Elpida Xylofagou

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Elpida Xylofagou
club crest
Nickname(s) Elpis
Founded 1959; 56 years ago (1959)
Ground Michalonikion Stadio,
Ground Capacity 2000[1]
Chairman Cyprus Panikos Theodosiou
Manager Cyprus Christos Pierettis
League Cypriot Second Division
2013-14 1st [1]

Elpida Xylofagou is a Cypriot football club based in the village of Xylofagou in Larnaca district. The club, which was established in 1959, currently competes in the Cypriot Second Division, after a successful campaign in the Cypriot Third Division, from which it gains the promotion. Their colors are white and blue.

In recent years, the team has also regularly participated in the Cypriot Cup.[1][2][3][4][5]


The team uses the Michalonikion Stadion, as a home stadium. The stadium has a capacity of 2,000 fans.


Current squad[edit]

As of 25 September 2014

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Albania GK Aldo Teqja (on loan from Anorthosis Famagusta)
2 Cyprus DF Marios Georgiou
3 Cyprus DF Savvas Christodoulou
4 Cyprus DF Alexis Theocharous
5 Cyprus DF Vasilis Papakyriakou (captain)
6 Cyprus MF Antreas Orfanou
7 Cyprus FW Panayiotis Pontikos
8 Cyprus FW Christos Pierettis
9 Cyprus FW Sergis Avraam
10 Cyprus MF Charalambos Loizou
No. Position Player
11 Cyprus FW Christoforos Christofi
12 Cyprus FW Andreas Kyriacou
13 Cyprus FW Tziovannis Kastanos
14 Cyprus DF Costas Pouros
17 Cyprus FW Anastasis Parou
18 Cyprus GK Charis Liotatis
19 Cyprus MF Manolis Manoli
21 Angola DF João Comboio
22 Cyprus MF Giorgos Siathas
23 Cyprus FW Constantinos Constantinou

For recent transfers, see List of Cypriot football transfers summer 2014.

Notable Players[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "Elpida Xylofagou profile at Soccerway". soccerway.com. Retrieved 28 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "Elpida Xylofagou profile at Weltfussballarchiv". weltfussballarchiv.com. Retrieved 28 August 2011. 
  3. ^ "Cyprus Cup - Highest Scores (complete)". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 28 August 2011. 
  4. ^ "Cyprus Cup 2004/05". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 28 August 2011. 
  5. ^ "Cyprus B Kategoria 2005-06". futbol24.com. Retrieved 28 August 2011.