Olympiacos Chicago Begins Season with Tournament Championship

Olympiacos Chicago Northern Illinois Soccer League (NISL) champs ckicked off the 2015/2016 season with a tournament win for the U14 Red Hinsdale Boys team.

Olympiacos U14 Red Hinsdale went undefeated in the 2015 Naperville Soccer Association (NSA) Chicago Shootout on  September 7, 2015 in Naperville, Illinois. The team finished in 1st place overall in their group and qualified to play in the final against Classics Eagles Red, the Ohio State Cup Champions from Columbus, Ohio.

U14 Red Hinsdale beat the Aurora Flames 4-0, beat Campton United SC 5-1, beat Chicago Inferno Elite 2-0, and won the final against Classics Eagles 5-4 in penalties (after regular and overtime ended 1-1).

Courtesy: Olympiacos Chicago
Courtesy: Olympiacos Chicago

The Olympiacos U11 Legends team also attended the NSA Chicago Shootout but did not progress past the group stage.

Congratulations to all players and coaching staff and best wishes for a successful 2015/2016 soccer season.

For more tournament photos please visit the Facebook album.

COURTESY: Olympiacos Chicago

Professional Greek soccer team, Olympiacos FC, selected Chicago as the location for its first US soccer school and player development. The club has academies across the world, including Greece, Cyprus and Australia. As an official Olympiacos academy, players who attend the soccer school training standards set by the team, will adhere to the team’s guidelines, and will wear the club’s uniforms. John Kosmas is the director of operations for Olympiacos Chicago.