Welcome Miguel Cardoso



Miguel Cardoso presented as the Rio Ave FC new coach.

With 45 years old and with a career filled with a lot of experience in different areas and functions, Miguel Cardoso represents the future of Rio Ave FC.



45 years

Degree in Sports and physical education.

Specializing in high yield/futebol OPORTO UNIVERSITY



FCP-training ACADEMY and team B (Almost a decade)
2004/06-Belenenses- physical coach
2006/07-SC Braga- Assistant coach.
2007/09-Academic-Assistant coach
2009/11-SC Braga- Assistant coach.
2011/12-Sporting-Assistant coach.
2012/13-Deportivo-Assistant coach /Shakhtar Donetsk – technical coordinator
2013/16-Shakhtar Donetsk-B team coach/technical coordinator
2016/17-Shakhtar Donetsk- Assistant coach Team A


About half a hundred games in European competitions

Vice National Champion (SC Braga) in 2009/10

Finalist of the Europa League (SC Braga) in 2010/11

Vice Champion U21 at Shakhtar

Ukrainian Cup Finalist (Shakhtar) 2016/17

Ukrainian Cup winner (Shakhtar) 2016/17

Ukrainian Championship winner (Shakhtar) 2016/17