2015 Campeonato Paraibano

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Campeonato Paraibano de Futebol
Season 2015
Champions Campinense
Relegated Lucena and Miramar
Copa do Brasil Campinense and Botafogo-PB
Série D Campinense
Copa do Nordeste Campinense and Botafogo-PB
Matches played 102
Goals scored 282 (2.76 per match)
Top goalscorer 15 goals (Rafael Oliveira, Botafogo-PB)
Biggest home win Atlético Cajazeirense 7–2 Auto Esporte,
Round 11, 5 April 2015
Biggest away win Atlético Cajazeirense 0–4 Campinense,
Round 9, 22 April 2015
Miramar 0–4 Campinense,
Round 2, 7 February 2015
Highest scoring 9 goals (Atlético Cajazeirense 7–2 Auto Esporte,
Round 11, 5 April 2015)
Longest winning run 8 (Campinense)
Longest unbeaten run 12 (Campinense)
Longest winless run 13 (Miramar)
Longest losing run 7 (Miramar)
2014
2016

The 2015 Campeonato Paraibano de Futebol was the 105th edition of Paraíba's top professional football league. The competition ran from 18 January to 13 June. The champions, for the 19th time, were Campinense.

Format[edit]

The competition was divided into two stages.

In the first stage, the ten teams faced each other home and away for a total of 18 games. The top four teams qualified to the second stage. The bottom two teams were relegated to the second division.

In the second stage, the four qualifying teams faced each other home and away for a total of 6 games. The team winning the second stage was declared champion.[1]

Qualification[edit]

The champions qualified to participate in the 2016 Copa do Brasil. The best placed team (other than Botafogo-PB) qualified to participate in the 2015 Campeonato Brasileiro Série D. The champions and vice champions qualified to participate in the 2016 Copa do Nordeste.[2]

Participating teams[edit]

Club Home city 2014 result
Atlético Cajazeirense Cajazeiras 6th
Auto Esporte João Pessoa 3rd
Botafogo-PB João Pessoa 1st
Campinense Campina Grande 2nd
CSP João Pessoa 4th
Lucena Lucena 1st (2nd division)
Miramar Cabedelo 2nd (2nd division)
Santa Cruz-PB Santa Rita 7th
Sousa Sousa 5th
Treze Campina Grande 8th

First stage[edit]

Standings[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Botafogo-PB 18 13 2 3 37 18 +19 41 Qualification for Second stage
2 Campinense 18 12 4 2 38 15 +23 40
3 Treze 18 9 6 3 27 16 +11 33
4 Auto Esporte 18 8 5 5 23 17 +6 29
5 CSP 18 7 4 7 21 21 0 25
6 Sousa 18 7 4 7 22 26 −4 25
7 Atlético Cajazeirense 18 4 7 7 28 33 −5 19
8 Santa Cruz-PB 18 3 7 8 20 31 −11 16
9 Lucena 18 3 5 10 21 32 −11 14 Relegated to Second Division
10 Miramar 18 1 2 15 12 40 −28 5
Updated to match(es) played on 8 May 2015. Source: [1]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) wins; 3) goal difference; 4) number of goals scored; 5) least red cards; 6) least yellow cards; 7) Seeding by FPF

Second stage[edit]

Standings[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Campinense 6 4 1 1 11 4 +7 13 Champion
2 Botafogo-PB 6 2 3 1 9 8 +1 9 Runners up
3 Treze 6 1 3 2 7 9 −2 6
4 Auto Esporte 6 0 3 3 6 12 −6 3
Updated to match(es) played on 13 June 2015. Source: [2]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) wins; 3) goal difference; 4) number of goals scored; 5) least red cards; 6) least yellow cards; 7) Seeding by FPF

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Regulamento Paraibano de Futebol Profissional 2015 - Primeira Divisão (Artigo 10)" [Rules of the Paraíba Professional Football Championship 2015 - First Division (Article 10)] (PDF) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 26 February 2016. 
  2. ^ "Regulamento Paraibano de Futebol Profissional 2015 - Primeira Divisão (Artigo 6)" [Rules of the Paraíba Professional Football Championship 2015 - First Division (Article 6)] (PDF) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 26 February 2016.