1975–76 Cypriot Cup

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1975–76 Cypriot Cup
Country Cyprus
Dates 8 May 1976 – 27 June 1976
Teams 35
Champions APOEL
(9th title)
Runners-up Alki Larnaca

The 1975–76 Cypriot Cup was the 34th edition of the Cypriot Cup. A total of 35 clubs entered the competition, it began on 8 May 1976 with the preliminary round and concluded on 27 June 1976 with the final which was held at Tsirio Stadium. APOEL won their 9th Cypriot Cup trophy after beating Alki Larnaca 6–0 in the final.

Format[edit]

In the 1975–76 Cypriot Cup, participated all the teams of the Cypriot First Division, the Cypriot Second Division and the Cypriot Third Division.

The competition consisted of six knock-out rounds; in all rounds each tie was played as a single leg and was held at the home ground of the one of the two teams, according to the draw results. Each tie winner was qualifying to the next round. If a match was drawn, extra time was following. If extra time was drawn, there was a replay at the ground of the team who were away for the first game. If the rematch was also drawn, then extra time was following and if the match remained drawn after extra time the winner was decided by penalty shoot-out.

The cup winner secured a place in the 1976–77 European Cup Winners' Cup.

Preliminary round[edit]

In the preliminary round participated 2 teams of each category, the teams were decided by drawing. Achilleas Kaimakli, a team of 1975–76 Cypriot Third Division did't want to participate to 1975–76 Cyprus Cup, so only 7 of the 8 teams of the 1975–76 Cypriot Third Division were participated.

Team 1 Result Team 2
(A) Anorthosis Famagusta 2 - 1 Akritas Chlorakas (C)
(B) Omonia Aradippou 2 - 0 Keravnos Strovolou (B)
(A) Evagoras Paphos 3 - 2 Anagennisi Deryneia (C)

First round[edit]

8 clubs from the 1976–77 Cypriot First Division, 7 clubs from the 1976–77 Cypriot Second Division and 7 clubs from the 1976–77 Cypriot Third Division were added.

Team 1 Result Team 2
(A) Alki Larnaca 1 - 0 AEL Limassol (A)
(A) Anorthosis Famagusta 3 - 0 PAEEK (B)
(A) APOEL 8 - 0 ENAD Ayiou Dometiou (B)
(A) Apollon Limassol 4 - 0 Ethnikos Achna (B)
(B) APOP Paphos 4 - 2 Doxa Katokopias (C)
(A) Aris Limassol 5 - 1 Ethnikos Asteras Limassol (C)
(A) ASIL Lysi 0 - 0, 2 - 0 AEM Morphou (B)
(A) EPA Larnaca 3 - 2 Ethnikos Assia (B)
(C) Ermis Aradippou 0 - 1 Pezoporikos Larnaca (A)
(A) Evagoras Paphos 10 - 1 AEK Kythreas (C)
(B) Iraklis Gerolakkou 1 - 1, 1 - 1 (4 - 2 pen.) Parthenon Zodeia (B)
(B) Othellos Athienou 1 - 0 Omonia Aradippou (B)
(A) AC Omonia 4 - 1 Olympiakos Nicosia (A)
(A) Enosis Neon Paralimni 3 - 1 Digenis Akritas Morphou (A)
(A) Nea Salamis Famagusta 6 - 1 Faros Acropoleos (C)
(B) Chalkanoras Idaliou 4 - 0 Orfeas Nicosia (B)

Second round[edit]

Team 1 Result Team 2
(A) Alki Larnaca 2 - 1 Apollon Limassol (A)
(A) APOEL 2 - 1 Evagoras Paphos (A)
(B) APOP Paphos 1 - 1, 2 - 3 Aris Limassol (A)
(A) EPA Larnaca 4 - 0 Othellos Athienou (B)
(A) AC Omonia 3 - 0 Chalkanoras Idaliou (B)
(A) Enosis Neon Paralimni 2 - 1 ASIL Lysi (A)
(A) Pezoporikos Larnaca 1 - 0 Anorthosis Famagusta (A)
(A) Nea Salamis Famagusta 4 - 1 Iraklis Gerolakkou (B)

Quarter-finals[edit]

Team 1 Result Team 2
(A) Alki Larnaca 2 - 0 Aris Limassol (A)
(A) APOEL 3 - 0 EPA Larnaca (A)
(A) AC Omonia 2 - 0 Enosis Neon Paralimni (A)
(A) Pezoporikos Larnaca 4 - 1 Nea Salamis Famagusta (A)

Semi-finals[edit]

Team 1 Result Team 2
(A) Alki Larnaca 2 - 0 Pezoporikos Larnaca (A)
(A) APOEL 1 - 0 AC Omonia (A)

Final[edit]

APOEL 6–0 Alki Larnaca
Antros Miamiliotis Goal 17'
Nikos Kritikos Goal 31'
Nikos Kritikos Goal 59'
Markos Markou Goal 75'
Markos Markou Goal 77'
Leonidas Leonidou Goal 79'
Cypriot Cup 1975–76 Winners
APOEL
9th title

Sources[edit]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Gavreilides, Michalis; Papamoiseos, Stelios (2001). Ένας αιώνας Κυπριακό ποδόσφαιρο [One century Cypriot football] (in Greek). Nicosia: The writer. p. 98-99. ISBN 9963-8720-1-8. 
  • Stephanidis, Giorgos (2003). 40 χρόνια κυπριακές ομάδες στην Ευρώπη [40 years Cypriot teams in Europe] (in Greek). Nicosia: Haravgi. p. 93. ISBN 9963-8841-1-3. 

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