Campeonato Carioca to Kickoff this Weekend in Rio

By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - After about a month-long hiatus from club football (soccer), the ball is rolling again this weekend, in the 110th edition of the Rio state championship, the Campeonato Carioca. In this pre-Brasileirão tournament Rio’s top four teams compete with the smaller ones in Rio state for the title of state champion.

The Campeonato Carioca is a chance for the smaller sides in the . . .

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