1916 in Brazilian football

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The following article presents a summary of the 1916 football (soccer) season in Brazil, which was the 15th season of competitive football in the country.

Campeonato Paulista[edit]

In 1916 there were two different editions of the Campeonato Paulista. One was organized by the Associação Paulista de Esportes Atléticos (APEA) while the other one was organized by the Liga Paulista de Foot-Ball (LPF).

APEA's Campeonato Paulista[edit]

Final Standings

Position Team Points Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference
1 Paulistano 19 12 9 1 2 40 17 23
2 AA São Bento 14 11 6 2 3 26 27 -1
3 Mackenzie 13 12 6 1 5 27 23 4
4 Ypiranga-SP 13 12 6 1 5 19 19 0
5 Santos 9 11 4 1 6 23 31 -8
6 AA das Palmeiras 6 12 4 0 8 20 28 -8
7 Palestra Itália-SP 8 12 2 2 8 16 26 -10

Paulistano declared as the APEA's Campeonato Paulista champions.

LPF's Campeonato Paulista[edit]

Final Standings

Position Team Points Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference
1 Corinthians 16 8 8 0 0 20 3 17
2 União Lapa 10 8 5 0 3 14 18 -4
3 Alumni 10 7 4 2 1 6 8 -2
4 Campos Elíseos 9 8 3 3 2 12 6 6
5 Maranhão 7 7 3 1 3 6 7 -1
6 Minas Gerais 7 7 2 3 2 6 8 -2
7 Payssandu-SP 7 9 2 3 4 4 9 -5
8 Americano-SP 6 5 2 2 1 13 3 10
9 Ítalo 5 6 2 1 3 5 8 -3
10 Vicentino 5 7 2 1 4 7 11 -4
11 SC Luzitano 5 7 2 1 4 4 10 -6
12 Ruggerone 3 11 1 1 9 2 8 -6
13 SC Internacional de São Paulo - - - - - - - -
13 Germânia - - - - - - - -

SC Internacional de São Paulo and Germânia matches were canceled, as both clubs abandoned the competition.

The LPF's Campeonato Paulista was not concluded as APEA's and LPF's competitions fused, and Corinthians declared as the LPF's Campeonato Paulista champions.

State championship champions[edit]

State Champion
Amazonas Nacional
Bahia República
Minas Gerais América-MG
Paraná Coritiba
Pernambuco Sport Recife
Rio de Janeiro (DF) América-RJ
São Paulo Paulistano (by APEA)
Corinthians (by LPF)

Brazil national team[edit]

The following table lists all the games played by the Brazil national football team in official competitions and friendly matches during 1916.

Date Opposition Result Score Brazil scorers Competition
July 8, 1916  Chile D 1-1 Demóstenes South American Championship
July 10, 1916  Argentina D 1-1 Alencar South American Championship
July 12, 1916  Uruguay L 1-2 Friedenreich South American Championship
July 18, 1916  Uruguay W 1-0 Mimi Sodré International Friendly

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