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Benfica is ready for the International Champions Cup

The United States is ready to welcome the National Champion of Portugal S.L. Benfica for the International Champions Cup.

This is the squad for the tournament selected by Bruno Lage, and also the schedule and itinerary for the team for their trip.

Goalkeepers: Odysseas, Zlobin and Svilar;

Defenders: André Almeida, Ferro, Jardel, Rúben Dias, Nuno Tavares, Conti, João Ferreira, Grimaldo and Ebuehi;

Midfielders: Florentino, Pizzi, Fejsa, Chiquinho, Rafa, Samaris, Gabriel, Caio Lucas, Zivkovic, Cervi, Taarabt and Tiago Dantas;

Forwards: Raul de Tomas, Seferovic and Jota.

Tuesday, July 16

  • 09:45 am | 1 or 2 players available for the Press at Stanford University
  • 10:00 am | Training session behind closed doors at Stanford University
  • 12:30 pm | Ceremony partnership with SL Benfica and the San Francisco 49ers, with presence of Luisão at Levi’s Stadium

Wednesday, July 17

  • 09:45 am | 1 or 2 players available for the Press at Stanford University
  • 10:00 am | Training session open to supporters at Stanford University

Thursday, July 18

  • 09:45 am | 1 or 2 players available for the Press at Stanford University
  • 10:00 am | Training session behind closed doors at Stanford University

Friday, July 19

  • 09:45 am | 1 or 2 players available for the Press at Stanford University
  • 10:00 am | Training session behind closed doors at Stanford University
  • 7:00 pm | The president of Benfica inaugurates the Casa do Benfica in San José,CA with the Portugal National Championship Trophy scheduled to be at the event.

Saturday, July 20

  • 1:00 pm | ICC – SL Benfica vs Chivas – Levi’s Stadium

Sunday, July 21

  • 12:00 pm | Autograph Session with some Players at the Adidas Store 5th Avenue in NYC
  • The Portugal National Championship trophy visits the Casas do Benfica in Hartford and Danbury,CT for photo opportunities at 5:30 pm and 7:30 pm.

Monday, July 22

  • 09:45 am | 1 or 2 players available for the Press at Rutgers University
  • 10:00 am |Training session open to supporters at Rutgers University
  • 6:00 pm | The Portugal National Championship trophy visits the Casa do Benfica in Philadelphia,PA.

Tuesday, July 23

  • 09:45 am | 1 or 2 players available for the Press at Rutgers University
  • 10:00 am | Training session behind closed doors at Rutgers University
  • 7:00 pm | Dinner at Sport Newark e Benfica with the presence of some players from the squad and Portugal National Championship Trophy scheduled to be at the event.

Wednesday, July 24

  • 09:45 am | 1 or 2 players available for the Press at Rutgers University
  • 10:00 am | Training session behind closed doors at Rutgers University
  • 8:00 pm | ICC – SL Benfica vs  Fiorentina – Red Bull Arena

Thursday, July 25

  • 09:45 am | 1 or 2 players available for the Press at Rutgers University
  • 10:00 am | Training session behind closed doors at Rutgers University

Friday, July 26

  • 09:45 am | 1 or 2 players available for the Press at Rutgers University
  • 10:00 am | Training session behind closed doors at Rutgers University

Saturday, July 27

  • 09:45 am | Training session behind closed doors at Rutgers University
  • 10:00 am | Training session behind closed doors at Rutgers University
  • 1:00 pm | Lunch and Portugal National Championship Trophy at Casa do Benfica Fall River,MA for photo opportunities.
  • 7:00 pm | President of Benfica inaugurates Casa do Benfica in New Bedford,MA with the Portugal National Championship Trophy scheduled to be at the event.

Sunday, July 28

  • 3:00 pm | ICC – SL Benfica vs AC Milan – Gillette Stadium

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Jeff Frias
Sports writer for International Futebol

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