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Pantelis Kapetanos
Παντελής Καπετάνος
Personal information
Full name Pantelis Kapetanos
Date of birth 8 June 1983 (1983-06-08) (age 26)
Place of birth Ptolemaida, Greece
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current club Steaua Bucureşti
Number 9
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2002 Kozani 32 (7)
2002–2005 Iraklis Thessaloniki 75 (10)
2006–2008 AEK Athens 28 (8)
2008– Steaua Bucureşti 43 (32)
National team
Greece U-21 13 (2)
2010– Greece 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20:17, 17 March 2010 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18:46, 03 March 2010 (UTC)

Pantelis Kapetanos (Greek: Παντελής Καπετάνος; born June 8, 1983 in Ptolemaida) is a Greek football player playing as a striker. He is the brother of Kostas Kapetanos.



Pantelis Kapetanos' best career moment was his goalscoring header against Hearts in Scotland (9 August 2006). AEK won 2-1 there, 3-0 in the second leg and qualified for UEFA Champions League group stage. In the last season he played only 63 minutes for AEK and scored no goals.

Steaua Bucureşti

"I am very glad I came here because I know that Steaua is a great team. I believe that coming to Steaua is the most important moment of my football career."

Pantelis Kapetanos upon arriving in Bucharest.[1]

2008-09 season

8 July 2008: Greek striker Pantelis Kapetanos has joined Steaua Bucureşti on a free transfer after leaving AEK Athens. Kapetanos signed a one-year[2] contract with option to extension for two-years. At his first season at Steaua was topscorer with 11 goals, 8 scored after the 83rd minute, along with Bogdan Stancu.

Kapetanos preparing to take a penalty during a match with Internaţional Curtea de Argeş

2009–10 season

Steaua's board used option to extension for two-years contract with Kapetanos. After the first part of season, Pantelis is the topscorer with 13 goals, 9 scored in Liga I, 2 in Cupa României and 2 in Europa League. He is the topscorer of Liga I after 17 rounds.

National team

Pantelis Kapetanos has been called up by Greece for the first time ahead of its international friendly against Senegal. Greece coach Otto Rehhagel has included 26-year-old Steaua striker, in his squad for the match on 3 March 2010 as he looks to assess his attacking options ahead of the World Cup this summer.[3]


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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Romania Nicolae Dică
Steaua Top Scorer
Succeeded by


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