08 October 2017, 23h28
Benfica shows its strength once again, this time in other sports. In only three days, five trophies were sent to the showcases of Cosme Damião Museum: three Super Cups (Men's Basketball, Women's Roller Hockey and Rugby), one Honor Cup (Women's Futsal) and one Elite Cup (Men's Roller Hockey). The first of the eagles five recent successes was attained on October 5th.
In Sines, Benfica's basketball team beat CAB Madeira by 104-74.
José Ricardo's men won the 33rd edition of the competition and collected Benfica's 14th Basketball Super Cup in its history.
In the same day, the Women's Futsal team beat Sporting by 2-1 at Pavilhão Multiusos de Odivelas and won the third AF Lisboa Honor Cup in its history.
Still on October 5th, Benfica's Women's Rugby team beat Sporting in the Super Cup Final (12-10), at Car Rugby do Jamor, in Oeiras. It was the third titular in just a day.
Benfica's string of successes continued on Saturday. The Women's Roller Hockey team beat Stuart Carvalhais, from Massamá, by 4-1, in Alenquer and won its fifth consecutive trophy.
October 7th ended with the Men's Roller Hockey team winning the Elite Cup. In the final of competition, played at pavilhão Dr. Mário Mexia, in Coimbra, the eagles beat Sporting by 4-1.
Text: João Sanches
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