1962 in Brazilian football

The following article presents a summary of the 1962 football (soccer) season in Brazil, which was the 61st season of competitive football in the country.

Football in Brazil
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Taça BrasilEdit

Semifinals

Team #1 Agg Team #2 1st leg 2nd leg 3rd leg
Botafogo 6-4 Internacional 2-2 2-2 2-0
Sport 1-5 Santos 1-1 0-4 -

Final


Santos4–3Botafogo

Botafogo3–1Santos

Botafogo0–5Santos

Santos declared as the Taça Brasil champions by aggregate score of 9-6.

Torneio Rio-São PauloEdit

Final Stage

Position Team Points Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference
1 Botafogo 6 3 3 0 0 6 2 4
2 São Paulo 3 3 1 1 1 5 5 0
3 Palmeiras 2 3 1 0 2 5 5 0
4 Flamengo 1 3 1 0 1 2 6 -4

Botafogo declared as the Torneio Rio-São Paulo champions.

State championship championsEdit

State Champion State Champion
Acre Atlético Acreano Pará Paysandu
Alagoas Capelense Paraíba Campinense
Amapá Santana Paraná Londrina
Amazonas Rio Negro Pernambuco Sport Recife
Bahia Bahia Piauí River
Ceará Ceará Rio de Janeiro Fonseca
Distrito Federal Defelê Rio Grande do Norte ABC
Espírito Santo Rio Branco-ES Rio Grande do Sul Grêmio
Goiás Vila Nova Rondônia Flamengo-RO
Guanabara Botafogo Roraima -
Maranhão Sampaio Corrêa Santa Catarina Metropol
Mato Grosso Mixto São Paulo Santos
Mato Grosso do Sul - Sergipe Confiança
Minas Gerais Atlético Mineiro Tocantins -

Other competition championsEdit

Competition Champion
Campeonato Brasileiro de Seleções Estaduais Minas Gerais
Campeonato Sul-Brasileiro Grêmio

Brazilian clubs in international competitionsEdit

Team Copa Libertadores 1962 Intercontinental Cup 1962
Santos Champions Champions

Brazil national teamEdit

The following table lists all the games played by the Brazil national football team in official competitions and friendly matches during 1962.

Date Opposition Result Score Brazil scorers Competition
April 21, 1962   Paraguay W 6-0 Didi, Pelé, Coutinho, Vavá, Garrincha, Nílton Santos Taça Oswaldo Cruz
April 24, 1962   Paraguay W 4-0 Pelé (2), Pepe, Vavá Taça Oswaldo Cruz
May 6, 1962   Portugal W 2-1 Zagallo, Zequinha International Friendly
May 9, 1962   Portugal W 1-0 Pelé International Friendly
May 12, 1962   Wales W 3-1 Garrincha, Coutinho, Pelé International Friendly
May 16, 1962   Wales W 3-1 Vavá, Pelé (2) International Friendly
May 30, 1962   Mexico W 2-0 Zagallo, Pelé World Cup
June 2, 1962   Czechoslovakia D 0-0 - World Cup
June 6, 1962   Spain W 2-1 Amarildo (2) World Cup
June 10, 1962   England W 3-1 Garrincha (2), Vavá World Cup
June 13, 1962   Chile W 4-2 Garrincha (2), Vavá (2) World Cup
June 17, 1962   Czechoslovakia W 3-1 Amarildo, Zito, Vavá World Cup

ReferencesEdit