"It's top, top, top!" These are Roger Schmidt's words, captured by BTV's report, and summarize the coach's first impressions about the quality of the resources and facilities available at Benfica Campus, where the team for 2022/23 will start to take shape as of June 27. "We will have to work very hard in pre-season to prepare ourselves for a long season", specified the Benfica coach, who confessed to be "very interested in the young players, in their development". "It's always great when clubs have players from the academy in the first team, it always gives them some new energy, some identification with the team", revealed Roger Schmidt.
26 May 2022
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Open training session: highlights
Roger Schmidt opened the gates of the training session for the first time since he arrived at Benfica. In front of 23 470 spectators (record in a training session at the Stadium), the team showed the work done in the first week of the pre-season and played a high intensity match. Watch the 9-minute video of the session which took place this Sunday afternoon, July 3, at Luz.
03 July 2022
Intensity in sight!
The first 15 minutes of this Thursday's training session at the Benfica Campus were open to all Media, time enough for signs of the intensity of the work of Roger Schmidt's men to emerge. And not even language was an obstacle, as shown by assistant coach Yann-Benjamin Kugel addressing the players in Portuguese. Luisão, technical and performance director, was also present at Benfica Campus. Watch the training highlights.
30 June 2022
The first steps in the new era
There were 28 players available in the training session of the 2022/23 pre-season, held this Monday, June 27, at Benfica Campus. Under the guidance of Roger Schmidt and the watchful eye of President Rui Costa, the group showed ambition. The ball has already rolled and the work will continue at full speed...
27 June 2022
Lucas Veríssimo: recovery and revelations
Lucas Veríssimo's dedication and enthusiasm in the recovery process from the injury he suffered against Braga, which has prevented him from competing since November 7, 2021, can be seen in his actions and words. "I feel very fulfilled today, because I am in a great club in Europe, for me one of the greatest. I am very satisfied where I am, it made my dream of reaching the National Team come true. Unfortunately one of the worst things happened to me, in an instant everything went downhill. But I will come back stronger! I want to be a champion and win titles, that is my greatest desire", guaranteed Benfica's central defender. Watch here the BTV report on the athlete's recovery, aired this Wednesday, May 11.
11 May 2022
The best images of the open training session at Estádio da Luz!
A sunny Sunday afternoon, July 3, with 23 470 people at Estádio da Luz (record attendance) to watch the first football training session of Benfica since January 1, 2020.
03 July 2022
Open training session: massive attendance, mystique and union
03 July 2022
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