Three New Faces


The Rio Ave Futebol Clube formalized the agreement, now that starts a new round for a new season , with 3 more players.

The goalkeeper Rui Vieira, ex-Marítimo, and the advanced Kizito (ex-Sp. Covilhã) and Zé Pedro (ex-Limianos) are our new “warriors”.


RUI VIEIRA-goalkeeper, 23 years-2 year contract

Rui Vieira did training in SC Braga, later in Maria da Fonte, Vizela and Sporting Covilhã. Since 2013 represented Marítimo (from Madeira).

At the age of 23 years, Rui Vieira comes to Rio Ave Futebol Clube, with a very large margin of progression, being more a young bet , young value, joining Cassio and Carlos Alves as options for the goal.


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JOSÉ PEDRO (Zé Pedro) – Striker, 22 years – 4 years de contract

An “Area man”, one more young valu. Starteded in football 7 in Limianos and Vianense. Then cames the FC Porto Academy (under13 to under 15), went after the  Boavista, Pasteleira, until you reach the SC Braga. Later went to Tourizense and Limianos where, last season, made 31 games and scored 10 goals.


WILLIAM KIZITO – Striker, 21 years – 3 years de contract

International from Uganda (14 games), Kizito held a 201415 very positive season in SportingCovilhã, with 45 games and scored 16 goals.

Quick, creative, this multi-purpose player (Midfielder, Winger, advanced) have  a good Portuguese football experience when passed in Covilhã and Leixões, where he played 2 seasons. Its formation was made in the Vipers, Uganda.