1966 FIFA World Cup qualification (CONCACAF)

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FIFA rejected the entry of Guatemala. There would be two rounds of play:

  • First Round: The remaining 9 teams were divided into 3 groups of 3 teams each. The teams played against each other on a home-and-away basis. The group winners would advance to the Final Round.
  • Final Round: The 3 teams played against each other on a home-and-away basis. The group winner would qualify.

First Round[edit]

Group 1[edit]

Rank Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
1  Mexico 7 4 3 1 0 8 2 +6
2  United States 4 4 1 2 1 4 5 −1
3  Honduras 1 4 0 1 3 1 6 −5





Mexico advanced to the Final Round.

Group 2[edit]

Rank Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
1  Jamaica 5 4 2 1 1 5 2 +3
2  Netherlands Antilles 4 4 1 2 1 2 3 −1
3  Cuba 3 4 1 1 2 3 5 −2





Jamaica advanced to the Final Round.

Group 3[edit]

Rank Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
1  Costa Rica 8 4 4 0 0 9 1 +8
2  Suriname 2 4 1 0 3 8 9 −1
3  Trinidad and Tobago 2 4 1 0 3 5 12 −7





Costa Rica advanced to the Final Round.

Final Round[edit]

Rank Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
1  Mexico 7 4 3 1 0 12 2 +10
2  Costa Rica 4 4 1 2 1 8 2 +6
3  Jamaica 1 4 0 1 3 3 19 −16





Mexico qualified.

References[edit]

  1. ^ This match was played in Honduras instead of in the United States.
  2. ^ a b Netherlands Antilles' games were all played away.