Football at the 1991 Pan American Games

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The eleventh edition of the Men's Football Tournament at the Pan American Games was held in Havana, Cuba from August 4 to August 13, 1991. Eight teams competed, with title holder Brazil missing. After the preliminary round there was a knock-out stage.

Preliminary round[edit]

Group A[edit]

Rank Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA
1  Mexico 5 3 2 1 0 12 1
2  Cuba 4 3 1 2 0 6 3
3  Haiti 3 3 1 1 1 13 8
4  Nicaragua 0 3 0 0 3 1 20
Mexico 6 - 1 Haiti
Cuba 4 - 1 Nicaragua
Mexico 6 - 0 Nicaragua
Cuba 2 - 2 Haiti
Haiti 10 - 0 Nicaragua
Cuba 0 - 0 Mexico


Group B[edit]

Rank Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA
1  United States 6 3 3 0 0 6 2
2  Honduras 3 3 1 1 1 5 4
3  Suriname 3 3 1 1 1 4 3
4  Canada 0 3 0 0 3 3 9
United States 1 - 0 Suriname
Honduras 3 - 1 Canada
United States 2 - 1 Honduras
Suriname 3 - 1 Canada
Honduras 1 - 1 Suriname
United States 3 - 1 Canada


Final round[edit]

Bracket[edit]

Semi-finals Final
Havana
  Mexico  6  
  Honduras  1  
 
Havana
      United States  2
    Mexico  1
Third place
Havana Havana
  United States  2   Cuba  1
  Cuba  1     Honduras  0


Semi finals[edit]

Mexico  6 - 1  Honduras
United States  2 - 1  Cuba

Bronze medal match[edit]

Cuba  1 - 0  Honduras

Gold Medal match[edit]

United States  2 - 1  Mexico
After extra time




 1991 Pan American Games Winners 

United States
First title

Note[edit]

The USA's U-23 team included a number of players from the highly successful U-20 World Championship squad of 1989, including Brad Friedel, Joe-Max Moore, Steve Snow, Cobi Jones and Claudio Reyna. They were also helped by the South American boycott of the Games. High scorers for the US were Snow (four goals), and Reyna (two goals).

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