Koka scores his first-ever hat-trick to keep Olympiacos in Greece title race

Karim Farouk , Monday 25 Feb 2019

Egypt and Olympiacos striker Ahmed "Koka" Hassan celebrates his hat-trick (official twitter account)

Egyptian striker Ahmed “Koka” Hassan scored the first hat-trick of his career on Monday to lead Olympiacos to its 5-1 victory against OFI Crete on Monday and stay in sight of Greek league leaders PAOK.

Koka latched onto a long pass by Kostas Fortounis to double his team’s lead at the half hour mark.

Coming back after the interval, the towering striker met a fine low cross from Kostas Tsimikas with a sliding shot to make it 4-0 in the 46th minute.

He completed his hat-trick in the 60th minute by sending a rebound into the back of the net.

The 25-year-old has scored 7 goals in 15 games since joining Olympiacos in January.

Olympiacos are now second in the table with 51 points, seven adrift of league leaders and defending champions PAOK.

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