Lost amidst all the drama and intrigue surrounding the Champions League and Europa League draws at the end of last week, interim Greece coach Kostas Tsanas named the Greece national squad to be available for the upcoming European qualifiers.New goalkeeper Stefanos Kapino and Kostas Fortounis are the only two Thrylos representatives in the squad set to face Finland and Romania in the Group F double-header. AEK duo, Christos Aravidis and Vangelis Platellas, and PAOK’s Stelios Kitsiou have received their first call ups to the national side.

Goalkeepers: Orestis Karnezis (Udinese), Stefanos Kapino (Olympiakos), Markos Vellidis (PAS Giannina).
Defenders: Vasilis Torosidis (Roma), Kostas Manolas (Roma), Vangelis Moras (Hellas Verona), Sokratis Papastathopoulos (Borussia Dortmund), José Holebas (Watford), Loukas Vyntra (Hapoel Tel-Aviv), Stelios Kitsiou (PAOK), Kyriakos Papadopoulos (Bayer Leverkusen), Kostas Giannoulis (Asteras Tripolis). 

Midfielders: Andreas Samaris (Benfica), Panagiotis Kone (Udinese), Kostas Fortounis (Olympiakos), Panagiotis Tachtsidis (Genoa), Giannis Fetfatzidis (al-Ahli), Sotiris Ninis (Panathinaikos), Alexandros Tziolis (PAOK), Thanasis Petsos (Rapid Wien), Vangelis Platellas (AEK Athens). 

Forwards: Nikos Karelis (Panathinaikos), Kostas Mitroglou (Benfica), Christos Aravidis (AEK Athens).

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