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A.C. Orestias

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Ground  Orestias Indoor hall
2014-15  8th
Location  Orestiada, Greece
League  A1 Division
Home  Away
Date founded  1970
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Full name  Athletic Club of Orestias

A.C. Orestias (full name Athletic Club of Orestias/ Greek: Αθλητικός Όμιλος Ορεστιάδας) is a Greek volleyball club based in Orestias. It was founded in 1970 and it has important presence in the Greek volleyball championship. Orestias was tree times the finalist of the championship and one time the finalist of the Greek cup. Nevertheless the most important moment was the presence of the club in the final of the CEV Challenge Cup, in 1995.



A.C. Orestias was founded in 1970. The first presence in the A1 Ethniki championship was in 1984. Since 1989, Orestias was one of the most powerful teams in the championship. At those years Orestias had notable players such as Nikos Samaras and Theodoros Baev. The club played three times in the finals of the championship and one time in the final of the cup. In 1995, Orestias reached to the final of the CEV Challenge Cup but was defeated by Pallavolo Parma. The decline of Orestias started with the relegation in 2007. Orestias remained seven years in the lower division. In 2014 the club returned to the highest level and now it plays in A1 Ethniki.


  • CEV Challenge Cup
  • Finalist (1): 1995
  • Greek Championship
  • Finalist (3): 1992, 1997, 1998
  • Greek Volleyball Cup
  • Finalist (1): 1993
  • References

    A.C. Orestias Wikipedia

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