29 November 2021, 13h55
Conferência de Imprensa de 19 de novembro
The delegation was composed of three elements of SL Benfica, Miguel Reis (Benfica International), Davide Gomes (Youth Football), and Francisco Silveira Ramos (appointed Technical Coordinator, will remain in Mauritius as part of the partnership with the Mauritius Football Association).
The delegation presented Benfica and Benfica Youth Development, with a special focus on the importance of this agreement as it is the first between Benfica and a Football Federation.
Three main objectives were presented:
support the partner in initiation training;
support the development of athletes;
plan and implement the training of coaches.
Finally, Sport Lisboa e Benfica will collaborate in the exchange of athletes and coaches coming from Mauritius, so that they can work at Benfica Campus and experience the Benfica methodology.
BestWay Soccer, SL Benfica's partner and responsible for the liaison with the Mauritius Football Association, stated that Mauritius needed a leading partner in youth development, and Benfica was the obvious choice.
Two-time champions pay tribute to Casas Benfica
The women’s football team of Benfica concluded this Sunday afternoon, May 15, after the game from Matchday 13 of the final stage against Famalicão (2-2), with a symbolic tribute to all the Casas Benfica. At Club’s Embassy in Paredes, the two-time national champions presented the trophy, took some pictures with the fans and signed autographs.
The exterior decoration of the pavilions has been inaugurated
Benfica inaugurated this Sunday, May 15, the exterior decoration of indoor sports next to the pavilions of the Luz Sports Complex. The ceremony was attended by vice-president Fernando Tavares, who described the space, speaking to BTV, as "an encounter with history and the recognition of all those who projected the various Benfica sports to a national and international level". Here are the best images from the morning.
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.