José Ricardo, an ambitious man, was the chosen one. Born in Póvoa do Varzim, José Ricardo was a national champion with Desportivo da Póvoa (women's team) and trained BC Barcelos and Oliveirense.
“I fell very honored for having the opportunity to train a team with this dimension. I'm very happy with this new challenge”, he said to the present journalists.
Looking forward, the Benfica's goal is clear: “The objectives are well defined! To keep the winning mentality. To win, to play well and to have even more supporters in the Pavilion", he concluded.