2017–18 Cypriot Third Division

The 2017–18 Cypriot Third Division is the 47th season of the Cypriot third-level football league.

Cypriot Third Division
Season2017–18
ChampionsOnisilos
(1st title)
PromotedOnisilos
MEAP Nisou
Akritas
RelegatedAPEP
Finikas
Livadiakos
Matches played240
Goals scored702 (2.93 per match)
Top goalscorerAndreas Papathanasiou
(22 goals)
All statistics correct as of 29 April 2018.

FormatEdit

Sixteen teams participated in the 2017–18 Cypriot Third Division. All teams will play 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 three teams were promoted to the 2017–18 Cypriot Second Division and the last three teams were relegated to the 2017–18 STOK Elite Division.[1]

Point systemEdit

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

Changes from previous seasonEdit

Teams promoted to 2017–18 Cypriot Second Division

Teams relegated from 2016–17 Cypriot Second Division

Teams promoted from 2016–17 STOK Elite Division

Teams relegated to 2017–18 STOK Elite Division

Stadia and locationsEdit

 
 
APEA Akrotiriou
 
Livadiakos/Salamina Livadion
 
Locations of the 2017–18 Cypriot Third Division teams.
Club Venue
Achyronas Liopetri Municipal Stadium
Akritas Chlorakas Chloraka Municipal Stadium
APEA Akrotiriou Akrotiri Community Stadium
APEP Kyperounda Municipal Stadium
Digenis Akritas Morphou Makario Stadium
Elpida Astromeriti Katokopia Municipal Stadium
ENAD Polis Chrysochous Municipal Stadium
ENY-Digenis Stelios Chari Stadium
Ethnikos L. Latsia Municipal Stadium
Finikas Ayias Marinas Chrysochous Euripides Municipal Stadium
Livadiakos/Salamina Livadion Ayia Pasaskevi Livadion Municipality Stadium
MEAP Theodorio Koinotiko
Olympias Lympion Olympias Lympion Stadium
Onisilos Sotira Sotira Municipal Stadium
Ormideia FC Ormideia Municipal Stadium
Peyia 2014 Peyia Municipal Stadium

League standingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Onisilos Sotira 2014 (C, P) 30 21 5 4 60 22 +38 68 Promotion to the Cypriot Second Division
2 MEAP Nisou (P) 30 19 6 5 67 31 +36 63
3 Akritas Chlorakas (P) 30 17 7 6 44 22 +22 58
4 Enosi Neon Ypsona-Digenis Ipsona 30 14 6 10 61 45 +16 48
5 ENAD Polis Chrysochous 30 13 8 9 47 35 +12 47
6 Elpida Astromeriti 30 13 7 10 44 36 +8 46
7 Peyia 2014 30 13 6 11 41 48 −7 45
8 APEA Akrotiriou 30 12 5 13 35 39 −4 41
9 Achyronas Liopetriou 30 10 8 12 41 47 −6 38[a]
10 Ormideia FC 30 10 8 12 33 35 −2 38[a]
11 Ethnikos Latsion 30 10 7 13 45 55 −10 37
12 Digenis Akritas Morphou 30 8 12 10 45 47 −2 36
13 Olympias Lympion 30 11 2 17 45 60 −15 35
14 APEP FC (R) 30 9 5 16 36 46 −10 32 Relegation to the STOK Elite Division
15 Finikas Ayias Marinas Chrysochous (R) 30 4 8 18 23 51 −28 20
16 Livadiakos/Salamina Livadion[b] (R) 30 3 6 21 35 73 −38 12
Source: CFA
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points; 3) Head-to-head goal difference; 4) Head-to-head goals scored; 5) Head-to-head away goals scored (only if two teams); 6) Goal difference; 7) Goals scored; 8) Play-off (only if deciding championship round, relegation round or relegation).[3]
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Head to head record: Achyronas 2–1 Ormideia, Ormideia 0–0 Achyronas.
  2. ^ Livadiakos/Salamina Livadion were deducted three points for financial reasons.[2]

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away ACH AKR APEA APEP DMO ELP ENAD ENY ETH FIN LSL MEAP OLY ONI OFC PEY
Achyronas Liopetriou 2–1 0–0 0–0 2–1 2–1 1–1 1–4 2–1 5–0 6–3 2–6 2–1 0–1 2–1 2–2
Akritas Chlorakas 1–0 1–0 3–1 1–1 1–0 2–0 5–4 1–0 0–0 2–1 3–0 4–0 1–1 2–0 2–0
APEA Akrotiriou 4–3 0–2 1–0 0–3 1–1 1–2 1–5 3–2 4–0 1–1 3–2 4–1 0–1 0–1 0–2
APEP 1–0 0–3 0–1 2–0 1–2 1–1 1–0 1–1 3–0 3–0 0–2 2–0 2–1 0–1 1–2
Digenis Akritas Morphou 0–0 1–1 0–0 3–3 0–0 3–1 4–1 0–4 2–1 4–4 1–2 3–0 2–2 2–0 0–0
Elpida Astromeriti 0–0 0–0 1–3 3–1 2–0 2–1 2–1 7–2 2–0 2–2 0–1 3–2 0–3 1–2 1–0
ENAD Polis Chrysochous 3–1 2–0 0–1 2–0 3–0 1–0 0–2 2–2 1–1 2–0 3–1 4–1 0–1 1–1 2–0
ENY-Digenis 2–0 2–1 0–1 2–0 3–1 1–1 2–2 2–0 1–0 5–1 0–0 0–0 2–2 3–0 6–2
Ethnikos Latsion 2–3 2–1 1–0 0–1 3–3 2–2 0–0 3–2 2–1 3–0 1–1 2–0 1–2 0–1 3–2
Finikas Ayias Marinas Chrysochous 2–2 0–1 2–0 2–1 2–4 0–1 1–1 2–1 1–2 1–1 2–0 1–2 0–1 0–0 1–1
Livadiakos/Salamina Livadion 0–2 1–0 0–1 1–2 0–2 0–5 0–5 3–4 4–0 1–1 2–3 2–3 2–5 1–3 1–1
MEAP Nisou 1–0 0–0 2–1 5–2 2–2 4–0 2–0 4–1 1–1 3–1 7–1 3–1 0–0 3–2 3–0
Olympias Lympion 2–0 1–4 3–1 3–2 3–1 1–4 2–3 3–1 5–1 2–1 0–2 0–1 2–1 4–0 1–2
Onisilos Sotira 2–0 3–0 1–0 2–1 3–1 1–0 0–1 3–0 4–2 5–0 5–0 1–0 4–1 2–0 0–2
Ormideia FC 0–0 0–0 1–1 0–0 1–1 3–0 4–1 1–3 1–2 1–0 1–0 1–2 1–1 1–2 5–0
Peyia 2014 4–1 0–1 1–2 5–4 1–0 0–1 3–2 1–1 2–0 1–0 4–1 0–6 1–0 1–1 1–0
Source: Cyprus Football Association
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.
For upcoming matches, an "a" indicates there is an article about the rivalry between the two participants.

SourcesEdit

  • "League standings" (in Greek). Cyprus Football Association. Archived from the original on 2018-03-23. Retrieved 2017-11-27.
  • "Results" (in Greek). Cyprus Football Association. Archived from the original on 2018-03-23. Retrieved 2017-11-27.
  • "Teams" (in Greek). Cyprus Football Association. Archived from the original on 2018-03-23. Retrieved 2017-11-27.
  • "Scorers" (in Greek). Cyprus Football Association. Retrieved 2017-11-27.[permanent dead link]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Προκήρυξη Πρωταθλήματος Γ' Κατηγορίας 2017/18 (PDF) (in Greek). CFA. Retrieved 2017-11-27.
  2. ^ "Πρωτάθλημα Γ' Κατηγορίας". Cyprus Football Association. 18 April 2018. Retrieved 21 April 2018.
  3. ^ "1. Division 2015/2016 - Rules". Scoresway. Retrieved 13 August 2015.