THE Benfica women’s roller hockey team gives the “exit stickada” in the play-off of the national championship, against Stuart Massamá. Raquel Santos kicked off match 1 of the quarter-finals scheduled for 9:00 p.m. this Wednesday, June 1, at the Pavilhão Professor João Campelo.
The red athlete expects an opponent to play with “a closed defence” and has guaranteed that the Luz team will “demonstrate” on the track “what they have been doing in recent months”.
“I hope a square defense from them, taking advantage of our defensive mistakes to launch the counter-attack”, he analyzed, in statements to the Official Site.
Stuart Massamá is a formation with scrolls in women’s roller hockey and wants to have a say in this tie.
“East team with a name in roller hockeyas well as a team with experience, because it has athletes used to high competition and international athletes”, recalled the Portuguese international from Benfica.
Undefeated in national competitions, with two draws in 24 matches played, the eagles want to prove their favoritism on the ice.
“Benfica will demonstrate what you have been doing in recent months. Let’s enter strong, fast and, above all, aware that it will not be an easy match, because Stuart [Massamá] is a team with a lot of determination and which never gives up”, warned Raquel Santos.