1974 CONCACAF Youth Tournament

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1974 CONCACAF Youth Tournament
Tournament details
Host country Canada
Dates 16 August - 1 September
Teams 12
Final positions
Champions  Mexico (4th title)
Runners-up  Cuba
Third place  Trinidad and Tobago
Mexico 1973
Puerto Rico 1976

The CONCACAF Youth Tournament 1974 was held in Canada.

Teams[edit]

The following teams entered the tournament:

Region Team(s)
Caribbean (CFU)  Bermuda
 Cuba
 Dominican Republic
 Jamaica
 Puerto Rico
 Trinidad and Tobago
Central America (UNCAF)  Costa Rica
 Guatemala
 Nicaragua
North America (NAFU)  Canada (host)
 Mexico
 United States

Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Canada 3 3 0 0 11 2 +9 6
 Bermuda 3 2 0 1 4 4 0 4
 Nicaragua 3 1 0 2 3 5 –2 2
 Dominican Republic 3 0 0 3 1 8 –7 0


Nicaragua  2–1  Dominican Republic
Canada  4–1  Bermuda
Bermuda  2–0  Nicaragua
Bermuda  1–0  Dominican Republic
Canada  2–1  Nicaragua
Dominican Republic  0–5  Canada

Group B[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Mexico 3 2 1 0 17 0 +17 5
 Trinidad and Tobago 3 1 2 0 7 1 +6 4
 Costa Rica 3 1 1 1 7 2 +5 3
 Puerto Rico 3 0 0 3 0 28 –28 0


Costa Rica  1–1  Trinidad and Tobago
Puerto Rico  0–16  Mexico
Costa Rica  6–0  Puerto Rico
Mexico  0–0  Trinidad and Tobago
Trinidad and Tobago  6–0  Puerto Rico
Mexico  1–0  Costa Rica

Group C[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 United States 3 2 1 0 4 2 +2 5
 Cuba 3 1 1 1 2 2 0 3
 Guatemala 3 1 0 2 4 5 –1 2
 Jamaica 3 1 0 2 3 4 –1 2


Cuba  1–0  Jamaica
United States  2–1  Guatemala
Jamaica  2–1  Guatemala
Guatemala  2–1  Cuba
United States  2–1  Jamaica
Cuba  0–0  United States

Play-off round[edit]

Mexico achieved the best score and apparently moved straight to the final. The other two winners Cuba and Trinidad and Tobago first had to play each other for the other final spot.

26 August 1974 (1974-08-26)
Canada  2 – 2  Cuba
  Penalties  
4 – 5

28 August 1974 (1974-08-28)
Mexico  3 – 0  Bermuda

28 August 1974 (1974-08-28)
United States  1 – 1  Trinidad and Tobago
  Penalties  
4 – 5


Play-off for final[edit]

30 August 1974 (1974-08-30)
Cuba  2 – 0  Trinidad and Tobago

Final[edit]

1 September 1974 (1974-09-01)
Mexico  1 – 0  Cuba


 1974 CONCACAF Youth Championship 

Mexico
Fourth title

Discrepancies[edit]

The above results are based on the official account from the CONCACAF. [1] However, RSSSF also reports on the tournament, with (very) different results. The tournament format is different, some scores are, as well as match dates. [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official Results by CONCACAF". Retrieved 13 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Results by RSSSF". Retrieved 13 July 2012.