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Benfica hit by Mantorras injury

Published: Tuesday 26 February 2002, 19.44CET
SL Benfica striker Mantorras could be out for the rest of the season after a knee operation.

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Published: Tuesday 26 February 2002, 19.44CET

Benfica hit by Mantorras injury

SL Benfica striker Mantorras could be out for the rest of the season after a knee operation.

SL Benfica striker Mantorras could be out for the rest of the season after a knee operation on Monday.

Angolan international
Club doctor Bernardo Vasconcelos said that the Angolan international will be out for at least "four or six weeks" following surgery on his right knee.

Ten goals
Mantorras, who will be 20 on 18 March, joined the Lisbon club last summer from FC Alverca and has scored ten goals in 23 games.

Last updated: 16/11/12 4.31CET

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