1983 South American U-20 Championship

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1983 South American Youth Championship
Tournament details
Host country Bolivia
Dates 22 January - 13 February
Teams 10
Final positions
Champions  Brazil (2nd title)
Runners-up  Uruguay
Third place  Argentina
Fourth place  Bolivia
1981
1985

The South American Youth Championship 1983 was held in Cochabamba, La Paz and Santa Cruz, Bolivia. It also served as qualification for the 1983 FIFA World Youth Championship.

Teams[edit]

The following teams entered the tournament:

First Round[edit]

Group A[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Brazil 4 4 0 0 10 1 +9 8
 Uruguay 4 3 0 1 8 7 +1 6
 Chile 4 1 0 3 4 6 –2 2
 Ecuador 4 1 0 3 6 10 –4 2
 Colombia 4 1 0 3 5 9 –4 2


22 January Colombia  2–1  Chile
Brazil  3–0  Ecuador
24 January Uruguay  1–0  Chile
Brazil  3–0  Colombia
26 January Chile  3–2  Ecuador
Uruguay  3–2  Colombia
28 January Ecuador  2–1  Colombia
Brazil  3–1  Uruguay
31 January Uruguay  3–2  Ecuador
Brazil  1–0  Chile

Group B[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Argentina 4 4 0 0 9 2 +7 8
 Bolivia 4 2 0 2 9 7 +2 4
 Paraguay 4 2 0 2 7 6 +1 4
 Peru 4 1 0 3 11 9 +2 2
 Venezuela 4 1 0 3 2 14 –12 2


22 January Argentina  2–0  Peru
Bolivia  4–0  Venezuela
24 January Argentina  2–0  Paraguay
Bolivia  3–1  Peru
26 January Paraguay  4–2  Peru
Argentina  2–1  Venezuela
28 January Peru  8–0  Venezuela
Paraguay  3–1  Bolivia
31 January Venezuela  1–0  Paraguay
Argentina  3–1  Bolivia

Final Round[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Brazil 3 2 1 0 6 2 +4 5
 Uruguay 3 1 2 0 6 5 +1 4
 Argentina 3 1 1 1 8 8 0 3
 Bolivia 3 0 0 3 4 9 –5 0


5 February Brazil  3–0  Bolivia
6 February Argentina  3–3  Uruguay
9 February Brazil  0–0  Uruguay
Argentina  3–2  Bolivia
13 February Uruguay  3–2  Bolivia
Brazil  3–2  Argentina


 1983 South American Youth Championship 

Brazil
Second title

Qualification to World Youth Championship[edit]

The three best performing teams qualified for the 1983 FIFA World Youth Championship.

External links[edit]