1998–99 Cypriot First Division

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Cypriot First Division
Season 1998–99
Champions Anorthosis
(10th title)
Relegated Evagoras
Doxa
Aris
Champions League Anorthosis (2nd qualifying round)
UEFA Cup Omonia (qualifying round)
APOEL (qualifying round; via Cypriot Cup)
Matches played 182
Goals scored 731 (4.02 per match)
Top goalscorer Rainer Rauffmann
(35 goals)[1]

The 1998–99 Cypriot First Division was the 60th season of the Cypriot top-level football league. Anorthosis won their 10th title.

Format[edit]

Fourteen teams participated in the 1998–99 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 1999–2000 Cypriot Second Division.

The champions ensured their participation in the 1999–2000 UEFA Champions League and the runners-up in the 1999–2000 UEFA Cup.

Point system[edit]

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

Changes from previous season[edit]

Anagennisi Deryneia, APOP Paphos and Ethnikos Assia were relegated from previous season and played in the 1998–99 Cypriot Second Division. They were replaced by the first three teams of the 1997–98 Cypriot Second Division, Olympiakos Nicosia, Doxa Katokopias and Aris Limassol.

Stadia and locations[edit]

Club Venue
ΑΕΚ GSZ Stadium
AEL Tsirion Stadium
Alki GSZ Stadium
Anorthosis Antonis Papadopoulos Stadium
APOEL Makario Stadium
Apollon Tsirion Stadium
Aris Tsirion Stadium
Doxa Kykkos Stadium
Ethnikos Dasaki Stadium
Enosis Paralimni Municipal Stadium
Evagoras Pafiako Stadium
Nea Salamina Ammochostos Stadium
Olympiakos Makario Stadium
Omonia Makario Stadium

League standings[edit]

Pos Team Pld. W. D. L. GF. GA. GF. Pts. Notes
1 Anorthosis 26 21 4 1 95 28 67 67 Champions-UEFA Champions League 2nd qualifying round
2 Omonia 26 21 4 1 81 25 56 67 1999–2000 UEFA Cup qualifying round
3 APOEL 26 19 2 5 70 29 41 59 Cypriot Cup Winner-1999–2000 UEFA Cup.
4 AEK 26 14 3 9 63 45 18 45
5 AEL 26 13 5 8 55 39 16 44
6 Ethnikos 26 12 6 8 49 43 6 42
7 Apollon 26 13 2 11 51 45 6 41
8 Enosis Neon Paralimni 26 8 8 10 55 64 -9 32
9 Olympiakos 26 8 5 13 40 49 -9 29
10 Nea Salamis 26 8 4 14 46 53 -7 28
11 Alki 26 7 4 15 37 70 -33 25
12 Evagoras 26 6 4 16 30 66 -36 22 Relegated to 1999–2000 Cypriot Second Division.
13 Doxa 26 2 3 21 27 79 -52 9
14 Aris 26 3 0 23 32 96 -64 9

Points system: Won=3 points, Drawn=1 point, Lost=0 points

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

Results[edit]

↓Home / Away→

AEK AEL ALK ANR APN APL ARS DOX ETH ENP EYG NSL OLY OMO
AEK 1-1 5-1 3-3 3-1 3-5 5-1 7-0 2-5 3-0 2-0 4-1 4-2 0-1
AEL 3-2 2-2 2-3 2-1 2-1 4-1 4-3 2-3 0-1 4-0 8-3 4-2 3-3
Alki 5-4 1-3 0-4 0-6 0-2 3-2 2-1 2-3 2-2 3-1 0-2 1-3 1-4
Anorthosis 1-0 2-0 5-0 1-1 4-2 5-0 7-0 2-0 5-1 6-1 5-3 7-1 2-2
APOEL 3-1 2-0 4-1 4-3 1-0 5-2 3-0 1-0 2-2 4-1 3-0 2-0 1-2
Apollon 5-0 3-2 4-1 1-3 2-1 2-1 5-2 1-2 1-0 2-0 1-2 1-0 1-5
Aris 1-2 0-4 1-4 1-4 1-4 0-5 2-1 1-3 2-4 2-4 3-1 0-2 0-4
Doxa 1-5 0-1 3-1 0-4 0-4 1-2 5-1 0-0 4-5 0-0 0-3 1-4 2-3
Ethnikos 1-1 2-1 2-0 0-2 2-3 6-1 3-2 0-0 1-1 2-0 2-3 1-1 2-4
Enosis 1-2 0-2 1-1 2-5 3-5 1-1 6-2 5-3 3-6 6-1 0-3 2-0 1-1
Evagoras 2-0 0-0 0-2 0-4 2-3 2-1 5-2 4-0 1-2 1-1 0-0 1-0 1-8
Nea Salamis 0-1 0-0 1-2 2-3 0-1 2-2 2-3 2-0 4-0 4-5 4-1 0-0 2-3
Olympiakos 1-2 0-1 2-2 1-4 0-5 2-0 4-0 4-0 1-1 2-2 2-1 2-1 0-1
Omonia 0-1 3-0 3-0 1-1 1-0 2-0 5-1 1-0 4-0 5-0 6-1 4-1 5-4

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cyprus - List of Topscorers". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. 2015-06-25. Archived from the original on 2015-08-19. Retrieved 2015-08-05. 

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