1980 in Brazilian football

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The following article presents a summary of the 1980 football (soccer) season in Brazil, which was the 79th season of competitive football in the country.

Campeonato Brasileiro Série A[edit]

Semifinals

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Atlético Mineiro 4-1 Internacional 1-1 3-0
Coritiba 3-6 Flamengo 0-2 3-4

Final




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

Campeonato Brasileiro Série B[edit]

Semifinals

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Botafogo-SP 1-3 Londrina 1-2 0-1
CSA 2-0 Ferroviária 1-0 1-0

Final


May 11, 1980
CSA 1–1 Londrina

May 18, 1980
Londrina 4–0 CSA

Londrina declared as the Campeonato Brasileiro Série B champions by aggregate score of 5-1.

Promotion[edit]

The champion and the runner-up, which are Londrina and CSA, were promoted to the following year's first level.

State championship champions[edit]

State Champion State Champion
Acre Juventus-AC Paraíba Campinense
Alagoas CSA Paraná Cascavel
Colorado(1)
Amapá Macapá Pernambuco Sport Recife
Amazonas Nacional Piauí River
Bahia Vitória Rio de Janeiro Fluminense
Ceará Ceará Rio Grande do Norte América-RN
Distrito Federal Brasília Rio Grande do Sul Grêmio
Espírito Santo Desporiva Rondônia Moto Clube
Goiás Vila Nova Roraima Atlético Roraima
Maranhão Sampaio Corrêa Santa Catarina Joinville
Mato Grosso Mixto São Paulo São Paulo
Mato Grosso do Sul Operário Sergipe Itabaiana
Minas Gerais Atlético Mineiro Tocantins -
Pará Paysandu
(1)Cascavel and Colorado shared the Paraná State Championship title.

Youth competition champions[edit]

Competition Champion
Copa São Paulo de Juniores Internacional

Other competition champions[edit]

Competition Champion
Taça Minas Gerais Uberaba
Torneio de Integração da Amazônia Ferroviário

Brazilian clubs in international competitions[edit]

Team Copa Libertadores 1980
Internacional Runner-up
Vasco Group stage

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 1980.

Date Opposition Result Score Brazil scorers Competition
April 2, 1980  Brazil Youth Team W 7-1 Falcão, Reinaldo (2), Zico (2), Joãozinho, Baltazar International Friendly (unofficial match)
May 1, 1980 Minas Gerais Minas Gerais State Combined Team W 4-0 Serginho Chulapa, Renato (2), Sócrates International Friendly (unofficial match)
June 8, 1980  Mexico W 2-0 Zé Sérgio, Serginho Chulapa International Friendly
June 15, 1980  Soviet Union L 1-2 Nunes International Friendly
June 24, 1980  Chile W 2-1 Zico, Toninho Cerezo International Friendly
June 29, 1980  Poland D 1-1 Zico International Friendly
August 27, 1980  Uruguay W 1-0 Getúlio International Friendly
September 25, 1980  Paraguay W 2-1 Reinaldo, Zé Sérgio International Friendly
October 30, 1980  Paraguay W 6-0 Zé Sérgio, Tita, Zico (2), Sócrates, Luizinho International Friendly
December 21, 1980   Switzerland W 2-0 Sócrates, Zé Sérgio International Friendly

References[edit]