2005–06 Cypriot First Division
|Champions League||Apollon (1st qualifying round)|
|UEFA Cup||Omonia (1st qualifying round) |
APOEL (1st qualifying round; via Cypriot Cup))
|Intertoto Cup||Ethnikos (1st round)|
|Goals scored||603 (3.31 per match)|
|Top goalscorer||Łukasz Sosin|
Fourteen teams participated in the 2005–06 Cypriot First 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 last three teams were relegated to the 2006–07 Cypriot Second Division.
The teams had to declare their interest to participate in the 2006 UEFA Intertoto Cup before the end of the championship. At the end of the championship, the higher placed team among the interested ones participated in the Intertoto Cup (if they had not secured their participation in any other UEFA competition).
Teams received three points for a win, one point for a draw and zero points for a loss.
Changes from previous seasonEdit
AEP Paphos, Alki Larnaca and Aris Limassol were relegated from previous season and played in the 2005–06 Cypriot Second Division. They were replaced by the first three teams of the 2004–05 Cypriot Second Division, APOP Kinyras, APEP and THOI Lakatamia.
Stadia and locationsEdit
|Pos||Team||Pld||W||D||L||GF||GA||GD||Pts||Qualification or relegation|
|1||Apollon Limassol (C)||26||19||7||0||68||24||+44||64||Qualification for Champions League first qualifying round|
|2||Omonia||26||20||3||3||59||20||+39||63||Qualification for UEFA Cup first qualifying round[a]|
|5||Enosis Neon Paralimni||26||12||7||7||40||28||+12||43|
|9||Ethnikos Achna||26||8||4||14||42||43||−1||28||Qualification for Intertoto Cup first round|
|12||APOP Kinyras (R)||26||5||3||18||35||65||−30||18||Relegation to Cypriot Second Division|
|14||THOI Lakatamia (R)||26||1||4||21||15||75||−60||7|
Rules for classification: 1) Points, 2) Goal differences, 3) Goals for
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.