13 January 2022, 19h45
The initiative results from the collaboration between Benfica's Cultural Heritage Department, Parish Council of Benfica and the Olisiponenses Studies Office, and is open to the public this Saturday, January 15.
The exhibition provides insight into the connection between the parish council of Benfica and Sport Lisboa e Benfica, displaying the buildings and grounds shared over the years and the Club's influence on the development of the territory and the construction of its identity.
The exhibition is open every day from 9 am to 10 pm until March 20 and the event displays representative cups of the sports that are part of the genesis of the Club, as is the case of football, athletics and cycling, historical documentation, roller hockey sport material and the Benfica Race – António Leitão jersey.
The details of the Benfica Campus recognition made by the coach Roger Schmidt are in this video. Area by area, the new leader of the reds professional squad registered impressions and started to build knowledge from the spot where the 2022/22 Benfica will rise...
Passion and connections as bridges to success!
He arrived in Lisbon, penned his contract, was at Estádio da Luz and got to know the Benfica Campus. Roger Schmidt, to BTV, showed himself "excited" to start working and "eager to be part" of Benfica's history, a club with "great tradition" and where, definitely, "there is something special". As for the method, there it is: "Football is not only what happens on the pitch, it is also what happens in people's heads and how connected and passionate they are". And this is the only way to "show the best football and fight for trophies".
Four eagles called up for the U-18 National Team
Roger Schmidt at Benfica Campus
The gates of the Benfica Campus were opened to welcome Roger Schmidt. At Seixal, accompanied by President Rui Costa and Pedro Mil-Homens, general director of youth football, the coach visited the various areas of what will be one of his main workplaces in shaping the characteristics of Benfica 2022/23. "It is a really good structure, it has everything to develop the players, to improve them and to create the next generation of players for Benfica, for the first team", said Roger Schmidt, exclusively to BTV.