Federação Gaúcha de Futebol

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Federação Gaúcha de Futebol
FGF RS logo 2016.svg
Formation May 18, 1918[1]
Type List of international sport federations
Headquarters Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Official language
Portuguese
Francisco Novelletto Neto
Website fgf.com.br

The Federação Gaúcha de Futebol (English: Football Association of Rio Grande do Sul state) was founded by Aurelio Py on May 18, 1918 and manages all the official football tournaments within the state of Rio Grande do Sul, which are the Campeonato Gaúcho, the Campeonato Gaúcho lower levels and the Copa FGF, and represents the clubs at the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF).

Current clubs in Brasileirão[edit]

As of 2017 season. Common team names are noted in bold.

Club City
Série A
Grêmio Porto Alegre
Série B
Brasil de Pelotas Pelotas
Internacional Porto Alegre
Juventude Caxias do Sul
Série C
Ypiranga Erechim
Série D
Novo Hamburgo Novo Hamburgo
São José Porto Alegre
São Paulo Rio Grande

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rodolfo Rodrigues (2009). Escudos dos Times do Mundo Inteiro. Panda Books. p. 36.