Greek government stays with decision to cancel Greek Cup

Riot police clashes with football fans during the game between Athens arch-rivals Olympiakos and Panathinaikos on February 22, 2015 in AthensDeputy Sports Minister Stavros Kontonis said Monday he will accept a delegation from FIFA and UEFA on Wednesday to discuss his decision to indefinitely postpone the Greek Cup competition, but insists his actions were justified. Greek media reported that FIFA and UEFA officials will try to convince Kontonis to withdraw his decision or the country’s teams may face disqualification from European and international competitions. “The government is here.

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