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March 11th, 2008 6:45AM
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For his first foray into European soccer, Freddy Adu certainly didn't pick the most stable club. Despite a succession of famous coaches -- Tomislav Ivic, Artur Jorge, Graeme Souness, Jupp Heynckes, Jose Mourinho, Giovanni Trapattoni and Ronald Koeman, among others -- it's been more than 15 years since a coach lasted two full seasons at Benfica. Adu's first coach, Fernando Santos, was gone after one league game, and his replacement, Spaniard Jose Antonio Camacho, quit on Sunday after Benfica was tied by the last-place team, Leiria. Former Portuguese great Fernando Chalana was promoted from assistant coach and will replace Camacho.

Benfica Coaches (1992-2008)
Tomislav Ivic: 1992
Toni: 1992-1994
Artur Jorge: 1994-1995
Mario Wilson: 1995-1996
Paulo Autuori: 1996-1997
Manuel Jose: 1997
Mario Wilson: 1997
Graeme Souness: 1997-1999
Jupp Heynckes: 1999-2000
Jose Mourinho: 2000
Toni: 2000-2002
Jesualdo Ferreira: 2002
Jose Antonio Camacho: 2002-2004
Giovanni Trapattoni: 2004-2005
Ronald Koeman: 2005-2006
Fernando Santos: 2006-2007
Jose Antonio Camacho: 2007-2008



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