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FOOTBALL: Anastasiades congratulates Cypriot teams for successes

29 August, 2014

President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades has congratulated Cypriot football teams for their successes and appearances in football leagues.

In a written statement, Anastasiades congratulated APOEL FC and Apollon FC for qualifying to the group stage of Champions League and Europa League respectively.

“I also express congratulations to Omonia FC, AEL FC and Ermis FC for their excellent appearances in the European football leagues”, Anastasiades concluded.

APOEL FC beat Danish Aalborg 4-0 on Tuesday and qualified for the third time in the last five years for the Champions League group stage. Apollon FC beat Lokomotiv in Moscow 4-1 on Thursday and qualified for a second consecutive year for the Europa League`s group stage.