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AEK F.C. Academy

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Full name  AEK FC Academy
Ground  OPAP Sports Center
Chairman  Evangelos Aslanidis
Founded  1930's
Owner  AEK F.C.
Technical Director  Michalis Mitrotasios
AEK F.C. Academy

AEK (sports club) was one of the first Greek clubs to found a youth academy back in 1934, while AEK F.C. manage them since 1979.



AEK was one of the first Greek clubs to found a youth academy back in 1934.

Famous players have been produced by AEK youth development system over the years.

Some of the most notable include: Tryfon Tzanetis (1933–1950), Kleanthis Maropoulos (1934–1952), Andreas Stamatiadis (1950–1969), Stelios Skevofilakas (1960–1973), Nikos Karoulias (1973–1974) Stelios Manolas (1978–1998), Spyros Oikonomopoulos (1978–1994), Vangelis Vlachos (1979–1985), Lysandros Georgamlis (1979–1986), Pantelis Konstantinidis (1993–1994), Dionisis Chiotis (1995–1998, 2000–2007), Sokratis Papastathopoulos (2005–2008), Savvas Gentsoglou (2006–2012), Panagiotis Tachtsidis (2007–2010), Kostas Manolas (2009–2012) and Viktor Klonaridis (2010–2012).

AEK U20 squad

AEK U20 is the youth team of AEK. They participate in the Superleague U20 championship. They play their home games at the OPAP Sports Center in Spata.

P. ^ Players with professional contract. As of 22 April 2016

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

Notable players coming from the club's youth departments include:

  • Christos Aravidis
  • Dionisis Chiotis
  • Lysandros Georgamlis
  • Savvas Gentsoglou
  • Viktor Klonaridis
  • Pantelis Konstantinidis
  • Kostas Manolas
  • Stelios Manolas
  • Kleanthis Maropoulos
  • Sokratis Papastathopoulos
  • Michalis Pavlis
  • Andreas Stamatiadis
  • Stelios Skevofilakas
  • Panagiotis Tachtsidis
  • Tryfon Tzanetis
  • Vangelis Vlachos
  • References

    AEK F.C. Academy Wikipedia