Friday, February 8, 2019, 18h20

Official photocall of the women's football squad

Women's football

Historical moment on the pitch of Estádio da Luz, with the presence of the president Luís Filipe Vieira and the vice-president Fernando Tavares.

The women's football squad of Sport Lisboa e Benfica was, this Friday afternoon, on the pitch of Estádio da Luz. Not to play but with the purpose to take the 2018/19 season official photo.

Players, coaching staff, staff, President and vice-president, all together on the cathedral’s pitch in order to register the moment with the first women’s football squad ever of SL Benfica. An "important moment" which will go down in history and in the memory of all the footballers.

It was a very good momentI’m proud of the team and of what we might becomeThe love for this jersey push us to the limit so that we can do better and better”, said the midfielder Jassie Vasconcelos, to BTV.

An unique moment and very gratifying, even more for us who come from other country. It is amazing to be on this pitch and it was fantastic to count on the president’s support”, confessed Ana Alice.

Luís Andrade e Luís Filipe Vieira

Text: Márcia Dores

Pics: João Paulo Trindade and Cátia Luís / SL Benfica

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