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1916 South American Championship

football tournament

The 1916 South American Championship was the first South American Championship and it took place in Argentina. Uruguay won the tournament.

1916 South American Championship
Tournament details
Host countryArgentina
Dates2 July – 17 July
Teams4 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)2 (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Uruguay (1st title)
Runners-up Argentina
Third place Brazil
Fourth place Chile
Tournament statistics
Matches played6
Goals scored18 (3 per match)
Top scorer(s)Uruguay Isabelino Gradín
(3 goals)
1917

Contents

TeamsEdit

At the time, CONMEBOL only had four members:

ResultsEdit

Rkn Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Uruguay 3 2 1 0 6 1 +5 5
2   Argentina 3 1 2 0 7 2 +5 4
3   Brazil 3 0 2 1 3 4 –1 2
4   Chile 3 0 1 2 2 11 –9 1
2 July 1916
Uruguay   4 – 0   Chile
6 July 1916
Argentina   6 – 1   Chile
8 July 1916
Brazil   1 – 1   Chile
10 July 1916
Argentina   1 – 1   Brazil
12 July 1916
Uruguay   2 – 1   Brazil
17 July 1916
Argentina   0 – 0   Uruguay

StatisticsEdit

Top scorersEdit

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal

Other websitesEdit