Campeonato Paulista de Futebol Feminino

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Campeonato Paulista de Futebol Feminino
Founded1997
CountryBrazil
ConfederationCBF
Federação Paulista de Futebol
Domestic cup(s)Copa do Brasil de Futebol Feminino
Current championsSantos
(2018)
Most championshipsSantos (5 titles)
Websitewww.futebolpaulista.com.br
2019 Campeonato Paulista de Futebol Feminino

The Campeonato Paulista de Futebol Feminino (Paulista Women's Football Championship, in English) is the women's football state championship of São Paulo State, and is contested since 1997. In 2002 and 2003, however, the competition was not contested. In 2009, a similar competition was organized by Liga Nacional de Futebol (LINAF).

Format[edit]

There is no predetermined format for the competition, changing almost every year.

In 2004, the competition was contested by 32 teams, divided in eight groups of four teams each. The two best placed teams of each group qualified for the second round, which was contested by 16 teams divided into four groups composed of four teams each. Again, the two best placed teams qualified for the third round, which was contested between eight teams, divided into two groups of four teams each. The two best teams of each group qualified for the fourth round, which was composed of a single group of four teams. The first two teams of this group qualified for the final. The competition was contested in single leg matches.

In 2005, the competition was contested by 16 teams, divided into four groups of four teams each, playing against each other once. The two best teams of each group qualified for the next round. The teams eliminated in the first round played relegation playoffs, over two legs. The second round was composed of two groups of four teams each, playing in two leg matches. The two best placed teams of each group qualified for the third round, which were semifinal matches over two legs. The winners of these matches qualified for the final, played as a single match.

List of champions[edit]

Season Winner
1997 São Paulo
1998 Lusa Sant'Anna
1999 São Paulo
2000 Portuguesa
2001 Palmeiras
2002 Extra/Fundesport (LINAF)
Portuguesa (FPF)
2004 Extra/Fundesport
2005 Extra/Fundesport
2006 Botucatu
2007 Santos
2008 Botucatu
2009 Santos (LINAF)
Botucatu (FPF)
2010 Santos
2011 Santos
2012 São José
2013 Ferroviária
2014 São José
2015 São José
2016 Rio Preto
2017 Rio Preto
2018 Santos

Titles by team[edit]

1 Ferroviária were previously known as Extra/Fundesport
2 Lusa Sant'Anna was the nickname of Portuguesa women's team until 1999

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