1969 CONCACAF Championship

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1969 CONCACAF Championship
Campeonato de Naciones de CONCACAF 1969
Tournament details
Host country Costa Rica
Dates 23 November – 7 December
Teams (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  Costa Rica (2nd title)
Runners-up  Guatemala
Third place  Netherlands Antilles
Tournament statistics
Matches played 15
Goals scored 43 (2.87 per match)
Top scorer(s)

Costa Rica Víctor Ruiz
Guatemala Nelson Melgar
Guatemala Marco Fión

(3 goals)
1967
1971

The 1969 CONCACAF Championship was the fourth edition of the CONCACAF Championship, the football championship of North America, Central America and the Caribbean (CONCACAF). The tournament was held between 23 November to 8 December. Six teams participated in the tournament.

The event was hosted by Costa Rica in the city of San José. The six teams played in a round-robin format to determine the winner. The tournament was won by the host nation, for the second time after 1963, by tying defending champions Guatemala 1-1 in the deciding final match.

Qualifying Tournament[edit]

Venue[edit]

San José
Estadio Nacional (1926)
Capacity: 25,000
Sabana nacional1.jpg

Final tournament[edit]

Rank Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
1  Costa Rica 9 5 4 1 0 13 2 11
2  Guatemala 8 5 3 2 0 10 2 8
3  Netherlands Antilles 5 5 2 1 2 9 12 -3
4  Mexico 4 5 1 2 2 4 5 -1
5  Trinidad and Tobago 3 5 1 1 3 4 12 -8
6  Jamaica 1 5 0 1 4 3 10 -7








2 December 1969
Guatemala  1 - 0  Mexico
Marco Fión


4 December 1969
Guatemala  0 - 0  Jamaica



7 December 1969
Mexico  0 - 0  Trinidad and Tobago

Awards[edit]

1969 CONCACAF
Championship winners
Costa Rica
Costa Rica
Second title

Scorers[edit]

References[edit]

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