2006 in Brazilian football

The following article presents a summary of the 2006 football (soccer) season in Brazil, which was the 105th season of competitive football in the country.

Football in Brazil
Season2006
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Campeonato Brasileiro Série AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 São Paulo 38 22 12 4 66 32 +34 78 Qualified for the 2007 Copa Libertadores and 2007 Copa Sudamericana
2 Internacional 38 20 9 9 52 36 +16 69 Qualified for the 2007 Copa Libertadores
3 Grêmio 38 20 7 11 64 45 +19 67
4 Santos 38 18 10 10 57 36 +21 64
5 Paraná 38 18 6 14 56 49 +7 60
6 Vasco 38 15 14 9 57 50 +7 59 Qualified for the 2007 Copa Sudamericana
7 Figueirense 38 15 12 11 57 44 +13 57
8 Goiás 38 15 10 13 63 49 +14 55
9 Corinthians 38 15 8 15 41 46 −5 53
10 Cruzeiro 38 14 11 13 52 45 +7 53
11 Flamengo 38 15 7 16 44 48 −4 52 Qualified for the 2007 Copa Libertadores by winning the 2006 Copa do Brasil
12 Botafogo 38 13 12 13 52 50 +2 51 Qualified for the 2007 Copa Sudamericana
13 Atlético-PR 38 13 9 16 61 62 −1 48
14 Juventude 38 13 8 17 44 54 −10 47
15 Fluminense 38 11 12 15 48 58 −10 45
16 Palmeiras 38 12 8 18 58 70 −12 44
17 Ponte Preta 38 10 9 19 45 65 −20 39 Relegated to Série B 2007
18 Fortaleza 38 8 14 16 39 62 −23 38
19 São Caetano 38 9 9 20 37 53 −16 36
20 Santa Cruz 38 7 7 24 41 75 −34 28

São Paulo declared as the Campeonato Brasileiro champions.

RelegationEdit

The four worst placed teams, which are Ponte Preta, Fortaleza, São Caetano and Santa Cruz, were relegated to the following year's second level.

Campeonato Brasileiro Série BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Atlético Mineiro 38 20 11 7 70 39 +31 71 Promoted to the 2007 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A
2 Sport Recife 38 18 10 10 57 36 +21 64
3 Náutico 38 18 10 10 64 48 +16 64
4 América de Natal 38 19 4 15 59 51 +8 61
5 Paulista 38 17 10 11 72 51 +21 61
6 Coritiba 38 16 11 11 64 51 +13 59
7 Santo André 38 14 14 10 47 45 +2 56
8 Brasiliense 38 15 8 15 66 51 +15 53
9 Marília 38 13 11 14 58 58 0 50
10 Ituano 38 12 14 12 49 48 +1 50
11 Gama 38 14 6 18 52 62 −10 48
12 Remo 38 13 7 18 50 60 −10 46
13 Avaí 38 12 10 16 36 51 −15 46
14 Portuguesa 38 11 12 15 47 58 −11 45
15 Ceará 38 10 15 13 47 56 −9 45
16 CRB 38 12 8 18 61 67 −6 44
17 Paysandu 38 12 8 18 51 70 −19 44 Relegated to the 2007 Campeonato Brasileiro Série C
18 Guarani 38 11 14 13 53 61 −8 44[a]
19 São Raimundo-AM 38 11 10 17 42 59 −17 43
20 Vila Nova 38 11 9 18 45 68 −23 42
Source:[citation needed]
Notes:
  1. ^ Guarani was punished by FIFA with the loss of 3 points

Atlético Mineiro declared as the Campeonato Brasileiro Série B champions.

PromotionEdit

The four best placed teams, which are Atlético Mineiro, Sport, Náutico and América-RN, were promoted to the following year's first level.

RelegationEdit

The four worst placed teams, which are Paysandu, Guarani, São Raimundo and Vila Nova, were relegated to the following year's third level.

Campeonato Brasileiro Série CEdit

Final stage
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion
1   Criciúma/SC 14 9 4 1 27 11 +16 31 Promoted to the Série B in 2007
2   Vitória/BA 14 8 1 5 23 18 +5 25
3   Ipatinga/MG 14 7 3 4 21 15 +6 24
4   Grêmio Barueri/SP 14 7 2 5 27 22 +5 23
5   Ferroviário/CE 14 6 1 7 21 26 −5 19
6   Bahia/BA 14 4 2 8 21 30 −9 14
7   Brasil/RS 14 4 1 9 16 25 −9 13
8   Treze/PB 14 3 2 9 17 26 −9 11

Criciúma declared as the Campeonato Brasileiro Série C champions.

PromotionEdit

The four best placed teams in the final stage of the competition, which are Criciúma, Vitória, Ipatinga and Grêmio Barueri, were promoted to the following year's second level.

Copa do BrasilEdit

The Copa do Brasil final was played between Flamengo and Vasco.


Flamengo2–0Vasco

Vasco0–1Flamengo

Flamengo declared as the cup champions by aggregate score of 3–0.

State championship championsEdit

State Champion State Champion
Acre ADESG Paraíba Treze
Alagoas Coruripe Paraná Paraná
Amapá São José Pernambuco Sport Recife
Amazonas São Raimundo Piauí Parnahyba
Bahia Colo-Colo Rio de Janeiro Botafogo
Ceará Ceará Rio Grande do Norte Baraúnas
Distrito Federal Brasiliense Rio Grande do Sul Grêmio
Espírito Santo Vitória-ES Rondônia Ulbra Ji-Paraná
Goiás Goiás Roraima Baré
Maranhão Moto Club Santa Catarina Figueirense
Mato Grosso Operário (VG) São Paulo Santos
Mato Grosso do Sul Coxim Sergipe Pirambu
Minas Gerais Cruzeiro Tocantins Araguaína
Pará Paysandu

Youth competition championsEdit

Competition Champion
Campeonato Brasileiro Sub-20 Internacional
Copa Macaé de Juvenis Flamengo
Copa Santiago de Futebol Juvenil Atlético Mineiro
Copa São Paulo de Juniores América-SP
Copa Sub-17 de Promissão Cruzeiro
Taça Belo Horizonte de Juniores Atlético Paranaense

Other competition championsEdit

Competition Champion
Copa Espírito Santo Vilavelhense
Copa FGF Grêmio B
Copa FPF Ferroviária
Copa Governador do Mato Grosso Cacerense
Copa Integração Guarani de Juazeiro
Copa Paraná Roma
Copa Santa Catarina Chapecoense
Taça Minas Gerais Villa Nova

Brazilian clubs in international competitionsEdit

Team Copa Libertadores 2006 Copa Sudamericana 2006 Recopa Sudamericana 2006 FIFA Club World Cup 2006
Atlético Paranaense Did not qualify Semifinals
eliminated by
  Pachuca
Did not qualify N/A
Botafogo Did not qualify Preliminary round
eliminated by
  Fluminense
N/A N/A
Corinthians Round of 16
eliminated by
  River Plate
Round of 16
eliminated by
  Lanús
N/A Did not qualify
Cruzeiro Did not qualify Preliminary round
eliminated by
  Santos
N/A N/A
Fluminense Did not qualify Round of 16
eliminated by
  Gimnasia La Plata
N/A N/A
Goiás Round of 16
eliminated by
  Estudiantes
Did not qualify N/A Did not qualify
Internacional Champions
defeated
  São Paulo
Did not qualify N/A Champions
defeated
  Barcelona
Palmeiras Round of
eliminated by
  São Paulo
Did not qualify Did not qualify Did not qualify
Paraná Did not qualify Preliminary round
eliminated by
  Atlético Paranaense
N/A N/A
Paulista Group stage
finished
4th place
Did not qualify N/A Did not qualify
Santos Did not qualify Round of 16
eliminated by
  San Lorenzo
Did not qualify N/A
São Paulo Runner-up
lost to
  Internacional
Did not qualify Runner-up
lost to
  Boca Juniors
Did not qualify
Vasco Did not qualify Preliminary round
eliminated by
  Corinthians
N/A 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 2006.

Date Opposition Result Score Brazil scorers Competition
March 1, 2006   Russia W 1–0 Ronaldo International Friendly
May 30, 2006   Lucerne XI W 8–0 Kaká, Adriano (2), Ronaldo (2), Lúcio, Juninho, Robinho International Friendly (unofficial match)
June 4, 2006   New Zealand W 4–0 Ronaldo, Adriano, Kaká, Juninho International Friendly
June 13, 2006   Croatia W 1–0 Kaká World Cup
June 18, 2006   Australia W 2–0 Adriano, Fred World Cup
June 22, 2006   Japan W 4–1 Ronaldo (2), Juninho, Gilberto World Cup
June 27, 2006   Ghana W 3–0 Ronaldo, Adriano, Zé Roberto World Cup
July 1, 2006   France L 0–1 - World Cup
August 16, 2006   Norway D 1–1 Carvalho International Friendly
September 3, 2006   Argentina W 3–0 Elano (2), Kaká International Friendly
September 5, 2006   Wales W 2–0 Marcelo, Vágner Love International Friendly
October 7, 2006   Al Kuwait W 4–0 Sóbis, Robinho, Carvalho, Kaká International Friendly (unofficial match)
October 10, 2006   Ecuador W 2–1 Fred, Kaká International Friendly
November 15, 2006    Switzerland W 2–1 Luisão, Kaká 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 2006.

Date Opposition Result Score Brazil scorers Competition
October 28, 2006   South Korea W 1–0 Angélica Peace Queen Cup
October 30, 2006   Italy D 1–1 Su Peace Queen Cup
November 1, 2006   Canada L 2–4 Roseli, Nildinha Peace Queen Cup
November 11, 2006   Paraguay W 4–1 Cristiane Silva (2), Daniela Alves, Aline Pellegrino Sudamericano Femenino
November 13, 2006   Peru W 2–0 Cristiane Silva, Elaine Sudamericano Femenino
November 17, 2006   Bolivia W 6–1 Daniela Alves, Cristiane Silva (3), Mônica de Paula, Elaine Sudamericano Femenino
November 19, 2006   Venezuela W 6–0 Daniela Alves, Renata Costa, Michele (2), Cristiane Silva, Daniele Sudamericano Femenino
November 22, 2006   Uruguay W 6–0 Daniela Alves (2), Grazielle (2), Elaine, Cristiane Silva Sudamericano Femenino
November 24, 2006   Paraguay W 6–0 Cristiane Silva (4), Daniela Alves, Renata Costa Sudamericano Femenino
November 26, 2006   Argentina L 0–2 - Sudamericano Femenino

The Brazil women's national football team competed in the following competitions in 2006:

Competition Performance
Peace Queen Cup Group stage
Sudamericano Femenino Runner-up

Domestic competition championsEdit

Competition Champion
Campeonato Carioca CEPE-Caxias
Campeonato Paulista Botucatu
Taça Brasil Botucatu

ReferencesEdit