The president of the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF), Fernando Gomes, today congratulated Portuguese coach Abel Ferreira for winning the Brazilian Cup, at the technical command of Palmeiras, following the 2-0 victory over Grêmio.
“In an absolutely remarkable first season, this is another victory that makes all Portuguese proud and which, once again, honors the work of Portuguese coaches and all national football,” said Fernando Gomes, in statements published on the official website of the FPF on the Internet.
After the 1-0 triumph in the first leg in Porto Alegre, Palmeiras returned today to impose themselves on Grêmio, with goals from Wesley, in the 53rd minute, and Gabriel Menino, in the 84th, ensuring for the fourth time the conquest of the Cup of Brazil, which he had erected for the last time in 2015.
The president of the Portuguese Professional Football League, Pedro Proença, also congratulated the coach for his achievement: “We have often praised the Portuguese coaches who, daily, show outside what they are capable of. The time is now for Abel, to whom I send my congratulations for the second trophy won at Palmeiras and for the talent that is reflected in his work “, he said.
Palmeiras won the second major trophy for the 2020 season, after winning the Libertadores Cup final, the most important South American club event, over Santos (1-0), also under the technical command of Abel Ferreira, succeeding Flamengo, trained by compatriot Jorge Jesus.
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