Académica Football Club and Hospital da Luz Coimbra Establish Partnership

Hospital da Luz Coimbra and Associação Académica de Coimbra – Organismo Autónomo de Futebol established a strategic partnership in the area of health, for the next two years, which underlines the leader positioning of this hospital unit in the region and allows the club to reinforce the medical services provided to its professional football team.

The president of Académica, Pedro Dias Roxo, and Hospital da Luz Coimbra’s manager, Pedro Beja Afonso (both in the photo above) signed the protocol between the two institutions, last October 24, in the press-room from Cidade de Coimbra Stadium, thus kick-starting a partnership anticipated as successful.

“The association between Hospital da Luz Coimbra and Académica de Coimbra, a brand unquestionably linked to the history of the city and counting with a supporter base that combines generations and passions, represents a further major step in the development of our project. This partnership also allows Académica’s athletes to benefit from the highly differentiated services provided by Hospital da Luz, namely in the area of sports medicine”, stated Pedro Beja Afonso, after the ceremony.

Likewise, Pedro Dias Roxo congratulated himself to see Académica associated to a group of renowned excellence, such as Luz Saúde and its network of Hospital da Luz units: “This is a very important protocol, allowing our club to be in the frontline in terms of health services for our professional team. It was something long aspired by us, for it is a significant reinforcement placed at the disposal of the clinical department of Académica, in the prevention and recovery of lesions”.