1987–88 Cypriot First Division

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Cypriot First Division
Season 1987–88
Champions Pezoporikos
(2nd title)
Relegated APEP
Alki
Anagennisi
European Cup Pezoporikos (1st round)
UEFA Cup APOEL (1st round)
Cup Winners' Cup Omonia (1st round; via Cypriot Cup)
Matches played 240
Goals scored 648 (2.7 per match)
Top goalscorer Tasos Zouvanis
(23 goals)[1]

The 1987–88 Cypriot First Division was the 49th season of the Cypriot top-level football league. Pezoporikos won their 2nd title.

Format[edit]

Sixteen teams participated in the 1987–88 Cypriot First Division. All teams played against each other twice, once at their home and once away. The team with the most points at the end of the season crowned champions. The last three teams were relegated to the 1988–89 Cypriot Second Division.

The champions ensured their participation in the 1988–89 European Cup and the runners-up in the 1988–89 UEFA Cup.

Point system[edit]

Teams received two points for a win, one point for a draw and zero points for a loss.

Changes from previous season[edit]

Omonia Aradippou and Ermis Aradippou were relegated from previous season and played in the 1987–88 Cypriot Second Division. They were replaced by the first two teams of the 1986–87 Cypriot Second Division, APEP and Anagennisi Deryneia.

Stadia and locations[edit]

Club Venue
AEL Tsirion Stadium
Alki GSZ Stadium
Anagennisi Anagennisi Football Ground
Anorthosis Antonis Papadopoulos Stadium
APEP Tsirion Stadium
APOEL Makario Stadium
Apollon Tsirion Stadium
APOP Pafiako Stadium
Aris Tsirion Stadium
Ethnikos Dasaki Stadium
Enosis Paralimni Municipal Stadium
EPA GSZ Stadium
Nea Salamis Antonis Papadopoulos Stadium
Olympiakos GSP Stadium
Omonia Makario Stadium
Pezoporikos GSZ Stadium

League standings[edit]

Pos Team Pld. W. D. L. GF. GA. GF. Pts. Notes
1 Pezoporikos 30 19 10 1 56 20 36 48 Champions-1988–89 European Cup 1st Round.
2 APOEL 30 22 3 5 66 23 43 47 1988–89 UEFA Cup 1st Round.
3 Omonia 30 15 7 8 59 32 27 37 Cypriot Cup Winner-1988–89 European Cup Winners' Cup 1st Round.
4 Enosis Neon Parlimni 30 14 8 8 44 38 6 36
5 Apollon 30 13 9 8 46 24 22 35
6 AEL 30 15 5 10 46 33 13 35
7 Nea Salamis 30 14 5 11 43 34 9 33
8 Anorthosis 30 9 12 9 36 36 0 30
9 EPA 30 10 7 13 37 43 -6 27
10 APOP 30 9 8 13 31 34 -3 26
11 Aris 30 10 6 14 49 54 -5 26
12 Olympiakos 30 9 7 14 32 48 -16 25
13 Ethnikos 30 5 13 12 27 44 -17 23
14 APEP 30 5 9 16 23 54 -31 19 Relegated to 1988–89 Cypriot Second Division.
15 Alki 30 4 9 17 27 63 -36 17
16 Anagennisi 30 5 6 19 26 68 -42 16

Points system: Won=2 points, Drawn=1 point, Lost=0 points

Rules for classification: 1) Points, 2) Goal differences, 3) Goal for

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cyprus - List of Topscorers". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. 2015-06-25. Archived from the original on 2015-08-18. Retrieved 2015-08-05. 

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