São Paulo’s Palmeiras Wins 2016 Campeonato Brasileiro

With its 1-0 win over Chapecoense, Palmeiras ends a 22-year drought to win its ninth Brasileirão championship, more than any other Brazilian football club.

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In the second to last round of the 2016 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A (Brasileirão), on Sunday, November 27th, league leader Palmeiras defeated Chapecoense, 1x0, to clinch the 2016 Brasileirão championship. For Palmeiras, the 2016 title ends a 22-year drought and makes the team the all-time winningest club in league history with an unprecedented nine titles.

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