1978–79 Cypriot Third Division

The 1978–79 Cypriot Third Division was the eighth season of the Cypriot third-level football league. Orfeas Nicosia won their 1st title.

Cypriot Third Division
Season1978–79
ChampionsOrfeas Nicosia
(1st title)
PromotedAchilleas Kaimakli FC

FormatEdit

Ten teams participated in the 1978–79 Cypriot Third Division. All teams played against each other twice, once at their home and once away. The team with the most points at the end of the season crowned champions. The first team was promoted to 1979–80 Cypriot Second Division. The last team was relegated to regional leagues.

Point systemEdit

Teams received two points for a win, one point for a draw and zero points for a loss.

League standingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Orfeas Nicosia 18 78 12 +66 30 Promoted to 1979–80 Cypriot Second Division
2 ENTHOI Lakatamia FC 18 47 11 +36 30
3 AEK Kythreas 18 32 16 +16 24
4 Anagennisi Deryneia FC 18 44 26 +18 24
5 ENAD Ayiou Dometiou FC 18 20 21 −1 17
6 Doxa Katokopias FC 18 23 37 −14 17
7 Olimpiada Neapolis FC 18 24 49 −25 12
8 AEK Ammochostos 18 28 53 −25 10
9 Faros Acropoleos 18 25 62 −37 9
10 Achilleas Kaimakli FC 18 11 45 −34 7 Relegated to regional leagues
Source:[citation needed]
Rules for classification: 1) Points, 2) Goal differences, 3) Goal for

SourcesEdit

  • "Ο ΟΡΦΕΑΣ άξιος πρωταθλητής". Haravgi (in Greek). 1979-02-13. p. 6.
  • "ΦΑΡΟΣ-ΑΧΙΛΛΕΑΣ 1–0". Haravgi (in Greek). 1979-02-22. p. 4.
  • "Ο Ορφέας πρωταθλητής". Tharros (in Greek). 1979-02-12. p. 2.

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