Copa Centro-Sul -- List of Champions In 1968, CBD assumed the organization of Roberto Gomes Pedrosa tournament and created, aside this tournament, the Centro-Sul and Norte-Nordeste cups. 1968 - Grêmio de Esportes Maringá (Maringá-PR) 1969 - not finished 1970 - not realized In 1971, when CBD extended the right of participation to any interested state of Brazil and turned the Roberto Gomes Pedrosa tournament into the Campeonato Brasileiro, the Centro-Sul and Norte-Nordeste cups became the official Brazilian Second Level. So, the Centro-Sul and Norte-Nordeste cups can be considered, in some sense, predecessors of the Brazilian Second Level, just like the Roberto Gomes Pedrosa is considered the precursor of the Brazilian First Level.
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