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Greek Super League suspended after PAOK President enters field with gun

Posted: 12 March 2018 Time: 18:00

The Greek Super League has been suspended indefinitely after PAOK Salonika's controversial president entered the pitch with a gun during their heated fixture against AEK Athens.

PAOK had a goal ruled out for off-side in the 90th minute by referee Georgios Kominis before club president Ivan Savvidis entered the field of play with his bodyguards and his hand held at his gun holster, as he approached the officials.

The controversial Savvidis, who reportedly has ties with Russian president Vladimir Putin, is one of the richest men from the European nation and after his outburst, the match was abandoned.

Now according to BBC Football, all football-related activity in the Greek top-flight has been suspended after Deputy Sports Minister Giorgos Vasiliadis met with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to agree on the decision.

Third-placed PAOK could have moved within two points with AEK with a win on Sunday evening.

Article by: Staff Reporter
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