Newsworthy Moldova vs Cyprus Friendly Match: Live Score Updates, Key Players, and Historic Background | June 8, 2024

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Alexandru Epureanu is the player with the most appearances, having played 100 games for the Moldovan shirt.

Ioannis Okkas is the player with the most appearances, having played 103 games with the Cypriot shirt.
The current squad includes young players with an average age of 25.9 years.
Football in Cyprus has been a constant challenge to achieve new goals and represent the country in official competitions.
In the Nations League, Moldova has competed in three seasons, with a third place in the 2018-19 season, a fourth place in the 2020-21 season, and a second place in the 2022-23 season.
The national team plays at home at the Antonis Papadopoulos stadium in Larnaca and the current coach is Georgian Temuri Ketsbaia.
Football arrived in Cyprus at the beginning of the 20th century thanks to the English who were on the island. Various clubs such as Anorthosis Famagusta in 1911 or APOEL FC in 1926 contributed to the development of the sport.
In 1948, the Cyprus Football Association affiliated with FIFA, allowing the Cyprus national football team to play its first official match in 1949 against Israel. Although they fell 3-1, this was an important milestone.Since then, Cyprus has participated in World Cup and Euro qualifiers, facing teams from all over Europe.

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The Moldovan national team was born in 1991 after its independence when the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics broke up. Before that year, players of Moldovan origin played in the Soviet Union National Team and some in the Romanian soccer team.
Their best sporting result was fifth place in their group heading to the 2014 World Cup, achieving 11 points after beating San Marino twice, Montenegro on one occasion and obtaining draws against Ukraine and Poland.

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