Nikos Alefantos

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Nikos Alefantos

Nikos Alefantos was a much-travelled Greek football player who turned into a much-travelled football coach.

Alefantos was born on January 3, 1939 in Athens and was known by his trademark short-sleeved shirts and his knack of speaking his mind even if it got him into trouble - which it often did.

Alefantos played as a forward for Asteras Exarchia, Chalandri, PAO Rouf, Olympiakos (1 appearance in 1958), Atromitos Piraeus, Olympiakos Chalkida (1964), Panaigialios (1965, 1966), Panelefsiniakos and Vyzas Megara 1969.

As a coach, he had stints with:

Alefantos died on June 23, 2020 at the age of 81.