1962 CONCACAF Youth Tournament

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1962 CONCACAF Youth Tournament
Tournament details
Host country Panama
City Panama City
Dates March 4–March 18
Teams (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  Mexico (1st title)
Runners-up  Guatemala
Third place  Netherlands Antilles
Fourth place  Costa Rica
Tournament statistics
Matches played 20
Goals scored 66 (3.3 per match)
Top scorer(s) Mexico Javier Fragoso
(9 goals)
Guatemala 1964

The 1962 CONCACAF Youth Tournament was the first international association football championship tournament for youth national teams in the CONCACAF region, North and Central America and the Caribbean. This tournament is the forerunner of the current CONCACAF Under-20 Championship. The tournament took place in Panama City, Panama and was won by Mexico.

Teams[edit]

The following teams entered the tournament:

Region Team(s)
Caribbean (CFU)  Haiti
 Netherlands Antilles
Central America (UNCAF)  Costa Rica
 El Salvador
 Guatemala
 Honduras
 Nicaragua
 Panama (host)
North America (NAFU)  Mexico

First Round[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Netherlands Antilles 3 1 2 0 4 3 +1 4
 Guatemala 3 1 1 1 4 4 0 3
 Panama 3 1 1 1 3 3 0 3
 El Salvador 3 0 2 1 2 3 −1 1
March 4, 1962
Panama  1 – 2  Guatemala
March 6, 1962
Netherlands Antilles  1 – 1  El Salvador

March 8, 1962
Netherlands Antilles  2 – 1  Guatemala
March 8, 1962
Panama  1 – 0  El Salvador

March 10, 1962
Guatemala  1 – 1  El Salvador
March 10, 1962
Panama  1 – 1  Netherlands Antilles

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Mexico 4 3 1 0 15 2 +13 7
 Costa Rica 4 2 1 1 15 5 +10 5
 Honduras 3 1 1 1 3 4 −1 3
 Nicaragua 4 0 2 2 2 12 −10 2
 Haiti 3 0 1 2 2 14 −12 1
March 5, 1962
Costa Rica  5 – 1  Nicaragua
March 5, 1962
Mexico  5 – 0  Haiti

March 7, 1962
Haiti  1 – 1  Nicaragua
March 7, 1962
Honduras  2 – 1  Costa Rica

March 9, 1962
Honduras  0 – 0  Nicaragua

March 11, 1962
Mexico  3 – 1  Honduras
March 11, 1962
Costa Rica  8 – 1  Haiti

March 12, 1962
Mexico  6 – 0  Nicaragua

Final Round[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Mexico 3 1 2 0 4 3 +1 4
 Guatemala 3 1 1 1 4 3 +1 3
 Netherlands Antilles 3 1 1 1 3 4 −1 3
 Costa Rica 3 1 0 2 4 5 −1 2
March 14, 1962
Guatemala  1 – 1  Mexico
March 14, 1962
Netherlands Antilles  2 – 1  Costa Rica

March 16, 1962
Costa Rica  2 – 1  Guatemala
March 16, 1962
Netherlands Antilles  1 – 1  Mexico

March 18, 1962
Guatemala  2 – 0  Netherlands Antilles
March 18, 1962
Mexico  2 – 1  Costa Rica

Results[edit]

 1962 CONCACAF Youth Champions 

Mexico
First title

See also[edit]

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