Penalty from the Sports Referee to APOEL – South is closed for a match for what happened in the derby with Anorthosis.
*Complaint against APOEL Nicosia:
-(a) for use of lasers by fans of the team during the match against the stands and football players of the visiting team and towards the referees, in violation of article 10.2(l) of the Disciplinary Regulations of the K.O.P
-(b) for transportation into the stadium (in the stands) by fans of the team of dangerous objects (firecrackers, torches and glass bottles), in violation of article 10.2(d) of the Disciplinary Regulations of the K.O.P.
-(c) for throwing objects on the playing field during the match and further for firing dangerous objects (flares) in the stand before the start and during the match and throwing dangerous objects (firecrackers and glass bottle) on the playing field area during the match by fans of the team, in violation of articles 10.2(b) and 10.2c(1)(2) of the Disciplinary Regulations of the K.O.P.
-(d) for entering the field of play by an unauthorized person during the match (it was not written on the match sheet), in violation of article 10.2(a) of the KOP Disciplinary Regulations
-(e) for incidents caused by fans of the team during the match which affected and/or had an effect and/or caused and/or threatened to cause damage to the interior of the stadium and/or to any person inside the stadium and /or riot events which resulted in the temporary stoppage of the match at the 59th minute and 89th minute of the match. on the playing field, a firecracker exploded near the goalkeeper of the visiting team, which caused the match to be temporarily stopped for 5 minutes. (c) In the 89th minute of the match, objects were thrown towards the visiting team's bench, which caused the match to be temporarily stopped for 10 minutes), in violation of articles 4(kv), 5 and 10.2(k) of the KOP Disciplinary Regulations.
-(f) for consumption of alcoholic beverages by fans of the team during the match (hazing), in violation of Article 7 of Chapter VII of the CYTA 2023/2024 Championship Proclamation and Articles 4(c) ) and 5 of the KOP Disciplinary Regulations.
Decision: For all the above complaints, the penalty of holding a match without fans in the south stand of the GSP stadium is imposed on APOEL.
(g) due to non-participation in the starting line-up, at the start of the match, of two footballers who, at the age of 18 or earlier, were registered as footballers in the footballers' file of the KOP in violation of article X.18 of the CYTA Championship Announcement for the 2023-2024 season
in the match of the CYTA Championship Phase 1 of the season 2023-2024 APOEL Nicosia – ANORTHOSI Famagusta/06.01.2024 (18th Matchday).