16th Anniversary of Benfica Campus Football


Inaugurated on September 22, 2006, the Sport Lisboa e Benfica Training and Training Center, now Benfica Campus, celebrates its 16th anniversary this Thursday and deserves congratulations!


Pride as a watchword. Pedro Marques, technical director of Futebol Formação do Sport Lisboa e Benfica, emphasised the arrogance given by the completely different vertices of the Club to the younger gamers. “The message is being handed on day-after-day to those that work with the gamers day-after-day and from what we see within the A workforce, by means of alternative created and who does all of the work and investments them and their households. It is, due to this fact, to hOPE, DREAM from keep centered on the street“, he elaborated, stressing that coaching on the Benfica Campus is greater than soccer: “Joining Benfica is coming into a soccer faculty, however that put together for all times. Better males and higher soccer gamers come out of right here“, he declared.


The crown of Benfica Youth Football. Rodrigo Magalhães, technical coordinator of the Initiation, stated that the “RESPONSIBILITIES“from the Club supplied by”circumstances of excellence” from the Benfica Campus, supported by numerous coaching achievements. “The begin is the bottom, the place all the things begins. Just have a look at the gamers who’ve succeeded in overcoming the [UEFA] Youth League and on [Taça] Intercontinental“, he indicated, emphasizing that the Benfica Campus it’s a Historical mark to vary what Grade Football is on the nationwide stage“.


Belief in goals. Francisco Machado, Under-19 participant and Benfica Campus resident, thanks the Club for the “given circumstances”underlining that athletes have all the things to achieve success and the significance of having examine like plan B. “It’s going properly and I hope to proceed within the background [estudos]it is one thing I wish to maintain”, he stated. “Believe in goals. A couple of years in the past I could not consider that someday I’d play for Benfica“, he concluded.


Climbing route. Filipe Coelho, coach of the Junior workforce, emphasizes the mission of Football Training in Benfica: “to get the ultimate product of the Club’s A workforce”. “Very properly challengerwith finest itemsto make the items individually, then in relation to the entire, could make wonderful groups to have sports activities outcomes forward”, he revealed, assessing that there’s nonetheless “quite a bit of work and to develop the Club“.


Football, examine and enjoyable. Hélder Alves, coordinator of the Personal and Social Training Directorate for Football Training, remembers the leisure wants of the younger individuals who participated within the Benfica Campus. “It is a priority of all of us, day-after-day, to present them the very best every day allocation circumstances“, he defined, reinforcing that “good educational coaching is crucial“. “Last yr we had 12 athletes will apply for increased training. This is an fascinating quantity for athletes to carry out restoring the skilled aspect of sport with research“, completed.


Benfica Campus now. João Vinagre, operations director of the Benfica Campus, checked out “steady development” and adaptation infrastructure over time, specializing in a “extra sustainable” future. “Anyone who knew the Internship Center in 2006 and anybody who comes in the present day will discover the infrastructure evolutionon working circumstances for groupswhich is why we work, and the staff“, he admitted.


type with values. Bruno Maruta, Director of the Club’s Formation Football, defined the coaching course of for younger gamers, praising the success of Football Training and the work completed within the educational and social fields. “Oh integral coaching from the purpose of view of what your human scaleyours Principles and what will we instill a set of values ​​of these younger youngsters“, he shot, frowning want and the principle aim of the Benfica Campus in “promote gamers from Training Football to Professional“.


… for soccer follow and whose mission is to welcome his skilled workforce, the Benfica Campus consists of a sports activities coaching undertaking for younger gamers from SL Benfica.

At the Benfica Campus, younger gamers have entry to the most effective sports activities coaching that they could need. The professionals working on the Club are prepared to present them the development and sports activities improvement they should pursue their aim of changing into skilled gamers at SL Benfica. They even have entry to the most effective follow-up of theirs educational and social lifefacets to which the Club offers nice significance, within the sense of contributing to its formation as a Men and residents.

At the Benfica Campus, the mysterious and the Values in Sport Lisboa and Benfica. one learns to have sporting ambition and basic dedication in the direction of the Club, the workforce and colleagues. Humility is inspired in actions and conduct, in addition to the unity of all, studying a tradition of respect, training, conduct and truthful play.

In brief, what it means to be Benfica is cultivated, all the time working with the aim of engaging in the Missionwith a concentrate on visions and respect for Values.

(for the reason that opening of the Benfica Campus)



  • Juniors (3): 2012/13, 2017/18, 2021/22

  • Children (6): 2007/08, 2010/11, 2012/13, 2014/15, 2017/18, 2018/19

  • Starts (6): 2008/09, 2009/10, 2011/12, 2013/14, 2015/16, 2016/17


  • Young folks (7)

  • Started (16)

  • Children (6)



  • Children (8)

  • Benjamin (10)


  • 5 ranges

  • 10 groups

  • 85 athletes dwelling within the Benfica Campus

  • 43 coaches

  • 185 athletes

  • 86 membership staff

  • 80 staff outdoors of every day actions


  • Area: 19 hectares

  • 9 fields: 6 pure grass (soccer 11)

  • 2 artificial turf (soccer 11)

  • 1 artificial grass (coated | lowered dimensions – subsequent to 360s)

  • Field No. 1: 2644 spectators (1466 coated seats)

  • Field No. 7: 604 viewers

  • Accommodation with 86 rooms

  • 2 gyms (523 m2, 475 m2)

  • 28 spas

  • 360s house

  • 5 closets

  • 3 physiotherapy rooms

  • 2 therapy and session rooms

  • 2 bodily examination rooms

  • 2 auditorium

  • 55 Work Cabinets

  • 8 assembly rooms

  • 5 social lounges

  • Games and recreation room

  • 2 bar

  • Secretary

  • Study room

  • powder


  • 2 cafeterias


  • 2000 | “First stone” – Symbolic act of beginning the development of the undertaking

  • 2001 | Official approval from the Ministry of the Environment and Spatial Planning and the Ministry of Sport and Youth

  • 2003 | Start constructing

  • September 22, 2006 | Turning

  • 2007 | Reforestation, with the planting of 1500 timber

  • 2008 | Caixa Futebol Campus received its first nationwide title younger folks

  • 2012 | Restoration of Team B’s undertaking

  • 2013 | “First stone” within the growth of the Caixa Futebol Campus

  • 2013 | Inauguration of the brand new stand in Campo n.º 1, rising the capability from 1520 to 2721 spectators

  • 2014 | Benfica finalist within the first version of the UEFA Youth League

  • 2014 | “Best Implementation of the UEFA Youth League Values” Award

  • 2014 | Expansion of the Caixa Futebol Campus, from 15 to 19 hectares, from 3 to six grass.

  • 2014 | Inauguration of Space 360s

  • 2015 | Awarded the “Best Academy of the Year” award on the Globe Soccer Awards

  • 2016 | Certification of SL Benfica as Training Entity by FPF

  • 2016 | Renato Sanches winner of the “Golden Boy” award, given by the Italian every day “Tuttosport”

  • 2017 | UEFA Youth League finalist Benfica

  • 2018 | Birth of the U-23 workforce

  • 2019 | Name change: from “Caixa Futebol Campus” to “Benfica Campus”

  • 2019 | Certification of SL Benfica as a Training Entity of “5 Stars” by the FPF, a standing it maintains to today

  • 2019 | Awarded the “Best Academy of the Year” award on the Globe Soccer Awards

  • 2019 | Expansion and renovation of Benfica Campus areas (growth and renovation of residence, new three-story constructing, renovation of workforce areas, new eating room)

  • 2019 | João Félix winner of the “Golden Boy” award, given by the Italian every day “Tuttosport”

  • 2020 | UEFA Youth League finalist Benfica

  • 2021 | Certification of the “Formar para o Futuro” undertaking with the Flag of Ethics, by the National Plan for Ethics in Sport (PNED) and the Portuguese Institute of Sport and Youth (IPDJ)

  • 2022 | UEFA Youth League winners

  • 2022 | Under-20 Intercontinental Cup Winners

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