Passionate and thrilling, the Gala dos Conquistadores marks the a hundredth anniversary of Vitória Sport Clube. The Multipurpose Pavilion was filled with almost 4,000 Victorians, who watched a efficiency with excessive factors similar to when Neno was voted the membership’s most excellent goalkeeper and N’Dinga raised the viewers to nice applause.
Guimarães reunites between Guimarães and Victorians. There aren’t any variations in days like this and final evening it’s once more, with events when it appears you have been within the stadium watching an evening of glory, is the cry of «Victory! Victory!” echoed within the massive pavilion and left Catarina Furtado virtually speechless, wearing all white, because the event demanded, and who was the particular visitor who introduced the ceremony.
There isn’t any scarcity of former presidents, similar to Pimenta Machado, Emílio Macedo da Silva, Júlio Mendes and Miguel Pinto Lisboa. But the coaches who left their mark on the conquerors are additionally there, like Manuel Machado and Manuel Cajuda, who keep in mind the 12 months of his ascension to the Liga and his presence within the Champions League qualifying spherical. That mentioned, he has no hesitation in saying that they have been “the perfect years of his profession at Vitória”.
The evening was marked by the election of the eleven who had the best influence in these 100 years of the conquerors. And after a lot reward for Neno, who handed away greater than a 12 months in the past, N’Dinga’s identify utterly touched the Victorians. The former midfielder was very touched and acknowledged by the way in which he was acquired in Guimarães and recalled a number of moments when he was a participant.
One of essentially the most saluted figures and has a spot within the eleven is Paulinho Cascavel. When André – the midfielder at all times admired by the Victorians – he known as the Brazilian’s identify, the applause elevated.
“We nonetheless have many titles in 100 years”
António Miguel Cardoso thinks will probably be “a delight” to steer the destinies of Vitória Sport Clube on Centenary Day. The present president of the conquerors believes that the membership “can proceed to develop with these values which are good now”.
“We ought to all be congratulated. It is an extended 12 months, an vital 12 months, however the centenary leaves us with nice delight and an excellent duty», lined up the very best chief of the Victorian household, when the flag was raised marking a particular that date.
Enlarging Vitória’s trophy room is the ambition of all of the membership’s followers and that’s the reason there’s at all times an excellent need to lift the trophies once more. The president of the conquerors understood what was taking place to the souls of the sages.
“It is barely truthful that they proceed to dream of extra titles, whether or not this time or the following 100 years. That’s what we battle each day. We have many extra titles in 100 years. God grant that this 12 months shall be excellent. We will proceed to work for that,” he mentioned.
Enigmatic Machado pepper
Pimenta Machado, who was the president of Vitória de Guimarães for 24 years, was current on the Gala dos Conquistadores and was «proud» for the work performed and mentioned goodbye with complicated phrases: «Maybe he’ll make somewhat leg to enhance it! »
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