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Flamengo, Botafogo 2-2 in Campeonato Carioca’s Final

By Jayme Monsanto, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO - After the Taça Rio conquest on April 19th, Flamengo proceeded to Campeonato Carioca's final stage, as did Botafogo when they conquered Taça Guanabara on March 3rd. Campeonato Carioca is the Rio de Janeiro state's main soccer championship, and its final stage is divided in two matches that occur in two consecutive Sundays (April 26th and May 3rd) - the winner taking the State Championship.

The first match happened last Sunday, and more than 60,000 soccer fans packed the Maracanã stadium to witness the game. Botafogo and Flamengo are . . .

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