Rio Grande do Norte State League 1963

Campeonato Potiguar 1963

Clubs:

ABC Futebol Clube (Natal)
ALECRIM Futebol Clube (Natal)
Clube ATLÉTICO Potiguar (Natal)
FERROVIÁRIO Esporte Clube (Natal)
GLOBO Sport Club (Natal)
POTIGUAR Esporte Clube (Parnamirim)
RIACHUELO Atlético Clube (Natal)
SANTA CRUZ Futebol Clube (Natal)

Rules: triple round-robin. Each round-robin champion qualifies to league finals.
Top 4 from first 2 round-robins qualify for the third one.
Regulamento: três turnos. Os campeões de cada turno se classificam para as finais.
Os quatro primeiros dos dois primeiros turnos se classificam para o terceiro turno.

First round-robin
Primeiro turno

[Jun 30]
Riachuelo     1-0  Ferroviário
[Jul 3]
Globo/N       5-0  Santa Cruz/N
[Jul 7]
ABC           2-1  Potiguar/P
[Jul 10]
Atlético      1-2  Alecrim
[Jul 14]
Potiguar/P    3-5  Globo/N
[Jul 21]
Riachuelo     8-0  Atlético      [Atlético fielded only 9 players. After 3 injuries, they were
                                  reduced to 6 players by the beginning of the second half and
                                  the match was over.]

[Jul 25]
Alecrim       2-1  ABC
[Jul 28]
Santa Cruz/N  2-1  Ferroviário
[Aug 4]
Atlético      2-0  Santa Cruz/N  [Atlético lost the points for fielding an ineligible player]

[Aug 8]
ABC           7-2  Riachuelo
[Aug 11]
Globo/N       2-4  Alecrim
[Aug 14]
Potiguar/P    0-3  Atlético
[Aug 15]
Santa Cruz/N  1-5  Riachuelo
[Aug 21]
Atlético      1-5  Globo/N
[Aug 25]
Ferroviário   1-1  ABC
[Aug 28]
Riachuelo     4-1  Potiguar/P
[Sep 3]
Potiguar/P    2-4  Ferroviário
[Sep 6]
Alecrim       5-0  Santa Cruz/N
[Sep 8]
Globo/N       5-2  Riachuelo
[Sep 10]
ABC           3-2  Atlético
[Sep 15]
Ferroviário   0-1  Alecrim
[Sep 18]
Santa Cruz/N  0-3  ABC
[Sep 22]
Alecrim       5-1  Potiguar/P
[Sep 25]
Ferroviário   0-2  Globo/N
[Sep 29]
Atlético      1-3  Ferroviário
[Sep 29]
Potiguar/P    3-0  Santa Cruz/N  [First ever match of RN State League played outside Natal, in Parnamirim]

[Oct 2]
Riachuelo     0-3  Alecrim
[Oct 6]
ABC           2-2  Globo/N

Team            M  W  D  L  GF-GA Pts
1.Alecrim       7  7  0  0  22- 5  14  To league finals
-------------------------------------
2.Globo/N       7  5  1  1  26-12  11
3.ABC           7  4  2  1  19-10  10
4.Riachuelo     7  4  0  3  22-17   8
5.Ferroviário   7  2  1  4   9-10   5
6.Santa Cruz/N  7  2  0  5   3-24   4
7.Atlético      7  1  0  6  10-21   2
8.Potiguar/P    7  1  0  6  11-23   2

Second round-robin
Segundo turno

[Oct 13]
Santa Cruz/N  0-1  Globo/N
[Oct 16]
Ferroviário   1-1  Riachuelo
[Oct 20]
Alecrim       3-0  Atlético
[Oct 23]
Globo/N       9-1  Potiguar/P
[Oct 27]
Ferroviário   2-2  Santa Cruz/N
[Oct 30]
Atlético      2-1  Riachuelo
[Nov 3]
ABC           1-4  Alecrim
[Nov 6]
Santa Cruz/N  3-0  Potiguar/P
[Nov 10]
Globo/N       3-0  Ferroviário
[Nov 13]
Santa Cruz/N  0-4  Atlético
[Nov 17]
Riachuelo     1-2  ABC
[Nov 20]
Alecrim       2-0  Globo/N
[Nov 24]
Atlético      6-0  Potiguar/P
[Nov 27]
Riachuelo     2-1  Santa Cruz/N
[Dec 1]
Globo/N       1-1  Atlético
[Dec 4]
ABC           1-1  Ferroviário
[Dec 6]
Santa Cruz/N  2-7  Alecrim
[Dec 15]
Ferroviário   5-1  Potiguar/P
[Dec 18]
Riachuelo     0-2  Globo/N
[Dec 22]
Atlético      1-2  ABC
[Jan 8, 1964]
Alecrim       5-1  Ferroviário
[Jan 15]
Potiguar/P    0-5  Alecrim
[Jan 19]
Potiguar/P    3-2  Riachuelo
[Jan 22]
Ferroviário   1-2  Atlético
[Jan 26]
Alecrim       5-2  Riachuelo
[Jan 29]
Globo/N       2-2  ABC
[Feb 4]
Potiguar/P    2-0  ABC
[Feb 16]
ABC           8-1  Santa Cruz/N

Team            M  W  D  L  GF-GA Pts
1.Alecrim       7  7  0  0  31- 6  14  To league finals
-------------------------------------
2.Globo/N       7  4  2  1  18- 6  10
3.Atlético      7  4  1  2  16- 8   9
4.ABC           7  3  2  2  16-12   8
5.Ferroviário   7  1  3  3  11-15   5
6.Potiguar/P    7  2  0  5   7-30   4
7.Riachuelo     7  1  1  5   9-16   3
8.Santa Cruz/N  7  1  1  5   9-24   3

Double round-robin standings
Classificação dos dois turnos

Team             M  W  D  L  GF-GA Pts
1.Alecrim       14 14  0  0  53-11  28  To third round-robin
2.Globo/N       14  9  3  2  44-18  21  To third round-robin
3.ABC           14  7  4  3  35-22  18  To third round-robin
--------------------------------------
4.Riachuelo     14  5  1  8  31-33  11  Tiebreaking match
5.Atlético      14  5  1  8  26-29  11  Tiebreaking match
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
6.Ferroviário   14  3  4  7  20-25  10
7.Santa Cruz/N  14  3  1 10  12-48   7
8.Potiguar/P    14  3  0 11  18-53   6

Fourth place tiebreak
Desempate pelo quarto lugar

[Feb 20]

Riachuelo  5-2  Atlético

Third round-robin
Terceiro turno (extra)

Round 1
[Mar 1]
Alecrim       1-3  ABC
[Mar 4]
Riachuelo     2-5  Globo/N

Round 2
[Mar 8]
ABC           2-1  Riachuelo
[Mar 11]
Globo/N       4-5  Alecrim

Round 3
[Mar 15]
Alecrim       1-2  Riachuelo
[Mar 18]
Globo/N       3-1  ABC

Team            M  W  D  L  GF-GA Pts
1.Globo/N       3  2  0  1  12- 8   4  To tiebreaking match
2.ABC           3  2  0  1   6- 5   4  To tiebreaking match
-------------------------------------
3.Alecrim       3  1  0  2   7- 9   2
4.Riachuelo     3  1  0  2   5- 8   2

Third round-robin (tiebreak)
Terceiro turno (desempate)

First tiebreak [Mar 22]
ABC           0-0  Globo/N

Second tiebreak [Mar 29]
Globo/N       1-2  ABC

ABC qualify to league finals

League finals
Finais do campeonato

Rules: as winner of the first two round robins, Alecrim needs only a tie to win the league.
Should ABC win the match, a three-legged final is required.
Regulamento: por vencer os dois primeiros turnos, o Alecrim joga pelo empate para ser campeão.
Se o ABC vencer, uma melhor de três é necessária.

[Apr 2]
Alecrim  3-1  ABC

*** ALECRIM are 1963 Rio Grande do Norte State League champions ***

Final standings
Classificação final

Team             M  W  D  L  GF-GA Pts
1.Alecrim       18 16  0  2  63-21  32  Champions; to 1964 Taça Brasil
2.ABC           18  9  4  5  42-30  22
3.Globo/N       17 11  3  3  56-26  25
4.Riachuelo     17  6  1 10  36-41  13
5.Atlético      14  5  1  8  26-29  11
6.Ferroviário   14  3  4  7  20-25  10
7.Santa Cruz/N  14  3  1 10  12-48   7
8.Potiguar/P    14  3  0 11  18-53   6

1962

1963 (Torneio Início)

1964

List of champions

Topscorers


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