Nycole Raysla Silva Sobrinho, a 19-year-old forward (23.03.2000), penned a contract with Sport Lisboa e Benfica for the next two years.
Born in Brazil, where she had spells at clubs such as Ceilândia, CRESSPOM-DF, ADEF-DF, Sport and Minas icesp, Nycole will represent a European club for the first time and she is glad that club is Benfica.
“It's already clear that it's a very big club, with a huge structure and fans who support a lot. I hope I can make history with Benfica's jersey”, stressed Nycole, in statements to BTV.
This Thursday, Nycole underwent her medicals, visited the Benfica MUseum -Cosme Damião and headed to the women's football team training camp in Luso.
“I'm looking forward to join the group, I want to train hard so that we can bring titles to Benfica. I was playing in the Brazilian Championshi, so I'm felling strong to make my debut with and eagle on my chest”, she claimed.
The vice-president Fernando Tavares said he had good expectations with the arrival of another signing for the women's football team.
“Very positive expectation, we were very interested in signing Nycole, she's a 19-year-old international player, she has a lot of potential, she can play in every position of the midfield and attack and so, we are pleased”, he said.
Text: Márcia Dores
Photos: Cátia Luís and Isabel Cutileiro / SL Benfica