1988–89 Cypriot First Division

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Cypriot First Division
Season1988–89
ChampionsOmonia
(16th title)
RelegatedEPA
Keravnos
Omonia Ar.
European CupOmonia (1st round)
UEFA CupApollon (1st round)
Cup Winners' CupAEL (1st round; via Cypriot Cup)
Matches played210
Goals scored598 (2.85 per match)
Top goalscorerNigel McNeal
(19 goals)[1]

The 1988–89 Cypriot First Division was the 50th season of the Cypriot top-level football league. Omonia won their 16th title.

Format[edit]

Fifteen teams participated in the 1988–89 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 1989–90 Cypriot Second Division.

The champions ensured their participation in the 1989–90 European Cup and the runners-up in the 1989–90 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]

APEP, Alki and Anagennisi were relegated from previous season and played in the 1988–89 Cypriot Second Division. They were replaced by the first two teams of the 1987–88 Cypriot Second Division, Keravnos and Omonia Aradippou.

Stadia and locations[edit]

Club Venue
AEL Tsirion Stadium
Anorthosis Antonis Papadopoulos Stadium
APOEL Makario Stadium
Apollon Tsirion Stadium
APOP Pafiako Stadium
Aris Tsirion Stadium
Ethnikos Dasaki Stadium
Enosis Paralimni Municipal Stadium
EPA GSZ Stadium
Keravnos Keravnos Strovolou Stadium
Nea Salamis Antonis Papadopoulos Stadium
Olympiakos GSP Stadium
Omonia Ar. Aradippou Municipal Stadium
Omonia Makario Stadium
Pezoporikos GSZ Stadium

League standings[edit]

Pos Team Pld. W. D. L. GF. GA. GF. Pts. Notes
1 Omonia 28 17 9 2 60 22 38 43 Champions-1989–90 European Cup 1st Round.
2 Apollon 28 15 10 3 61 26 35 40 1989–90 UEFA Cup 1st Round.
3 APOEL 28 15 4 9 48 38 10 34
4 Nea Salamis 28 11 11 6 51 35 16 33
5 AEL 28 10 10 8 50 40 10 30 Cypriot Cup Winner-1989–90 European Cup Winners' Cup 1st Round.
6 Anorthosis 28 10 10 8 31 31 0 30
7 Pezoporikos 28 7 14 7 35 34 1 28
8 APOP 28 9 10 9 36 40 -4 28
9 Olympiakos 28 7 13 8 43 42 1 27
10 Ethnikos 28 10 7 11 34 43 -9 27
11 Enosis Neon Paralimni 28 7 13 8 35 47 -12 27
12 Aris 28 8 10 10 42 39 3 26
13 EPA 28 6 9 13 32 41 -9 21 Relegated to 1989–90 Cypriot Second Division.
14 Keravnos 28 6 9 13 27 39 -12 21
15 Omonia Ar. 28 1 3 24 13 81 -68 5

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

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

See also[edit]

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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