Gerson Sousa, a 16-year-old forward (10.05.2002), penned a professional contract with Sport Lisboa e Benfica until 2021.
A U-16 player, Gerson Liliano Sanches de Sousa has been representing Benfica for four seasons: he arrived at Caixa Futebol Campus in 2014/15, coming from the Algarve Training Center.
A few kilometers away from Lagos, it was at CD Odiáxere that this forward began playing football.
In the 2017/18 season, Gerson Sousa played for the U-16 team, in the AFL District Championship, where he made 27 matches and scored 17 goals.
In 2016/17, he was a member of Benfica's U-15 team that won the National Championship.
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