1944 Campeonato Carioca

The 1944 edition of the Campeonato Carioca kicked off on July 1, 1944 and ended on October 29, 1944. It was organized by FMF (Federação Metropolitana de Futebol, or Metropolitan Football Federation). Ten teams participated. Flamengo won the title for the 10th time. no teams were relegated.[1][2]

Campeonato Carioca
Season1944
ChampionsFlamengo
Matches played90
Goals scored379 (4.21 per match)
Top goalscorerGeraldino (Canto do Rio) – 19 goals
Biggest home winVasco da Gama 8-1 Bonsucesso (July 23, 1944)
Biggest away winBonsucesso 1-6 Fluminense (October 15, 1944)
Highest scoringVasco da Gama 8-1 Bonsucesso (July 23, 1944)
Vasco da Gama 7-2 Bangu (August 20, 1944)
Bonsucesso 5-4 Bangu (October 29, 1944)
1943
1945

SystemEdit

The tournament would be disputed in a double round-robin format, with the team with the most points winning the title.[2][1]

Torneio RelâmpagoEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Vasco da Gama 4 3 1 0 14 4 +10 7 Champions
2 Botafogo 4 2 1 1 11 8 +3 5
3 América 4 1 2 1 8 11 −3 4
4 Flamengo 4 1 1 2 10 15 −5 3
5 Fluminense 4 0 1 3 4 9 −5 1
Updated to match(es) played on March 22, 1944. Source: RSSSF.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) wins; 4) number of goals scored.

Torneio MunicipalEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Vasco da Gama 9 7 1 1 23 12 +11 15 Champions
2 América 9 6 2 1 27 13 +14 14
3 Canto do Rio 9 4 3 2 18 13 +5 11
4 Fluminense 9 4 2 3 14 15 −1 10
5 Flamengo 9 3 3 3 19 18 +1 9
6 São Cristóvão 9 3 3 3 18 19 −1 9
7 Botafogo 9 3 2 4 22 19 +3 8
8 Bangu 9 3 0 6 19 28 −9 6
9 Madureira 9 1 3 5 13 19 −6 5
10 Bonsucesso 9 1 1 7 9 26 −17 3
Updated to match(es) played on June 25, 1944. Source: RSSSF.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) wins; 4) number of goals scored.

ChampionshipEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Flamengo 18 13 2 3 50 18 +32 28 Champions
2 Vasco da Gama 18 12 2 4 53 27 +26 26
3 Botafogo 18 12 2 4 38 21 +17 26
4 Fluminense 18 10 4 4 45 27 +18 24
5 América 18 9 3 6 42 37 +5 21
6 Canto do Rio 18 6 5 7 34 37 −3 17
7 Madureira 18 5 2 11 35 44 −9 12
8 São Cristóvão 18 4 2 12 24 36 −12 10
9 Bangu 18 4 2 12 38 66 −28 10
10 Bonsucesso 18 2 2 14 20 66 −46 6
Updated to match(es) played on October 29, 1944. Source: RSSSF.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) wins; 4) number of goals scored.

Top ScoresEdit

Rank Player Club Goals
1 Geraldino Canto do Rio 23
2 Lelé Vasco da Gama 16
3 Sylvio Pirillo Flamengo 13
4 Magnones Fluminense 12
Ademir de Menezes Vasco da Gama

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "RSSSF – Championship of Rio de Janeiro 1944". Retrieved June 19, 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Futebolnacional.com.br – Championship of Rio de Janeiro 1944". Archived from the original on November 8, 2017. Retrieved June 19, 2019.