We thought that we had seen everything regarding the current officials of HFF, but they managed to surprise us negatively again and prove once more that they are completely incapable of continue working for the... sake of greek football, as they claim repeatedly.
The match is declared to be lost by forfeit and awarded 3-0 in favor of Turkey, with the Hellenic Football Federation also receiving a fine of CHF 4,000 after the FIFA Disciplinary Committee considered the HFF liable for having breached art. 55 par. 2 of the FIFA Disciplinary Code (FDC).
The sanction relates to the player Apostolos Giannou who had already played in an official youth competition with the representative team of the Football Federation of Australia and played the aforementioned international match for Greece without the Hellenic Football Federation previously requesting a decision on a change of association in accordance with arts. 5 and 8 pars. 1 and 3 of the Regulations Governing the Application of the FIFA Statutes.
The only positive aspect is that they did that unthinkable mistake in a friendly clash and not an official game, in which it would had cost even more. Still, Greece National Team will lose the point they gained from that goalless draw at the national ranking of FIFA, while our country was embarassed again in the whole world by the incapable administration of the HFF...