Brazilian clubs in Copa Sul-Americana

Overall participations

   10  São Paulo

    7  Goiás

    6  Atlético Mineiro
       Atlético Paranaense
       Botafogo
       Cruzeiro
       Fluminense

    5  Corinthians
       Coritiba
       Flamengo
       Grêmio
       Internacional
       Palmeiras
       Santos
       Sport
       Vasco
       Vitória

    4  Bahia
       Figueirense

    3  Ponte Preta

    2  Chapecoense
       Criciúma
       Paraná
       São Caetano

    1  Atlético Goianiense
       Avaí
       Brasília
       Ceará
       Cuiabá
       Joinville
       Juventude
       Náutico
       Portuguesa
       Prudente
       Santa Cruz

Consecutive participations

 5 years: Cruzeiro (2003-2007)
          Sport (2013-2017)

 4 years: Santos (2003-2006)
          Atlético Paranaense (2006-2009)
          Botafogo (2006-2009)
          Atlético Mineiro (2008-2011)
          São Paulo (2011-2014)

 3 years: Internacional (2003-2005)
          São Paulo (2003-2005)
          Corinthians (2005-2007)
          Vasco (2006-2008)
          Palmeiras (2010-2012)
          Bahia (2012-2014)

Participations by edition

2002: nenhum (none)

2003: Santos FC (winner of Campeonato Brasileiro 2002 and 6th placed of Conmebol ranking)
      SC Corinthians Paulista (runner-up of Campeonato Brasileiro 2002 and 8th placed of Conmebol ranking)
      Grêmio FBPA (3rd place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2002 and 3rd place of Conmebol ranking)
      Fluminense FC (4th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2002)
      São Paulo FC (5th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2002 and 2nd place of Conmebol ranking)
      AD São Caetano (6th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2002)
      Cruzeiro EC (1st place of Conmebol ranking)
      CR Flamengo (4th place of Conmebol ranking)
      SE Palmeiras (5th place of Conmebol ranking)
      CR Vasco da Gama (7th place of Conmebol ranking, "replacing" Santos)
      C Atlético Mineiro (9th place of Conmebol ranking, "replacing" Grêmio)
      SC Internacional (10th place of Conmebol ranking, "replacing" São Paulo)

2004: São Paulo FC (1st place of Conmebol ranking and 3rd place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2003)
      Cruzeiro EC (2nd place of Conmebol ranking and winner of Campeonato Brasileiro 2003)
      Grêmio FBPA (3rd place of Conmebol ranking)
      CR Flamengo (4th place of Conmebol ranking and 8th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2003)
      Santos FC (runner-up of Campeonato Brasileiro 2003)
      AD São Caetano (4th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2003)
      Coritiba FC (5th of Campeonato Brasileiro 2003)
      SC Internacional (6th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2003)
      C Atlético Mineiro (7th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2003)
      Goiás EC (9th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2003, "replacing" São Paulo)
      Paraná Clube (10th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2003, "replacing" Cruzeiro)
      Figueirense FC (11th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2003, "replacing" Santos)

2005: São Paulo FC (1st place of Conmebol ranking)
      Cruzeiro EC (2nd place of Conmebol ranking)
      Santos FC (winner of Campeonato Brasileiro 2004)
      SC Corinthians P (5th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2004)
      Goiás EC (6th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2004)
      EC Juventude (7th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2004)
      SC Internacional (8th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2004)
      Fluminense FC (9th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2004)

Obs: CBF decided that, from 2006 on, no team will be allowed to play both Taça Libertadores
and Copa Sul-Americana in the same year. The only exception is the winner of Campeonato
Brasileiro, who qualifies to both cups.

A CBF estabeleceu que, a partir de 2006, nenhum time poderá disputar a Taça Libertadores
e a Copa Sul-Americana no mesmo ano. A única exceção é o vencedor do Campeonato Brasileiro,
que se classifica para ambas as competições.

2006: SC Corinthians P (winner of Campeonato Brasileiro 2005)
      Fluminense FC (5th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2005)
      C Atlético Paranaense (6th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2005)
      Paraná Clube (7th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2005)
      Cruzeiro EC (8th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2005)
      Botafogo FR (9th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2005)
      Santos FC (10th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2005)
      CR Vasco da Gama (12th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2005)

2007: São Paulo FC (winner of Campeonato Brasileiro 2006)
      CR Vasco da Gama (6th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2006)
      Figueirense FC (7th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2006)
      Goiás EC (8th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2006)
      SC Corinthians P (9th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2006)
      Cruzeiro EC (10th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2006)
      Botafogo FR (11th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2006)
      C Atlético Paranaense (12th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2006)

2008: São Paulo FC (winner of Campeonato Brasileiro 2007)
      Grêmio FBPA (6th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2007)
      SE Palmeiras (7th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2007)
      C Atlético Mineiro (8th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2007)
      Botafogo FR (9th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2007)
      CR Vasco da Gama (10th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2007)
      SC Internacional (11th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2007)
      C Atlético Paranaense (12th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2007)

Obs: CBF decided that, from 2009 on, no team (not even the winner of Campeonato 
Brasileiro) will be allowed to play both Taça Libertadores and Copa Sul-Americana in the same year.

A CBF estabeleceu que, a partir de 2009, nenhum time (nem mesmo o vencedor do Campeonato
Brasileiro) poderá disputar a Taça Libertadores e a Copa Sul-Americana no mesmo ano.

2009: SC Internacional (winner of Copa Sul-Americana 2008 and 6th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2009)
      CR Flamengo (5th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2008)
      Botafogo FR (7th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2008)
      Goiás EC (8th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2008)
      Coritiba FC (9th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2008)
      EC Vitória (10th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2008)
      C Atlético Mineiro (12th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2008)
      C Atlético Paranaense (13th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2008)
      Fluminense FC (14th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2008, "replacing" Internacional)

2010: SE Palmeiras (5th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2009)
      Avaí FC (6th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2009)
      C Atlético Mineiro (7th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2009)
      Grêmio FBPA (8th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2009)
      Goiás EC (9th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2009)
      GR Prudente (11th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2009)
      Santos FC (12th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2009)
      EC Vitória (13th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2009)

2011: C Atlético Paranaense (5th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2010)
      Botafogo FR (6th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2010)
      São Paulo FC (9th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2010)
      SE Palmeiras (10th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2010)
      CR Vasco da Gama (11th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2010)
      Ceará SC (12th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2010)
      C Atlético Mineiro (13th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2010)
      CR Flamengo (14th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2010)

2012: São Paulo FC (6th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2011)
      Figueirense FC (7th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2011)
      Coritiba FC (8th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2011)
      Botafogo FR (9th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2011)
      SE Palmeiras (11th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2011)
      Grêmio FBPA (12th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2011)
      Atlético C Goianiense (13th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2011)
      EC Bahia (14th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2011)

Obs: From 2013 on, Copa do Brasil will be played along the entire year and the Brazilian
representatives in Copa Sul-Americana will be the eight best placed clubs on the previous
Brazilian Championship, among the ones eliminated before the Copa do Brasil 1/8 Finals.

A partir de 2013, a Copa do Brasil será disputada ao longo do ano inteiro e os
representantes brasileiros na Copa Sul-Americana serão os oito melhores classificados no
Campeonato Brasileiro do ano anterior, dentre aqueles eliminados antes das Oitavas de
Finais da Copa do Brasil.

2013: São Paulo FC (winner of Copa Sul-Americana 2012)
      C Náutico C (12th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2012)
      Coritiba FC (13th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2012)
      AA Ponte Preta (14th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2012)
      EC Bahia (15th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2012)
      A Portuguesa D (16th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2012)
      Criciúma EC (18th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2012 (2nd of Série B))
      EC Vitória (20th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2012 (4th of Série B))
      Sport CR (21st place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2012 (17th of Série A))

Obs: In 2014, the Copa do Nordeste winner was awarded a berth in Copa Sul-Americana and
Copa do Brasil turned to qualify only seven teams to the continental cup.

Em 2014,o campeão da Copa do Nordeste passou a ter uma vaga na Copa Sul-Americana e
a Copa do Brasil passou a classificar somente sete clubes para a competição continental.

2014: EC Vitória (5th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2013)
      Goiás EC (6th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2013)
      São Paulo FC (9th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2013)
      EC Bahia (12th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2013)
      SC Internacional (13th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2013)
      Criciúma EC (14th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2013)
      Fluminense FC (13th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2013)
      Sport CR (winner of Copa do Nordeste 2014)

Obs: In 2015, the Copa Verde winner was also awarded a berth in Copa Sul-Americana and
Copa do Brasil turned to qualify only six teams to the continental cup.

Em 2015,o campeão da Copa Verde também passou a ter uma vaga na Copa Sul-Americana e
a Copa do Brasil passou a classificar somente seis clubes para a competição continental.

2015: C Atlético Paranaense (8th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2014)
      Sport CR (11th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2014)
      Goiás EC (12th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2014)
      A Chapecoense F (15th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2014)
      Joinville EC (17th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2014 (1st of Série B))
      AA Ponte Preta (18th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2014 (2nd of Série B))
      EC Bahia (runner-up of Copa do Nordeste 2015, replacing Ceará SC (*))
      Brasília FC (winner of Copa Verde 2014)

(*) Como se classificou também para as oitavas de finais da Copa do Brasil, o
Ceará não pôde jogar a Copa Sul-Americana, cujos jogos são realizados nas mesmas
datas da Copa do Brasil. Por isso, a vaga do Ceará na Copa Sul-Americana foi
passada ao Bahia, vice-campeão da Copa do Nordeste 2015.

Since has already qualified to Copa do Brasil 1/8 Finals, Ceará will not be able
to play Copa Sul-Americana, whose matches are scheduled to same dates of Copa do
Brasil ones. Due to this, Ceará's berth in Copa Sul-Americana was gone to Bahia,
runner-up of Copa do Nordeste 2015.

2016: Sport CR (6th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2015)
      CR Flamengo (12th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2015)
      A Chapecoense F (14th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2015)
      Coritiba FC (15th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2015)
      Figueirense FC (16th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2015)
      Santa Cruz FC (18th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2015 (2nd of Série B) and winner of Copa do Nordeste 2016)
      EC Vitória (19th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2015 (3rd of Série B)), "replacing" Santa Cruz FC
      Cuiabá EC (winner of Copa Verde 2015)

Obs: For 2017, the calendars of Copas Libertadores, Sul-Americana and do Brasil changed
and the representatives in Copa Sul-Americana turned to be the only the six best placed
in previous year's Campeonato Brasileiro excepting the teams which are playing Taça
Libertadores.

Em 2017, os calendários das Copas Libertadores, Sul-Americana e do Brasil mudaram
e os representantes brasileiros na Copa Sul-Americana passaram a ser apenas os seis
melhores classificados no Campeonato Brasileiro do ano anterior, com exceção dos times
que estiverem disputando a Taça Libertadores.

2017: SC Corinthians P (7th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2016)
      AA Ponte Preta (8th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2016)
      São Paulo FC (10th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2016)
      Cruzeiro EC (12th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2016)
      Fluminense FC (13th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2016)
      Sport CR (14th place of Campeonato Brasileiro 2016)

Participations by cities of origin

Rio de Janeiro    22 (Botafogo 6, Fluminense 6, Flamengo 5, Vasco 5)
São Paulo         21 (São Paulo 10, Corinthians 5, Palmeiras 5, Portuguesa 1)
Curitiba          13 (Atlético Paranaense 6, Coritiba 5, Paraná 2)
Belo Horizonte    12 (Atlético Mineiro 6, Cruzeiro 6)
Porto Alegre      11 (Internacional 6, Grêmio 5)
Salvador           9 (Vitória 5, Bahia 4)
Goiânia            8 (Goiás 7, Atlético Goianiense 1)
Recife             7 (Sport 5, Náutico 1, Santa Cruz 1)
Florianópolis      5 (Figueirense 4, Avaí 1)
Santos             5 (Santos 5)
Campinas           3 (Ponte Preta 3)
Chapecó            2 (Chapecoense 2)
Criciúma           2 (Criciúma 2)
São Caetano do Sul 2 (São Caetano 2)
Brasília           1 (Brasília 1)
Caxias do Sul      1 (Juventude 1)
Cuiabá             1 (Cuiabá 1)
Fortaleza          1 (Ceará 1)
Joinville          1 (Joinville 1)
Pres. Prudente     1 (Prudente 1)

Participations by states of origin

São Paulo         32 (São Paulo, Santos, São Caetano do Sul, Campinas, Presidente Prudente)
Rio de Janeiro    21 (Rio de Janeiro)
Paraná            13 (Curitiba)
Minas Gerais      12 (Belo Horizonte)
Rio Grande do Sul 12 (Porto Alegre, Caxias do Sul)
Santa Catarina    10 (Florianópolis, Chapecó, Criciúma, Joinville)
Bahia              9 (Salvador)
Goiás              8 (Goiânia)
Pernambuco         7 (Recife)
Ceará              1 (Fortaleza)
Distrito Federal   1 (Brasília)
Mato Grosso        1 (Cuiabá)

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