NICOSIA, 28 November 2008 - OPAP Cyprus Ltd, the
official football pools company, and the Cyprus Olympic
Committee announced their will to continue their
cooperation in supporting the growth of sports in
Cyprus. The renewed agreement takes in the XIII Games of
the Small States of Europe CYPRUS 2009.
Ioannides, the president of the Cyprus Olympic Committee
announced that the final agreement concerning the
sponsorship by OPAP of the XIII GSSE will be finalised
and signed in mid-December.
like to express our warmest thanks to OPAP Cyprus Ltd
for their support across the whole spectrum of sports in
Cyprus. For decades now, OPAP has been by our side and
we are especially happy that this cooperation with the
Cyprus Olympic Committee will continue with our biggest
challenge yet--the 2009 Games of the Small States of
Europe. The guarantee of this cooperation is the genuine
interest of the president of OPAP Cyprus Ltd, Efthymios
Alexandres, whom we hosted with great joy at Olympic
House," said Mr Ioannides.
of OPAP Cyprus Ltd, Mr Alexandres expressed his
certainty that the continuing cooperation between OPAP
Cyprus and the Cyprus Olympic Committee will be
beneficial to the whole sporting movement of Cyprus and
stressed that his company will be present to support the
organisational efforts for the XIII GSSE.
Accompanying Mr Alexandres at the meeting were board
members Zacharias Kyriacou and Pampos Stylianou. The
Cyprus Olympic Committee was also represented by its
General Secretary Charalambos Lottas and its Marketing
Commission president George Chrysostomou.