A BOLA – Gala dos Conquistadores celebrates another 100 years of Vitória (Photo) (Vitória de Guimarães)

Gala dos Conquistadores, energetic and thrilling for the one hundredth anniversary of Vitoria Sport Club. The multi-objective pavilion was filled with round 4,000 Victorians, who watched a excessive-scoring present as Neno was named the membership’s most excellent goalkeeper and N’Dinga gave the gang a standing ovation.

Guimarães as soon as once more merged with Guimarães and the Victorians. Days like these are not any completely different and final evening was the identical once more, when it regarded like we have been witnessing an evening of glory within the stadium, chants of “Victory! Victory!” which echoed by means of the big pavilion and left Catarina Furtado virtually speechless, wearing white because the event demanded and who was the particular visitor to carry out the ceremony.

There was no scarcity of former presidents similar to Pimenta Machado, Emilio Macedo da Silva, Julio Mendes and Miguel Pinto Lisboa. But coaches who left their mark on the winners have been additionally current, similar to Manuel Machado and Manuel Cajuda, who recalled his breakthrough 12 months within the league and his presence within the Champions League qualifiers. As such, he has no hesitation in saying that these have been “the very best years of his profession at Vitoria”.

The evening was marked by the election of eleven of probably the most influential winners of these 100 years. And after Neno, who had died a 12 months earlier, was broadly admired, N’Dinga’s title fully moved the Victorians. The former midfielder was extraordinarily impressed and acknowledged for the best way he was acquired in Guimarães and recalled some of his moments as a participant.

Another extremely regarded determine and eleventh place finisher was Paulinho Cascaval. When Andre – a midfielder all the time admired by Victorians – referred to as out the Brazilian’s title, there was thunderous applause.

“We’ll have many extra titles in 100 years”

Antonio Miguel Cardoso assumed that he was “proud” to steer the fortunes of Vitoria Sport Club on the centenary day. The present chairman of the winners believes the membership “can develop effectively with these values”.
“We should congratulate everybody. It is an enormous 12 months, an essential 12 months, however the centenary carries with us an amazing delight and an amazing accountability», underlined the supreme chief of the Victorian household, when the flag was raised on such a particular date.

Increasing the depth of Vitória’s trophy is the ambition of all of the followers of the membership and due to this fact the will to lift the trophy once more is all the time there. Winners’ presidents perceive what is going on on within the minds of consultants.
“It is true that they dream of extra titles this season or within the subsequent 100 years. That is what we struggle for on daily basis. We will certainly have many extra titles in 100 years. God bless this 12 months. We will proceed to work in that course”, he assured.

Mysterious Machado Pepper
Pimenta Machado, who was the president of Vitória de Guimarães for twenty-four years, was current on the Gala dos Conquistadores and was “proud” of the work he had performed and stated goodbye with cryptic phrases: “Maybe he’ll nonetheless have somewhat foot to enhance it! »

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