Football at the 1951 Pan American Games

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The first edition of the football tournament at the Pan American Games was held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from February 25 to March 8, 1951. Five teams did compete, after Brazil withdrew on February 16, 1951.

Paraguay participated with the club side Sport Colombia, strenghtened with some guest players from other clubs. Costa Rica and Venezuela entered their full national teams (as they only had amateur football domestically).[1]

Matches[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Argentina 8 4 4 0 0 16 2 +14
 Costa Rica 5 4 2 1 1 9 12 −3
 Chile 4 4 1 2 1 8 6 +2
 Paraguay 4 4 1 0 3 5 14 −9
 Venezuela 1 4 0 1 3 5 8 −3
Argentina 5–0 Paraguay
Chile 2–2 Costa Rica
Paraguay 3–2 Venezuela
Chile 3–1 Paraguay
Argentina 2–1 Costa Rica
Chile 3–2 Venezuela
Costa Rica 4–1 Paraguay
Argentina 7–1 Chile
Costa Rica 1–1 Venezuela
Argentina 2–0 Venezuela

Awards[edit]

 1951 Pan American Games Winners 

Argentina
First title

References[edit]