With an announcement issued by Anorthosis, it in turn informs about the changes that have occurred regarding its European participation this year with its promotion to the Europa League and lists the dates of draws, matches and its possible opponents.
Details of what the “Lady” mentions:
Changes are occurring regarding the participation of Anorthosis Famagusta in the European Cups 2021-22, according to an official information we received from UEFA.
At the end of this year's competitions, the final decisions were made for the rebalancing of the access list and based on these, our team changes organization and from the UEFA Europa Conference League will play in the UEFA Europa League.
The reason for this change is the gap that arises from the position given to the UEFA Europa League groups for the holder of the UEFA Europa Conference League. Since it is the first season of the new tournament, this position will not be used and it is taken by the cup winner of the seventh country in the ranking of Russia. The general redistribution brings the cup winner of the 16th country Anorthosis to be transferred to the third qualifying round of the second class.
Draw and match dates
The draw for the third qualifying round will take place on July 19 and the matches are scheduled for August 5 and 12. On August 2, there will be a draw for the play offs of the events. Whether we qualify for the UEFA Europa League or play in the UEFA Europa Conference League, our matches are scheduled for August 19th and 26th. It is reminded that in the calendar of our team there is also the match for the super cup against Omonia, which will be held on July 13.
At the end of the championships, the list of possible opponents of our team in the third qualifying round was clarified. These are the six teams that will take part in the second qualifying round of the UEFA Champions League on the path of non-champions. These are the
Celtic of Scotland, PSV of the Netherlands and Sparta Prague of the Czech Republic which will be seeded in the draw and Rapid Vienna of Austria, Galatasaray of Turkey and Midtjylland of Denmark . On July 19 we will find out the pair of opponents we will face the loser.
According to the way the draw of the playoffs of the UEFA Europa League has been decided, in case of qualification from the third qualifying round we will face one of the following teams:
AZ Alkmaar of the Netherlands, Fenerbahce of Turkey, Zoria of Ukraine, Antwerp of Belgium, Sturm Graz of Austria and Randers of Denmark .