- Address: Strovolos
- Country: Cyprus
- Capacity: 22,000
- Opened: 6 October 1999
- Main use: Football
- Tenants: APOEL (football), Omonoia (football)
Extra stadium info – GCP Stadium
The GCP Stadium opened as the largest sports venue by capacity in Cyprus. The national football team of Cyprus played numerous home games at the venue. It opened with a football match between APOEL and Omonoia. The game ended in a 3-3 draw. APOEL became the first sports club from Cyprus with 100,000 followers on its main social media page. They have a fierce rivalry with Omonoia.
APOEL and Omonoia both won numerous trophies. In 1936, APOEL were crowned Cypriot football champions for the first time in their history. In 1961, Omonoia were crowned Cypriot football champions for the first time in their history. APOEL became the first football club from Cyprus with 20 top-flight league titles. They won their 20th top-flight league title in 2009. One year later, Omonoia became the second football club from Cyprus with 20 top-flight league titles. APOEL became the first Cypriot football club with 20 domestic cup titles. In 2014, they won their 20th domestic cup title in front of 11,000 spectators at the GCP Stadium.
The UEFA Champions League
APOEL made their debut in the group stage of the prestigious UEFA Champions League in 2009. Their first match in the group stage of the tournament ended in a goalless draw. APOEL lost their second game in the group stage of the tournament. The match took place at the GCP Stadium in front of 21,000 fans. APOEL finished below the English side Chelsea, the Portuguese side FC Porto and the Spanish side Atlético de Madrid in the group stage of the tournament. In 2012, APOEL became the first club from Cyprus in the quarter-finals of the European championship for football clubs. They reached the quarter-finals after beating the French side Olympique lyonnais. In the quarter-finals, APOEL were defeated by the world famous Spanish side Real Madrid.