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Giorgos Savvidis

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Playing positionRetired Midfielder

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Giorgos Savvidis (born February 2, 1961) is a former international Cypriot football midfielder

and football manager.

During his playing days he was regarded one of the best players in the country and was voted in the best 11 Cypriot

national players of the past century. After dominating Cypriot football, AEK Athens FC signed him in 1987.There

he soon captured the imagination of the fans winning instant recognition.He was appointed captain of the team in 1988

and lifted the teams first Greek championship (1989) in years

of Greek professional football.

Another championship title

came in 1992.He returned to Cyprus and Omonia the following year helping them win their

17th league title in the Cypriot championship.Three years later he retired having achieved

fame and eternal recognition by the Omonia fan base.

He began his training career at Digenis Akritas Morphou winning the B league of Cyprus and achieved promotion for

the club after almost 30 years.He left after a while to pursue a career along long-time friend Toni Savevski as his

assistant manager.In the season 2001-02 he was the assistant coach for Apollon Limassol and between 2002-2004 assistant coach of Omonia Nicosia. In 2003 he won the Cypriot championship

and the Cyprus Super Cup with Omonia.After the end of the 2004 season Savevski was sacked causing Savvidis to leave as well.

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