THE BALL – João Tomás is the new sporting director (Torreense)

João Tomás is Torreense’s new sporting director.

The official presentation took place this Tuesday morning, at the premises of the Manuel Marques stadium, in Torres Vedras, and when planning for the future, João Tomás was clear about the objectives for this new stage of his career.

“It is a great pride to represent a century-old club like Torreense. The openness and honesty of the people who make up the administration of SAD were two of the main factors that led me to accept this challenge. It’s an exciting project. Torreense’s success last season didn’t come out of the blue. It was a brilliant season and it was only possible with a lot of work from the whole structure. My perspective is to take advantage of what was so good to leverage the club in the future. We want a long stay in professional competitions. For this, and also because it is fundamental for me, we want to build a solid, competent and available team. Basically, people trying to get better every day. The objective is to have a peaceful season, presenting a competitive and respected Torreense, in order to consolidate the club”.

The former Portuguese international, who as a manager also went through Famalicão and Trofense, also spoke on the transfer market, this at a time when the emblem of the West has already been renewed with 13 players and presented three reinforcements (Vágner, Reko and João Oliveira). “We will try to give the best possible players to the technical team. We know that the market is long, fierce and competitive, as we know the importance of starting the championship well which, compared to the season, starts this year. a week earlier. We will work with the technical team to attack the targets we have defined. In addition, we also have the objective of enhancing the players, as this is essential for the sustainability of the club in professional competitions We have to be efficient in recruiting,” he said.

Upon his arrival in Torres Vedras, João Tomás was accompanied by Bruno Vitorino, general manager of SAD do Torreense, who praised the skills of the now new football strongman in the blue-grena team. “Torreense SAD is proud to be able to present João Tomás as their new sporting director. He is a person who corresponds to what we want for Torreense, to our strategic line, and therefore he is the right person to help us carry out the project. We are in a new reality and we need experienced people, like João Tomás. We are absolutely sure that it will be an asset for Torreense,” he concluded.

It is recalled that Torreense is back in professional competitions 24 years after his last presence, and, in addition to the feat of being able to move up to Liga 2, the emblem of the West has also managed to add the historic feat of win the premier league title 3.

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