25 February 2022, 19h08
Cosme Damião Awards
History repeats itself year after year and shows that recognition of our people is still a cornerstone. As part of the celebrations of Sport Lisboa e Benfica's 118th anniversary, the Cosme Damião Awards will be given to those who stood out the most.
There are 30 candidates, spread across eight different categories: Men's Football Revelation, Women's Football Revelation, Indoor Sports, Other Sports, High-performance Athlete, Coach of the Year, Men's Footballer of the Year and Women's Footballer of the Year.
Benfiquistas are sovereign and will decide by vote, exclusively for those registered on the Official Site HERE, which are the personalities of the Sport Lisboa e Benfica universe that deserve recognition and, consequently, an honorable award for their performance in 2021.
Voting is open until 7:04 pm on Friday, February 25. Choose your favorite in each category and vote!
|MEN'S FOOTBALL REVELATION|
|WOMEN'S FOOTBALL REVELATION|
|Indoor Sports Revelation|
|Nominees||José Miranda (Men's roller hockey)|
|Silvestre (Men's futsal)|
|Mariana Silva (Women's basketball)|
|Inês Severino (Women's roller hockey)|
|Women's roller hockey|
|Nominees||Pedro Pichardo (Triple Jump)|
|Fernando Pimenta (Canoeing)|
|Joana Soeiro (Women's basketball)|
|Coach of the Year|
|Nominees||Eugénio Rodrigues (Women's basketball)|
|Marcel Matz (Men's volleyball)|
|Filipa Patão (Women's football)|
|Men's Footballer of the Year|
|Women's Footballer of the Year|
League Cup: record attendance for Estádio da Luz in the group stage
The Benfica-Penafiel match (2-0), from gameweek 2 of group C, welcomed 43 263 spectators, a record attendance in the group stage of the League Cup at Estádio da Luz and the second best record ever in the competition's matches at the Cathedral. The biggest crowd was in 2010/11, in the semifinal against Sporting, where there were more than 49 thousand spectators in the stands.
The images of the Benfica-Penafiel match
Benfica hosted and beat Penafiel by 2-0 At Estádio da Luz, on matchday 2 of group C of the League Cup. Gilberto and Neres scored the goals. See the 50 best photos from this important triumph.
Benfica-Penafiel: match highlights (2-0)
Benfica-Penafiel, game of matchday 2 of group C of the League Cup, at Estádio da Luz. The reds won by 2-0, with the goals being scored by Gilberto and Neres.
SL Benfica-FC Penafiel: 57' goal from Neres (2-0)
2-0. GOAL! BENFICA! NERES! Musa breaks away with the ball between four defenders, but it is Rafa who takes the shot. Caio Secco saves, but Neres is the quickest to attack the ball to make the rebound and shoot with his left foot to the back of the net.
SL Benfica-FC Penafiel: 55' goal from Gilberto (1-0)
1-0. GOAL! BENFICA! GILBERTO! Grimaldo moves forward with the ball on the left, breaks through, enters the box, gains a few more meters, but can't get the shot. The ball goes to Musa, who shoots but Caio Secco saves. On the rebound, Gilberto shoots with his right foot in the box and scores!
Training the Benfica way in Japan
Benfica continues to nurture talent around the world. The Club takes the brand, the training methodology, and the experience that has been so successful internationally to various places on the planet, transmitting its values to young people who love football and want to succeed in the sport. Tokyo and Osaka, in Japan, are no exceptions, with the existence of Camp Benfica, which has dozens of athletes, who are under the tutelage of coaches Mário Patrício and Davide Gomes.