Elias Papatheodorou spoke about the start of the season in the Basket League, referred to the difficulties that the premiere always hides and set as a goal to present AEK as competitive as possible.
Initially the Union technician said: «First of all we are happy that the championship starts. It is a very long period of abstention from the last time we played for the championship. The premiere always carries risks. Ionikos is a team with a very good coach, good function both in defense and attack. We have to be serious and disciplined to start the championship in the right way».
Regarding the goal of AEK, he stressed: «AEK’s goal is to be competitive to reach the highest level it can through the process of hard work, training, cohesion and mobilization that must exist by all».