Ricardo Costa

Ricardo Costa holds a degree in Law and a Master’s degree in Legal-Business Sciences from the Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra. He presided over the Disciplinary Council of the Portuguese Professional Football League from 2006 to 2010. And he read the sentences about the case “Apito Final”. Process in which F.C. Porto…

Benfica press release on Correio da Manhã news

Yesterday, Correio da Manhã revealed the investigation being carried out by the Judiciary Police on the enticement of Rio Ave players, to lose against Benfica. Benfica reacted in a statement on its official website: 1) Sport Lisboa e Benfica is totally unaware of the existence of this process; 2) denies any involvement of the club…

João Pinheiro

Referee João Pinheiro is 29 years old and has been an international referee since the end of 2015. João Pinheiro is mentioned in the case of e-mails in an exchange, with Nuno Cabral, of information about the course of elite referees. João Pinheiro  wanted a favor. Obviously, as the blog Misterdocafé refers to, the stage…

Carlos Deus Pereira

Carlos Eduardo Deus Pereira was born on December 25, 1962 He made his formation as a footballer in Benfica and played for 7 years of Benfica’s senior team. He traded Benfica for Farense at the end of his career. He was president of Farense between 2002-2003. He worked as Delegate of the LPFP (Portuguese Professional…

Ferreira Nunes

Ferreira Nunes was responsible for the classification of the referees and vice-president of the Portuguese Football Federation Arbitration Council during the term of Vítor Pereira, which began in 2011 and ended in 2016. Before taking place on the Arbitration Council, he was the president of Adémia, a club in Coimbra and vice-president of the Arbitration…

General Nhaga

Armando Nhaga has been commissioner-general of the Public Order Police of Guinea-Bissau since 2008 (at which time the prime minister was Carlos Gomes Júnior) to 2015. The general was replaced because of security breaches in parliament. Armando Nhaga has been involved in a corruption scandal for using the Public Order Police for the protection of Orange…

Luís Filipe Vieira

Who is Luís Filipe Vieira? Who has been ahead of Benfica since 2003? Who is the debtor man in more than 466 million, with his companies, to Banco Espírito Santo? The latter was also indicted in the BPN [Banco Português de Negócios] case and was present with his driver in an assault of a Caixa…

Rui Gomes da Silva

Rui Gomes da Silva was born in Porto on August 23, 1958. He graduated in law from the University of Lisbon in 1981 and is a senior partner of Legalworks. Santana Lopes and Rui Gomes da Silva Rui Gomes da Silva is a member of the Social Democratic Party and followed Pedro Santana Lopes in…

Adão Mendes

Adão Mendes was a referee of the main category of the Portuguese League in the early 90’s, followed his career as an observer of referees and joined the Arbitration Council of the Braga Football Association. The son of Adão Mendes, Renato Mendes, is also a referee. Adão Mendes, currently 66, excelled in politics, was coordinated…