Athlitiki Enosi Lemesou
() commonly known as AEL Limassol
(), is a Greek Cypriot multisport club
based in the city of Limassol
, the port of Cyprus.Currently AEL maintains a football
team, men's and women's basketball teams, women's volleyball team and a newly established Futsal team (1st year) and women's handball team (2nd year).AEL is the most successful club of the island, numbering more than (240 official trophies plus some unofficials). The basketball branch of AEL
is the only team from Cyprus to have won a European title (the European Regional Challenge Cup).
AEL FC plays in the 14000 seater, Tsirion Stadium
, also known as the Olympia Stadium (G.S.O). Tsirion Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Limassol
. It is mostly used for football matches and is also the home ground of Apollon Limassol
and Aris Limassol
. The stadium was built in 1975 with the help of the generous contributor and great philanthropist, Mr. Petros I. Tsiros
, a very generous benevolent benefactor and humanitarian of Cyprus, thus the name of the stadium.
Greece First Division
AEL won the championship of 1967-68 and competed next season in First Division in Greece. The "Yellow" Limassol team, despite the fact that the squad had very good and talented players, but their young age would not let them meet the new conditions that they had to face so they finished in last place with 39 points, with 2 wins 1 draw and 31 losses.
For the cup final of 1985 against EPA Larnaca... Read More