Football

02 June 2022, 18h00

Luís Castro with President Rui Costa

Sport Lisboa e Benfica informs that Luís Castro signed a contract until 2024 and will take over as head coach of the B team next season.

After leading the Under-23s for almost three seasons and having led the Under-19 team to two UEFA Youth League finals, in 2019/20 and 2021/22, the latter in which he ensured the unprecedented conquest of the trophy for the Club, the 42-year-old coach now embraces a new professional challenge at the top level of Benfica's Youth Football.

"It is a huge pride! I joined Benfica two and a half years ago with the mission to help in the process and potentiate players for the first team. It is a sign that the work so far has been very well done, this bet on me makes me proud and what I can promise is that I will give my best", claimed the coach.

Luís Castro

"I joined Benfica two and a half years ago with the mission to help in the process and potentiate players for the first team"

Luís Castro, coach of Benfica's B team

Luís Castro e o Presidente Rui Costa

"We know the level of the Club, the demand and we will do everything to, match after match, honor the jersey"

"We will give the maximum, always honor the jersey. We know the level of the Club, the demand and we will do everything to, match after match, honor the jersey", promised the coach.

The start of the pre-season of SL Benfica's B team is scheduled for June 27.

Text: Editorial Staff
Photos: Cátia Luís / SL Benfica
Last update: Friday, June 3, 2022

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