Tag: Portugal


FC Porto home ground naming rights likely

Portugal Estádio do Dragão naming rights

SAD administrator Fernando Gomes recently stated that the naming rights deal of the Portuguese professional sports club FC Porto (Portugal) home field – Estádio do Dragão – will be struck in the near future. ‘PORTO canal’ stated that Gomes made the said announcement while... » Read more


Ukraine jump on FIFA 2030 show bid bandwagon

Ukraine added to Spanish-Portuguese WC bid

Spain and Portugal this week added Ukraine to their bid for the 2030 World Cup. It will likely be up against bids from South America and a Saudi Arabia-led bid that could feature Egypt and Greece. ‘Forbes’ stated that the most “compact” World Cup ever might be happening in Qatar later this... » Read more


QSI to pick up stake in S.C. Braga

Qatar buys minority stake in Braga

The Qatari owner of France’s top-flight club Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) agreed to a deal on October 10th to take a minority stake in the Portuguese club S.C. Braga (Portugal). ‘The Indian Express’ stated that the Qatar Sports Investments (QSI) said an agreement to buy almost 22 percent of... » Read more


LaLiga venues offer to host 2030 FIFA show

Stadiums for 2030 WC bid revealed Spain Portugal

The stadiums of LaLiga (the men’s top professional football division of the Spanish football league system) clubs FC Barcelona, Real Madrid CF and Atlético de Madrid (Spain) are among venues seeking to host matches if the 2030 World Cup takes place in Spain and Portugal, the Spanish soccer... » Read more


UEFA spectacle ticket sales launched

UEFA confirms capacity for Champions League Final

With the local authorities in Portugal allowing limited access for spectators to the 2021 UEFA Champions League final on May 29th at the Estádio do Dragão in Porto, ticket sales for the general public started exclusively on UEFA.com on May 25th at 14.00 CEST and will run until no tickets are... » Read more


UEFA put best foot forward for fans’ security

Champions League final moved to Porto

Following the UK Government’s decision to place Turkey on its red list of COVID-19 travel destinations as the fatal virus scenario is anything but rosy in the Middle East country, the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) Champions League Final between Premier League teams Manchester... » Read more


5G ‘glory’ for ‘The Glorious One’

Portugal Benfica Lissabon stadium with 5G

The top flight Portuguese football club Sport Lisboa e Benfica and NOS announced recently that the club’s residence has become the first one armed with 5G in Portugal. ‘SL Benfica’ stated that Sport Lisboa e Benfica worked with mobile communications partner NOS (the best communication and... » Read more