Campeonato Brasileiro 2014 Starts This Weekend

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The 2014 Campeonato Brasileiro, the Brazilian national league championship, kicks off this coming weekend following the conclusion of the various state championships. This year, Rio de Janeiro only has three entrants in the Série A, the competition's premier division.

Following the relegation of Vasco da Gama to Série B, only Flamengo, Fluminense and Botafogo will be competing for the top title in the country in 2014. That number could even be reduced to two should Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?