Panos Nakhid, son of former national captain David Nakhid is currently on a football scholarship at American University in the United States and is reportedly making steady progress in the game.
Panos, born in Greece, has had some strong performances for American, after joining them on scholarship from the David Nakhid International Football Academy in September last year.
Among his highlights included an 89th minute game winner in a 1-0 victory over Loyola University to guide American to their 10th win of the season.
American reached the quarter-finals of the Patriot League but lost on penalty kicks to the US Military Academy.
The Washington Post highlighted Panos recently, mentioning the fact that his father David was a star member of their 1985 squad.
Panos, during his earlier days, was MVP at the Como Cup in Italy in 2009 and also participated in the Mediterranean International Cup in Barcelona in 2011 and 2012. He was named to the Northern Greek All Star team in 2012.
David Nakhid played top flight football in Switzerland, Belgium, Greece, USA and Belgium.
He established his international academy in 2006. He obtained a double major in international relations and economics at American University where he was also inducted in the University’s hall of fame in 2005.