1948–49 Cypriot Cup

The 1948–49 Cypriot Cup was the 12th edition of the Cypriot Cup. A total of 8 clubs entered the competition. It began on 13 March 1949 with the quarterfinals and concluded on 19 June 1949 with the replay final which was held at GSP Stadium. Anorthosis won their 1st Cypriot Cup trophy after beating APOEL 3–0 in the final.

1948–49 Cypriot Cup
CountryCyprus
Dates13 March 1949 – 19 June 1949
Teams8
ChampionsAnorthosis
(1st title)
Runners-upAPOEL

FormatEdit

In the 1948–49 Cypriot Cup, participated all the teams of the Cypriot First Division.

The competition consisted of three 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 match.

Quarter-finalsEdit

Team 1 Result Team 2
(A) AEL 4–1 AYMA (A)
(A) Anorthosis 3–0 Pezoporikos (A)
(A) APOEL 3–0 Olympiakos (A)
(A) EPA 1–5 Lefkoşa Türk Spor Kulübü (A)

Semi-finalsEdit

Team 1 Result Team 2
(A) Anorthosis 5–0 Lefkoşa Türk Spor Kulübü (A)
(A) APOEL 3–2 AEL (A)

FinalEdit

Anorthosis2–3APOEL
Referee: Argyris Gavalas

Abandoned at 87', due to fights between players and in crowd

Replay final
Anorthosis3–0APOEL
Frixos Thalassetis   33'
Tzortzis Avetisian   75'
Andreas Stilianides   84' (pen.)
Referee: Argyris Gavalas
Cypriot Cup 1948–49 Winners
Anorthosis
1st title

SourcesEdit

  • "1948/49 Cyprus Cup". RSSSF. 2017-08-24. Retrieved 2017-08-25.

BibliographyEdit

  • Gavreilides, Michalis; Papamoiseos, Stelios (2001). Ένας αιώνας Κυπριακό ποδόσφαιρο [One century Cypriot football] (in Greek). Nicosia: The writer. p. 51. ISBN 9963-8720-1-8.
  • Meletiou, Giorgos (2011). Κυπριακό ποδόσφαιρο 1900–1960 [Cypriot Football 1900–1960] (in Greek). Nicosia: Power Publishing. pp. 148, 286. ISBN 978-9963-688-87-6.

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