Copa do Brasil 2025: Botafogo confirms place and only one Serie A club is not guaranteed | Brazil’s Cup

Copa do Brasil 2025: Botafogo confirms place and only one Serie A club is not guaranteed | Brazil’s Cup
Copa do Brasil 2025: Botafogo confirms place and only one Serie A club is not guaranteed | Brazil’s Cup
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With the 2024 Taça Rio title, won this Sunday, Botafogo guaranteed a place in next season’s Copa do Brasil. To date, 53 clubs have confirmed their participation in the 2025 national competition. Among the teams in Series A of the Brazilian Championship, Corinthians is the only one that has not yet had its participation confirmed in next year’s edition, as it was eliminated in the group stage of the Paulista championship.

O ge listed the clubs that are confirmed in the 2025 Copa do Brasil so far; see full list below.

1 of 9 Copa do Brasil Cup — Photo: Marcos Ribolli
Copa do Brasil Cup — Photo: Marcos Ribolli

2 of 9 Remo and Paysandu are guaranteed in the 2025 edition — Photo: Jorge Luís Totti/Paysandu
Remo and Paysandu are guaranteed in the 2025 edition — Photo: Jorge Luís Totti/Paysandu

3 of 9 The “Ba-Vi” duo are in the 2025 Copa do Brasil — Photo: Victor Ferreira / EC Vitória
The “Ba-Vi” duo are in the 2025 Copa do Brasil — Photo: Victor Ferreira / EC Vitória

4 of 9 Vila Nova and Atlético-GO are guaranteed — Photo: Roberto Corrêa/VNFC
Vila Nova and Atlético-GO are guaranteed — Photo: Roberto Corrêa/VNFC

5 of 9 Palmeiras and Santos are also guaranteed — Photo: Marcos Ribolli
Palmeiras and Santos are also guaranteed — Photo: Marcos Ribolli

6 of 9 Flamengo and Nova Iguaçu got a place via the state route — Photo: André Durão
Flamengo and Nova Iguaçu managed to get a place via the state route — Photo: André Durão

7 of 9 Juventude and Grêmio, Gauchão finalists, are guaranteed in the Copa do Brasil 2025 — Photo: LUCAS UEBEL/GREMIO FBPA
Juventude and Grêmio, Gauchão finalists, are guaranteed in the Copa do Brasil 2025 — Photo: LUCAS UEBEL/GREMIO FBPA

8 of 9 Even though Inter was eliminated in the Gauchão semi-final, they are in the Copa do Brasil 2025 — Photo: Tomás Hammes
Even eliminated in the Gauchão semi-final, Inter is in the Copa do Brasil 2025 — Photo: Tomás Hammes

Despite not yet having guaranteed their place in the Copa do Brasil at the state level, Corinthians can still guarantee their classification via the Brazilian Championship. Botafogo was the last Serie A club to stamp its passport after beating Boavista, 2-0, in the Rio Cup final. Review below.

All goals from Botafogo x Boavista

According to the competition regulations, 80 places are allocated for the state competitions. The other 12 are accounted for by the nine first placed in Series A, in addition to the champion of the Copa do Nordeste, Copa Verde and Série B of the Brazilian Championship – these clubs enter directly into the third phase of the Copa do Brasil.

9 of 9 2024 Brazil Cup Ball — Photo: Julio Costa
Ball from the 2024 Copa do Brasil — Photo: Julio Costa

In this year’s edition, the competition is in the third phase. The duels will be defined through a draw. The National Club Ranking (RNC) of the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) is used to determine the division of teams in the pots. Remember the teams classified for the third phase this year.

  • Pot 1: Flamengo, Palmeiras, São Paulo, Athletico-PR, Atlético-MG, Corinthians, Fluminense, Grêmio, Fortaleza, Internacional, Bahia, Botafogo, Bragantino, Atlético-GO, Ceará and Cuiabá.
  • Pot 2: Goiás, Vasco, Juventude, Sport, CRB, Vitória, Criciúma, Sampaio Corrêa, Operário-PR, Botafogo-SP, Brusque, Ypiranga-RS, América-RN, Amazonas, Águia de Marabá and Sousa.

As of their presence in the third phase, all clubs, regardless of division, will receive the same participation quota. Thus, qualifying for the round of 16 is worth a prize of R$3.465 million.

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