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Efstathios "Stathis" Aloneftis (Greek: Ευστάθιος "Στάθης" Αλωνεύτης; born 29 March 1983 in Nicosia, Cyprus) is a Cypriot footballer who plays for APOEL in the Cypriot First Division. He is a winger who tends to play on the left wing, highly regarded for his speed and technique.[1]

Club career
Omonia Nicosia

He started his career with Omonia Nicosia, making his first appearance for the senior squad during the 2000–01 season however his real talent became apparent during 2003–04. His successes with Omonia include one championship (2003), one super cup (2001) and one cup in 2005.

He then moved to the Greek side Larissa on 22 June 2005 for a transfer fee of CYP £136,000.[1][2] The 2006–07 season was good for Aloneftis and in January 2007 he went on trial to Queens Park Rangers, but no move was materialised.[3] At the end of the same season he played with his team in the Cup final, where he was in the starting lineup and his team beat 2–1 Panathinaikos and won the Cup.[4]
Energie Cottbus

On 31 May 2007, German side Energie Cottbus announced the signing of Aloneftis on free transfer under the Bosman ruling,[5] making him the first Cypriot to compete in the Bundesliga.[6]
Return to Omonia

On 28 June 2008, he returned to Omonia and signed a five-year contract.[7] He helped the club to win one championship (2010), two cups (2011, 2012) and one super cup (2010).[8] He mutually terminated his contract with the club on 1 June 2012.[9]

On 8 June 2012, Aloneftis signed a three-year contract with APOEL.[10]
International career

Aloneftis is a regular pick for the Cyprus national football team. He is capped 52 times, scoring 10 goals.[11] He made his national team debut on 30 March 2005 against Switzerland in a 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification match. He scored his first goal on 7 September 2005 against Switzerland in a 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification.
International goals
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 7 September 2005 GSP Stadium, Nicosia Switzerland 1–1 1–3 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification
2 24 March 2007 GSP Stadium, Nicosia Slovakia 1–0 1–3 UEFA Euro 2008 qualifying
3 12 September 2007 GSP Stadium, Nicosia San Marino 2–0 3–0 UEFA Euro 2008 qualifying
4 12 September 2007 GSP Stadium, Nicosia San Marino San Marino 3–0 3–0 UEFA Euro 2008 qualifying
5 6 February 2008 GSP Stadium, Nicosia Ukraine 1–0 1–1 International friendly
6 6 September 2008 Antonis Papadopoulos Stadium, Larnaca Italy 1–1 1–2 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification
7 10 October 2009 Antonis Papadopoulos Stadium, Larnaca Bulgaria 4–1 4–1 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification
8 3 September 2010 Estádio D. Afonso Henriques, Guimarães Portugal 0–1 4–4 UEFA Euro 2012 qualifying
9 12 October 2012 Ljudski vrt, Maribor Slovenia 2–1 2–1 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification
10 16 October 2012 Antonis Papadopoulos Stadium, Larnaca Norway 1–1 1–3 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification

Omonia Nicosia

Cypriot Championship: 2003, 2010
Cypriot Cup: 2005, 2011, 2012
Cypriot Super Cup: 2003, 2010


Greek Cup: 2007


^ a b "Διετές συμβόλαιο με την Λάρισα υπέγραψε ο Στάθης Αλωνεύτης (Stathis Aloneftis signs a two-year contract with Larissa)" (in Greek). In.gr. 22 June 2005.
^ "Larissa transfer fees". Calcio Network. Retrieved 6 February 2007.
^ "News Round Up". queensparkrangersfc.com. January 2007. Retrieved 13 May 2007.
^ "Με Κόζλεϊ και Αντσουέ έκανε... σούζα το αλογάκι και πήρε το τρόπαιο από τον Παναθηναϊκό (Larissa won the Greek Cup at the expense of Panathinaikos)" (in Greek). Volos: In.gr. 5 May 2007.
^ "Football transfers 2007". 1 June 2007. Retrieved 12 June 2007.
^ "Cottbus make multinational signings". UEFA. 1 June 2007. Retrieved 12 June 2007.
^ Leonidou, John (9 July 2008). "Aloneftis to spearhead Omonia revival". uefa.com (UEFA). Retrieved 9 July 2008.
^ "Trophies". omonoia.com.cy. Retrieved 4 June 2012.
^ Violaris, Andreas (1 June 2012). "Ομόνοια: Και τυπικά παρελθόν ο Αλωνεύτης (Omonia: Aloneftis departure)" (in Greek). Sigma Live.
^ "Γαλαζοκίτρινος ο Αλωνεύτης (Aloneftis to APOEL)" (in Greek). APOEL FC. Retrieved 8 June 2012.
^ Efstathios Aloneftis at National-Football-Teams.com

External links

APOEL official profile
Transfermarkt profile
Stats at soccerway
Efstathios Aloneftis at National-Football-Teams.com
Stats and profile at footballzz

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