RIO DE JANEIRO - Sao Paulo goalkeeper
Rogerio Ceni scored the 99th goal of his career in the match
against Paulista on Wednesday.
The 38-year-old former Brazil goalkeeper, a free kick and
penalty specialist, converted a second-half spot-kick although
it was not enough to prevent the former South American champions
losing the match 3-2 in the Sao Paulo state championship.
The goal partially atoned for a mistake which led to
His first chance to complete a century will be in Sunday's
derby with Corinthians.
"Sao Paulo-Corinthians is much more important than the 100th
goal," Rogerio told reporters afterwards.
Sao Paulo dropped from first to third in the table while
Corinthians went top with a 3-0 win over Oeste.
The competition is the biggest of the state championships
which form the prelude to the Brazilian season.
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