Left wing clubs: Omonoia of Nicosia, Cyprus

Amplify’d from en.wikipedia.org

Omonoia is the most popular team in the country with figures showing the club having a following consisting of 34% and even numbers closer to half of the island’s population. Omonoia is known for the left-leaning, socialist character of its supporters. Most of Omonoia’s supporters have adopted an outspoken stance against both racism and fascism alike. Omonoia is traditionally regarded as the club of Cyprus’s working-class and its supporters are commonly regarded as communist. Many of Omonoia’s supporters can be seen waving banners bearing Che Guevara’s image or the flag of Cyprus during matches. The extreme, more hardcore fans can be seen in Gate-9 and are commonly referred to as “Kifines” (or male bees). Thousands of them occupy the North stand at the GSP stadium during home games.

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