Football at the 1983 Pan American Games

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The ninth edition of the Men's Football Tournament at the Pan American Games was held in Caracas, Venezuela, from August 15 to August 27, 1983. Ten teams competed in a first round-robin competition, with Brazil defending the title. After the preliminary round there was a final round.

Original Draw[edit]

Originally the tournament was to have been played by 12 teams organised into four groups of three teams but Honduras and Suriname did not take part, forcing a rearrangement of the original draw (shown below).

  • Group A: Venezuela, Chile, Suriname
  • Group B: Brazil, United States, Bermuda
  • Group C: Argentina, Guatemala, Honduras
  • Group D: Uruguay, Mexico, Cuba

Preliminary round[edit]

Group A[edit]

Rank Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA
1  Uruguay 4 2 2 0 0 2 0
2  Venezuela 2 2 1 0 1 3 3
3  Bermuda 0 2 0 0 2 2 4
Uruguay 1 - 0 Venezuela
Uruguay 1 - 0 Bermuda
Venezuela 3 - 2 Bermuda


Group B[edit]

Rank Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA
1  Brazil 4 2 2 0 0 3 0
2  Mexico 2 2 1 0 1 2 1
3  Argentina 0 2 0 0 2 0 4
Brazil 1 - 0 Mexico
Brazil 2 - 0 Argentina
Mexico 2 - 0 Argentina


Group C[edit]

Rank Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA
1  Guatemala 4 3 1 2 0 4 2
2  Chile 4 3 1 2 0 3 2
3  Cuba 3 3 0 3 0 1 1
4  United States 1 3 0 1 2 1 5
United States 0 - 0 Cuba
Guatemala 1 - 1 Chile
Guatemala 1 - 1 Cuba
Chile 2 - 1 United States
Guatemala 3 - 0 United States
Chile 0 - 0 Cuba

Final round[edit]

Rank Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA
Med 1.png  Uruguay 4 2 2 0 0 3 1
Med 2.png  Guatemala 0 1 0 0 1 1 2
Med 3.png  Brazil 0 1 0 0 1 0 1
Uruguay 2 - 1 Guatemala
Brazil 0 - 1 Uruguay
Guatemala not played Brazil




 1983 Pan American Games Winners 

Uruguay
First title

References[edit]