Lakis Nikolaou

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Lakis Nikolaou
Personal information
Full name Pantelis Nikolaou
Date of birth (1949-07-17) 17 July 1949 (age 68)
Place of birth Ios, Greece
Playing position Centre Back
Club information
Current team
AEK FC (Medical Director)
Youth career
–1966 Atromitos
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1966–1981 AEK Athens 358 (42)
National team
1973–1975 Greece 15 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Pantelis "Lakis" Nikolaou (born 17 July 1949) is a retired Greek football defender. He is currently the Head Doctor of AEK Athens.

Club career[edit]

Born on the island of Ios, Nikolaou played mainly for AEK Athens forming a powerful defending duo with Petros Ravousis.[1]

International career[edit]

He made his debut for Greece on 8 September 1973 and played a total of 15 games.[2] He was a participant at the 1980 UEFA European Football Championship.

Other activities[edit]

Lakis studied medicine in University of Athens while still being a professional footballer and managed to become a successful medicine professor and surgeon (with speciality in orthopedics). He later became doctor of AEK Athens and now of Olympiakos On 13 October 1997 he became AEK Athens' thirty fifth president, serving from 1997 until 1998.[1]


  1. ^ a b Kolokotsios, Lambros (22 May 2009). Αθλητικοί Φάκελοι (ΝΙΚΟΛΑΟΥ) [Sporting Capsules (Nikolaou)] (in Greek). Evrytania News. 
  2. ^ ΕΘΝΙΚΕΣ ΟΜΑΔΕΣ > Εθνική Ομάδα Ανδρών (in Greek). Hellenic Football Federation. Archived from the original on 30 November 2009. Retrieved 2009-11-10. 

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Preceded by
Alexis Kougias
Chairman of AEK Athens
Succeeded by
Konstantinos Generakis