Omonia FC Betting Stats

Omonia FC
Omonia Nicosia

General Information

Cyprus

Nicosia

GSP Stadium

Championships:

Championships: 1961, 1966, 1972, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1993, 2001, 2003, 2010, 2021

Cypriot Cup: 1965, 1972, 1974, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1988, 1991, 1994, 2000, 2005, 2011, 2012, 2022

UEFA: N/A

Standings

Leaders

Omonia FC Stats & History

Amid tensions in Cyprus during the Greek Civil War, many left wing players were expelled from APOEL Nicosia. In the wake of their expulsion, they created AC Omonia and became founding members of the Cyprus Amateur Football Federation. They won four titles in the Omonia team stats in five seasons before joining the Cypriot First Division in 1953.

Success wasn’t immediate in the top flight for Omonia. During their first season in the Cypriot First Division, they finished in seventh place out of nine teams. In the 50s, their best finish was third place in 1956-57. Finally, they won their first Cypriot First Division title in the Omonia FC stats in the 1960-61 season. Omonia won their first Cypriot Cup in 1965 and added another Cypriot First Division title in 1966.

After their title win, they made their European Cup debut. Unfortunately, they lost 10-1 in the first round on aggregate to 1860 Munich. Regardless, Omonia emerged as the best Cypriot club of the 1970s. They won their first domestic double in 1972, and won six consecutive league titles from 1974 to 1979. All-time Omonia leading scorer Sotiris Kaiafas won the European Golden Shoe in 1976, as he scored 39 goals.

The 1980s were another excellent period for Omonia. They managed to win four consecutive Cypriot Cups from 1980 to 1983 and five straight league titles from 1981 to 1985. They finished the decade with seven Cypriot championships and five cup wins. Still, they were unable to find European success during this time.

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Omonia began to decline in the 1990s and only managed to win one Cypriot First Division title during the decade. German striker Rainer Rauffman was the leading scorer in the First Division in four consecutive seasons from 1997-98 to 2000-01, though. He led Omonia to league titles in 2001 and 2003. After winning the 2020-21 Cypriot First Division title, Omonia finally made their Europa League group stage debut. The 2022-23 season marks the second time in three years they’ve made it to the group stage.

The Europa League odds don’t give Omonia much of a chance to advance from a group with Manchester United, Real Sociedad and Sheriff Tiraspol in it. Betting advice suggests they could be competitive, though, as this is their third season in a row playing in European competition.

Omonia FC FAQs

How Did Omonia Qualify for the Europa League in 2022-23?

Omonia won the Cypriot Cup in 2022, which placed them in the Europa League playoff round. They defeated Gent 4-0 over two legs to qualify for the group stage of the Europa League.

Who Is AC Omonia’s Manager in 2022?

Former Celtic manager Neil Lennon is the current manager of A.C. Omonia. Lennon won five Scottish Premier League titles as both a player and manager of Celtic.

Have AC Omonia Ever Been Relegated to the Second Tier of Cypriot Soccer?

Omonia are one of just three Cypriot teams to have never been relegated from the Cypriot First League.

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