Athos Solomou

Athos Solomou (Greek: Άθως Σολωμού; born November 30, 1985) is a Cypriot professional footballer who plays for Haringey Borough in the Isthmian League Premier Division. He is mainly a right winger but he also plays as right back also.

Athos Solomou
Personal information
Full name Athos Solomou
Date of birth (1985-11-30) November 30, 1985 (age 36)
Place of birth Limassol, Cyprus
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Position(s) Right winger / Right back
Club information
Current team
Haringey Borough
Youth career
Apollon Limassol
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2009 Apollon Limassol 98 (8)
2009–2014 APOEL 62 (3)
2014 Enosis Neon Paralimni 5 (0)
2015 Oțelul Galați 16 (0)
2015–2016 Doxa Katokopias 15 (0)
2016 Rah Ahan 4 (0)
2016 AEZ Zakakiou 4 (0)
2017–2018 FC International Limassol
2018 Digenis Oroklinis 0 (0)
2018–2019 Ethnikos Assia 22 (3)
2019 Elpida Astromeriti 0 (0)
2019– Haringey Borough 27 (6)
National team
2007– Cyprus 13 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19:46, 21 April 2020 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13 March 2013

Club careerEdit

Apollon LimassolEdit

Solomou started his career from Apollon Limassol's Academy. He maded his debut with Apollon on season 2002-03. He stayed in Apollon for 7 years and he won one Cypriot Championship and one Cypriot Super Cup with the team.

APOELEdit

On 10 September 2009 Solomou signed a three-years contract with APOEL and the next season he helped APOEL to win the 2010–11 Cypriot First Division. He also appeared in three 2011–12 UEFA Champions League matches for APOEL, in the club's surprising run to the quarter-finals of the competition. At the end of the 2012–13 season, he became champion again with APOEL, after winning the 2012–13 Cypriot First Division.

During the 2013–14 season, he appeared in three 2013–14 UEFA Europa League group stage matches for APOEL and won all the titles in Cyprus, the Cypriot League,[1][2] the Cypriot Cup[3][4] and the Cypriot Super Cup.[5][6]

On 2 June 2014, APOEL announced that it would not renew the contract with the player and after five successful years, Solomou left the club.[7]

Rah AhanEdit

On 20 January 2016, Solomou joined Persian Gulf League side Rah Ahan on a 6-month contract for an undisclosed fee.[8]

Later careerEdit

Solomou joined AEZ Zakakiou for the 2016–17 season, but made only four appearances. In the 2017–18 season, he played for FC International Limassol in the fifth tier.[9] He joined Digenis Oroklinis in the Cypriot Second Division in the 2018–19 season,[10] but did not play any games and dropped down a division to play for Ethnikos Assia.[11] After briefly joining Elpida Astromeriti in June 2019,[12] Solomou moved to England and joined Haringey Borough for the 2019–20 season.[13]

HonoursEdit

Apollon Limassol
APOEL

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sheridan strike hands APOEL Cypriot title". UEFA. 31 May 2014. Retrieved 31 May 2014.
  2. ^ "AEL vs. APOEL 0-1". Soccerway. 31 May 2014. Retrieved 31 May 2014.
  3. ^ ΕΡΜΗΣ ΑΡΑΔΙΠΠΟΥ 0-2 ΑΠΟΕΛ (in Greek). APOEL FC. 21 May 2014. Archived from the original on 24 May 2014. Retrieved 21 May 2014.
  4. ^ "APOEL vs. Ermis 2-0". Soccerway. 21 May 2014. Retrieved 21 May 2014.
  5. ^ "APOEL FC 1-0 APOLLON". APOEL FC. 17 August 2013. Archived from the original on 29 August 2014. Retrieved 17 August 2013.
  6. ^ "APOEL vs. Apollon 1-0". Soccerway. 17 August 2013. Retrieved 17 August 2013.
  7. ^ Ολοκλήρωση συνεργασίας με Άθω Σολωμού (in Greek). APOEL FC. 2 June 2014. Archived from the original on 5 June 2014. Retrieved 2 June 2014.
  8. ^ "Maritimo Signs Iran Goalkeeper Alireza Haghighi - Sports news".
  9. ^ "Cyprus Football Association - Official Website".
  10. ^ "Η νέα ομάδα του Σολωμού! | Kerkida.net".
  11. ^ "Cyprus Football Association - Official Website".
  12. ^ "«Μπαμ» με Άθω Σολωμού η Ελπίδα Αστρομερίτη!".
  13. ^ [1]

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