List of football clubs in Cyprus

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The following list includes all the men’s Association football clubs of Cyprus who are participating or have participated in the national championships of the country. A total of 193 clubs have played in the national championships of Cyprus from their inception in 1934 until the 2016–17 season.

The national championships of Cyprus are the Cypriot First Division, the Cypriot Second Division, the Cypriot Third Division and the Cypriot Fourth Division which has been dissolved after 2014–15 season. The championships are run and organized by the Cyprus Football Association (CFA). Since 2015, National Championship is also the STOK Elite Division which is run and organized by the Confederation of local federations of Cyprus (STOK).

The following table is a list of Cypriot football clubs. For a complete list see Category:Football clubs in Cyprus.

Clubs[edit]

Name Location District Founded-Dissolved 2016–17 season Highest level
AEZ Zakakiou Zakaki Limassol 1956- First Division[1] First Division
AEK Kouklia Kouklia Paphos 1968-2014 Does not exist First Division
AEK Larnaca Larnaca Larnaca 1994- First Division[1] First Division
AEL Limassol Limassol Limassol 1930- First Division[1] First Division
AEP Paphos Paphos Paphos 2000-2014 Does not exist First Division
Ayia Napa Ayia Napa Famagusta 1990- Second Division[2] First Division
Alki Larnaca Larnaca Larnaca 1948-2014 Does not exist First Division
Anagennisi Deryneia Deryneia Famagusta 1920- First Division[1] First Division
Anorthosis Famagusta Famagusta1 Famagusta 1911- First Division[1] First Division
APEP Pitsilia Limassol 1979- Third Division[3] First Division
APOEL Nicosia Nicosia 1926- First Division[1] First Division
Apollon Limassol Limassol Limassol 1954- First Division[1] First Division
APOP Kinyras Pegeia Paphos 2003-2012 Does not exist First Division
APOP Paphos Paphos Paphos 1953-2000 Does not exist First Division
Aris Limassol Limassol Limassol 1930- First Division[1] First Division
ASIL Lysi Lysi Famagusta 1932- Second Division[2] First Division
Atromitos Yeroskipou Geroskipou Paphos 1956-2013 Does not exist First Division
Armenian Young Men's Association Nicosia Nicosia 1934- Amateur league First Division
Digenis Akritas Morphou Morphou Nicosia 1931- Third Division[3] First Division
Doxa Katokopias Katokopia Nicosia 1954- First Division[1] First Division
Ethnikos Assia Asha, Cyprus Famagusta 1966- Second Division[2] First Division
Ethnikos Achna Achna Famagusta 1968- First Division[1] First Division
ENTHOI Lakatamia Lakatamia Nicosia 1948- Second Division[2] First Division
Enosis Neon Paralimni Paralimni Famagusta 1936- Second Division[2] First Division
Trust AC Nicosia Nicosia 1924-1938 Does not exist First Division
EPA Larnaca Larnaca Larnaca 1932-1994 Does not exist First Division
Ermis Aradippou Aradippou Larnaca 1958- First Division[1] First Division
Evagoras Paphos Paphos Paphos 1961-2000 Does not exist First Division
Karmiotissa Pano Polemidion Pano Polemidia Limassol 1979- First Division[1] First Division
Keravnos Strovolos Nicosia 1926-1993 Does not exist First Division
Nea Salamina Famagusta Famagusta Famagusta 1948- First Division[1] First Division
Othellos Athienou Athienou Larnaca 1933- Second Division[2] First Division
Olympiakos Nicosia Nicosia Nicosia 1931- Second Division[2] First Division
Omonia Aradippou Aradippou Larnaca 1929- Second Division[2] First Division
Omonia Nicosia Nicosia 1948- First Division[1] First Division
Onisilos Sotira Sotira, Famagusta Famagusta 1978-2014 Does not exist First Division
Orfeas Nicosia Nicosia Nicosia 1948- Local championships (POEL) First Division
Pafos FC Paphos Paphos 2014- Second Division[2] First Division
Pezoporikos Larnaca Larnaca Larnaca 1924-1994 Does not exist First Division
Çetinkaya Türk Nicosia Nicosia 1930- Withdrew from CFA2 First Division
Chalkanoras Idaliou Dali, Cyprus Nicosia 1948- Third Division[3] First Division
Adonis Idaliou Dali, Cyprus Nicosia 1956-2015 Does not exist Second Division
AEK Ammochostos Famagusta Famagusta 1959-1980 Does not exist Second Division
AEK Kakopetrias Kakopetria Nicosia 1984-Unknown Does not exist Second Division
AEK/Achilleas Ayiou Theraponta Limassol Limassol 1997-Unknown Does not exist Second Division
AEM Mesogis Mesogi Paphos 1985-2007 Does not exist Second Division
AEM Morphou Morphou Nicosia 1960-1991 Does not exist Second Division
Akritas Chlorakas Chloraka Paphos 1971- Second Division[2] Second Division
Alki Oroklini Oroklini Larnaca 1979- Second Division[2] Second Division
Amathus Limassol Limassol Limassol Unknown-1965 Does not exist Second Division
Anagennisi Germasogeias Germasogeia Limassol 1956- Local championships (PAAOK) Second Division
Anagennisi Larnacas Larnaca Larnaca 1944-Unknown Does not exist Second Division
Antaeus Limassol Limassol Limassol 1943-1963 Does not exist Second Division
APEP Pelendriou Pelendri Limassol 1956- Local championships (EPOL) Second Division
Apollon Athienou Athienou Larnaca Unknown-1972 Does not exist Second Division
Apollon Lympion Lympia Nicosia 1948- Local championships (APOESP) Second Division
Arion Lemesou Limassol Limassol Unknown-1970 Does not exist Second Division
Achilleas Kaimakli Kaimakli Nicosia 1943-1988 Does not exist Second Division
Achyronas Liopetriou Liopetri Famagusta 1960 Third Division[3] Second Division
Digenis Akritas Ipsona Ypsonas Limassol 1958-2014 Does not exist Second Division
Digenis Oroklinis Oroklini Larnaca 1983- Third Division[3] Second Division
Ethnikos Asteras Limassol Limassol Limassol 1957-1977 Does not exist Second Division
Ethnikos Defteras Deftera Nicosia 1948- Local championships (EPOPL) Second Division
Ethnikos Latsion Latsia Nicosia 1956- Third Division[3] Second Division
Elpida Xylofagou Xylofagou Larnaca 1959- Third Division[3] Second Division
ENAD Polis Chrysochous Polis, Cyprus Paphos 1994- Second Division[2] Second Division
ENAD Ayiou Dometiou Ayios Dhometios Nicosia 1937- Local championships (APOESP) Second Division
Enosis Neon Parekklisia Parekklisia Limassol 2006- Second Division[2] Second Division
Enosis Agion Omologiton Ayioi Omoloyites, Nicosia Nicosia Unknown-1961 Does not exist Second Division
Enosis Kokkinotrimithia Kokkinotrimithia Nicosia 1968- Local championships (EPOPL) Second Division
Enosis Panelliniou-Antaeus Limassol Limassol Limassol 1963-1971 Does not exist Second Division
Iraklis Gerolakkou Gerolakkos Nicosia 1948- Third Division[3] Second Division
Gaydzak Nicosia Nicosia Nicosia 1957-1968 Does not exist Second Division
Gençlik Gücü Nicosia Nicosia 1952- Withdrew from CFA2 Second Division
Kentro Neotitas Maroniton Kato Polemidia Limassol Unknown Does not exist Second Division
Kinyras Empas Empa, Cyprus Paphos Unknown-2003 Does not exist Second Division
LALL Lysi Lysi Famagusta 1929-1974 Does not exist Second Division
MEAP Nisou Pera Chorio-Nisou Nicosia 1980- Third Division[3] Second Division
Neos Aionas Trikomou Trikomo, Cyprus Famagusta 1990-1992 Does not exist Second Division
Nikos & Sokratis Erimis Erimi Limassol 1956- Local championships (PAAOK) Second Division
Gençler Birliği Larnaca Larnaca 1934- Withdrew from CFA2 Second Division
Doğan Türk Birliği Limassol Limassol 1938- Withdrew from CFA2 Second Division
Othellos Famagusta Famagusta Famagusta Unknown-1963 Does not exist Second Division
Olympos Xylofagou Xylofagou Larnaca 1952- Local championships (EPEL) Second Division
Orfeas Athienou Athienou Larnaca 1948- Local championships (EPEL) Second Division
PAEEK Kyrenia Keryneia 1953- Second Division[2] Second Division
Panellinios Limassol Limassol Limassol 1953-1963 Does not exist Second Division
Parthenon Zodeia Zodeia Nicosia 1966-Unknown Does not exist Second Division
Rotsidis Mammari Mammari Nicosia 1961- Local championships (EPOPL) Second Division
SEK Agiou Athanasiou Agios Athanasios, Cyprus Limassol 1948- Local championships (PAAOK) Second Division
Mağusa Türk Gücü Famagusta1 Famagusta 1945- Withdrew from CFA2 Second Division
Frenaros FC Frenaros Famagusta 2000- STOK Elite Division[4] Second Division
FC Episkopi Episkopi, Limassol Limassol 2004-2008 Does not exist Third Division
AEK Katholiki Katholiki, Limassol Limassol 1981- Local championships (PAAOK) Third Division
AEK Karava Karavas Keryneia 1957-1974 Does not exist Third Division
AEK Kythreas Kythrea Nicosia 1950-2012 Does not exist Third Division
AEN Ayiou Georgiou Vrysoullon-Acheritou Agios Georgios Famagusta 2004- Third Division[3] Third Division
Amathus Ayiou Tychona Agios Tychonas Limassol 1955- STOK Elite Division[4] Third Division
AMEP Parekklisia Parekklisia Limassol 1961-2006 Does not exist Third Division
Anagennisi Trachoni Trachoni Limassol 1979- Local championships (EPOL) Third Division
APEAN Ayia Napa Ayia Napa Famagusta Unknown-1990 Does not exist Third Division
APEI Ipsona Ypsonas Limassol Unknown Does not exist Third Division
ASO Ormideia Ormideia Larnaca 1956-Unknown Does not exist Third Division
ASOB Vatili Vatili Famagusta 1939-1977 Does not exist Third Division
ATE PEK Ergaton Ergates Nicosia 1939- Local championships (EPOPL) Third Division
Doxa Paliometochou Paliometocho Nicosia 1960- STOK Elite Division[4] Third Division
Dynamo Pervolion Pervolia Larnaca 1960- Local championships (EPEL) Third Division
Elia Lythrodonta Lythrodontas Nicosia 1939- Local championships (APOESP) Third Division
Ellinismos Akakiou Akaki, Cyprus Nicosia 1924- Local championships (APOESP) Third Division
ENAZ Agia Zoni Limassol Agia Zoni, Limassol Limassol Unknown Does not exist Third Division
Enosi Neon Ypsona-Digenis Ipsona Ypsonas Limassol 2014- Third Division[3] Third Division
Th.O.I. Avgorou Avgorou Famagusta 1954- Local championships (POAL) Third Division
Kissos FC Kissonergas Kissonerga Paphos 2007-2014 Does not exist Third Division
Kouris Erimis Erimi Limassol 1966- STOK Elite Division[4] Third Division
Konstantios & Evripidis Trachoniou Trachoni Limassol 1966- Local championships (PAAOK) Third Division
Livadiakos Livadion Livadia, Larnaca Larnaca 1971-2010 Does not exist Third Division
Livadiakos/Salamina Livadion Livadia, Larnaca Larnaca 2010- Third Division[3] Third Division
Libanos Kormakiti Kormakitis Keryneia 1948-1989 Does not exist Third Division
Olimpiada Neapolis Yenişehir, Nicosia Nicosia 1951-Unknown Does not exist Third Division
Olympias Lympion Lympia Nicosia 1944- Third Division[3] Third Division
Ormideia FC Ormideia Larnaca 2006- Third Division[3] Third Division
OXEN Peristeronas Peristerona Nicosia 1950- Local championships (EPOPL) Third Division
Peyia 2014 Pegeia Paphos 2014- Third Division[3] Third Division
PEFO Olympiakos Limassol Limassol 1997-'Αγνωστο Does not exist Third Division
P.O. Xylotymbou Xylotympou Larnaca 2006- Third Division[3] Third Division
POL/AE Maroni Maroni Larnaca 2008-2012 Does not exist Third Division
Poseidon Larnacas Larnaca Larnaca 1976-Unknown Does not exist Third Division
Sourouklis Troullon Troulloi Larnaca 1972-2015 Does not exist Third Division
Spartakos Kitiou Kiti, Cyprus Larnaca 1958- STOK Elite Division[4] Third Division
Tsaggaris Peledriou Pelendri Limassol 1957- Local championships (PAAOK) Third Division
Faros Acropoleos Akropoli, Nicosia Nicosia 1961-Unknown Does not exist Third Division
Finikas Ayias Marinas Chrysochous Ayia Marina Chrysochous Paphos 1973- STOK Elite Division[4] Third Division
Fotiakos Frenarou Frenaros Famagusta 1942-2000 Does not exist Third Division
Adonis Geroskipou Geroskipou Paphos Unknown Does not exist Fourth Division
AEK Korakou Korakou Nicosia 1999- Local championships (PAO) Fourth Division
AEK Kornos Kornos, Cyprus Larnaca 1968-2013 Does not exist Fourth Division
AMEAN Agiou Nikolaou Agios Nikolaos, Limassol Limassol 1943- Does not exist Fourth Division
AMEK Kapsalou Κάψαλος, Limassol Limassol 1956-Unknown Does not exist Fourth Division
Anagennisi Lythrodonta Lythrodontas Nicosia 1944- Local championships (POEL) Fourth Division
Anagennisi Mouttalou Mouttalos, Paphos Paphos Unknown-1995 Does not exist Fourth Division
Anagennisi Prosfigon Ayiou Antoniou Lemesou Ayios Antonis, Limassol Limassol 1975- Local championships (EPOL) Fourth Division
Anorthosis Kato Polemidia Kato Polemidia Limassol 1940- Local championships (PAAOK) Fourth Division
AOL – Omonia Lakatamias Lakatamia Nicosia 1985- Local championships (POEL) Fourth Division
APEA Akrotiriou Akrotiri (village) Limassol 1955- STOK Elite Division[4] Fourth Division
APOP Palechoriou Palaichori Nicosia 1957- Local championships (EPOPL) Fourth Division
ASPIS Pylas Pyla Larnaca 1957- STOK Elite Division[4] Fourth Division
ATE PEK Parekklisias Parekklisia Limassol 1967-2006 Does not exist Fourth Division
Atlas Aglandjias Aglandjia Nicosia 1938- STOK Elite Division[4] Fourth Division
Achilleas Ayiou Theraponta Agios Therapon Limassol 1947-1997 Does not exist Fourth Division
Dafni Troulloi Troulloi Larnaca 1952-2015 Does not exist Fourth Division
Digenis Agiou Nikolaou Agios Nikolaos, Limassol Limassol 1982-Unknown Does not exist Fourth Division
Doxa Devtera Deftera Nicosia 1968- Local championships (POEL) Fourth Division
Doxa Polemidion Kato Polemidia Limassol 1958- Local championships (EPOL) Fourth Division
EAS Ayios Dhometios Ayios Dhometios Nicosia 1948- Local championships (POEL) Fourth Division
ETHA Engomis Engomi Nicosia 1942-Unknown Does not exist Fourth Division
Ethnikos Empas Empa, Cyprus Paphos Unknown Does not exist Fourth Division
Elpida Astromeriti Astromeritis Nicosia 2009- STOK Elite Division[4] Fourth Division
Elpida Liopetriou Liopetri Famagusta 1945- Does not exist Fourth Division
Elpida Prosfigon Paphou Paphos Paphos Unknown-1995 Does not exist Fourth Division
Enosis Neon Ayia Napa Ayia Napa Famagusta Unknown-1990 Does not exist Fourth Division
ENAP Paphos Paphos Paphos 1991-Unknown Does not exist Fourth Division
Enosi Neon Ypsona Ypsonas Limassol 2005-2014 Does not exist Fourth Division
Evagoras Avgorou Avgorou Famagusta 1938- Local championships (POAL) Fourth Division
Evagoras Amiandos Amiantos Limassol 1957-Unknown Does not exist Fourth Division
Evagoras Pallikarides Agion Trimithias Agioi Trimithias Nicosia 1997- Local championships (EPOPL) Fourth Division
Zenonas Larnaca Larnaca Larnaca Unknown Does not exist Fourth Division
Th.O.I. Filias Fyllia Nicosia 1952- Local championships (EPOPL) Fourth Division
Thiella Dromolaxia Dromolaxia Larnaca 1959- Unknown Fourth Division
Kedros Ayia Marina Skylloura Agia Marina (Skylloura) Nicosia 1967- Local championships (EPOPL) Fourth Division
Kedros Kormakiti Kormakitis Keryneia 1972-1989 Does not exist Fourth Division
Kentro Neotitas Kalou Choriou "Commandaria" Kalo Chorio, Limassol Limassol 1979-1998 Does not exist Fourth Division
Kimonas Xylotympou Xylotympou Larnaca 1925-2006 Does not exist Fourth Division
Kissos Kissonerga Kissonerga Paphos 1990- Local championships (POASP) Fourth Division
Kourio Episkopi Episkopi Limassol 1948-2004 Does not exist Fourth Division
Lenas Limassol Limassol Limassol 1961- STOK Elite Division[4] Fourth Division
Marathonas Kato Varosha Varosha, Famagusta Famagusta 1948-Unknown Does not exist Fourth Division
Morfotikos Tymbou Tymbou Nicosia Unknown Unknown Fourth Division
Kormakitis FC Kormakitis Keryneia 1989- Local championships (EPOPL) Fourth Division
Olympias Frenarou Frenaros Famagusta 1940-2000 Does not exist Fourth Division
Olympos Acheritou Acheritou Famagusta 1959-2004 Does not exist Fourth Division
Omonia Ormideia Ormideia Larnaca 1956- Local championships (EPEL) Fourth Division
Panikos & Sokratis Zakakiou Zakaki Limassol 1959- Local championships (PAAOK) Fourth Division
Panikos Pourgouridis Lemesou Limassol Limassol Unknown Does not exist Fourth Division
PAOK Kalou Choriou Kalo Chorio, Limassol Limassol 1998-Unknown Does not exist Fourth Division
Parideio Larnaca Larnaca Larnaca Unknown Does not exist Fourth Division
Parnassos Strovolou Strovolos Nicosia 1957-Unknown Does not exist Fourth Division
Poseidonas Giolou Giolou Paphos 1970- Local championships (POASP) Fourth Division
Proodos Kaimakliou Kaimakli Nicosia 1941- Local championships (POEL) Fourth Division
Salamina Dromolaxias Dromolaxia Larnaca Unknown Does not exist Fourth Division
Triptolemus Evrychou Evrychou Nicosia 1937- Local championships (PAO) Fourth Division
Kornos FC Kornos, Cyprus Larnaca 2013- STOK Elite Division[4] STOK Elite Division
Onisilos Sotira 2014 Sotira, Famagusta Famagusta 2014- STOK Elite Division[4] STOK Elite Division
Koloni Geroskipou Geroskipou Paphos Unknown STOK Elite Division[4] STOK Elite Division

Legend:

  • Name: The clubs are listed under their present name. In some cases, some teams used a different name in previous years while they were participating in the national championships.
  • Location: The location where the club resides. The location of the refugee clubs is indicated as it was before the Turkish invasion of Cyprus.
  • District: Cyprus is divided in six districts. The location of each club belongs to one of these six districts.
  • Founded-Dissolved: The period of existence of the club (founding date and dissolution date). The word "unknown" is indicated for the clubs which there is no any data about their existence. For clubs that are still exist is no dissolution date is indicated.
  • 2016–17 season: The league in which the club is participating in the 2016–17 season.
  • Highest level: The highest level of the Cypriot football league system in which the club has ever participated.

Notes:

1The refugee clubs location (clubs which before 1974 were located in the areas that are occupied by the Turkish army after the Turkish invasion of Cyprus) is indicated as it was before 1974.

2The Turkish Cypriot teams withdrew from Cypriot football in 1955.

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Bibliography[edit]

  • Gavreilides, Michalis; Papamoiseos, Stelios (2001). Ένας αιώνας Κυπριακό ποδόσφαιρο [One century Cypriot football] (in Greek). Nicosia: The writer. ISBN 9963-8720-1-8. 
  • Meletiou, Giorgos (2011). Κυπριακό ποδόσφαιρο 1900–1960 [Cypriot Football 1900–1960] (in Greek). Nicosia: Power Publishing. ISBN 978-9963-688-87-6. 
  • Παπαμωυσέως, Στέλιος (2013). Από την ενοποίηση... στ΄ αστέρια (Κυπριακό ποδόσφαιρο 1953-2013). Λευκωσία: Ο Συγγραφέας. pp. 162–163. 
  • Papamoiseos, Stelios (2013). Από την ενοποίηση... στα αστέρια [From unification... to the stars] (in Greek). Nicosia: The writer. pp. 154–155. 

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