Academic and Varzim face each other, starting at 7.30 pm, on the pitch of the Cidade de Coimbra Stadium, in the 3rd round of the Portugal Cup.
The clash between the two teams from the 2nd League puts students and locals face to face for the second time this season (on the 5th round, Académica triumphed in Póvoa de Varzim, 1-0).
In the preview of the duel with Varzim, the students' coach, Rui Borges, showed willingness to be in the competition as long as possible.
“The Portuguese Cup is still an objective. It is a competition that we are part of, we want to play it as long as possible and to do that we have to win. We know that we cannot have any problems ”, guaranteed the Briosa technician.
Aware of the club's scrolls in the competition, where they stand out and conquer on two occasions of the trophy, Rui Borges revealed the group's ambition to be part of the club's history in the competition.
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