Kavala F.C.

AO Kavala is a Greek sports club, which is in the northern Greek port city of Kavala home. The association, which is mainly known for its football team, but also volleyball and athletics operates, was established in 1965.


The club was involved in a face-up in June 2011 football scandal in which it came to match-fixing, illegal betting and other allegations. The owner Stavros Psomiadis and coach Giannis Papakostas were arrested. After a several-hour meeting of the Disciplinary Committee Kavala was sentenced Olympiakos Volos, as well as to relegation to the second division. On August 10, the Greek Association announced that the penalties for both clubs in point deductions from eight ( Volos ) and ten points were converted ( Kavala ) for the 2011/12 season. Club President Psomiadis got a lifetime ban and a fine in the amount of 90,000 euros. On August 23, it was decided by the competent Commission for professional sports, but that Kavala were relegated to the fourth division. November 9, 2011 Psomiadis, who had the Greek investigative authorities revoked by flight, was arrested in Macedonia Skopje and taken into custody pending extradition.


The team plays in the Stadio " Anthi Karagianni ", which has 12,500 seats and after the triple silver medalist Summer 2004 Paralympics Anthi Karagianni that originates from Kavala, was named.

Former Players