2016 Campeonato Carioca

The 2016 Campeonato Carioca de Futebol was the 113th edition of the top tier football of FFERJ (Federação de Futebol do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, or Rio de Janeiro State Football Federation). The top four teams competed in 2017 Copa do Brasil.

Campeonato Carioca
Season2016
DatesJanuary 30 – May 3, 2016
ChampionsVasco da Gama
RelegatedFriburguense
America
Série DVolta Redonda
Boavista
2015
2017

On 4 August 2015, the arbitral tribunal decided to dispute this edition, which would differ from previous editions.[1] Also, 2016 Summer Olympics preparations of the Maracanã Stadium and Estádio Olímpico João Havelange made them unavailable except for the finals. Matches were moved to large stadiums in other cities.

Participating teamsEdit

Club Home city Manager
America Rio de Janeiro Clóvis de Oliveira
Bangu Rio de Janeiro Mário Marques
Boavista Saquarema Rodrigo Beckham
Bonsucesso Rio de Janeiro Toninho Andrade
Botafogo Rio de Janeiro Ricardo Gomes
Cabofriense Cabo Frio Eduardo Hungaro
Flamengo Rio de Janeiro Muricy Ramalho
Fluminense Rio de Janeiro Levir Culpi
Friburguense Nova Friburgo Gérson Andreotti
Macaé Macaé Tita
Madureira Rio de Janeiro Alfredo Sampaio
Portuguesa Rio de Janeiro Marcelo Salles
Resende Resende Marcelo Cabo
Tigres do Brasil Duque de Caxias Cássio Barros
Vasco da Gama Rio de Janeiro Jorginho
Volta Redonda Volta Redonda Felipe Surian

League tablesEdit

The sixteen sides were split into two groups of eight, with the top four from both groups advancing to the promotion stage (Taça Guanabara) and the bottom four from both groups advancing to the relegation stage (Taça Rio).

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Vasco da Gama 8 6 2 0 18 6 +12 20 Taça Guanabara
2 Boavista 8 4 3 1 13 7 +6 15
3 Fluminense 8 4 1 3 16 11 +5 13
4 Bangu 8 3 2 3 13 11 +2 11
5 Cabofriense 8 2 1 5 9 12 −3 7 Taça Rio
6 Portuguesa 8 2 1 5 11 17 −6 7
7 Resende 8 1 4 3 5 11 −6 7
8 Macaé 8 1 1 6 5 12 −7 4
Updated to match(es) played on 3 March 2016. Source: Group A Standings
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Botafogo 8 7 1 0 12 3 +9 22 Taça Guanabara
2 Flamengo 8 6 1 1 19 4 +15 19
3 Volta Redonda 8 3 4 1 13 10 +3 13
4 Madureira 8 3 3 2 12 12 0 12
5 America 8 3 2 3 9 9 0 11 Taça Rio
6 Friburguense 8 3 2 3 10 13 −3 11
7 Tigres do Brasil 8 1 1 6 6 17 −11 4
8 Bonsucesso 8 0 1 7 6 22 −16 1
Updated to match(es) played on 3 March 2016. Source: Group B Standings
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.

Taça GuanabaraEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Vasco da Gama 7 5 2 0 8 2 +6 17 Taça GB champions and Semifinals
2 Fluminense 7 4 2 1 10 3 +7 14 Advanced in Semifinals
3 Botafogo 7 4 2 1 8 4 +4 14
4 Flamengo 7 3 3 1 10 4 +6 12
5 Volta Redonda 7 2 2 3 6 8 −2 8 Taça Rio
6 Boavista 7 2 0 5 3 10 −7 6
7 Bangu 7 1 1 5 5 13 −8 4
8 Madureira 7 0 2 5 4 10 −6 2
Source:[citation needed]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.

Taça RioEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Resende 7 5 0 2 12 8 +4 15 Advanced in Semifinals
2 Macaé 7 4 1 2 11 7 +4 13
3 Tigres do Brasil 7 3 2 2 9 8 +1 11
4 Portuguesa 7 3 2 2 7 6 +1 11
5 Cabofriense 7 3 1 3 6 5 +1 10
6 Bonsucesso 7 2 2 3 10 9 +1 8
7 Friburguense 7 2 0 5 6 12 −6 6 Relegation in Carioca Série B
8 America 7 1 2 4 5 11 −6 5
Source:[citation needed]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.

Taça Rio - Final StageEdit

Semifinals Finals
      
Volta Redonda 2
Resende 1
Volta Redonda 3
Macaé 0
Boavista 1
Macaé 4

Semi-finalsEdit

Volta Redonda2 - 1Resende
Bruno Barra   40'
Luan   60'
  33' Jones
Referee: Lenílton Rodrigues Gomes Júnior
Boavista1 - 4Macaé
Reinaldo   43'   11' Marcel
  24' Jhulliam
  57' Muriel
  92' Borja
Referee: Philip Bennett

FinalEdit

Volta Redonda3 - 0Macaé
Dija Baiano   62'
Bruno Barra   91'
Tiago Amaral   93'
Referee: João Batista de Arruda

Final StageEdit

  Semi-finals Finals
                       
Vasco da Gama 2  
Flamengo 0  
    Vasco da Gama 1 1 2
  Botafogo 0 1 1
Fluminense 0
Botafogo 1  

Semi-finalsEdit

Vasco da Gama2 - 0Flamengo
Andrezinho   22'
Wallace   57' (o.g.)
Referee: Leonardo Garcia Cavaleiro
Fluminense0 - 1Botafogo
  17' Ribamar
Referee: Rodrigo Carvalhaes de Miranda

FinalsEdit

Botafogo0 - 1Vasco da Gama
  60' Jorge Henrique
Attendance: 37.207
Referee: Wagner do Nascimento Magalhães
Vasco da Gama1 - 1Botafogo
Rafael Vaz   56'   49' Leandrinho
Attendance: 53.634
Referee: Leonardo Garcia Cavaleiro

AwardsEdit

Team of the yearEdit

Player of the Season

The Player of the Year was awarded to Nenê.[2]

Young Player of the Season

The Young Player of the Year was awarded to Ribamar.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Arbitral define fórmula e regulamento do Carioca 2016" (in Portuguese). FERJ. 2015-08-06. Retrieved 2015-12-14.
  2. ^ a b "Nenê é eleito o 'craque', e campeão Vasco domina seleção ideal do Carioca". UOL.