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Soulis Markopoulos

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League  Greek League Eurocup
1978–1987  Dimokritos
Pro career  1977
1972–1977  Dimokritos
Position  Head coach
Coaching career  1977–present
Role  Basketball Player
Nationality  Greek
Name  Soulis Markopoulos

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Born  March 1, 1949 (age 66) Thessaloniki, Greece (1949-03-01)
–1972  Olympos Saranta Ekklision


Anastasios "Soulis" Markopoulos (Greek: Ἀναστάσιος "Σούλης" Μαρκόπουλος; born March 1, 1949) is a former Greek professional basketball player, and a current professional basketball coach. His son, Charis Markopoulos, is also a professional basketball coach and former professional basketball player.


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Playing career

Markopoulos played basketball with the Greek clubs Olympos Saranta Ekklision and Dimokritos.

Coaching career

Markopoulos has coached, in his career, teams such as: Iraklis, PAOK, Aris, Makedonikos, AEK, and Maroussi. His most remarkable success was the acquisition of the FIBA Korać Cup title, while with PAOK Bravo in the 1993–94 season. In the Greek Basket League 2007–08 season, while coaching Maroussi, and qualifying to the semifinals of the Greek Basket League, he was voted the Greek League Best Coach.

He was also named the Greek League Best Coach in 2014. In the summer of 2014, he extended his contract with PAOK through the 2018–19 season. On 26 May 2017, PAOK announced the end of their cooperation with Markopoulos working as the club's head coach.


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