12 March 2020, 10h36
The president of China, Xi Jinping, declared the outbreak of COVID-19 in the country as "virtually contained".
China, where some cities have been quarantined since January, released at the time a video of the CNC, a key part of a campaign to raise awareness and attempt to reverse and combat the epidemic – declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization on March 11.
In this video, Sport Lisboa e Benfica's action appeared as an example of solidarity. In mid-February, in the game from matchday 21 of the Liga NOS, Benfica showed all its support towards the Chinese people. In the match against Braga, 44 youngsters (22 Portuguese and 22 Chinese) stepped onto the pitch with the players from both teams wearing shirts with the message "Stay strong, China! We are together" in mandarin.
Agenda: football and other sports
Official games of the SL Benfica teams until February 1st, Monday.
Portuguese Cup: the road so far...
Round by round, we remember the route to the quarter finals of the Portuguese Cup.
Benfica is in the final!
Ana Vitória and Cloé Lacasse scored the goals that allowed the eagles to beat Famalicão in the semi-finals of the League Cup 2020/21.