Jesus extends Benfica contract

Benfica announced Tuesday that manager Jorge Jesus has signed a two-year contract extension with the club.

The club revealed the news in a statement to the Portuguese stock exchange, saying that Jesus will stay at the Estadio da Luz until June 2015.

Jesus joined Benfica from Braga in 2009 and helped the club win the Portuguese league title in his first season. The 58-year-old also guided Benfica to three League Cup titles.