18 October 2021, 20h40
Gedson Fernandes: left ankle trauma;
Gil Dias: left thigh muscle injury;
Rodrigo Pinho: traumatic sprain of the left knee with rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament.
Seferovic: left leg muscle injury;
Valentino: right thigh muscle injury.
15th National Meeting of the Benfica Soccer Schools
After a three-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the National Meetings of Sport Lisboa e Benfica Soccer Schools are back and the weekend of May 14 and 15 will be unforgettable for the nearly 5700 youngsters, born between 2007 and 2018, participating in the 15th edition. Between the Cathedral's pitch and the Artificial Turf pitch, 1276 matches will be played, with 50 schools - including from the islands of Madeira and the Azores - divided into 577 teams, fulfilling the dream of playing at Estádio da Luz. On display for the youngsters is the UEFA Youth League trophy, the first in the Club's history. Here are the best images from the weekend.
Winning the national title
Historic! 29 years later, Benfica's women's handball team is once again the National Champion, winning the 8th title in the Club's history. In the match against Juve Lis, on matchday 23, the eagles won by 23-27. Here are the best images of the match and the celebration.
Behind the scenes of the victory in Paços de Ferreira
Henrique Araújo, with two goals scored in his debut as a starter in the first team, was one of the youngsters nurtured at Benfica that played in the match from gameweek 34 of the Liga Bwin in Paços de Ferreira, where the Glorioso finished the 2021/22 season with a win (0-2). Tomás Araújo, Morato, Sandro Cruz, Paulo Bernardo, Tiago Gouveia (debut as a starter), the debutants Martim Neto e Diego Moreira and Diogo Gonçalves completed the contingent of athletes nurtured at the Club used in this match in Capital do Móvel, one more marked by the tireless support of the Benfica fans.
The images from the last match of the season
Benfica ended the Liga Bwin with a win (0-2) in Paços de Ferreira, a match decided by two goals from Henrique Araújo. Here are the best images of the match.
The celebration of the two-time champions at City Hall
The two-time national champions of women's football were received this Thursday afternoon, May 12, at Lisbon City Hall by the mayor Carlos Moedas, paying tribute to the achievement of the Inspiradoras wearing Benfica's jersey.
International soccer schools in friendly match at Luz
The teams from the Benfica Soccer School in Washington and from the Elite International Development program, developed for several years in partnership with Coerver Coaching, held a friendly match at the Estádio da Luz's artificial turf pitch. A moment that brought together two of Sport Lisboa e Benfica's international projects and allowed the youngsters to consolidate game concepts associated with the training methodology implemented by the Club.