1927 South American Championship

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1927 South American Championship
Tournament details
Host country Peru
Dates October 30 – November 27
Teams (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  Argentina (3rd title)
Runners-up  Uruguay
Third place  Peru
Fourth place  Bolivia
Tournament statistics
Matches played 6
Goals scored 37 (6.17 per match)
Top scorer(s) Argentina Alfredo Carricaberry
Argentina Segundo Luna
Uruguay Roberto Figueroa
Uruguay Pedro Petrone
Uruguay Héctor Scarone
(3 goals each)
1926
1929

The eleventh edition of the South American Championship was held in Lima, Peru from October 30 to November 27, 1927. The participating countries were Argentina, Bolivia, Peru, and Uruguay. Brazil, Chile and Paraguay withdrew from the tournament. This was the first South American Championship in which Peru participated. The tournament was also used as a qualifier for the 1928 Summer Olympics and both Argentina and Uruguay were subsequently invited to enter that competition.

Venues[edit]

Lima
Estadio Nacional
Capacity: 40,000

Final round[edit]

Each team played a single match against each of the other teams. Two (2) points were awarded for a win, one (1) point for a draw and zero (0) points for a defeat.

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Argentina 3 3 0 0 15 4 +11 6
 Uruguay 3 2 0 1 15 3 +12 4
 Peru 3 1 0 2 4 11 −7 2
 Bolivia 3 0 0 3 3 19 −16 0
October 30, 1927
Argentina  7–1  Bolivia
Luna Goal 18'56'
Carricaberry Goal 20'36'
Recanattini Goal 24' (pen.)
Seoane Goal 29'79'
Alborta Goal 42'
Estadio Nacional, Lima
Referee: Benjamín Fuentes (Peru)

November 1, 1927
Uruguay  4–0  Peru
Ulloa Goal 49' (o.g.)
Sacco Goal 52'71'
Castro Goal 75'
Estadio Nacional, Lima
Referee: Consolato Nay Foino (Argentina)

November 6, 1927
Uruguay  9–0  Bolivia
Petrone Goal 18'65'81'
Figueroa Goal 19'67'69'
Arremón Goal 43'
Castro Goal 68'
Scarone Goal 86'
Estadio Nacional, Lima
Referee: Benjamín Fuentes (Peru)

November 13, 1927
Peru  3–2  Bolivia
Neyra Goal 41'
Sarmiento Goal 41'
Montellanos Goal 43'
Bustamante Goal 13'14'
Estadio Nacional, Lima
Referee: Alberto Parodi (Chile)

November 20, 1927
Argentina  3–2  Uruguay
Recanattini Goal 56' (pen.)
Luna Goal 70'
Canavessi Goal 85' (o.g.)
Scarone Goal 33'79'
Estadio Nacional, Lima
Referee: David Thurner (England)

November 27, 1927
Argentina  5–1  Peru
Ferreira Goal 1'30'
Maglio Goal 22'25'
Carricaberry Goal 38'
Villanueva Goal 3'
Estadio Nacional, Lima
Referee: Victorio Gariboni (Bolivia)

Result[edit]

 1927 South American Championship Champion 

Argentina
Third title

Goal scorers[edit]

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal

Own goals

External links[edit]