Monday, May 18, 2020, 13h24

First Cup: the sweet taste of success

Women's football

On May 18, 2019, the Benfica women's football team won the Portuguese Cup at Jamor and, hours later, was applauded at Estádio da Luz, on the afternoon of the Reconquest.


Under the bright sun of May 18, 2019, with 12 632 spectators in the stands, Benfica beat Valadares by 4-0 at Estádio Nacional and won the Club's first Women's Portuguese Cup Taça de Portugal Feminina do Clube.

Festejos na Luz

The campaign in the Portuguese Cup was inspiring… The eagles saw off Palmelense (0-20), next came (16-0), Marítimo (1-5), Ribeirão FC (21-0) and Atlético Ouriense (16-0) before reaching the semi-final, played in two legs, against SC Braga.

futebol feminino

In the 1st leg of the semi-final, the reds lost by 1-2 at home, leaving everything up for grabs in the tie. The 2nd leg took place at the Estádio Municipal 1.º de Maio. Benfica beat SC Braga by 2-4 with goals from Geyse, Darlene, Yasmim and Evy Pereira and reached the final, where they face and beat Valadares Gaia.

Text: Márcia Dores

Photos: Archive / SL Benfica

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