1999 in Brazilian football

The following article presents a summary of the 1999 football (soccer) season in Brazil, which was the 98th season of competitive football in the country.

Football in Brazil
Season1999
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Campeonato Brasileiro Série AEdit

Quarterfinals

Team #1 Agg Team #2 1st leg 2nd leg 3rd leg
Guarani 1-3 Corinthians 0-0 0-2 1-1
Atlético Mineiro 7-4 Cruzeiro 4-2 3-2 -
Vitória 8-7 Vasco da Gama 5-4 2-2 1-1
São Paulo 7-6 Ponte Preta 3-2 1-2 3-2

Semifinals

Team #1 Agg Team #2 1st leg 2nd leg 3rd leg
São Paulo 3-5 Corinthians 2-3 1-2 -
Atlético Mineiro 6-2 Vitória 3-0 1-2 3-0

Final



Corinthians2–0Atlético Mineiro

Corinthians0–0Atlético Mineiro

Corinthians declared as the Campeonato Brasileiro champions by aggregate score of 4-3.

RelegationEdit

The four clubs with the lowest average points in the 1998 and 1999 seasons, which are Botafogo-SP, Juventude, Paraná and Gama, were relegated to the following year's second level.

Campeonato Brasileiro Série BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion GOI SCR BAH VIL
1 Goiás 6 3 2 1 5 3 +2 11 Promoted to Série A 2000 0–0 0–0 1–0
2 Santa Cruz 6 3 1 2 6 5 +1 10 2–1 2–1 2–1
3 Bahia 6 2 1 3 9 9 0 7 1–2 1–0 4–2
4 Vila Nova 6 2 0 4 7 10 −3 6 0–1 1–0 3–2

Goiás declared as the Campeonato Brasileiro Série B champions.

PromotionEdit

The two best placed teams in the final stage of the competition, which are Goiás and Santa Cruz, were promoted to the following year's first level.

RelegationEdit

The six worst placed teams, which are União São João, Criciúma, Paysandu, Tuna Luso, América-RN and Desportiva, were relegated to the following year's third level.

Campeonato Brasileiro Série CEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts FLU SRA SER NAU
1 Fluminense (P) 6 4 1 1 10 6 +4 13 2–0 1–2 2–1
2 São Raimundo (P) 6 3 0 3 9 9 0 9 0–1 2–0 2–1
3 Serra 6 2 1 3 9 13 −4 7 2–2 4–3 0–1
4 Náutico 6 2 0 4 9 9 0 6 1–2 1–2 4–1
Source: rsssf.com
(P) Promoted to 2000 Série B

Fluminense declared as the Campeonato Brasileiro Série C champions.

PromotionEdit

The two best placed teams in the final stage of the competition, which are Fluminense and São Raimundo, were promoted to the following year's second level.

Copa do BrasilEdit

The Copa do Brasil final was played between Juventude and Botafogo.



Botafogo0–0Juventude

Juventude declared as the cup champions by aggregate score of 2-1.

Regional and state championship championsEdit

Regional championship champions

Competition Champion
Campeonato do Nordeste Vitória
Copa Centro-Oeste Cruzeiro
Copa Norte São Raimundo
Copa Sul Grêmio
Torneio Rio-São Paulo Vasco

State championship champions

State Champion State Champion
Acre Vasco-AC Paraíba Botafogo-PB
Alagoas CSA Paraná Coritiba
Amapá Ypiranga Pernambuco Sport Recife
Amazonas São Raimundo Piauí River
Bahia Bahia
Vitória(1)
Rio de Janeiro Flamengo
Ceará Ceará Rio Grande do Norte ABC
Distrito Federal Gama Rio Grande do Sul Grêmio
Espírito Santo Serra Rondônia Ji-Paraná
Goiás Goiás Roraima Baré
Maranhão Maranhão Santa Catarina Figueirense
Mato Grosso Sinop São Paulo Corinthians
Mato Grosso do Sul Ubiratan Sergipe Sergipe
Minas Gerais Atlético Mineiro Tocantins Interporto
Pará Remo

(1)The second leg of the final was not played, and in January 2005, the Bahia Football Federation declared both clubs, Bahia and Vitória, as champions of the competition.

Youth competition championsEdit

Competition Champion
Copa Macaé de Juvenis Flamengo
Copa Santiago de Futebol Juvenil Fluminense
Copa São Paulo de Juniores Corinthians
Taça Belo Horizonte de Juniores Botafogo

Other competition championsEdit

Competition Champion
Copa Estado de São Paulo Etti Jundiaí
Copa Paraná Grêmio Maringá
Copa Pernambuco Porto
Copa Rio Volta Redonda
Copa Santa Catarina Marcílio Dias
Taça Minas Gerais URT

Brazilian clubs in international competitionsEdit

Team Copa Libertadores 1999 Copa Mercosur 1999 Copa CONMEBOL 1999 Intercontinental Cup 1999
Corinthians Quarterfinals Quarterfinals Did not qualify N/A
Cruzeiro Did not qualify Quarterfinals Did not qualify N/A
CSA Did not qualify Did not qualify Runner-up N/A
Flamengo Did not qualify Champions Did not qualify N/A
Grêmio Did not qualify Group stage Did not qualify N/A
Palmeiras Champions Runner-up Did not qualify Runner-up
Paraná Did not qualify Did not qualify Quarterfinals N/A
São Paulo Did not qualify Group stage Did not qualify N/A
São Raimundo (AM) Did not qualify Did not qualify Semifinals N/A
Vasco Round of 16 Group stage Did not qualify N/A
Vila Nova Did not qualify Did not qualify Round of 16 N/A

Brazil national teamEdit

The following table lists all the games played by the Brazil national football team in official competitions and friendly matches during 1999.

Date Opposition Result Score Brazil scorers Competition
March 28, 1999   South Korea L 0-1 - International Friendly
March 31, 1999   Japan W 2-0 Amoroso, Emerson International Friendly
April 28, 1999   FC Barcelona D 2-2 Ronaldo, Rivaldo International Friendly (unofficial match)
June 5, 1999   Netherlands D 2-2 Amoroso, Giovanni International Friendly
June 8, 1999   Netherlands W 3-1 Frank de Boer (own goal), Amoroso, Leonardo International Friendly
June 26, 1999   Latvia W 3-0 Alex, Roberto Carlos, Ronaldinho International Friendly
June 30, 1999   Venezuela W 7-0 Ronaldo (2), Emerson, Amoroso (2), Ronaldinho, Rivaldo Copa América
July 3, 1999   Mexico W 2-1 Amoroso, Alex Copa América
July 6, 1999   Chile W 1-0 Ronaldo Copa América
July 11, 1999   Argentina W 2-1 Rivaldo, Ronaldo Copa América
July 14, 1999   Mexico W 2-0 Amoroso, Rivaldo Copa América
July 18, 1999   Uruguay W 3-0 Rivaldo (2), Ronaldo Copa América
July 24, 1999   Germany W 4-0 Zé Roberto, Ronaldinho, Alex (2) Confederations Cup
July 28, 1999   United States W 1-0 Ronaldinho Confederations Cup
July 30, 1999   New Zealand W 2-0 Marcos Paulo, Ronaldinho Confederations Cup
August 1, 1999   Saudi Arabia W 8-2 João Carlos, Ronaldinho (3), Zé Roberto, Alex (2), Roni Confederations Cup
August 4, 1999   Mexico L 3-4 Serginho, Roni, Zé Roberto Confederations Cup
September 4, 1999   Argentina L 0-2 - International Friendly
September 7, 1999   Argentina W 4-2 Rivaldo (3), Ronaldo International Friendly
October 9, 1999   Netherlands D 2-2 Roberto Carlos, Cafu International Friendly
November 13, 1999   Spain D 0-0 - International Friendly

Women's footballEdit

Brazil women's national football teamEdit

The following table lists all the games played by the Brazil women's national football team in official competitions and friendly matches during 1999.

Date Opposition Result Score Brazil scorers Competition
May 22, 1999   United States L 0–3 - International Friendly
June 3, 1999   Canada W 4–2 Sissi (2), Pretinha (2) International Friendly
June 6, 1999   Australia W 3–1 Pretinha (2), Nenê International Friendly
June 19, 1999   Mexico W 7–1 Pretinha (3), Sissi (3), Kátia Cilene World Cup
June 24, 1999   Italy W 2–0 Sissi (2) World Cup
June 27, 1999   Germany D 3–3 Kátia Cilene, Sissi, Maycon World Cup
July 1, 1999   Nigeria W 3–3 (aet: 1–0) Cidinha (2), Nenê, Sissi World Cup
July 4, 1999   United States L 0–2 - World Cup
July 10, 1999   Norway D 0–0 (5–4 pen) - World Cup
September 26, 1999   United States L 0–6 - International Friendly
October 3, 1999   Finland W 3–1 Maycon, Roseli (2) U.S. Cup
October 7, 1999   South Korea W 4–0 Roseli (2), Raquel (2) U.S. Cup
October 10, 1999   United States L 2–4 Nildinha (2) U.S. Cup

The Brazil women's national football team competed in the following competitions in 1999:

Competition Performance
U.S. Cup Runner-up
World Cup Semifinals

Domestic competition championsEdit

Competition Champion
Campeonato Brasileiro Portuguesa
Campeonato Carioca Vasco (FFERJ)
Campo Grande (LIDERJ)
Campeonato Paulista São Paulo

ReferencesEdit