Ponte Preta win promotion to Brazil Serie A

Ponte Preta win promotion to Brazil Serie A

10Sao Paulo, Nov 9 (IANS)┬áPonte Preta secured promotion to Brazil’s top-flight next football season with a 2-0 victory at Bragantino.

The victory Saturday took the Campinas-based outfit to the top of the Serie B standings having already secured 67 points with four matches remaining, reports Xinhua.

Ponte Preta were relegated from Brazil’s top division last season for the sixth time in their 114-year-old history.

Second-placed Joinville also secured promotion after a 2-1 victory over Sampaio Correa.

In Rio de Janeiro, Vasco da Gama defeated ABC 1-0 to remain third in the Serie B standings.

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