Andreas Stylianou

Andreas Stylianou
Personal information
Full name Andreas Stylianou (Ανδρέας Στυλιανού)
Date of birth January 23, 1942 (1942-01-23) (age 66)
Place of birth    Cyprus
Playing position Striker
Senior clubs1
Years Club App (Gls)*
APOEL 314 (149)   
National team
1963-1975 Cyprus 37 (2) [1]

1 Senior club appearances and goals
counted for the domestic league only.
* Appearances (Goals)

Andreas Stylianou (Greek: Ανδρέας Στυλιανού), who was born in 1942, is a former Cypriot football player. Ηe is the greatest football player in the history of APOEL and one of the greatest football players that have played football in Cyprus. Andreas Stylianou joined APOEL in 1963. He won the Cypriot Championship twice (1965, 19730). He also won the Cypriot Cup four times (1968, 1969, 1973, 1976) and the Cyprus FA Shield once, in 1963. Moreover, he was the top scorer of the Cypriot Championship in 1967 and 1971 and he was pronounced the best football player of the year in Cyprus in 1965 and 1974.

Andreas Stylianou was the captain of APOEL during the epic of 1973-1974, when APOEL participated in the Greek Championship, being the champion of the previous Cypriot Championship, and managed to avoid relegation. Stylianou was the leader of this admirable effort. APOEL would be the first team in Cyprus that would take part in the Greek Championship two consecutive seasons but, unfortunately, this interesting institution stopped the next year, so the team returned back to the Cypriot Championship.


1. ^ "Cyprus - Record International Players". (2008-02-06). Retrieved on 2008-05-15.

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