Yiannos Ioannou

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Yiannos Ioannou
Personal information
Full name Yiannos Ioannou (Γιάννος Ιωάννου)
Date of birth (1966-01-25) January 25, 1966 (age 51)
Place of birth Nicosia, Cyprus
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1981–2000 APOEL 371 (191)
National team
1991–1999 Cyprus[1] 41 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Yiannos Ioannou (Greek: Γιάννος Ιωάννου) (born January 25, 1966) is a former Cypriot football player.

Club career[edit]

He was one of the most successful strikers in Cyprus ever and because of that he was given the nickname "Mr Goal". Playing almost 20 years for APOEL, he won the Cypriot Championship 4 times, the Cypriot Cup 6 times and the Super Cup 6 times too. In addition, he was the top scorer in Cyprus in the seasons 1985-1986 and 1992–1993, scoring 22 goals in each season.

Ioannou has the most appearances and goals in the history of APOEL, with 504 appearances and 264 goals in all competitions.

International career[edit]

Yiannos Ioannou had been also an important member of the Cyprus national football team, having 41 appearances and scoring 6 goals.

Managerial career[edit]

He served for many years as assistant manager for APOEL.



Cyprus APOEL
1986, 1990, 1992, 1996
1984, 1993, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1999
1984, 1986, 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997


1986, 1993


  1. ^ "Cyprus - Record International Players". rssf.com. 2008-02-06. Retrieved 2008-05-15.