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Nikodimos Papavasiliou

Personal information
Full nameNikodemos Nikki Papavasiliou (Νικόδημος Παπαβασιλείου)
Place of birthLimassol, Cyprus
Height1.73 m
Playing positionMidfielder (retired)
Club information
Current clubEnosis Neon Paralimni FC (Manager)

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Nikodimos Papavasiliou ( ) (born August 31, 1970) is a Cypriot manager and former football midfielder. He is the only Cypriot to ever play in the FA Premier League. He was the manager for APEP Pitsilia, Olympiakos Nicosia and OFI Crete. He last managed Doxa Katokopia. He holds the English UEFA A License and also the UEFA Pro Licence.

In August 1993 he signed for Newcastle United for £120,000 from OFI Crete, making him the first Cypriot to play in the FA Premier League. He made his Newcastle debut against Tottenham on August 14, 1993. He went on to play for two season for the club and then returned to OFI Crete.

He also played for Apollon Limassol, Anorthosis Famagusta, Olympiakos Nicosia, APOEL and Cyprus national football team.

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