Benfica elections echoed abroad, due to processes involving Luís Filipe Vieira
The French newspaper L’Equipe reports on Thursday the re-election of Luís Filipe Vieira for the sixth term, but does not forget the fact that the president of Benfica is involved in legal proceedings.
“President of Benfica is reappointed despite the lawsuits” is the title of the news of the electoral act of the incarnate, remembering the publication that more than 38 thousand members voted, a record number.
“Vieira should be tried in a corruption case and is indicted for the crime of tax fraud. The club was also involved in other cases including suspected match-fixing,” it can be read.
L’Equipe also recalls that Bernardo Silva was critical of Vieira during the campaign of these elections.