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CBF ranking

The CBF Rankings are football rankings produced by the CBF, the Brazilian Football Confederation. The Ranking Nacional de Federações determines how many berths each state federation receives in Copa do Brasil, Campeonato Brasileiro Série D, Copa do Nordeste and Copa Verde.[1][2][3][4] The Ranking Nacional de Clubes is a ranking of clubs and is used to determine the extra participants of Copa do Brasil as well as the allocation of clubs in the pots for the draws of Copa do Brasil and Copa do Nordeste.[5]

Criteria for awarding points

Points are awarded to clubs on the basis of performances in various competitions.[6]

Points for Campeonato Brasileiro

Points for Copa do Brasil

Phase Points
Champions 600
Runners-up 480
Semi-finalists 450
quarter-finalists 400
Round of 16 200
4th stage 100
3rd stage 50
2nd stage 25
1st stage 15

Points for participants of Copa Libertadores up to 2012

Phase Points
participants 400

Note: Up to 2012 clubs taking part of Copa Libertadores could not participate of Copa do Brasil of the same year.

Points for the champion of Copa Sudamericana up to 2016

Phase Points
champions 280

Note: Up to 2016 The Copa Sudamericana champions automatically qualifies to the next year edition of the competition, being unable to take part of the next edition of Copa do Brasil.

2019 Club Ranking

Last update: 5 December 2018[7]

Rank Club State Points
1 Palmeiras São Paulo (state) 16,914
2 Cruzeiro Minas Gerais 15,822
3 Grêmio Rio Grande do Sul 14,936
4 Santos São Paulo (state) 14,682
5 Corinthians São Paulo (state) 14,208
6 Flamengo Rio de Janeiro (state) 13,850
7 Atlético Mineiro Minas Gerais 13,352
8 Atlético Paranaense Paraná (state) 11,380
9 Internacional Rio Grande do Sul 10,902
10 Chapecoense Santa Catarina (state) 10,706
11 Botafogo Rio de Janeiro (state) 10,619
12 São Paulo São Paulo (state) 10,508
13 Fluminense Rio de Janeiro (state) 10,034
14 Vasco da Gama Rio de Janeiro (state) 9,360
15 Bahia Bahia 8,862
16 Sport Pernambuco 8,450
17 Vitória Bahia 8,329
18 Ponte Preta São Paulo (state) 8,052
19 América Mineiro Minas Gerais 7,522
20 Coritiba Paraná (state) 7,044

2019 State Ranking

Last update:5 December 2018[8]


  1. ^ 2014 Copa do Brasil competition regulations (in portuguese).
  2. ^ 2014 Série D competition regulations (in portuguese).
  3. ^ 2015 Copa do Nordeste competition regulations (in portuguese).
  4. ^ 2015 Copa Verde competition regulations (in portuguese).
  5. ^ Critérios para o sorteio da Primeira Fase da Copa do Brasil/2015 (in portuguese).
  6. ^ "Convenção de Pontos do Ranking Nacional de Clubes" (PDF) (in Portuguese). CBF. 26 July 2017.
  7. ^ "RNC - RANKING NACIONAL DOS CLUBES 2019" (PDF) (in Portuguese). CBF. 5 December 2018.
  8. ^ "RNF - RANKING NACIONAL DAS FEDERAÇÕES 2019" (PDF) (in Portuguese). CBF. 5 December 2018.