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Benfica B in Liga Orangina 2012/13 - 26 April 2012

The Portuguese Football Federation (FPF) and the Portuguese League of Professional Footballer's (LPFP) confirmed today of the increase of Portugal's second division with six additional teams from season 2012/13.

The governing bodies arrived at a unanimous decision this afternoon to officially increase the Liga Orangina from 16 to 22 clubs to accommodate 6 B-teams from the Liga Zon Sagres.

Benfica and Marítimo look set to field their B sides from next season whilst Porto, Sporting, Braga and Guimarães are studying their options.

B teams won't be allowed to be promoted to Portugal's top division.




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