1987 South American U-20 Championship

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1987 South American Youth Championship
Tournament details
Host country Colombia
Dates 23 January - 8 February
Teams 9
Final positions
Champions  Colombia (1st title)
Runners-up  Brazil
Third place  Argentina
Fourth place  Uruguay
1985
1988

The South American Youth Championship 1987 was held in Armenia, Manizales and Pereira, Colombia. It also served as qualification for the 1987 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
 Argentina 3 2 1 0 4 2 +2 5
 Brazil 3 2 0 1 7 2 +5 4
 Ecuador 3 1 1 1 2 3 –1 2
 Peru 3 0 0 3 4 10 –6 0


23 January Brazil  2–0  Ecuador
24 January Argentina  3–2  Peru
26 January Argentina  0–0  Ecuador
28 January Ecuador  2–1  Peru
30 January Argentina  1–0  Brazil
1 February Brazil  5–1  Peru

Group B[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Uruguay 4 4 0 0 10 3 +7 8
 Colombia 4 2 0 2 8 2 +6 4
 Chile 4 2 0 2 9 9 0 4
 Paraguay 4 2 0 2 7 9 –2 4
 Bolivia 4 0 0 4 4 15 –11 0


24 January Chile  3–1  Bolivia
25 January Colombia  0–1  Uruguay
27 January Paraguay  3–1  Bolivia
Uruguay  2–1  Chile
29 January Chile  5–3  Paraguay
Colombia  5–0  Bolivia
31 January Bolivia  2–4  Uruguay
Colombia  0–1  Paraguay
2 February Uruguay  3–0  Paraguay
Colombia  3–0  Chile

Final Round[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Colombia 3 2 1 0 3 0 +3 5
 Brazil 3 1 2 0 4 2 +2 4
 Argentina 3 1 0 2 5 7 –2 2
 Uruguay 3 0 1 2 3 6 –3 1


4 February Colombia  2–0  Argentina
Uruguay  1–1  Brazil
6 February Colombia  1–0  Uruguay
Brazil  3–1  Argentina
8 February Argentina  4–2  Uruguay
Colombia  0–0  Brazil


 1987 South American Youth Championship 

Colombia
First title

Qualification to World Youth Championship[edit]

The two best performing teams qualified for the 1987 FIFA World Youth Championship.

External links[edit]