Born in Giannitsa, Kynigopoulos began his career with Eginiakos and from there would move abroad for a season to Belgian top flight club Sint-Truiden, while earning six caps with the Greece Under-19 national team during this period.
He would return to Greece with Iraklis in Super League 1, and then spend three seasons at Panachaiki in the second tier.
Kynigopoulos joined AKFC in September 2021. Playing both as a striker and a winger with his impressive combination of speed and strength, Kynigopoulos scored nine goals and added two assists in 26 appearances in the 2021/22 season.
In the 2022/23 season, Kynigopoulos earned the honor of Most Valuable Player of the Super League 2 South Group as voted by the league’s players and coaches, leading AKFC with 1,961 minutes played and notching eight goals and eight assists.