Rio’s Big Four Teams Kick-Off Taça Guanabara with Mixed Results

The next ties for the big four teams will be on Wednesday, January 23rd, with Botafogo vs Bangu, Vasco vs Volta Redonda, Americano vs Fluminense, and Resende vs Flamengo.

By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This past Saturday, January 19th, and Sunday, January 20th, saw all four of Rio’s big teams beginning their campaigns for the Taça Guanabara regional cup. The teams garnered mixed results, with both Vasco and Flamengo securing wins, Fluminense having to settle for a draw, and Botafogo suffering a surprise defeat.

The first game of the weekend to get underway was the tie between Vasco and . . .

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