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Within the competitive landscape of the Greece Super League, a new generation of talent is emerging, and Comparisonator platform has meticulously evaluated the performance of U23 players across five crucial parameters. These encompass key passes, progressive runs, ball recoveries, touches in the box, and clearances. In this comprehensive analysis, we delve into these categories to uncover the standout U23 players who are shaping the future of Greek football within the Super League.

In summary, the Greece Super League is witnessing the ascent of extraordinary U23 talents who excel across these vital parameters. These young stars promise a bright future for Greek football, both within the league and on the international stage.

Our team of recruitment analysts dived into Greece current season, selected 5 different parameters, listed top 5 leaders in each parameter category:

  • Key Passes
  • Progressive Runs
  • Ball Recoveries
  • Touches in Box
  • Clearances


“Recruitment Shop” allows recruiters & scouts to search/list players with one click from any league and any position according to their performance (using artificially intelligent Comparisonator Performance index), height, age, passport country. Player actions can be filtered towards qualities searched for. Out of contract players can be found from more than 300.000 players within the database.

For example decision makers will can list all U21 best centre forwards (or any positions) in Croatia & Serbia (or from 275 competitions), add amount of goals, aerial duels won if looking for a target man from the filter section, or dribbles made if looking for forwards. Very simply detail the position to search to find suitable players.

Best Players of Greece Premier League in Selected Parameters

The best 5 players ranked in the selected parameters based on the matches played so far this season. These players ranked according to their per 90 min averages. In this analysis, Comparisonator team used the Recruitment Shop feature of the Platform.

Please note that all numbers are per 90 min data from the 2023 Season So Far.

Key Passes

The ability to create goal-scoring opportunities is vital, and Leroy Abanda leads the charge with an impressive average of 1.84 key passes per 90 minutes. A. Mashanakis secures the second spot with 1.14 key passes, while Fotis Ioannidis, G. Christopoulos, and G. Kostantakopoulos complete the top five with 0.83, 0.81, and 0.74 key passes respectively. These young playmakers not only drive their teams forward but also craft opportunities for their teammates.

Progressive Runs

Progressive runs inject dynamism into the game, and Zini stands out with an average of 3.33 progressive runs per 90 minutes. K. Koulierakis secures the second position with 2.52, while T. Macheras, T. Tsingaras, and G. Konstantelias follow with 2.31, 1.97, and 1.92 progressive runs respectively. These players are pivotal in advancing their teams up the field.

Ball Recoveries

The tenacity to regain possession is essential, and Santiago Hezze leads this category with an astonishing 13.15 ball recoveries per 90 minutes. Andreas Ndoj secures the second position with 11.47, while K. Koulierakis, Christos Sielis, and O. Alagbe complete the top five with 9.78, 9.67, and 9.24 ball recoveries respectively. These young talents not only defend resolutely but actively disrupt the opponent’s play.

Touches in Box

Getting into goal-scoring positions is crucial, and Zini leads this category with an impressive average of 11.67 touches in the box per 90 minutes. Fotis Ioannidis secures the second position with 5.16, while G. Konstantelias, Andrews Tetteh, and T. Tsingaras follow with 3.63, 2.41, and 1.97 touches in the box respectively. These players are pivotal in creating goal-scoring opportunities.


Solid defensive play is essential, and N. Gotzamanidis leads this category with an impressive average of 5.19 clearances per 90 minutes. K. Koulierakis secures the second position with 4.47, while Christos Sielis, K. Thymianis, and N. Athanasiou complete the top five with 3.95, 3.73, and 2.69 clearances respectively. These defenders not only thwart opposition attacks but also ensure the safety of their own goal.

Selected via Comparisonator machine learning index.
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Kemal Taş

Football enthusiast and editor @ Comparisonator.