1999 South American Under-17 Football Championship

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1999 South American Under-17 Football Championship
Campeonato Sudamericano Sub-17
Uruguay 1999
Tournament details
Host country Uruguay
Dates 4 March – 21 April
Teams 10 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) (in 3 host cities)
Final positions
Champions  Brazil (5th title)
Runners-up  Paraguay
Third place  Uruguay
Fourth place  Argentina
Tournament statistics
Matches played 24
Goals scored 77 (3.21 per match)
Top scorer(s) Brazil Souza (5 goals)
1997
2001

The 1999 South American Under-17 Football Championship was a football competition contested by all ten U-17 national football teams of CONMEBOL. The tournament was held in Uruguay between 4 and 21 March 1999, it was the 8th time the competition has been held and the 1st to take place in Uruguay.

This tournament gave three berths to the 1999 FIFA U-17 World Championship, which was held in New Zealand, Brazil won their fifth title and their third in a row. They qualified to the aforementioned tournament along with Paraguay and Uruguay.

Venues[edit]

City / Town Stadium Capacity
Montevideo Estadio Centenario 66,500
Maldonado Estadio Domingo Burgueño 22,000
Rivera Estadio Atilio Paiva Olivera 26,000

First round[edit]

The 10 national teams were divided in 2 groups of 5 teams each. The top 2 teams qualified for the semi-finals.

Group A[edit]

Team Pts M W D L GF GC
 Uruguay 10 4 3 1 0 10 2
 Argentina 7 4 2 2 0 6 2
 Ecuador 5 4 1 2 1 7 4
 Peru 4 4 1 1 2 2 6
 Venezuela 0 4 0 0 4 3 14
6 March 1999
Argentina 2:0 Peru Estadio Domingo Burgueño, Maldonado
Uruguay 5:2 Venezuela Estadio Domingo Burgueño, Maldonado
8 March 1999
Argentina 2:2 Ecuador Estadio Domingo Burgueño, Maldonado
Uruguay 3:0 Peru Estadio Domingo Burgueño, Maldonado
10 March 1999
Peru 2:1 Venezuela Estadio Domingo Burgueño, Maldonado
Uruguay 2:0 Ecuador Estadio Domingo Burgueño, Maldonado
12 March 1999
Peru 0:0 Ecuador Estadio Domingo Burgueño, Maldonado
Argentina 2:0 Venezuela Estadio Domingo Burgueño, Maldonado
14 March 1999
Ecuador 5:0 Venezuela Estadio Centenario, Montevideo
Uruguay 0:0 Argentina Estadio Centenario, Montevideo

Group B[edit]

Team Pts M W D L GF GC
 Brazil 10 4 3 1 0 9 5
 Paraguay 6 4 2 0 2 8 8
 Bolivia 4 4 1 1 2 5 6
 Chile 4 4 1 1 2 4 5
 Colombia 4 4 1 1 2 6 8
7 March 2001
Chile 0:1 Bolivia Estadio Atilio Paiva Olivera, Rivera
Brazil 4:3 Colombia Estadio Atilio Paiva Olivera, Rivera
9 March 1999
Chile 3:2 Paraguay Estadio Atilio Paiva Olivera, Rivera
Brazil 1:1 Bolivia Estadio Atilio Paiva Olivera, Rivera
11 March 1999
Paraguay 3:2 Bolivia Estadio Atilio Paiva Olivera, Rivera
Colombia 1:1 Chile Estadio Atilio Paiva Olivera, Rivera
13 March 1999
Colombia 2:1 Bolivia Estadio Atilio Paiva Olivera, Rivera
Brazil 3:1 Paraguay Estadio Atilio Paiva Olivera, Rivera
15 March 1999
Paraguay 2:0 Colombia Estadio Atilio Paiva Olivera, Rivera
Brazil 1:0 Chile Estadio Atilio Paiva Olivera, Rivera

Final round[edit]

Semi-finals Final
17 March 1999 - Estadio Centenario
  Argentina  1  
  Brazil  3  
 
21 March 1999 - Estadio Centenario
      Brazil  5
    Paraguay  0
Third place
17 March 1999 - Estadio Centenario 21 March 1999 - Estadio Centenario
  Uruguay  0   Argentina  2
  Paraguay  2     Uruguay  4

Semi-finals[edit]

17 March 1999
Argentina 1:3 Brazil Estadio Centenario, Montevideo
Uruguay 0:2 Paraguay Estadio Centenario, Montevideo

Third place match[edit]

21 March 1999
Uruguay 4:2 Argentina Estadio Centenario, Montevideo

Final[edit]

21 March 1999
Brazil 5:0 Paraguay Estadio Centenario, Montevideo


 1999 South American Under-17 Football Champions 

Brazil
5th title

Countries to participate in 1999 FIFA U-17 World Championship[edit]

Top 3 teams qualify for 1999 FIFA U-17 World Championship:

Top goalscorers[edit]

Team Players Goals
Brazil Souza 5
Ecuador Alberto Cuero 4
Paraguay Tomás Guzmán 4
Uruguay Mario Leguizamón 4
Brazil Léo Lima 4

Ideal Team of the Tournament[edit]

Team Players Position
Argentina Germán Lux GK
Paraguay David Villalba DF
Brazil Ricardo DF
Uruguay Alvaro Meneses DF
Brazil Anderson DF
Uruguay Rubén Olivera MD
Brazil Walker MD
Paraguay Tomás Guzmán MD
Brazil Souza MD
Brazil Léo Lima FW
Uruguay Walter Peralta FW