The game was very exciting, having strong moments and a lot of changes on the score line.
Diomides Argos started the game better and took an early lead of 5-3 in the first ten minutes. Dimitris Dimitroulias team scoring a penalty brought the score to +3 (7-4). The champions came back (7-6) . Diomides replied in an instant to make 8-6.
Thodoris Petrides, captain of PAOK, leveled the game, but Diomides took a two goals lead in a game of many mistakes. The team from Argos managed to take a 3 goals lead again (11-8) until Alvanos with a penalty scored for the 11-9 to end the first half.
Second half saw Diomides to keep the lead despite PAOK’s efforts to level the game at 11-11. The visitors kept the lead up to 15-14 when Tsilis and Palaskas took the lead for PAOK 16-15 on the 11th minute of the second half.
Kokonis scored to for the 18-15 and half way in the second half PAOK went up by 5 goals (20-15). Diomides reacted well to score for 23-22 on the 27th minute.
At that point Tsilis gave PAOK a 2 goals lead before Petrides scored for the 25-22. Diomides fought hard but PAOK’s superiority grabbed them a 26-24 victory.