Fluminense Wins 2018 Taça Rio Championship Over Botafogo

It was a thrilling culmination to the 2018 Taça Rio as Fluminense proved too much for Botafogo, winning the final 3-0 for the club's third Taça Rio championship.

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Iconic Maracanã Stadium reopened its doors on Sunday, March 25th, for the 2018 Taça Rio championship final between two of Rio's biggest clubs, Fluminense and Botafogo. In the end, Fluminense's offensive efficiency (scoring three goals on only six chances) and Júlio César's clutch goalkeeping led to the club's 3-0 win and third Taça Rio championship trophy.

Both clubs passed through the Taça Rio semi-final stage last week with Botafogo defeating Vasco Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?