Stel and Roy review the 1-1 first leg draw against APOEL in the Cypriot Cup. Fair result on the balance of play but, let’s be honest, we were in second gear and the away goal is big in the grand scheme of things. LIKESUBSCRIBETELL YOUR NOUNA Instagram Stel – https://www.instagram.com/chestel/​​​​​ Roy – https://www.instagram.com/roynochoftes​​​ The OLBContinue reading “#NOCHOFTES​ Podcast | APOEL 1-1 OMONOIA | APOEL HUFFED AND PUFFED LIKE THE BIG BAD WOLF”


Stel and Roy discuss a big result against a very difficult opponent who took 5 points from us in the regular season – and what a goal it was to win it! Another step closer to the title! LIKESUBSCRIBETELL YOUR NOUNA Instagram Stel – https://www.instagram.com/chestel/​​​​​Roy – https://www.instagram.com/roynochoftes​​​The OLB – https://www.instagram.com/olb_original

Interview with Adam Vezer

Photograph courtesy of Pexels Former Omonoia Nicosia goalkeeper Adam Vezer kindly took time out from his schedule as Budapest Honved goalkeeping coach to answer some questions about his time in Cyprus. Before your transfer to Omonoia, you spent a season at Anagennisi Derynias. Having played for bigger clubs such as Honved and Maccabi Tel Aviv,Continue reading “Interview with Adam Vezer”

Interview with Timo Wenzel

Photograph courtesy of Pexels Former VFB Stuttgart defender talks to Stel on the #NOCHOFTES Podcast about his three years at Omonoia Nicosia, winning a league title and domestic cup. Watch the whole interview here You were one of 23 signings made by Omonoia Nicosia in 2008. Did you know much about the club before youContinue reading “Interview with Timo Wenzel”

Nicosia, for now, is GREEN

credit: Omonoia Instagram Omonoia Nicosia’s 3-0 victory over APOEL on the 7th December ended a seven year winless run against their rivals in an encounter that’ll be remembered for events that occurred days after the match. The form guide going into the derby favoured APOEL who, under new head coach Mick McCarthy, had three winsContinue reading “Nicosia, for now, is GREEN”

Avgousti vs Kirzis part II

Credit: sportime.sigmalive.com By Stel Stylianou – Lead European Football writer Frequent managerial changes is embedded in Cypriot football culture, so much so that betting companies on the island offer odds on how long the new appointment will last. Most departures are expected – either due to poor results or political reasons. Apollon Limassol head coachContinue reading “Avgousti vs Kirzis part II”

Johan Walem: The Belgian lapidarist is here to polish Cypriot diamonds

Credit: Cypriot FA By Stel Stylianou – Lead European Football writer Played seven, won one, drawn one, lost five. Not the start Johan Walem would have liked as head coach of the Cypriot national team. Appointed in January 2020, Walem’s instructions from the Cypriot FA were simple; lower the average age, give youth a chanceContinue reading “Johan Walem: The Belgian lapidarist is here to polish Cypriot diamonds”

Valakari: Paphos FC’s Wonderboy

Credit: PaphosFC By Stel Stylianou A stunning international debut goal at the home of the world champions is a dream that came true for 21 year old midfielder Onni Valakari. The Paphos FC midfielder’s twenty yard strike sent social media in a frenzy, as Finland earned a shock 2-0 victory at the Stade De France.Continue reading “Valakari: Paphos FC’s Wonderboy”

Anorthosis have learned from last season’s mistakes

By Stel Stylianou Whilst the Anorthosis-AEK fixture isn’t a notoriously hostile local derby, this weekend’s encounter is sure to be lively as the hosts aim to turn the screw on leaders Apollon. Anorthosis’ club history can be summed up in one word; political. Following the Turkish invasion of Cyprus in 1974, Anorthosis were forced toContinue reading “Anorthosis have learned from last season’s mistakes”