Pezoporikos Larnaca FC

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Pezoporikos Club Larnaca (Greek: Πεζοπορικός Όμιλος Λάρνακας, Pezoporikos Omilos Larnakas) was a Cypriot sports club based in Larnaca with football, basketball and volleyball teams. Founded in 1927, the football club joined the Cypriot Championship in 1938, winning it twice as well as one Cypriot Cup. The colours of the club were green and white. In 1994 the club merged with EPA Larnaca and they formed AEK Larnaca (Αθλητική Ένωση Κιτίου).

Full nameΠεζοπορικός Όμιλος Λάρνακας
Pezoporikos Omilos Larnacas
Founded1927; 94 years ago (1927)
Dissolved1994; 27 years ago (1994)
GroundGSZ Stadium

The club also had a basketball and volleyball department and were basketball champions four times and five times cup winners. Since the 1990–91 season, the club dominated the Cyprus Basketball by winning 3 championships and one cup in four years. During the 1993–94 season the team eliminated Hapoel Eilat with 86–80 and 65–65 for the Korać Cup and qualified in the second round of Korać Cup where they were eliminated by Panionios. Even as champions, the club merged like the football department, however, AEK Larnaca didn't continue with the same success as Pezoporikos Basketball Club had.

Founding member of the Cyprus Volleyball Federation, the volleyball women's team was more successful than the men's one. The women's team won the Cup once in 1979 when they beat AEL Limassol in the final 3–2. They were Runners up twice each in the championship and in the cup.

Former players (football section)Edit




' Former Players

Volleyball (women)Edit

  • Cypriot Championship:
    • Runner-up (2): 1977, 1989
  • Cypriot Cup:
    • Winners (1): 1979
    • Runner-up (7): 1989,1990

History in European competitionEdit


Competition Pld W D L GF GA GD
European Cup 0 0 0 2 2 7 -5
European Cup Winners' Cup 6 0 2 4 2 25 -23
UEFA Cup 6 0 2 4 6 20 -14
Total 14 0 4 10 10 52 –42


Season Competition Round1 Club 1st leg 2nd leg Agg.
1970–71 European Cup Winners' Cup 1R   Cardiff City 0–8 (A) 0–0 (H) 0–8
1972–73 European Cup Winners' Cup 1R   Cork Hibernians 1–2 (H) 1–4 (A) 2–6
1973–74 European Cup Winners' Cup 1R   Malmö FF 0–0 (H) 0–11 (A) 0–11
1978–79 UEFA Cup 1R   Śląsk Wrocław 2–2 (H) 1–5 (A) 3–7
1980–81 UEFA Cup 1R   VfB Stuttgart 0–6 (A) 1–4 (H) 1–10
1982–83 UEFA Cup 1R   Zürich 2–2 (H) 0–1 (A) 2–3
1988–89 European Cup 1R   IFK Göteborg 1–2 (H) 1–5 (A) 2–7