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Anorthosis beat Olympiakos to win Cyprus Cup

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Anorthosis celebrate with the cup at the presentation ceremony after the game

Anorthosis beat Olympiakos 2-1 after extra time to win the Cyprus Coca-Cola Cup on Saturday night at the GSP stadium in Nicosia

The winner for the Famagusta club, in front of a limited number of fans, was scored by Charles Eloundou in the 110th minute.

Anorthosis had opened the scoring in the 59th minute through a Kostakis Artymatas shot but Olympiakos hit back to equalise just two minutes later, after a brilliant individual effort by Kingsley Safour.

With the victory, Anorthosis end their 13-year trophy drought, while also securing the fourth and final European qualifying place for Cypriot clubs in the Europa League.


ANORTHOSIS: Loria, Korea (Elounta) Vrgkots, Risvanis (Gkalitsios), Correa, K. Flavoring, Ntaousvili (Chousmpaouer), Micha (65 Margkasa), socks (Christofi) Okriavili, Kvilitaia.

OLYMPIAKOS: Michael, Psaltis, Sampinia (Andreou), Sotiriou, Kyriakou, Sali, Mantzis (Kostov), ​​Santana (Garoufalias), Zachariou (Ka), Sarfo (Gustavo), Nani.

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