The Campeonato Brazileirao Serie A also known as Brazil Serie A returns from August 8 after the original date scheduled for resumption was cancelled due to the Coronavirus pandemic across the world to which also affected Brazil as a country.
The new season will commence from August 8 2020 and end in February 24 2021.
The start of the new season from August will mean a fixture congestion and possibly playing football matches behind closed doors without the fans.
The top teams from first to eight would qualify for the continental competitions which includes the Copa Libertadores and the Copa Sudamericana.
Brazil is among the top football leagues in South America and one of the largest exports of raw football talents in the world.
Last season, Flamengo won the championship and even got to the finals of the FIFA club world cup in Qatar but lost to Liverpool.