Panicos Orphanides

Panicos Orphanides (born 27 July 1961) is a Cypriot former football manager and former football player.[1]

He played for AEL Limassol from 1977 to 1993, where he celebrated three Cypriot Cups.

As a manager, Orphanides started as an assistant to Andreas Michaelides in AEL Limassol. He then took AEP Paphos and helped the team to earn promotion to the Cypriot First Division in 2002. He took over at Nea Salalmia. In 2003–04, the team easily won the Cypriot Second Division and returned to the major league. In 2004–05, Nea Salamina reached the sixth place of the League.

Orphanides also managed his former team AEL in the 2006–07 season, and again Nea Salamina. On 28 September 2009 he announced his retirement from his managerial career.


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  1. ^ "Panicos Orphanides". Retrieved 18 January 2011.