AEK Larnaca FC
() is a Cypriot Sports club
, based in the port of Larnaca
. The club was formed in 1994
after a merger of two Larnaca clubs: EPA Larnaca
. The club has football
sections for men AEK Larnaca B.C.
and women Petrolina AEK and a volleyball
section for women.
The colours of the club are yellow and green and their emblem is admiral Kimon
, who died at the seafront defending the city of Kition (modern Larnaca) in a major battle in Cyprus at about 450 BC, in a fight against the Persians. He had told his officers to keep the news of his possible death secret. The quote "Και Νεκρος Ενικα" ("Even in death he was victorious") refers to Kimon.
AEK Larnaca won their first Cypriot Cup
beating AEL Limassol
2–1. They reached two more times the Cup final, but both times were beaten by APOEL FC; in 1996, 2–0 in extra time
and in 2006, 3–2. It is their only title as AEK until now. The two clubs that led to the merger, EPA Larnaca FC
and Pezoporikos Larnaca
, also enjoyed separate success on their own, with the first winning three championship
titles, five cups and one Super Cup
, while Pezoporikos won two leagues and one cup.
The basketball club, after the first year of the merge of Pezoporikos and EPA, finished in the second position and continued to do well in 1995 finishing 3rd. The following years until 2000
, the club, despite the financial problem that had, achieved to remain in First......