Only two percent of Americans enjoy soccer. Globally, soccer is the most popular sport.
The Pan Arcadian Federation of America “Geros Tou Morea” will have Greece’s soccer legends at their annual dance, Friday evening, November 6th at Terrace on the Park in New York City. The Asteras Tripoli F.C. soccer team will be honored as “Hellenes of the Year”.
Mr. George Borovilos; President of Asteras Tripoli and President of the Super League and Mr. Peter Nanos; Vice President of the Greek Children’s Fund will be honored as “Arcadians of the Year”.
Scholarships will be given out to certain lucky recipients while Gregory Maninakis and the “Microcosmos” Orchestra provide entertainment for the night.
The Asteras Tripoli soccer club originates from the city of Tripoli in Arcadia, Greece. The club was founded in 1931. Since its 2007–08 seasons, they have played in Super league Greece, the top professional league in Greece. As of today, they rank 5th in the Super League.
Meet an Arcadian Sportscaster and Lover of Asteras Tripoli
Kostas “Mak” Macarounis is a dynamic Greek sportscaster. His electrifying reporting has inspired people globally to visit the Arcadia 938 website and web radio program. Kostas is a native of Tripoli. His mother, retired educator/philologist Pitsa Gerou and father Chistos Macarounis, retired telephone administrator, have instilled in him a love for soccer. His late grandfather, local businessman Konstantinos Gerou, helped many families during the difficult years after WWII.
Kostas “Mak” explained, “we are happy and thrilled to live and experience Asteras Tripoli participate in the Europa League. Asteras Tripoli is not only important to Tripoli and Arcadia, but all of the Peloponnese and Greece. When I ask the players how they feel about playing for the team, they say they are blessed. We are all blessed to have Asteras Tripoli close to us”.
November 6th will be a unique moment for New Yorkers to meet with Asteras Tripoli at the Pan Arcadian Federation of America “Geros Tou Morea” annual Dinner dance at Terrace on the Park.