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The football fraternity of Goa has one more reason to cheer as Casa do Benfica an integral part of Sport Lisboa Benifica, one of the leading clubs of Europe gets ready to setup in Goa.
 A group of 12 Goan football enthusiasts met at the Consulate General of Portugal, Altinho recently, in the presence of Dr. António Sabido Costa, Consul General, to initiate the process of the formation of Casa do Benfica in Goa. The initiative to bring Casa do Benfica to Goa is being taken under the aegis of Mr. Anil Counto, Chairman, Alcon Enterprises, Panjim, Goa, with the able guidance of the Consul General.
The Casa do Benfica in Goa is proposed to be housed at “O Coqueiro”, the fine dining restaurant conveniently located on National Highway 17, Alto Porvorim, Bardez, Goa.
The establishment of the Casa do Benfica in Goa will pave way for young and talented Goan footballers benefiting by way of exchange of players, trainers and coaches with Sport Lisboa Benfica.