September 20 – In the latest public incident to intensify the spotlight on Flamengo and its directors, the club’s vice-president Marcos Braz was involved in an altercation with fans in a Rio de Janeiro shopping mall.
September 19 – Fortaleza might become the next Brazilian club to adopt the SAF model (that allows for private investment and ownership) with a vote among members scheduled at this weekend’s extraordinary general assembly.
September 18 – The first leg of the Brazilian Cup final between Flamengo and Sao Paulo at the Maracana has generated the highest ticketing revenue in the history of Brazil’s game with receipts of R$26.3 million (€5.06 million).
September 18 – Guillermo Barros Schelotto has become the first management victim of the South American World Cup qualifiers after Paraguay’s poor start in their campaign.
September 14 – Palmeiras president Leila Pereira will benefit from a protective police order after threats were made against her by the club’s main supporters’ group, the Mancha Alviverde.
September 11 – Neymar has become Brazil’s all-time leading goal soccer, eclipsing Pelé’s tally of 77 after scoring a brace against Bolivia in World Cup qualifying.
September 1 – Buenos Aires giants Boca Juniors laboured their way to the last four of the Copa Libertadores, where a trio of Brazilian clubs will look to ensure the country’s recent dominance of the competition.
August 10 – Sports integrity group SIGA’s South American arm – SIGA Latin America – is collaborating with Brazil’s São Paulo Football Club, to stage an ‘Integrity Match’ at Sao Paulo’s Morumbi Stadium on September 4, just as SIGA’s Sports Integrity Week gets into full swing.
August 6 – The second edition of the U20 Intercontinental Cup between the club champions of Conmebol and UEFA will be played in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on September 9.
August 1 – Brazilian club Flamengo have fired assistant coach Pablo Fernández after he punched striker Pedro (pictured) in the face. Head coach Jorge Sampaoli’s position is said to be secure.
July 7 – Sportradar has won the rights to be Conmebol’s exclusive global audio and video betting data rights holder for its club competitions and a bulk of its national team championships.
July 6 – Fluminense coach Fernando Diniz will be Brazil’s new head coach on a one-year contract, serving as an interim ahead of the reported arrival of Carlo Ancelotti, who will fulfil his contractual obligations at Real Madrid despite failing to win La Liga or the Champions League last season.
June 21 – With a year to go until the kick-off the Copa America, Conmebol confirmed the dates of the tournament to be played from June 20 to July 14 in the summer of 2024 in the United States.
June 7 – Brazil are still keen on landing Real Madrid’s Carlo Ancelotti as their new head coach, the Confederation of Brazilian Football (CBF) Ednaldo Rodrigues reconfirmed.