Celtic legend Neil Lennon has his hands on his first trophy since leaving Paradise after Omonia Nicosia won the Cypriot Cup. The result means that Lennon will be coaching in Europe next season after his side beat Ethnikos Achna 5-4 on penalties to lift the cup.
The game ended 0-0 with penalties the only way to separate the sides. However, it was even more remarkable given that his side had to play 115 minutes with ten men.
It’s joy for Neil Lennon , it’s silverware for him in Cyprus as Omonoia Nicosia despite being down to ten men from the fifth minute , they have beaten Ethnikos Achna 5-4 on penalties. First time in a decade they’ve been in this final never mind going on to win it.
— Josh Bunting (@Buntingfootball) May 25, 2022
This is the Irishman’s first job since leaving Celtic in late February last year with the season all but over, having imploded in the search for a tenth consecutive title. This lead to an enormous amount of disharmony at the club, something that Ange Postecoglou has done well to remedy.
Lennon won ten titles with Celtic, eight Scottish Cups and three league cups in two spells as manager and as a player. He will always be a Celtic legend but it was clear that his time as manager was up. Lennon will be recognised for all that he has done for the club but it may take some time as last season has been incredibly tough for everyone involved.
Το πήραμε!!! ☘️🏆☘️
Η ΟΜΟΝΟΙΑ είναι Κυπελλούχος Κύπρου 2022!!! ☘️🏆☘️ pic.twitter.com/Fs2Oc3NNCy
— Omonoia News (@Omonoianews) May 25, 2022
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