Palmeiras clinch Brazilian league football meet

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Rio de Janeiro, Nov 26 (IANS) Palmeiras proclaimed itself the champion of the Brazilian football league, beating Vasco da Gama 1-0 , thus taking the title for the 10th time.

Forward Deyverson on Sunday scored the winning goal in the 72nd minute, and with the win the squad has racked up 77 points in the rankings, 5 ahead of Flamengo, its closest rival, reports Efe news.

Luiz Felips Scolari has led Palmeiras in its 22-game unbeaten streak.

–IANS

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