1977 CONCACAF Championship

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1977 CONCACAF Championship
CONCACAF Championship
Tournament details
Host country Mexico
Dates 8 October – 23 October
Teams (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions  Mexico (3rd title)
Runners-up  Haiti
Third place  El Salvador
Tournament statistics
Matches played 15
Goals scored 55 (3.67 per match)
Top scorer(s) Mexico Víctor Rangel (6 goals)
1973
1981

The 1977 CONCACAF Championship, the seventh edition of the CONCACAF Championship, was held in Mexico from 8 October to 23 October. Mexico, as the host nation, easily secured a third title and a place in Argentina '78 since the tournament also served as qualification to the World Cup. The North, Central American and Caribbean zone was allocated 1 place (out of 16) in the final tournament.

Qualification[edit]

Venues[edit]

Mexico City Monterrey
Estadio Azteca Estadio Tecnológico
Capacity: 105,000 Capacity: 35,485
Estadio Azteca 07a.jpg
ITESM Estadio Tecnologico.jpg

Final round[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Mexico 5 5 0 0 20 5 +15 10
 Haiti 5 3 1 1 6 6 0 7
 El Salvador 5 2 1 2 8 9 −1 5
 Canada 5 2 1 2 7 8 −1 5
 Guatemala 5 1 1 3 8 10 −2 3
 Suriname 5 0 0 5 6 17 −11 0
8 October 1977
Guatemala  3 – 2  Suriname
Félix Alfonso McDonald Goal 15'38'
Mario René Alfaro Goal 85'
Edwin Schal Goal 2'
Delano Rigters Goal 55'

8 October 1977
Canada  1 – 2  El Salvador
Budd Goal 85' Zapata Goal 44'84'

9 October 1977
Mexico  4 – 1  Haiti
Sánchez Goal 1'
Rangel Goal 46'70'82'
Auguste Goal 78'

12 October 1977
Canada  2 – 1  Suriname
Parsons Goal 32'
Bakić Goal 74'
Remie Olmberg Goal 40' (pen.)

12 October 1977
Mexico  3 – 1  El Salvador
J. Cárdenas Goal 36'
Rangel Goal 59'90'
Huezo Goal 75'
Estadio Azteca, Mexico City
Referee: Toros Kibritjian (United States)

12 October 1977
Guatemala  1 – 2  Haiti
Mitrovich Goal Gerald Goal
Leintz Domingue Goal


16 October 1977
El Salvador  0 – 1  Haiti
Sanon Goal 24'
Estadio Azteca, Mexico City
Referee: Calderón Castro (Cuba)

16 October 1977
Canada  2 – 1  Guatemala
Parsons Goal 20'
B. Lenarduzzi Goal 35'
Alfaro Goal 62'

19 October 1977
Mexico  2 – 1  Guatemala
Vasquez Goal 28' (pen.)
Cárdenas Goal 81'
Mirtovich Goal 44'
Estadio Azteca, Mexico City
Referee: Pestarino (Argentina)

20 October 1977
El Salvador  3 – 2  Suriname
Jorge González Goal
Elmer Rosas GoalGoal
Errol Emmanuelson Goal
Remie Olmberg Goal

20 October 1977
Canada  1 – 1  Haiti
Bakić Goal 89' Dorsainville Goal 70'
Estadio Tecnológico, Monterrey
Referee: Valverde Salazar (Costa Rica)

22 October 1977
Mexico  3 – 1  Canada
Guzmán Goal 31'40'
Hugo Sánchez Goal 65'
Parsons Goal 9'

23 October 1977
Guatemala  2 – 2  El Salvador
Rivera Goal 58'75' Elmer Rosas Goal 44'
Huezo Goal 85'

23 October 1977
Haiti  1 – 0  Suriname
Leintz Domingue Goal
Estadio Azteca, Mexico City
Referee: Oritz Pérez (Honduras)

Mexico qualified for the 1978 FIFA World Cup.

1977 CONCACAF Championship winners
Mexico
Mexico
Third title

Topscorers[edit]

6 Goals

4 Goals

See also[edit]

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