"I still have an achilles tendon injury, the medical staff will check my condition again tomorrow. I scored with many shots, but did not take the winning one, I wanted the ball at the end of first overtime. It was a very good shot, but finally we did not manage to beat them. I am still trying to settle in my team, going step by step and my target is keep improving", said the 26-year-old former player of KAO Dramas after the match.
American small forward Malik Hairston stated that AEK have experienced players and have improved during Jure Zdovc era, could have won against Olympiakos because of their great effort in a long match but also congratulated the opponents for their victory.