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AU Apollo Patras
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Full name A.Σ. Απόλλων Πατρών
A.S. Apollon Patron
Nickname(s) Melanolefkoi (black & whites), Apollonara
Founded 1926
Chairman Nikos Karapanos
Manager Dimitris Papadopoulos
League A2 Ethniki

A.U. Apollon Patras (Greek: A.S. Apollon Patron) is a sporting club that includes basketball, football, volleyball and ping pong.

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History

The team was founded in 1926 in the Prosfygika neighbourhood. The football club entered the EPS Achaias and played many matches against Panachaiki, APS Olympiacos, Patraikos and Thyella. The area was in the Olympiacos Patras arena, today's Prosfygika stadium.

The football team was later dissolved and today Apollon is mainly a basketball team , KAE Apollon Patras. It is a regular member of the Greek Basketball First Division (A1 Ethniki), participated in the European cups and played the Greek basketball Cup final in 1997, losing the trophy by Olympiacos BC (78-80). The club is named after the Greek god Apollo and its colour is black and white.

Achievements

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Football (soccer)

  • Achaia championship: 1945, 1946, 1948
  • Greek Football Third Division (South): 1967, 1976

Basketball (Apollon Patras BC)

Ping Pong

The team also plays in the ping pong competitions, the team received fourth place in 1974. It produced athletes including Dimitrios Zikos, Giorgos Glarakis, Gerasimos Roussopoulos and Spyros Kalogriopoulos. Roussopoulos as an athlete of the team won the Atomic Greek Youth Championships in 1971, he finished second in 1972 and 1973.

In 1969 together with Spyros Kalogriopoulos they were Greek champions in the children's doubles as athletes of Sporting Patras.

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