Benfica is a professional multi-sport club from Lisbon, Portugal. Its official name is Sport Lisboa e Benfica and it is normally known as S.L. Benfica or SLB. Its nicknames are Águias (Eagles), Encarnados (Reds) or Glorioso (Glorious); and its supporters are known as Benfiquistas. SL Benfica plays in top tier Portuguese football league Primeira Liga, in which it stood second in 2017-18 season. Its home ground is 64,642 capacity Estádio da Luz in Lisbon. Benfica has won Primeira Liga a record 36 times, Taça de Portugal on record 26 occasions, Taça da Liga on record 7 times, Supertaça Cândido de Oliveira 7 occasions and Campeonato de Portugal thrice. It is most successful Portuguese football club in domestic competitions with 69 titles. It has also won 2 European Cup / UEFA Champions League titles. Benfica manager Rui Vitória is confident that his side will perform their best in Champions League 2018-19 edition under captain Jardel Nivaldo Vieira.
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