|Portugal update.. Viso are Veterans Champions, Men, Lousada are crowned Women's National Champions|
|Written by ehfnews|
Viso wins the Veterans Challenge 2011/2012
Last Sunday the Portuguese Hockey Federation (PHF) staged another very successful Veterans Challenge.
The competition, which took place in Lamas, was presented with an excellent reception by the home team – Lamas – for all the participants, offering a magnificent barbeque to the high-competition athletes who woke up early this Sunday.
This stage was also marked by the victory of Viso in the Veterans Challenge this season. The team from Porto won the third stage this vets season, and thus won the Veterans Challenge for the first time in its history.
You can also interviews of the veterans athletes in http://bit.ly/JCyQsM
7th Stage, Lousada, 3rd of July of 2012 (Field Hockey, 11x11)
Previous stages winners during 2011/2012 season:
GD Viso - 3 Stages
AD Lousada, CF "Os Belenenses" e Vilanovense FC - 1 Stage
All time winners
GD Viso - 2011/2012
CFU Lamas - 2010/2011
Sport CP - 2009/2010
CFU Lamas - 2008/2009
Lousada wins the Portuguese Female Cup!
Lousada won for second time in their history the Senior Women`s Portuguese Cup. The club from Vale do Sousa beat in a two round final Sport Club do Porto.
Video match-resume of the second game available here http://vimeo.com/39977400
Interview with Hugo Santos, Lousada’s Coach, available here http://bit.ly/IknokZ
Interview with Bárbara Almeida, Lousada’s athlete and captain, available here http://bit.ly/Ithi03
2011/12 - Associação Desportiva de Lousada
2010/11 - Sport Club do Porto
2009/10 - Ramaldense Futebol Clube
2008/09 - Ramaldense Futebol Clube
2007/08 - Associação Desportiva de Lousada
2006/07 - Ramaldense Futebol Clube
Source: PHF Media Release
Photograph: Lousada - Women's Champions