Cypriot Soccer

Omonoia surprise AEL, Salamina shock AEK Larnaca

Omonoia surprise AEL, Salamina shock AEK Larnaca

CYPRIOT SOCCER (FIRST DIVISION): It was an unexpected turn of events in the Cypriot First Division playoffs. Omonoia earned a courageous 3:1 win at home to AEL Limassol, and not to be outdone, Nea Salamina had their own surprise in store for AEK Larnaca with a 1:0 upset. **HIGHLIGHTS**

Ben Shimon sticks to familiar faces for Euro 2020 qualifiers

Ben Shimon sticks to familiar faces for Euro 2020 qualifiers

CYPRUS NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: The Cypriot national team announced their squad for their first two UEFA Euro 2020 qualifiers, as selected by their manager from Israel, Ran Ben Shimon. Both matches will be at home, first against San Marino on March 21st and then against Belgium on March 24th. All home matches for the UEFA Euro 2020 campaign will be held at the GSP Stadium in Nicosia, the capital of Cyprus.

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**

AEK hold APOEL to goalless draw

AEK hold APOEL to goalless draw

CYPRIOT SOCCER (FIRST DIVISION): APOEL hosted AEK Larnakas at the GSP Stadium in Nicosia, knowing that they would need all three points to remain in first place after Apollon’s win over AEL. However, the derby ended in a rather uneventful goalless draw.**HIGHLIGHTS**

Apollon make statement in derby, Omonoia and Salamina cancel out

Apollon make statement in derby, Omonoia and Salamina cancel out

CYPRIOT SOCCER (FIRST DIVISION): Week 2 of the Cypriot First Division playoffs began with a massive Limassol Derby, and Apollon made a clear statement with a 3:0 win over AEL Limassol. Omonoia and Nea Salamina played to a scoreless draw. **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**

Salamina surprise APOEL, Wins for AEK and Apollon

Salamina surprise APOEL, Wins for AEK and Apollon

CYPRIOT FIRST DIVISION: It was an action-packed first weekend of the 2018-2019 Cypriot First Division Playoffs. AEK Larnaca gutted out a 1:0 win at home to AEL Limassol, Apollon earned a huge 3:1 win at home to Omonoia, and a surprise Nea Salamina team continues to surprise by holding APOEL to a 1:1 draw.

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.

Omonoia top AEL to sneak into playoffs

Omonoia top AEL to sneak into playoffs

CYPRIOT SOCCER (FIRST DIVISION): Omonoia have done it! Despite a trying season, they have earned a 2:0 win at home to AEL Limassol, and earlier today, Anorthosis had their appeal denied for a scandal we reported on in a previous article relating to Francis Uzoho. **HIGHLIGHTS**

AEK & APOEL proceed with wins, Omonoia held by Doxa

AEK & APOEL proceed with wins, Omonoia held by Doxa

CYPRIOT FIRST DIVISION: AEK Larnaca earned an important 2:0 win at home to Alki Oroklini, APOEL capitalized on the Limassol Derby with a 2:0 away win over Enosis Neon Paralimni, while Omonoia were held to a 2:2 draw at home to Doxa Katokopias. Also, Pafos FC won Monday’s game at home to Ermis Aradippou by a 2:1 margin. **HIGHLIGHTS**

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**