Mar 122013
Botafogo Triumph in Taca Guanabara

Botafogo defeated Vasco da Gama 1-0 to be crowned Taca Guanabara champions on Sunday. A solitary goal from right back Lucas was enough to give Botafogo the win it what was a scrappy game at the Engenhao, but it was Clarence Seedorf who was the centre of attention as the Brazilian media focused on his commanding performance in the Botafogo midfield. Seedorf lead by example and also had some part in the goal, as it was […]

Dec 042012
2012 Botafogo Season Review

Seedorf Glorioso and Regional Success The 2012 season saw Botafogo reach an international audience with the marquee signing of the Suriname born, Dutch football legend, Clarence Seedorf. His signing lived up to it’s billing both on and off the pitch as Botafogo found themselves getting rare mentions in the world footballing press, and Seedorf put in some impressive performances on the field, typifying the dedicated professionalism the midfielder has shown throughout his career. Regional success was to […]