Estádio do Algarve hosts football tournament with Benfica, Derby County and Vitória de Setúbal

Benfica, Derby County and Vitória de Setúbal will compete in the Algarve Football Cup 2016 taking place next week (July 14-16) at Estádio do Algarve.

The first match will see Portuguese champions Benfica taking on V.Setúbal on Thursday (July 14). Friday’s match will oppose V.Setúbal and Derby County while the Benfica-Derby clash is scheduled for Saturday.

The friendly pre-season tournament is a spiritual successor to the famous Torneio do Guadiana, which took place in Vila Real de Santo António and usually attracted reputable clubs such as Benfica, Sporting, Anderlecht, Seville and Olympiakos.

Tickets cost between €10 and €12.50.

All matches begin at 8.30pm.

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