Botafogo Wins 2018 Campeonato Carioca Championship

High drama in the second leg of the Campeonato Carioca Finals as Botafogo's goal in the 95th minute sent the match to penalties where the club outlasted Vasco 4-3 to win the 2018 Campeonato Carioca.

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Sunday, April 8th, the 2018 Campeonato Carioca came to a dramatic conclusion as Botafogo's Joel Carli scored in the 95th minute to level the match 3-3 on aggregate against Vasco. In the ensuing penalty shootout, Gatito Fernández made a huge save on Henrique to give Botafogo the 4-3 win on penalties and the Campeonato Carioca championship trophy.

In the first leg of the championship final last

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