The Best Goal award of the 27th matchday was awarded to Marcus Berg playing for Panathinaikos, who topped the competition organised by Super League Greece, the Panhellenic Association of Professional Players (PSAP) and NOVA. The ceremony was held at the "Georgios Kalafatis" Sports Centre and the award was presented to the Swedish striker by the member of the coaching staff of the "shamrock", Yannis Vonortas.
After the ceremony, the Panathinaikos player stated:
On whether he dedicates this award to the child he is expecting: "It came at a good moment. I had told my wife that had I scored a hat trick, I would celebrate it even more, but I was substituted after my second goal so it was not possible for me. I am very happy that I was able to score and celebrate together with my family."
On the goal that was voted as best goal: "I have scored similar goals in the past too. Maybe not during my time in Panathinaikos. As a striker, I tend to finish my plays in one or two contacts, but in this case I did a nice dribble and a beautiful finish. It felt good."
On the play-offs: "We have high expectations. Both the team and I. We want to win the first place in the play-offs. This is our goal. I believe that we can truly achieve this. We now need to finish the season well with the two remaining matches and to then kick off the play-offs well."
Mr Vonortas said:
"We are used to Marcus scoring very beautiful and quick goals. After difficult kicks, but this was even more difficult because he had to receive the ball between two opponents. He finally dribbled them and had a really good finish. This award will be added to his already rich collection."