Flamengo Capture 2011 Carioca Crown

By Robbie Blakeley, Contributing Sports Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Flamengo are the 2011 Carioca champions after defeating Vasco 3-1 on penalties at the Engenhao on Sunday. Coupled with the Taça Guanabara they won in February, Flamengo claimed the Campeonato Carioca with Taça Rio success. The game ended goalless after 90 minutes, sending the tie to a penalty shoot-out. Vasco missed three spot kicks to hand the title to the Rubro Negro.

Flamengo have now . . .

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