Want to lift gloom in Greece with win: Karagounis

Jun 08, 2012, 07:24 IST | AFP

Franciszek Smuda’s Poles are seeking to emulate the golden generation of the 1970s and 1980s while Greece want to prove that their 2004 victory was no fluke — and give their cash-strapped compatriots something to smile about.

Giorgios Karagounis

Captain Giorgios Karagounis, of Panathinaikos, said: “We want to give joy to the Greeks. We will do our best, without stress and pressure, and hopefully bring back beautiful memories.”

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