Cyprus 1971/72

First Division
Cyprus Cup 
Second Division 
Third Division 
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1971/72 Cypriot First Division

Final Table
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    Team	              Played	Won	Draw	Lost	GF	GA	Points   GR
 1. Omonia Nicosia		22	13	6	3	30	14	32	      [Champions] [1972/73 European Cup] [1972/73 Greek Alpha Ethniki]
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 2. EPA Larnaca			22	11	8	3	36	17	30	      [1972/73 UEFA Cup]
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 3. Enosi Neon Paralimniou	22	9	7	6	20	16	25	
 4. Anorthosis Famagusta	22	6	12	4	22	18	24
 5. Apollon Limassol		22	8	7	7	21	21	23
 6. Alki Larnaca		22	7	8	7	23	24	22
 7. APOEL Nicosia		22	8	5	9	29	23	21
 8. Nea Salamina Famagusta	22	5	10	7	16	22	20       137
 9. Digenis Akritas Morphou	22	6	8	8	12	20	20       166
10. Pezoporikos Larnaca		22	5	9	8	14	18	19
11. AEL Limassol		22	4	7	11	12	28	15
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12. APOP Paphos			22	5	3	14	20	34	13	      [Relegated]

Notes: 2-1-0 points system
       Rules for classification: 1) Points, 2) Goal ration
       GR: Goal ration: (Goal against X 100) / Goal for. The smaller goal ration, the better place.
       Championship winning teams from season 1967/66 to season 1972/73 played in the Greek Alpha Ethniki the follow season.
       Olympiakos Nicosia finished 18th (out of 18) in the Greek Alpha Ethniki.
      
Teams home grounds
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AEL Limassol	        GSO Stadium
Alki Larnaca            Old GSZ Stadium
Anorthosis Famagusta	GSE Stadium
APOEL Nicosia	        Old GSP Stadium
Apollon Limassol	GSO Stadium
APOP Paphos             GSK Stadium
Digenis Akritas Morphou Morphou Municipal Stadium
Enosi Neon Paralimniou	Paralimni Stadium
EPA Larnaca             Old GSZ Stadium	
Nea Salamina Famagusta  GSE Stadium
Omonia Nicosia          Old GSP Stadium
Pezoporikos Larnaca	Old GSZ Stadium

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1971/72 Cyprus Cup 

(1) = 1971/72 Cypriot First Division 
(2) = 1971/72 Cypriot Second Division
(3) = 1971/72 Cypriot Third Division

In all rounds, each tie was played as a single leg and was held at the home ground of the one of the two teams, according to the draw results. he winner was 
qualifying to the next round. If a match was drawn, extra time was following. If extra time was drawn, there was a replay at the ground of the team who were 
away for the first game. If the rematch was also drawn, then extra time was following and in the if the match remained drawn after extra time the winner 
was decided by penalty shootout.


First round (15 April 1972)
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In the first round participated 12 teams of the 1971/72 Cypriot First Division, 12 teams of the 1971/72 Cypriot Second Division and the eight teams of the 1971/72
Cypriot Third Division (first eight of the league table; cup took place after the end of the league). The Cypriot First Division teams were not drawn together.

AEL Limassol (1)                7 - 1    Orfeas Nicosia (2)
AEK Kythreas (3)                7 - 1    Anorthosis Famagusta (1)  
Apollon Limassol (1)            1 - 0	 Chalkanoras Idaliou (2) 
Apollon Athienou (3)            0 - 5    Pezoporikos Larnaca (1)	
APOP Paphos (1)	 	        3 - 0	 Ethnikos Assia (3)   
Omonia Aradippou (3)	        2 - 0 	 ENAD Ayiou Dometiou (2)
Aris Limassol (2)               2 - 2    Alki Larnaca (1)
ASIL Lysi (2)                   3 - 2    AEM Morphou (2)                 [aet; normal time score was 2 - 2]
Digenis Akritas Morphou (1)     3 - 1    Achilleas Kaimakli (3)
Ethnikos Achna (2)	        5 - 2    Othellos Athienou (2)
Ethnikos Asteras Limassol (3)   0  3    Enosis-Keravnos (2)
EPA Larnaca (1)                 2 - 1    AEK Ammochostos (2) 
Evagoras Paphos (2)             0 - 1    Nea Salamina Famagusta (1)      [aet]
Omonia Nicosia (1)              6 - 0    Neos Aionas Trikomou (3)
PAEK (2)                        0 - 2    Enosi Neon Paralimniou (1)
Parthenon Zodeia (3)            0 - 4    APOEL Nicosia (1) 

Replay
Alki Larnaca (1)	        3 - 1	 Aris Limassol (2)


Second round
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Alki Larnaca (1)                0 - 0    APOP Paphos (1)	
Anorthosis Famagusta (1)         abn     Enosi Neon Paralimniou (1)       [the game was abandoned; the score was 1-1; Enosi Neon Paralimniou qualified to next round]
APOEL Nicosia (1)               3 - 1    Apollon Limassol (1)
Digenis Akritas Morphou (1)     1 - 1    Nea Salamina Famagusta (1)
EPA Larnaca (1)                 3 - 0    Omonia Aradippou (3)
Enosis-Keravnos (2)             0 - 3    Ethnikos Achna (2)
Omonia Nicosia (1)              3 - 1    ASIL Lysi (2)
Pezoporikos Larnaca (1)         0 - 0    AEL Limassol (1)


Replay
APOP Paphos (1)                 0 - 0    Alki Larnaca (1)                 [5 - 3 pen]
Nea Salamina Famagusta (1)      0 - 0    Digenis Akritas Morphou (1)      [3 - 4 pen]
Pezoporikos Larnaca (1)         0 - 0    AEL Limassol (1)                 [4 - 3 pen]


Quarterfinals
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Alki Larnaca (1)                 0 - 1   Omonia Nicosia (1)
APOEL Nicosia (1)                1 - 0   Digenis Akritas Morphou (1)
EPA Larnaca (1)	                 1 - 0	 Enosi Neon Paralimniou (1)
Pezoporikos Larnaca (1)          4 - 1   Ethnikos Achna (2)


Semifinals
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Omonia Nicosia (1)               4 - 2   EPA Larnaca (1)
Pezoporikos Larnaca (1) 	 3 - 2   APOEL Nicosia (1)


Final 
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18 June 1972 - Old GSP Stadium

Omonia Nicosia 3 - 1  Pezoporikos Larnaca  [aet; normal time score was 1 - 1]

[Stelios Rotsides 65', Andreas Kanaris 93', Kokos Antoniou 119'; Menelaos Asprou "Melis" 78']

Cupwinner: Omonia Nicosia (Pezoporikos Larnaca qualified to 1972/73 European Cup Winners' Cup becauce Omonia already qualified to 1972/73 European Cup through 1971/72 Cypriot First Division)

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1971/72 Cypriot Second Division

Final Table
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    Team	              Played	Points
 1. Evagoras Paphos		22	35	[Champions] [Promoted]
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 2. ASIL Lysi			22	29	[Promoted]
 3. Aris Limassol		22	29      [Promoted]
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 4. AEM Morphou			22	26	
 5. Chalkanoras Idaliou		22	25
 6. Ethnikos Achna		22	25
 7. Keravnos Strovolou		22	19
 8. Orfeas Nicosia		22	19
 9. Othellos Athienou		22	17
10. PAEK Keryneia		22	14
11. AEK Ammochostos		22	13
12. ENAD Ayiou Dometiou		22	13

Notes: 2-1-0 points system
       Rules for classification: 1) Points, 2) Goal ratio
       GR: Goal ration: (Goal against X 100) / Goal for. The smaller goal ration, the better place.
       No relegation.
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1971/72 Cypriot Third Division

Final Table
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    Team	              Played  Points
 1. Ethnikos Asteras Limassol	20     31    [Champions] [Promoted]
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 2. Ethnikos Assia	        20     30    [Promoted]
 3. Omonia Aradippou		20     22    [Promoted]
 4. Parthenon Zodeia		20     22    [Promoted]
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 5. Apollon Athienou		20     21
 6. Achilleas Kaimakli		20     19
 7. Neos Aionas Trikomou	20     18	
 8. AEK Kythreas		20     17
 9. ENAZ Agia Zoni Limassol	20     16
10. Anagennisi Larnacas		20     13
11. LALL Lysi                   20     12

Notes: 2-1-0 points system
       Rules for classification: 1) Points, 2) Goal ratio
       GR: Goal ration: (Goal against X 100) / Goal for. The smaller goal ration, the better place.
       No relegation.
       Apollon Athienou withdrew for 1972/73 Third Division (merged with Othellos Athienou)


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