Panikos Krystallis

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Panikos Krystallis is a former football forward. He was born in Limassol, Cyprus, in 1942.

Career as player[edit]

Krystallis started his football career in AEL Limassol in the late 1950s but soon joined cross-town rivals Apollon Limassol where he had his best years as a striker. He led the league in scoring during the 1960–61 season.[1]

He spent two years in the Greek A Ethniki Catigoria (1962 and 1963) playing for AEK Athens[2] but returned to Cyprus in 1963.

International career[edit]

During his career, he was capped 19 times by the Cyprus national football team scoring 4 goals.

Career as manager[edit]

After his playing career was over, Krystallis coached various clubs including AEL Limassol, Apollon Limassol, Evagoras and the Cyprus national football team.


  1. ^ Kubusch, Lars (2009-06-12). "Cyprus - List of Topscorers". RSSSF. Retrieved 2009-08-27. 
  2. ^ Mastrogiannopouous, Alexander (2005-05-11). "Foreign Players in Greece since 1959/60". RSSSF. Retrieved 2009-08-27.