Campeonato Carioca’s First Round

By Jayme Monsanto, Senior Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO - Botafogo, Flamengo, Fluminense and Vasco da Gama, the four biggest soccer teams in Rio, were all victorious in the first round of the Campeonato Carioca, the Rio de Janeiro state soccer championship, last weekend.

Vasco was the first of the 'top four' to play, facing Tigres, a team from Duque de Caxias, at the São Januário Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The game marked the return of Vasco star striker Dodô after a fifteen-month suspension following a failed drug test.

The match was very balanced, and more then . . .

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