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Construction equipment covers the Karaiskaki…

Construction equipment covers the once and future pitch of the Karaiskaki soccer stadium in Neo Faliron, in a photo taken yesterday. Work on the stadium that will host Athens 2004’s soccer final began in earnest on April 29, after long legal wrangles. Finally, the State and Olympiakos soccer club agreed that the club would pay the refurbishment’s estimated cost of 50 million euros in exchange for a 49-year lease after the Games.