It is over! The 2017/18 Volleyball National Championship ended this Tuesday, with the fifth game of the play-off final. After a 2-2 draw in the tie, Sporting CP and SL Benfica have put in another huge display, the game went to the tiebreak and there the green and white came out on top. A victory, by 3-2, in the tie and conquest of the title.
Another great match, another hymn to the Sport, with the two eternal rivals carrying out spectacular moments! There were five games filled with excitement, balance, commitment and a lot of heart!
Benfica ends the 2017/18 season with the conquest of the Portuguese Cup, being the National Championship runner-up, where it fought until the least point and lost the fifth game against Sporting, this after having opened the season as the runner-up of the Super Cup, where it was defeated by against Sporting de Espinho. It is worth highlighting the the European journey in the Challenge Cup, where José Jardim's men was eliminated in the quarter-finals of the competition, against Bunge Ravenna, from Italy.
They honored the jersey, they gave everything and fought until the end!
Text: Sónia Antunes
Pics: Tânia Paulo / SL Benfica