Rui Costa, current sporting director and administrator of SAD of Benfica, will enter as vice-president on the list of Luís Filipe Vieira for the Benfica elections.
Vieira, moreover, at a meeting with partners at the Vendas Novas house, pointed out that «the project must continue and cannot be interrupted». “It is absolutely certain that there will be people to continue it”, he shot, without clarifying who he was referring to.
Rui Costa, 48, took over as sports director after finishing his career at Benfica, in the 2007/2008 season. This will be one of the main innovations of the new team that Vieira is preparing for the one he announced as his last term, should he win the elections. The full list will be announced shortly.