The Cyprus national football team currently play in the UEFA confederation and their home kits are all blue with white trim and their away kit is usually white in colour. Ioannis Okkas holds the national record for the most number of caps with 106 and Michalis Konstantinou holds the record for the most goals with 32.
The Cypriot national football team currently occupy position 63 in the Fifa world rankings. Their highest ever position was 57. Their first international match was played in Tel-Aviv in 1949 where they were defeated 3-1 by Israel. Although none of the current team play in major European leagues, they are improving considerably as a footballing nation and it would not surprise me to see some of their players playing in the Premier League in the near future.
Cyprus officially revealed their new adidas home kit in their shocking 2-1 win over Bosnia and Herzegovina. Supplied by adidas who have produced the nation's kits since 2008, the new home shirt features a popular template by the German brand [...]
Cypriot champions APOEL FC are surprisingly top of Group G by the third matchday in the 2011/12 UEFA Champions League, which includes Russian side Zenit St Petersburg, Portuguese club Porto and Ukrainian club Shakhtar Donetsk [...]
Their first competitive win came against Switzerland in February 1968. This was a European Championship qualifier. Cyprus have never reached a major footballing tournament however in recent years their results have been improving considerably. They missed out on qualification to Euro 2000 by one point and defeated both Spain and Israel en route.
In the Euro 2008 qualifiers, Cyprus defeated Republic of Ireland 5-2 in Nicosia thanks to two goals from all time top scorer Michalis Konstantinou. They moved into their new stadium in Nicosia in 1999 which holds 22,859 supporters. The stadium is named GSP Stadium. Their biggest win came over Andorra in 2000 when they were 5-0 victors.