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Basketball game: Hellenic Petroleum vs ALL STAR Veteran-Artist team
22.03.2016

Tuesday March 29th 2016, 7pm, 2nd Indoor Gymnasium of Elefsina (“Gouva”)

(Iroon Polytechniou & Gorgopotamou)

 

Hellenic Petroleum Group of Companies is organizing a game of basketball, at which solidarity will be the undisputed winner and an offering of love for Refugees the end result.

«Humanism scores a 3-pointer» will take place on the following Tuesday at the indoor basketball stadium of «Gouva» in Eleusina, where the basketball team of Hellenic Petroleum will welcome an ALL-STAR team that comprises several veterans of Greek basketball, as well as favorite singers, popular actors & journalists.

In a game where «intense» emotions can be guaranteed, the employees of HELLENIC PETROLEUM Group of Companies will offer «solidarity-baskets» for the Refugees that are located in our country and will collect:

  • Food (dried foods, snacks, powdered milk, baby food in large jars, regular tea, juices, croissants, raisins, nuts and biscuits)

  • Medicines
  • Personal hygiene items (baby wipes, tissues, toilet paper, baby diapers, shaving razors, pads, toothbrushes, toothpastes, shampoos, shower gels, soap)

As for the game, it will certainly be a big show!

The members of the basketball team of HELLENIC PETROLEUM train under the guidance of George Kalafatakis. The coach refuses to reveal his final selections regarding players and systems. However, he has promised surprises and in order to achieve them, the assistant coach of his team will be Vassilis Petrou.

It goes without saying that the opposing team comprises some «talented» basketball players as, such as:

  • Theodore Papaloukas (CSKA MOSCOW, OLYMPIACOS & European Champion among other achievements)

  • George Kalaintzis (PANATHINAIKOS, ARIS, PANIONIOS & likewise…European Champion)

  • Efthimis Rentzias (PAOK, BARCELONA & Philadelphia 76ers)

  • Nassos Choumpavlis (PAGRATI)

  • Oddyseas Antoniou (IONIKOS)

  • Vassilis Ntakoulas (Olympiacos)

  • Tzanis Stavrakopoulos (AMPELOKIPOI, ARIS, PANATHINAIOS)

  • Dimos Ntikoudis (AEK, PANATHINAIKOS, PAOK)

  • Christos Dimas (PANELEFSINIAKOS, currently a film director)

  • Thanassis Asproulias (journalist, former player of PANATHINAIKOS and AMPELOKIPOI)

  • Akis Chatziantoniou (former volleyball player of PANATHINAIKOS and OLYMPIACOS)

The veteran team will be coached by the experienced Memos Ioanou, with Tolis Kotzias, a sports reporter, as his assistant and Akis Papadakis, a former coach and player of Pagrati, as the team manager. The «guest team» has promised bigsurprises that will appear on court at the last minute, coming from...the music and acting industry!!! Singer and former player of Ampelokipoi, Miltos Pashalidis, as well as actor and singer Panos Mouzourakis are just two of the names that have been leaked.

But because life has proven to be full of unforeseen circumstances, any last minute additions or absences to the teams will be announced in a new Press Release.

Basketball game: Hellenic Petroleum vs ALL STAR Veteran-Artist team

Accompanied by their children, the employees of Hellenic Petroleum will become volunteers and will show them a different attitude towards life. They will invite their friends in order to be able to also feel the joy of giving. Because…

  • Sometimes, not only tall people can dunk…

  • Some games only have winners

  • And other times, even an orange ball can fit an entire world of Solidarity!