Saturday, January 23, 2016
@Cycling @Ciclismo @Benfica to return in 2017 with the partnership @BikeClubPortugal
After the return of Sporting and FC Porto to cycling, Benfica can do the same in 2017. Our newspaper knows that there has been contact between the eagles and one of the most important teams in the under-23 level, the Bike Club of Portugal, so that the design of a professional team a reality next season.
At this point there is nothing concrete except even brief contact, what has been done between people very close to the president of Benfica, Luís Filipe Vieira, and mayors of Oliveira de Azeméis, which is headquartered at under-23 team, which It came last year and whose design includes precisely the passage to the professional level in 2017.
The main faces of the Bike Club of Portugal are Ivo and Rui Oliveira twins, who have made history in track cycling. The sporting director is former cyclist Manuel Correia, who came running at Sporting.