1999 Campeonato Carioca

The 1999 edition of the Campeonato Carioca kicked off on January 31, 1999 and ended on June 19, 1999. It is the official tournament organized by FFERJ (Federação de Futebol do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, or Rio de Janeiro State Football Federation. Only clubs based in the Rio de Janeiro State are allowed to play. Thirteen teams contested this edition. Flamengo won the title for the 25th time. no teams were relegated.[1][2]

Campeonato Carioca
Season1999
ChampionsFlamengo
Copa do BrasilFlamengo
Fluminense
Americano
Botafogo
Vasco da Gama
Série CBangu
Matches played112
Goals scored290 (2.59 per match)
Top goalscorerRomário (Flamengo) - 16 goals
Biggest home winVasco da Gama 8-1 Madureira (May 19, 1999)
Biggest away winMadureira 0-5 Flamengo (May 30, 1999)
Highest scoringVasco da Gama 8-1 Madureira (May 19, 1999)
1998
2000

SystemEdit

The tournament was divided in four stages:[2][1]

  • Preliminary tournament: The four bottom teams in the 1998 Preliminary tournament joined Cabo Frio, champions of the 1998 Second Level. The five teams all played against each other in a double round-robin format, but for classification purposes, they were divided into two groups; one with the teams from the city of Rio de Janeiro, and the other with the hinterland teams; The best team in each group qualified into the main tournament.
  • Taça Guanabara: The 10 clubs all played in single round-robin format against each other.
  • Taça Rio: The 10 clubs all played in single round-robin format against each other.
  • Finals: The Finals would happen in two matches, both played at the Maracanã Stadium, between the champions of the Taças Guanabara and Rio.

ChampionshipEdit

Preliminary phaseEdit

Interior GroupEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Itaperuna 8 5 2 1 11 5 +6 17 Qualified
2 Volta Redonda 8 5 1 2 10 5 +5 16
3 Cabo Frio 8 3 2 3 10 10 0 11
Updated to match(es) played on March 3, 1999. Source: RSSSF.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) wins; 3) goal difference; 4) number of goals scored.

Capital GroupEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Olaria 8 3 3 2 11 6 +5 12 Qualified
2 América 8 0 0 8 0 16 −16 0[a] Disqualified
Updated to match(es) played on March 3, 1999. Source: RSSSF.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) wins; 3) goal difference; 4) number of goals scored.
Notes:
  1. ^ América refused to play their matches; all of their matches were counted as 0-2 losses.

Taça GuanabaraEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Flamengo 9 8 1 0 18 5 +13 25 Taça Guanabara champions, qualified for finals
2 Vasco da Gama 9 7 1 1 21 7 +14 22
3 Fluminense 9 6 1 2 23 15 +8 19
4 Friburguense 9 4 2 3 15 11 +4 14
5 Olaria 9 4 2 3 14 16 −2 14
6 Bangu 9 3 2 4 15 17 −2 11
7 Botafogo 9 3 1 5 9 9 0 10
8 Americano 9 3 1 5 14 18 −4 10
9 Madureira 9 1 1 7 4 11 −7 4
10 Itaperuna 9 0 0 9 4 28 −24 0
Updated to match(es) played on April 18, 1999. Source: RSSSF.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) wins; 3) goal difference; 4) number of goals scored.

Taça RioEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Vasco da Gama 9 7 2 0 23 5 +18 23 Taça Rio champions, qualified for finals
2 Flamengo 9 6 0 3 19 7 +12 18
3 Madureira 9 4 3 2 16 18 −2 15
4 Americano 9 4 2 3 16 16 0 14
5 Fluminense 9 3 3 3 11 9 +2 12
6 Botafogo 9 3 3 3 12 12 0 12
7 Friburguense 9 3 3 3 9 9 0 12
8 Bangu 9 0 6 3 6 12 −6 6
9 Olaria 9 1 4 4 9 13 −4 7
10 Itaperuna 9 0 2 7 3 23 −20 2
Updated to match(es) played on June 6, 1999. Source: RSSSF.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) wins; 3) goal difference; 4) number of goals scored.

FinalsEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Flamengo 2–1 Vasco da Gama 1–1 1–0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "RSSSF – Championship of Rio de Janeiro 1999". Retrieved April 29, 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Futebolnacional.com.br – Championship of Rio de Janeiro 1999". Archived from the original on November 7, 2017. Retrieved April 29, 2019.