The Cyprus Football Association has announced the procedures for the 2016-2017 Cyprus Coca-Cola Cup this coming season.
A total of 28 teams will take part – 14 from the first division and 14 from the second division – with the first round of the competition to feature 11 of the first division teams and 13 of the second division teams. The remaining teams will participate in the latter stages of the competition.
Last season’s finalists Apollon Limassol and Omonia will not take part in the first round as well as the teams that will pick up the Fair Play awards from the first and second division.
Apollon had defeated Omonia 2-1 in the final.
The first round will also see teams from the first division not face each other.
First Round: 26 October, 2, 23 and 30 November 2016
Second Round: 11, 18 and 25 January και 1 February 2017
Quarter-finals: 8, 15 and 22 February and 8 March 2017
Semi-finals: 5, 19 and 26 April 2017
Final: 24 May 2017