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By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This week, Rio de Janeiro state’s top football (soccer) clubs return to the pitch for the opening round of the 2018 Campeonato Carioca. The two-leg tournament begins with the Taça...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Last night (December 13th), a raucous Maracanã Stadium was the site of the second leg of the 2017 Copa Sudamericana championship final with Argentina's Independiente lifting the championship trophy after...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The finals of the 2017 Copa Sudamericana kicked off last night, December 6th, with Flamengo falling to Argentina's Independiente 2-1 in the first leg of the finals in Avellaneda, Argentina. Yesterday's...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With only ten games remaining in the season, Rio's top four football (soccer) clubs took the pitch this weekend in a slate of critical games as the 2017 Campeonato Brasileiro...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In one of the biggest games of the year for local soccer (football) fans, Cruzeiro defeated Rio's own CR Flamengo after a scoreless regulation on penalties, 5-3, to win the...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In what Grêmio head coach Renato Portaluppi was calling the "game of the year", last night (September 20th) at Arena do Grêmio in Porto Alegre, Rio's Botafogo was eliminated from...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Wednesday, September 13th, one of Rio's big four football (soccer) clubs, Botafogo, began the first leg of the 2017 Copa Libertadores quarter-finals against fellow Brazilian club, Grêmio at Nilton...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - After two heated battles in the Copa do Brasil semi-finals, two of Rio's big four, Flamengo and Botafogo, once again went head-to-head on Sunday, September 10th in round 23 of...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A sold-out Maracanã Stadium was the site of the first leg of the 2017 Copa do Brasil finals on Thursday, September 7th, as Flamengo and Cruzeiro battled to a 1-1...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Tuesday, September 5th, the current top two teams in South American World Cup qualifying went head-to-head as Brazil traveled to Barranquilla to face off against Colombia. A second-period...
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