58 years of separation ends as Cypriots reach milestone unification pact

Cypriot football

By Andrew Warshaw, chief correspondent
November 5 – After months of sensitive negotiations, a major milestone in the history of Cypriot football was reached today when Greek and Turkish Cypriot officials signed a provisional agreement with FIFA aimed at ending decades of mistrust and disunity between the respective footballing communities on the divided Mediterranean island.

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