24 January 2022, 11h00
The Benfica B striker was one of the new faces in the work session led by coach Nélson Veríssimo, who is missing Otamendi and Darwin, called for the national teams of Argentina and Uruguay, respectively.
Absent from the session were Lucas Veríssimo, Rodrigo Pinho and Seferovic, all injured. On the day of Paulo Bernardo's 20th birthday, central defender Vertonghen and midfielders Weigl, Taarabt and Rafa took anti-doping tests requested by UEFA to the teams that are still competing in the European competitions and joined the training session later.
Roger Schmidt's new Family
The Sport Lisboa e Benfica coach arrived at Lisbon's Humberto Delgado airport late this morning, answered a few questions from journalists and traveled to the Estádio da Luz to get in touch with his new reality. At the Cathedral he was welcomed, met some of the Club's departments and was able to interact with the employees, all in an environment of total proximity with the Benfica Family.
Roger Schmidt's first day at Benfica!
The new coach of Sport Lisboa e Benfica's professional football team, Roger Schmidt, arrived at Lisbon this Tuesday morning, May 24, penned a contract with contract with Benfica valid for two seasons at the Benfica Museum – Cosme Damião and continued the planning and preparation for the 2022/23 season, duly articulated with President Rui Costa and General Manager Lourenço Coelho. The German coach met some of the Club's departments, interacted with employees at Estádio da Luz and participated in several work meetings.
Contract signed for two years
Roger Schmidt, the new Sport Lisboa e Benfica's professional football team coach, signed a contract valid for two seasons and received the membership card at the Benfica Museum– Cosme Damião.
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.