Cypriot Soccer

AEL Limassol and APOEL qualify for the Cup Final

AEL Limassol and APOEL qualify for the Cup Final

CYPRIOT SOCCER CUP: AEL Limassol and APOEL Nicosia qualified for the Cypriot Cup final over Apollon Limassol and Enosis Neon Paralimniou, respectively. The Limassol derby ended goalless with AEL proceeding due to their first game 2:1 win. In the other semifinal, Paralimni and APOEL played to a thrilling 2:2 draw with the current league leaders moving on to the final with a 3:2 aggregate victory. The championship match is set for Wednesday, May 22nd at the GSP Stadium in Nicosia.**HIGHLIGHTS**

Ermis relegated after loss to Anorthosis

Ermis relegated after loss to Anorthosis

CYPRIOT SOCCER (FIRST DIVISION): Pafos FC won 3:2 away to Alki Oroklini, Doxa Katokopias and Enosis Neon Paralimni played to a 2:2 draw, while Anorthosis earned a 3:2 win at home to Ermis Aradippou, who were officially relegated. **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**

Slight advantage for AEL and APOEL in cup semifinals

Slight advantage for AEL and APOEL in cup semifinals

CYPRIOT SOCCER CUP: The first leg of the Cyprus Coca-Cola Cup semifinals took place on Wednesday with AEL Limassol and APOEL Nicosia gaining an advantage over Apollon Limassol and Enosis Neon Paralimniou, respectively. AEL prevailed in the Limassol derby with a 2:1 scoreline thanks to two goals from Ruben Jurado while in Nicosia, a late goal from Giorgos Merkis gave APOEL a slender 1:0 win. The second leg games are scheduled for April 17th.

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.

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**