1999 in Brazilian football

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The following article presents a summary of the 1999 football (soccer) season in Brazil, which was the 98th season of competitive football in the country.

Campeonato Brasileiro Série A[edit]

Quarterfinals

Team #1 Agg Team #2 1st leg 2nd leg 3rd leg
Guarani 1-3 Corinthians 0-0 0-2 1-1
Atlético Mineiro 7-4 Cruzeiro 4-2 3-2 -
Vitória 8-7 Vasco da Gama 5-4 2-2 1-1
São Paulo 7-6 Ponte Preta 3-2 1-2 3-2

Semifinals

Team #1 Agg Team #2 1st leg 2nd leg 3rd leg
São Paulo 3-5 Corinthians 2-3 1-2 -
Atlético Mineiro 6-2 Vitória 3-0 1-2 3-0

Final


December 12, 1999
Atlético Mineiro 3–2 Corinthians

December 19, 1999
Corinthians 2–0 Atlético Mineiro

December 22, 1999
Corinthians 0–0 Atlético Mineiro

Corinthians declared as the Campeonato Brasileiro champions by aggregate score of 4-3.

Relegation[edit]

The four clubs with the lowest average points in the 1998 and 1999 seasons, which are Botafogo-SP, Juventude, Paraná and Gama, were relegated to the following year's second level.

Campeonato Brasileiro Série B[edit]

Final Stage

Position Team Points Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference
1 Goiás 11 6 3 2 1 5 3 2
2 Santa Cruz 10 6 3 1 2 6 5 1
3 Bahia 7 6 2 1 3 9 9 0
4 Vila Nova 6 6 2 0 4 7 10 -3

Goiás declared as the Campeonato Brasileiro Série B champions.

Promotion[edit]

The two best placed teams in the final stage of the competition, which are Goiás and Santa Cruz, were promoted to the following year's first level.

Relegation[edit]

The six worst placed teams, which are União São João, Criciúma, Paysandu, Tuna Luso, América-RN and Desportiva, were relegated to the following year's third level.

Campeonato Brasileiro Série C[edit]

Final Stage

Position Team Points Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference
1 Fluminense 13 6 4 1 1 10 6 4
2 São Raimundo (AM) 9 6 3 0 3 9 9 0
3 Serra 7 6 2 1 3 9 13 -4
4 Náutico 6 6 2 0 4 9 9 0

Fluminense declared as the Campeonato Brasileiro Série C champions.

Promotion[edit]

The two best placed teams in the final stage of the competition, which are Fluminense and São Raimundo, were promoted to the following year's second level.

Copa do Brasil[edit]

Main article: Copa do Brasil 1999

The Copa do Brasil final was played between Juventude and Botafogo.


June 20, 1999
Juventude 2–1 Botafogo

June 27, 1999
Botafogo 0–0 Juventude

Juventude declared as the cup champions by aggregate score of 2-1.

Regional and state championship champions[edit]

Regional championship champions

Competition Champion
Campeonato do Nordeste Vitória
Copa Centro-Oeste Cruzeiro
Copa Norte São Raimundo
Copa Sul Grêmio
Torneio Rio-São Paulo Vasco

State championship champions

State Champion State Champion
Acre Vasco-AC Paraíba Botafogo-PB
Alagoas CSA Paraná Coritiba
Amapá Ypiranga Pernambuco Sport Recife
Amazonas São Raimundo Piauí River
Bahia Bahia
Vitória(1)
Rio de Janeiro Flamengo
Ceará Ceará Rio Grande do Norte ABC
Distrito Federal Gama Rio Grande do Sul Grêmio
Espírito Santo Serra Rondônia Ji-Paraná
Goiás Goiás Roraima Baré
Maranhão Maranhão Santa Catarina Figueirense
Mato Grosso Sinop São Paulo Corinthians
Mato Grosso do Sul Ubiratan Sergipe Sergipe
Minas Gerais Atlético Mineiro Tocantins Interporto
Pará Remo
(1)The second leg of the final was not played, and in January 2005, the Bahia Football Federation declared both clubs, Bahia and Vitória, as champions of the competition.

Youth competition champions[edit]

Competition Champion
Copa Macaé de Juvenis Flamengo
Copa Santiago de Futebol Juvenil Fluminense
Copa São Paulo de Juniores Corinthians
Taça Belo Horizonte de Juniores Botafogo

Other competition champions[edit]

Competition Champion
Copa Estado de São Paulo Etti Jundiaí
Copa Paraná Grêmio Maringá
Copa Pernambuco Porto
Copa Rio Volta Redonda
Copa Santa Catarina Marcílio Dias
Taça Minas Gerais URT

Brazilian clubs in international competitions[edit]

Team Copa Libertadores 1999 Copa Mercosur 1999 Copa CONMEBOL 1999 Intercontinental Cup 1999
Corinthians Quarterfinals Quarterfinals Did not qualify N/A
Cruzeiro Did not qualify Quarterfinals Did not qualify N/A
CSA Did not qualify Did not qualify Runner-up N/A
Flamengo Did not qualify Champions Did not qualify N/A
Grêmio Did not qualify Group stage Did not qualify N/A
Palmeiras Champions Runner-up Did not qualify Runner-up
Paraná Did not qualify Did not qualify Quarterfinals N/A
São Paulo Did not qualify Group stage Did not qualify N/A
São Raimundo (AM) Did not qualify Did not qualify Semifinals N/A
Vasco Round of 16 Group stage Did not qualify N/A
Vila Nova Did not qualify Did not qualify Round of 16 N/A

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 1999.

Date Opposition Result Score Brazil scorers Competition
March 28, 1999  South Korea L 0-1 - International Friendly
March 31, 1999  Japan W 2-0 Amoroso, Emerson International Friendly
April 28, 1999 Spain FC Barcelona D 2-2 Ronaldo, Rivaldo International Friendly (unofficial match)
June 5, 1999  Netherlands D 2-2 Amoroso, Giovanni International Friendly
June 8, 1999  Netherlands W 3-1 Frank de Boer (own goal), Amoroso, Leonardo International Friendly
June 26, 1999  Latvia W 3-0 Alex, Roberto Carlos, Ronaldo International Friendly
June 30, 1999  Venezuela W 7-0 Ronaldo (2), Emerson, Amoroso (2), Ronaldinho, Rivaldo Copa América
July 3, 1999  Mexico W 2-1 Amoroso, Alex Copa América
July 6, 1999  Chile W 1-0 Ronaldo Copa América
July 11, 1999  Argentina W 2-1 Rivaldo, Ronaldo Copa América
July 14, 1999  Mexico W 2-0 Amoroso, Rivaldo Copa América
July 18, 1999  Uruguay W 3-0 Rivaldo (2), Ronaldo Copa América
July 24, 1999  Germany W 4-0 Zé Roberto, Ronaldinho, Alex (2) Confederations Cup
July 28, 1999  United States W 1-0 Ronaldinho Confederations Cup
July 30, 1999  New Zealand W 2-0 Marcos Paulo, Ronaldinho Confederations Cup
August 1, 1999  Saudi Arabia W 8-2 João Carlos, Ronaldinho (3), Zé Roberto, Alex (2), Roni Confederations Cup
August 4, 1999  Mexico L 3-4 Serginho, Roni, Zé Roberto Confederations Cup
September 4, 1999  Argentina L 0-2 - International Friendly
September 7, 1999  Argentina W 4-2 Rivaldo (3), Ronaldo International Friendly
October 9, 1999  Netherlands D 2-2 Roberto Carlos, Cafu International Friendly
November 13, 1999  Spain D 0-0 - International Friendly

Women's football[edit]

Brazil women's national football team[edit]

The following table lists all the games played by the Brazil women's national football team in official competitions and friendly matches during 1999.

Date Opposition Result Score Brazil scorers Competition
May 22, 1999  United States L 0–3 - International Friendly
June 3, 1999  Canada W 4–2 Sissi (2), Pretinha (2) International Friendly
June 6, 1999  Australia W 3–1 Pretinha (2), Nenê International Friendly
June 19, 1999  Mexico W 7–1 Pretinha (3), Sissi (3), Kátia Cilene World Cup
June 24, 1999  Italy W 2–0 Sissi (2) World Cup
June 27, 1999  Germany D 3–3 Kátia Cilene, Sissi, Maycon World Cup
July 1, 1999  Nigeria W 3–3 (aet: 1–0) Cidinha (2), Nenê, Sissi World Cup
July 4, 1999  United States L 0–2 - World Cup
July 10, 1999  Norway D 0–0 (5–4 pen) - World Cup
September 26, 1999  United States L 0–6 - International Friendly
October 3, 1999  Finland W 3–1 Maycon, Roseli (2) U.S. Cup
October 7, 1999  South Korea W 4–0 Roseli (2), Raquel (2) U.S. Cup
October 10, 1999  United States L 2–4 Nildinha (2) U.S. Cup

The Brazil women's national football team competed in the following competitions in 1999:

Competition Performance
U.S. Cup Runner-up
World Cup Semifinals

Domestic competition champions[edit]

Competition Champion
Campeonato Brasileiro Portuguesa
Campeonato Carioca Vasco (FFERJ)
Campo Grande (LIDERJ)
Campeonato Paulista São Paulo

References[edit]