Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 22h19

Eagles secure promotion!

Women's football

Benfica beat Estoril Praia B and, with two round left to play, booked a place in the Portuguese women's football top flight.

In its debut season, Benfica's women's football squad won the Portuguese Cup and clinched promotion to the 1st Division. This evening's win over Estoril Praia B (8-0) mathematically secured a spot in the Portuguese top flight.


Benfica's starting lineup: Dani Neuhaus, Daiane Rodrigues, Ana Alice, Sílvia Rebelo, Yasmim Ribeiro, Patrícia Llanos, Pauleta, Ana Vitória, Evy Pereira, Maiara and Darlene.

Substitutes: Catarina Bajanca, Andreia Faria, Diva Meira, Carlota Cristo, Inês Queiroga, Lara Pintassilgo and Tita.

With two rounds remaining until the end of the 2nd phase, the eagles are waiting to find out the opponent, from the North Group, with whom they will fight for the 2nd Division champion title.

Final – Championship round

June 16 (Sunday) 1st North Group vs Benfica (1st leg)
June 23 (Sunday) Benfica vs 1st North Group (2nd leg)


Text: Diogo Nascimento

Pics: Cátia Luís / SL Benfica

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