The Campeonato Capixaba is the football league of the Brazilian state of Espírito Santo.

Campeonato Capixaba
Founded1917
CountryBrazil
StateEspírito Santo
ConfederationCBF
Federação de Futebol do Estado do Espírito Santo
Number of teams10
Level on pyramid1
Relegation toSérie B
Domestic cup(s)Copa Espírito Santo
Current championsRio Branco (38th title)
(2024)
Most championshipsRio Branco (38 titles)
Websitefutebolcapixaba.com
Current: 2024 Campeonato Capixaba

History

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From 1917 to 1929, it was disputed the Campeonato da Cidade de Vitória (Vitória City Championship), a competition contested only by Vitória city clubs. In 1930, this competition was replaced by the current competition, the Campeonato Capixaba, which is disputed by clubs from the Espírito Santo state.

Format

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As in any other Brazilian football championship, the format can change every year.

Current clubs

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2024 First Division
Team City 2023 result
Desportiva Ferroviária Cariacica 7th
Estrela do Norte Cachoeiro do Itapemirim 8th
Jaguaré Jaguaré 1st (Série B)
Nova Venécia Nova Venécia 2nd
Porto Vitória Vitória 3rd
Real Noroeste Águia Branca 1st
Rio Branco Vitória 5th
Rio Branco-VN Venda Nova do Imigrante 2nd (Série B)
Serra Serra 6th
Vitória Vitória 4th

List of champions

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Following is the list with all the champions of Campeonato Capixaba:[1]

Campeonato da Cidade de Vitória (Vitória City Championship)

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Season Champions
1917 América (1)
1918 Rio Branco (1)
1919 Rio Branco (2)
1920 Vitória (1)
1921 Rio Branco (3)
1922 América (2)
1923 América (3)
1924 Rio Branco (4)
1925 América (4)
1926 Floriano (1)
1927 América (5)
1928 América (6)
1929 Rio Branco (5)

Campeonato Capixaba

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Season Champions Runners-up
1930 Rio Branco (6) Cachoeiro
1931 Santo Antônio (1)
1932 Vitória (2) Viminas
1933 Vitória (3)
1934 Rio Branco (7)
1935 Rio Branco (8)
1936 Rio Branco (9) Comercial de Castelo
1937 Rio Branco (10)
1938 Rio Branco (11)
1939 Rio Branco (12) Americano
1940 Americano (1) Rio Branco
1941 Rio Branco (13)
1942 Rio Branco (14) Vitória
1943 Vitória (4) Caxias
1944 Caxias (1) Cachoeiro
1945 Rio Branco (15) Caxias
1946 Rio Branco (16)
1947 Rio Branco (17) Santo Antônio
1948 Cachoeiro (1) Vale do Rio Doce
1949 Rio Branco (18) Vale do Rio Doce
1950 Vitória (5) Cachoeiro
1951 Rio Branco (19) Ordem e Progresso
1952 Vitória (6) Ordem e Progresso
1953 Santo Antônio (2) Ordem e Progresso
1954 Santo Antônio (3)
1955 Santo Antônio (4) Caxias
1956 Vitória (7)
1957 Rio Branco (20)
1958 Rio Branco (21)
1959 Rio Branco (22) Vale do Rio Doce
1960 Santo Antônio (5) Rio Branco
1961 Santo Antônio (6) União Colatinense
1962 Rio Branco (23) União Colatinense
1963 Rio Branco (24) Santos
1964 Desportiva (1) Rio Branco
1965 Desportiva (2) Rio Branco
1966 Rio Branco (25) Vitória
1967 Desportiva (3) Rio Branco
1968 Rio Branco (26) Desportiva
1969 Rio Branco (27) Desportiva
1970 Rio Branco (28) Desportiva
1971 Rio Branco (29) Desportiva
1972 Desportiva (4) Rio Branco
1973 Rio Branco (30) Desportiva
1974 Desportiva (5) Rio Branco
1975 Rio Branco (31) Desportiva
1976 Vitória (8) Rio Branco
1977 Desportiva (6) Rio Branco
1978 Rio Branco (32) Desportiva
1979 Desportiva (7) Vitória
1980 Desportiva (8) Vitória
1981 Desportiva (9) AA Colatina
1982 Rio Branco (33) Guarapari
1983 Rio Branco (34) Desportiva
1984 Desportiva (10) Vitória
1985 Rio Branco (35) Desportiva
1986 Desportiva (11) Guarapari
1987 Guarapari (1) Estrela do Norte
1988 Ibiraçu (1) Rio Branco
1989 Desportiva (12) AA Colatina
1990 AA Colatina (1) Guarapari
1991 Muniz Freire (1) Desportiva
1992 Desportiva (13) Comercial de Muqui
1993 Linhares EC (1) Aracruz
1994 Desportiva (14) São Mateus
1995 Linhares EC (2) Rio Branco (VN)
1996 Desportiva (15) Linhares EC
1997 Linhares EC (3) São Mateus
1998 Linhares EC (4) São Mateus
1999 Serra (1) São Mateus
2000 Desportiva (16) Serra
2001 Alegrense (1) Estrela do Norte
2002 Alegrense (2) Rio Branco
2003 Serra (2) CTE Colatina
2004 Serra (3) Estrela do Norte
2005 Serra (4) Estrela do Norte
2006 Vitória (9) Estrela do Norte
2007 Linhares FC (1) Jaguaré EC
2008 Serra (5) Rio Bananal
2009[2][3] São Mateus (1) Rio Branco
2010 Rio Branco (36) Vitória
2011 São Mateus (2) Linhares FC
2012 Aracruz (1) Botafogo de Jaguaré
2013 Desportiva (17) Aracruz
2014 Estrela do Norte (1) Linhares FC
2015 Rio Branco (37) Desportiva
2016 Desportiva (18) Espírito Santo FC
2017 Atlético Itapemirim (1) Doze
2018 Serra (6) Real Noroeste
2019 Vitória (10) Real Noroeste
2020 Rio Branco (VN) (1) Rio Branco
2021 Real Noroeste (1) Rio Branco (VN)
2022 Real Noroeste (2) Vitória
2023 Real Noroeste (3) Nova Venécia FC
2024 Rio Branco (38) Rio Branco (VN)

Notes

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  • Linhares EC went bankrupt in 1998, giving way to Linhares FC which has a similar crest (based on the city's coat of arms), however the two clubs have no institutional link.[4]

Titles by team

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Teams in bold still active.

Rank Club Winners Winning years
1 Rio Branco 38 1918, 1919, 1921, 1924, 1929, 1930, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1941, 1942, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1949, 1951, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1962, 1963, 1966, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1973, 1975, 1978, 1982, 1983, 1985, 2010, 2015, 2024
2 Desportiva 18 1964, 1965, 1967, 1972, 1974, 1977, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1984, 1986, 1989, 1992, 1994, 1996, 2000, 2013, 2016
3 Vitória 10 1920, 1932, 1933, 1943, 1950, 1952, 1956, 1976, 2006, 2019
4 América 6 1917, 1922, 1923, 1925, 1927, 1928
Santo Antônio 1931, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1960, 1961
Serra 1999, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2018
7 Linhares EC 4 1993, 1995, 1997, 1998
8 Real Noroeste 3 2021, 2022, 2023
9 Alegrense 2 2001, 2002
São Mateus 2009, 2011
11 Americano 1 1940
Aracruz 2012
Atlético Itapemirim 2017
Cachoeiro 1948
Caxias 1944
AA Colatina 1990
Estrela do Norte 2014
Floriano 1926
Guarapari 1987
Ibiraçu 1988
Linhares FC 2007
Muniz Freire 1991
Rio Branco (VN) 2020

By city

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City Championships Clubs
  Vitória 63 Rio Branco (38), Vitória (10), América (6), Santo Antônio (6), Americano (1), Caxias (1), Floriano (1)
  Cariacica 18 Desportiva (18)
  Serra 6 Serra (6)
  Linhares 5 Linhares EC (4), Linhares FC (1)
  Águia Branca 3 Real Noroeste (3)
  Alegre 2 Alegrense (2)
  Cachoeiro de Itapemirim 2 Cachoeiro (1), Estrela do Norte (1)
  São Mateus 2 São Mateus (2)
  Aracruz 1 Aracruz (1)
  Colatina 1 AA Colatina (1)
  Guarapari 1 Guarapari (1)
  Ibiraçu 1 Ibiraçu (1)
  Itapemirim 1 Atlético Itapemirim (1)
  Muniz Freire 1 Muniz Freire (1)
  Venda Nova do Imigrante 1 Rio Branco (VN) (1)

References

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  1. ^ "Espírito Santo State League - List of Champions". RSSSF Brasil. Retrieved April 22, 2023.
  2. ^ Gazeta Online (June 19, 2009). "São Mateus é o Campeão Capixaba de 2009" (in Portuguese). Retrieved June 22, 2009. It was sub judice until June 19, 2009, when São Mateus were officially confirmed as the champions.
  3. ^ Gazeta Online (May 30, 2009). "Duas festas e nenhum campeão. Final entre São Mateus e Rio Branco é interrompida" (in Portuguese). Archived from the original on June 14, 2009. Retrieved May 31, 2009.
  4. ^ "Brasil Afora: zebra em 94, Linhares renasce de uma escolinha de futebol". Globoesporte (in Portuguese). September 22, 2010. Archived from the original on April 26, 2022. Retrieved April 26, 2022.
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