Kostas Tsanas

  • Date of birth : 22/08/1967
  • Position : Coach
  • Country : Greece Greece
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Kostas Tsanas

Kostas Tsanas
Greece coach Kostas Tsanas ©Sportsfile

Kostas Tsanas


Date of birth: 22 August 1967
Nationality: Greek
Playing career: Levadiakos FC, Kalamata FC, Athinaikos FC, Ethnikos Asteras FC
Coaching career: Athinaikos FC, Ilysiakos FC, Greece Under-19 (assistant), Greece U21 (assistant), Greece U19, Greece U21, Greece (caretaker)

• As a striker Tsanas spent the bulk of his playing career at Levadiakos, hanging up his boots in 2000. He promptly moved into coaching, starting in the youth sections of Athinaikos the following year before taking charge of the senior squad in 2005, moving on to Ilysiakos 12 months later.

• Tsanas spent 2008/09 working as a scout for AEK Athens before joining the Hellenic Football Federation (EPO) as a coach. He was appointed assistant to Giorgos Georgiadis with the Under-19 team; a year later the duo took over the U21 squad.

• In October 2011 Tsanas succeeded Leonidas Vokolos as U19 head coach after Vokolos had become Fernando Santos's assistant in the senior squad. He led the side to the 2012 UEFA European U19 Championship final, losing 1-0 to Spain in Tallinn.

• Tsanas then switched to the U21s, also getting the Greece team to the FIFA U-20 World Cup for the first time – guiding his side to the last 16 at the tournament in Turkey.

• In August 2015 he took over the reins of the senior national squad after the departure of Sergio Markarián.

Last updated: 02/09/15 12.10CET


Match log

Match log
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 12/10/2015 01:30 CET
04.09.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundGreeceGreece0-1FinlandFinland
07.09.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundRomaniaRomania0-0GreeceGreece
08.10.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundNorthern IrelandNorthern Ireland3-1GreeceGreece
11.10.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundGreeceGreece4-3HungaryHungary

General info

  • Name: Kostas Tsanas
  • Date of birth: 22/08/1967
  • Country: Greece
  • Team: Greece ( GRE)

  • Current campaign
  • UEFA European Football Championship 2014/16
  • Friendlies 2014/16

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • National team: Under-19 (Qualifying round)
    21/10/11: Greece 10-0 Andorra

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

Greece U-2110604
Greece U-1910712
Greece FU19 3012
Last updated: 12/10/2015 01:29 CET