Demetris Ioannou

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Demetris Ioannou
Personal information
Full name Demetris Ioannou
Date of birth (1968-12-08) December 8, 1968 (age 48)
Place of birth Limassol, Cyprus
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1990–1995 Apollon 128 (21)
1995–2001 Anorthosis Famagusta 120 (15)
2001 Olympiakos Nicosia 14 (1)
2001–2003 AEP Paphos 31 (3)
Total 293 (40)
National team
1991–2000 Cyprus 48 (2)
Teams managed
2010 Ermis Aradippou (assistant manager)
2010 Ermis Aradippou (caretaker manager)
2011–2012 AEK Kouklia F.C.
2012–2013 Aris Limassol F.C.
2013–2014 AEK Kouklia F.C.
2014 Doxa Katokopias F.C.
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17 April 2008.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17 April 2008

Demetris Ioannou(Greek: Δημήτρης Ιωάννου) born December 8, 1968 is a former international Cypriot football defender and currently a football manager.


He started his career in 1990 from Apollon Limassol and then followed six successful seasons in Anorthosis Famagusta. Also, he played in Olympiakos Nicosia for just six months and he ended his career in AEP Paphos.

International career[edit]

He is regarded as one of the greatest Cypriot centre backs of all time and captained the Cyprus National Team for a four-year period.

Personal life[edit]

His son Nicholas was born on November 10, 1995.[1] He plays as a centre defender, and was signed up by Manchester United when he was 11 years old. He progressed through the ranks at Old Trafford and he was a member of the inaugural UEFA Youth League squad. On the 24th of April 2014 he signed a 3 year contract with the biggest football club of Cyprus, APOEL Nicosia.


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