He made his debut in the Champions League, scored a goal and made history: he is, according to the platform Playmaker Stats, the first player born in Guinea-Bissau (but with Portuguese citizenship) to score in the competition.
“I came on to help the team, that is the reason we all play for. I managed to score a goal and I am very happy. It was an important debut, but the most important are the three points”, said the midfielder.
The Guinean, who had come on to replace Pizzi at 62', made a shot that only stopped in the back of the net.
“Rui Vitória asked me to come on, help the team, defend well and break on the counter-attack”, revealed the number 16 that confessed that this a victory that “gives more confidence for the next match.”
“The victory is very important. Each point in this group is worth a lot, and this three points will be very important for us in this journey. In this group all matches area complicated, all teams play to win”, we explained.
Text: Filipa Fernandes Garcia
Pics: Isabel Cutileiro / SL Benfica