Football at the Central American and Caribbean Games

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Football at the Central American and Caribbean Games
Founded 1930
Region Central America
Caribbean
Number of teams 12
Current champions  Colombia
Most successful team(s)  Mexico,  Cuba

A men's football (soccer) tournament is held at every Central American and Caribbean Games since the second edition of the games in 1930. The following is a summary of the football championships at the Central American and Caribbean Games.

Summaries[edit]

Year Host Final Third Place Match
Gold Medal Score Silver Medal Bronze Medal Score Fourth Place
1930
Details
Cuba
Havana, Cuba

Cuba
[A]
Costa Rica

Honduras
[A]
El Salvador
1935
Details
El Salvador
San Salvador, El Salvador

Mexico
[A]
Costa Rica

El Salvador
[A]
Cuba
1938
Details
Panama
Panama City, Panama

Mexico
[A]
Costa Rica

Colombia
[A]
El Salvador
1946
Details
Colombia
Barranquilla, Colombia

Colombia
[A]
Panama

Netherlands Antilles
[A]
Costa Rica
1950
Details
Guatemala
Guatemala City, Guatemala

Netherlands Antilles
[A]
Guatemala

Honduras
[A]
El Salvador
1954
Details
Mexico
Mexico City, Mexico

El Salvador
[A]
Mexico

Colombia
[A]
Panama
1959
Details
Venezuela
Caracas, Venezuela

Mexico
[A]
Netherlands Antilles

Venezuela
[A]
Panama
1962
Details
Jamaica
Kingston, Jamaica

Netherlands Antilles
[A]
Mexico

Venezuela
[A]
Jamaica
1966
Details
Puerto Rico
San Juan, Puerto Rico

Mexico
[A]
Netherlands Antilles

Cuba
[A]
El Salvador
1970
Details
Puerto Rico
Panama City, Panama

Cuba
[A]
Netherlands Antilles

Colombia[B]
[A]
Venezuela
1974
Details
Dominican Republic
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Cuba
1-1
(3–0)
(pen.)

Trinidad and Tobago

Bermuda
3-0
Mexico
1978
Details
Colombia
Medellín, Colombia

Cuba
2-0
(A.E.T.)

Venezuela

Bermuda
3-0
Mexico
1982
Details
Cuba
Havana, Cuba

Venezuela
1-0
Mexico

Cuba
2-1
Bermuda
1986
Details
Dominican Republic
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Cuba
1-0
(4–2)
(pen.)

Honduras

Mexico
2-1
Dominican Republic
1990
Details
Mexico
Mexico City, Mexico

Mexico
3-0
Venezuela

Costa Rica
2-1
Cuba
1993
Details
Puerto Rico
Ponce, Puerto Rico

Costa Rica
2-0
Mexico

Jamaica
3-1
Cuba
1998
Details
Venezuela
Maracaibo, Venezuela

Venezuela
3-1
Mexico

Costa Rica
6-1
Trinidad and Tobago
2002
Details
El Salvador
San Salvador, El Salvador

El Salvador
1-1
(4-3)
(pen.)

Mexico

Costa Rica
0-0
(4–1)
(pen.)

Haiti
2006
Details
Colombia
Cartagena, Colombia

Colombia
2-1
Venezuela

Costa Rica
1-0
Honduras
2010
Details
Puerto Rico
Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
Cancelled Cancelled
2014
Details
Mexico
Veracruz, Mexico

Performance by team[edit]

No. Team Gold Silver Bronze
1  Mexico 5 6 1
2  Cuba 5 0 4
3  Venezuela 2 3 2
4  Netherlands Antilles 2 3 1
5  Colombia 2 0 3
6  El Salvador 2 0 2
7  Costa Rica 1 3 4
8  Honduras 0 1 2
9  Panama 0 1 0
10  Guatemala 0 1 0
11  Trinidad and Tobago 0 1 0
12  Bermuda 0 0 2
13  Jamaica 0 0 1

Footnotes[edit]

A. ^ Final stage was a round-robin group.
B. ^ The Colombian football team were awarded bronze medals in spite of having been thrown out of the tournament.

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