After a few years being busy in the Champions League qualifiers APOEL now has to start from Round 1 in the Europa League qualifiers.
APOEL has drawn an away game against the winner of the preliminary round-match between Tre Penne (of San Marino) and Gjilani (of Kosova). The match will be played on Thursday August 27th. Kick-off and venue TBA.
In the first qualifying round of the Europa League Apollon faces Georgian side Saburtalo. The match - Due to COVID-19 there will be just one game instead of the usual home and away games - will be played on August 27th in the GSP Stadium of Nicosia/Lefkosia.
Greece is in the third division of the 2018-2019 edition. Matches will be played between 6 September 2018 and 20 November 2018, followed by a subsequent League C playoff between group winners that will award one ticket to EURO 2020.
Greece are in the second of 4 pots for the group draw that will take place on 24 January, 2018.
Pot 1: Hungary, Romania, Scotland, Slovenia
Pot 2: Greece, Serbia, Albania, Norway
Pot 3: Montenegro, Israel, Bulgaria, Finland
Pot 4: Cyprus, Estonia, Lithuania