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Favourites prevail in first full action week in Cyprus

Favourites prevail in first full action week in Cyprus

CYPRIOT FOOTBALL: We had to reach Week 3 in the Cypriot First Division to see all 12 teams playing in a series of tough matchups and plenty of goals. AGONAsport’s Marios Antoniou and Andreas Mantzas recap this weekend’s action. **HIGHLIGHTS**

Former Iraklis and AEK defender Georgios Xenidis passes away

Former Iraklis and AEK defender Georgios Xenidis passes away

FOOTBALL LEAGUE: Former Iraklis and AEK defender, Georgios Xenidis, passed away on Monday at the age of 45. AGONAsport takes a look back at his career.

Doxa fight to survive, Alki relegated after thriller in Paralimni

Doxa fight to survive, Alki relegated after thriller in Paralimni

CYPRIOT SOCCER (FIRST DIVISION): It was a memorable, final day in the relegation group of the 2018-2019 Cypriot First Division season! Doxa Katokopias earned a vital 3:0 win away to Anorthosis, a result that ended up saving them from the drop. Meanwhile, it was a match that will go down in history with Enosis Neon Paralimni earning a 3:2 win at home to Alki Oroklini, sending Alki down to the second division along with Ermis Aradippou. **HIGHLIGHTS**

Wins for Doxa, Paralimni, Alki

Wins for Doxa, Paralimni, Alki

CYPRIOT SOCCER (FIRST DIVISION): In the penultimate matchday of the Cypriot First Division relegation group, Doxa Katokopias won 1:0 at home to Ermis Aradippou, but Enosis Neon Paralimni kept the pace with a 2:0 away win at Pafos FC. Meanwhile, Alki Oroklini had a trick of their own up their sleeves with a 1:0 win at home to Anorthosis.

Pafos lock safety, Doxa in trouble

Pafos lock safety, Doxa in trouble

CYPRIOT SOCCER (FIRST DIVISION): With two games remaining, the battle to avoid relegation rages in the Cypriot First Division second group. Pafos earned a 1:1 draw away to Anorthosis and secured top flight status for next season while Alki took a big step towards safety as they defeated Doxa on the road with a narrow 0:1 scoreline. On the other hand, the latter are in trouble after Paralimni’s 4:1 win over relegated Ermis with both teams sitting on 29 points.

Alki and Pafos record important wins

Alki and Pafos record important wins

CYPRIOT SOCCER (FIRST DIVISION): Matchday 7 in the second group of the Cypriot First Division saw Alki Oroklini and Pafos FC record important wins against Ermis Aradippou and Doxa Katokopias, respectively. Enosis Neon Paralimniou were just shy of a win as they were held to a draw by group leaders Anorthosis Ammochostou.**HIGHLIGHTS**

Wins for Pafos and Alki, Anorthosis held by Doxa

Wins for Pafos and Alki, Anorthosis held by Doxa

CYPRIOT SOCCER (FIRST DIVISION): Pafos FC won big at home 4:1 over Ermis Aradippou, Alki Oroklini earned a vital 2:0 win at home to Enosis Neon Paralimni, and there was a wild 3:3 draw between Doxa Katokopias and Anorthosis in the relegation group of the Cypriot First Division playoffs. **HIGHLIGHTS**

Big away wins for Pafos & Doxa, Alki in trouble

Big away wins for Pafos & Doxa, Alki in trouble

CYPRIOT SOCCER (FIRST DIVISION): Matchday four in the relegation group saw Pafos FC and Doxa Katokopias achieve important away wins against Enosis Neon Paralimniou and Ermis Aradippou, respectively. Alki Oroklinis fell 3:0 to Anorthosis Ammochostou in the Monday fixture.

Big wins for Doxa and Paralimni

Big wins for Doxa and Paralimni

CYPRIOT SOCCER (FIRST DIVISION): The battle for avoiding relegation rages on in the second group of the Cypriot First Division. Doxa Katokopias and Enosis Neon Paralimniou achieved important wins against Alki Oroklinis and Ermis Aradippou, respectively, while Pafos FC retreated into the relegation zone after suffering a narrow defeat to group leaders Anorthosis.

Draw for Anorthosis, Alki Oroklini come back to defeat Ermis Aradippou

Draw for Anorthosis, Alki Oroklini come back to defeat Ermis Aradippou

CYPRIOT SOCCER (FIRST DIVISION): Week 2 of the Cypriot First Division relegation playoffs produced a mixed bag of results. Doxa Katokopias and Pafos FC played to a goalless draw, Anorthosis continued their struggles with a 1:1 draw at home to Enosis Neon Paralimni, and Alki Oroklini won a 2:1 decision at home to Ermis Aradippou.**HIGHLIGHTS**

Wins for the bottom three

Wins for the bottom three

CYPRIOT FIRST DIVISION: The first matchday of the playoffs started with wins for the three last placed teams. Alki Oroklinis, Ermis Aradippou, and Enosis Neon Paralimniou earned valuable points in their efforts to avoid relegation. A reminder, the last two placed teams at the end of the playoffs will be relegated to the Second Division. **HIGHLIGHTS**

Anorthosis win match but lose appeal, Pafos take down Doxa

Anorthosis win match but lose appeal, Pafos take down Doxa

CYPRIOT FIRST DIVISION: Anorthosis recorded a 3:2 away win over Ermis Aradippou, but with Omonoia’s derby win, it doesn’t save them as the 9 point penalty sends them to the relegation group. Also, Pafos FC won 1:0 at home to Doxa Katokopias.

Limassol derby ends goalless, Anorthosis edge Salamina

Limassol derby ends goalless, Anorthosis edge Salamina

CYPRIOT FIRST DIVISION: A Limassol derby that presented great opportunity to both sides ends in a scoreless draw, and another important match went to Anorthosis as they earned a 2:0 away win over Nea Salamina. **HIGHLIGHTS**

Wins for AEK & Anorthosis

Wins for AEK & Anorthosis

CYPRIOT FIRST DIVISION: AEK Larnakas and Anorthosis moved on with wins in the battle to secure their presence in the first playoff group against Doxa Katokopias and Paralimni respectively. In a big matchup for the lower levels, Alki Oroklinis and Pafos FC could only play to a draw. **HIGHLIGHTS**