1967 South American Championship

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1967 South American Championship
Tournament details
Host country Uruguay
Dates January 17 – February 2
Teams (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  Uruguay
Runners-up  Argentina
Third place  Chile
Fourth place  Paraguay
Tournament statistics
Matches played 15
Goals scored 49 (3.27 per match)
Top scorer(s) Argentina Luis Artime (5 goals)
1963
1975

The South American Football Championship 1967 was won by hosts Uruguay, Argentina finished second.

Brazil and Peru withdrew from the tournament.

Luis Artime from Argentina and Celino Mora from Paraguay were the top scorers of the tournament with 5 goals each. It was the first tournament in which Venezuela participated.

Qualifying round[edit]

November 30, 1966
Chile  5–2  Colombia
Araya Goal 7'
Campos Goal 23'
Prieto Goal 40' (pen.)49'
Saavedra Goal 61'
Gamboa Goal 71'
Cañón Goal 72'
Estadio Nacional, Santiago
Attendance: 80,000
Referee: Arturo Yamasaki (Peru)

December 11, 1966
Colombia  0–0  Chile
Estadio El Campín, Bogotá
Attendance: 17,000
Referee: Arturo Yamasaki (Peru)
Chile won 5-2 on aggregate and qualified for the Copa América 1967.

December 21, 1966
Ecuador  2–2  Paraguay
Carrera Goal 56'
Muñoz Goal 58'
Rojas Goal 85' (pen.)
Apocada Goal 88'
Estadio Modelo, Guayaquil
Attendance: 47,000
Referee: Duval Goicoechea (Argentina)

December 28, 1966
Paraguay  3–1  Ecuador
Mora Goal 7'10'
Del Puerto Goal 60'
Muñoz Goal 81'
Estadio Manuel Ferreira, Asunción
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: César Orozco (Peru)
Paraguay won 5-3 on aggregate and qualified for the Copa América 1967.

Venues[edit]

Montevideo
Estadio Centenario
Capacity: 65,235
Stad de centario uruguay1930 montevideo.jpg

Final round[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Uruguay 5 4 1 0 13 2 +11 9
 Argentina 5 4 0 1 12 3 +9 8
 Chile 5 2 2 1 8 6 +2 6
 Paraguay 5 2 0 3 9 13 −4 4
 Venezuela 5 1 0 4 7 16 −9 2
 Bolivia 5 0 1 4 0 9 −9 1
January 17, 1967
Uruguay  4–0  Bolivia
Rocha Goal 5'
Montero Castillo Goal 44'
Troncoso Goal 55' (o.g.)
Oyarbide Goal 81'
Centenario, Montevideo
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Isidro Ramírez (Paraguay)

January 18, 1967
Chile  2–0  Venezuela
Marcos Goal 12'41'
Centenario, Montevideo
Attendance: 7,000
Referee: Isidro Ramírez (Paraguay)

January 18, 1967
Argentina  4–1  Paraguay
Mas Goal 23'
Bernao Goal 71'
Artime Goal 73'
Albrecht Goal 89' (pen.)
Mora Goal 67'
Centenario, Montevideo
Attendance: 12,000
Referee: Mario Gasc (Chile)

January 21, 1967
Uruguay  4–0  Venezuela
Urruzmendi Goal 5'34'
Oyarbide Goal 62'68'
Centenario, Montevideo
Attendance: 7,000
Referee: Eunápio de Queiroz (Brazil)

January 22, 1967
Argentina  1–0  Bolivia
Bernao Goal 67'
Centenario, Montevideo
Attendance: 6,000
Referee: Eunápio de Queiroz (Brazil)

January 22, 1967
Chile  4–2  Paraguay
Gallardo Goal 9'44'
Araya Goal 72'81'
Riveros Goal 62'
Apocada Goal 85'
Centenario, Montevideo
Attendance: 6,000
Referee: Roberto Goicochea (Argentina)

January 25, 1967
Paraguay  1–0  Bolivia
Arístides Del Puerto Goal 14'
Centenario, Montevideo
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Enrique Marino (Chile)

January 25, 1967
Argentina  5–1  Venezuela
Artime Goal 18'65'88'
Carone Goal 26'
Marzolini Goal 50'
Santana Goal 72'
Centenario, Montevideo
Attendance: 2,500
Referee: Mario Gasc (Chile)

January 26, 1967
Uruguay  2–2  Chile
Rocha Goal 15'
Oyarbide Goal 68'
Gallardo Goal 2'
Marcos Goal 37'
Centenario, Montevideo
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Isidro Ramírez (Paraguay)

January 28, 1967
Venezuela  3–0  Bolivia
Scovino Goal 59'
Santana Goal 67'
Ravelo Goal 84'
Centenario, Montevideo
Attendance: 11,000
Referee: Mario Gasc (Chile)

January 28, 1967
Argentina  2–0  Chile
Sarnari Goal 36'
Artime Goal 80'
Centenario, Montevideo
Attendance: 14,000
Referee: Isidro Ramírez (Paraguay)

January 29, 1967
Uruguay  2–0  Paraguay
Pérez Goal 32'
Urruzmendi Goal 66'
Centenario, Montevideo
Attendance: 17,000
Referee: Mario Gasc (Chile)

February 1, 1967
Chile  0–0  Bolivia
Centenario, Montevideo
Attendance: 1,500
Referee: Roberto Goicochea (Argentina)

February 1, 1967
Paraguay  5–3  Venezuela
González Goal 11'
Rojas Goal 16'29'
Mora Goal 22'
Colmán Goal 81'
Mendoza Goal 3'
Santana Goal 77'
Ravelo Goal 89'
Centenario, Montevideo
Attendance: 1,500
Referee: Enrique Marino (Chile)

February 2, 1967
Uruguay  1–0  Argentina
Rocha Goal 74'
Centenario, Montevideo
Attendance: 65,000
Referee: Mario Gasc (Chile)

Result[edit]

 1967 South American Championship Champion 

Uruguay
11th title

Top goal scorers[edit]

5 goals

4 goals

3 goals

External links[edit]