Benfica TV scores rights to Portuguese pre-season event

Benfica TV, the basic-tier television channel operated by Portuguese Primeira Liga football club Benfica, has acquired the rights to the 2014 FA Honor Cup, the annual curtain-raiser to the domestic season.

Benfica TV will broadcast the semi-final matches on July 18, along with the third-place play-off and the final itself on July 20.

The Honor Cup takes place at the Estádio do Restelo in Lisbon and will feature Primeira Liga champion Benfica, Sporting Clube de Portugal, Estoril and Belenenses.