Benfica finalises roster

The Portuguese Professional Continental team Benfica presented its team for the 2008 season this...

The Portuguese Professional Continental team Benfica presented its team for the 2008 season this week. The squad, led by director sportif Orlando Rodrigues, signed on former Banesto doctor Sabino Padilla as team physician, who worked with Miguel Indurain during his Tour de France victories.

The 2008 Benfica Team: Ruben Plaza (ex-Caisse d'Epargne) José Azevedo Cândido Barbosa (ex-Liberty Seguros) Javier Benítez, Hélder Miranda, Pedro Lopes, Mikel Pradera, Bruno Castanheira, Hugo Sancho, Rui Costa, Danail Petrov, Bruno Sancho, Mário Costa, Edgar Pinto, José Mendes, Tiago Claro.

U23 squad: Márcio Barbosa, André Ferreira, Fábio Coelho, Fábio Cera, Alcides Almeida, Ivo Fernandes, César Fonte, Carlos Baltazar.

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