Artur Jorge will be honored

Artur Jorge will be honored

Portuguese football is in mourning. On Thursday, the family of Arthur Jorge announced the death of the former Portuguese coach, after a long struggle with illness, at the age of 78. Known to the general public in France for winning the championship with Paris Saint-Germain in 1994 as well as the French Cup the previous year, the Lusitanian also made his mark during his spells at Porto and Benfica. If many figures in the world of football, such as Parisian President Nasser Al-Khelaifi, wanted to respond to his death, the Portuguese Football Federation, for its part, announced that he will be honored this Thursday evening. The stadiums where the Portuguese clubs still in the competition (Benfica, Sporting, Braga) will try to get a ticket to qualify for the round of 16 of the European League.

The rest will follow after this announcement

“UEFA responded positively to the request, which means that this honor will take place before the kick-off of the Sporting Lisbon-Young Boys, Toulouse-Benfica and Karabakh-Braga matches, in relation to the second leg of the match.” – Qualifiers to reach the knockout stages of the European League.”The Portuguese authority specified via an official press release before the addition “A minute of silence will be observed in his memory in all competition matches organized by the Portuguese Football Federation today.”

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