ATHENS - Greece coach Claudio Ranieri has been forced to
make two more changes to his squad for Friday's Euro 2016 qualifier against the
Faroe Islands due to injuries.
There is a first call-up for 21-year-old Panionios attacking
midfielder Dimitris Kolovos, replacing PAOK striker Dimitris Salpingidis, while
Levante defender Loukas Vyntra, 33, returns in place of Borussia Dortmund
defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos.
On Saturday, Ranieri replaced injured midfielder Costas
Fortounis of Olympiakos with Panathinaikos' Thanasis Dinas and Panionios
defender Christos Tasoulis stepped in for Roma's Jose Holebas.
Greece, the 2004 European champions, are second from bottom
of Group F with just one point from three games.
Goalkeepers: Orestis Karnezis (Udinese/ITA), Panagiotis
Glykos (PAOK), Stefanos Kapino (Mainz 05/GER)
Defenders: Costas Manolas, Vasilis Torosidis (both
Roma/ITA), Vangelis Moras (Verona/ITA), Loukas Vyntra (Levante/ESP), Avraam
Papadopoulos (Trabzonspor/TUR), Nikos Karabelas (Levante/ESP), Michalis Bakakis
(AEK Athens), Christos Tasoulis (Panionios)
Midfielders: Yiannis Maniatis (Olympiakos), Alexandros
Tziolis (PAOK), Andreas Samaris (Benfica/POR), Lazaros Christodoulopoulos
(Verona/ITA), Panagiotis Kone (Udinese/ITA), Petros Mantalos (AEK Athens),
Thanasis Dinas (Panathinaikos), Dimitris Kolovos (Panionios)Forwards: Stefanos Athanasiadis (PAOK),
Charalampos Mavrias (Sunderland/ENG), Nikos Karelis (Panathinaikos), Fanis
Gekas (Akhisar Belediyespor/TUR).
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