The MVP award of the 1st matchday was awarded to Marcus Berg playing for Panathinaikos, who topped the competition organised by Super League, the Panhellenic Association of Professional Players (PSAP) and NOVA. The award was presented by Mr Spyros Maragkos.
After the ceremony, the Panathinaikos player stated:
"I wish to greatly thank those that voted for me. The first match of the championship is always a hard one, it was therefore a good thing that we won this difficult match. At the end, we did it and won the match. We were greatly relieved that we managed to win the three points. We kicked off the championship well."
On starting the season well on a personal level:
"At the beginning of the season, you try to find your pace through the matches. I am happy I kicked off the season well and hope to continue like this."