17 Greece DF Anastasios Litras
18 Albania DF Vlanti Louris
19 Albania DF Klenti Ereki
40 Greece DF Zois Strougaris
No. Position Player
20 Greece MF Anastasios Karagiannis
12 Greece MF Kostas Vogatsas
22 Greece MF Pantelis Spagis
23 Greece MF Sotiris Gouletas
24 Greece MF Jiannis Tirpos
25 Greece MF Vasilis Vogatsas
26 Greece MF Kostas petousis
3 Greece MF Iraklis Roppas
29 Greece MF Panagiotis Karachalios
30 Greece MF Giorgos Georgopoulos
31 Albania FW Flosard Maltci
11 Greece FW Marios Ogboe
28 Greece FW Kostas Voutsinos
33 Greece FW Dimitrios Ragias
34 Greece FW Tasos Prisimitzis
35 Greece FW Theodoros Nisariotis
36 Greece FW Vagelis Xagoraris
37 Greece FW Dimitris Koudounas
38 Greece FW Kiriakos Tsinivits
39 Greece FW Panagiotis Avgeris

Notable former coaches[edit]



  • President: Theodoros Douridas
  • Vice Presidents: Christos Kakkos and Michalis Adamantidis
  • Secretary Director: Yorgos Oustabasidis
  • General & Financial Director: Yannis Sarris and Antonios Kirkibesis
  • Public Relations: Konstantinos Chrousis
  • Caretaker: Dimitrios Anthopoulos
  • Physiotherapist: Grigoris Tsougrianis


  1. ^ Anonymous. Δημοτικό Στάδιο Νέας Ιωνίας. erasitexnikopodosfairo.gr (in Greek). Ερασιτεχνικό Ποδόσφαιρο. p. 1. Archived from the original on 2013. Retrieved 1 March 2013. 

External links[edit]

Official Website[edit]

Other Websites[edit]