Pedro Guerra

Pedro Guerra, one of the central figures in the e-mails case, was born on 3 March 1966 in Angola. His father, a sportsman, was employed at the Portuguese Embassy in Luanda. However, Pedro Guerra has always been a fan of Benfica through the influence of a cousin with whom he listened to the matches on…

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…

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…

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…