Copa Sudamericana is an annual association football tournament established in 2002. The competition is organized by the South American Football Confederation, or [1 ] CONMEBOL, and it is contested by 39 clubs from its member association. From 2004 to 2008, clubs from the [2 ] CONCACAF were invited to participate. The finals are contested over [2 ] two legs, one at each participating club's stadium. San Lorenzo won the inaugural competition in 2002, defeating Atlético Nacional. [3 ]
Ten clubs have won the competition since its inception.
Boca Juniors holds the record for the most victories, winning the competition two times. Boca Juniors is also the only club to have successfully defended their title. Teams from Argentina have won the competition the most, with five wins among them.
The current champion is
Lanús, who beat Ponte Preta in the 2013 edition.
Finals decided on goal difference
Finals won on
Finals decided by a
Match went to
Bold Indicates the winner in two-legged finals
Each link is the relevant Copa Libertadores article for that year
Performances [ edit ]
By club [ edit ]
By country [ edit ]
See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ "SOUTH AMERICAN COMPETITIONS". rsssf.com . Retrieved March 28, 2010.
^ a b "Nissan South American Cup". conmebol.com . Retrieved March 28, 2010.
^ a b "Copa Sudamericana 2002, EL PRIMER CAMPEÓN" [Copa Sudamericana 2002, THE FIRST CHAMPION] (in Spanish). Club Atlético San Lorenzo de Almagro . Retrieved May 20, 2010.
^ "Cienciano, Campeón Copa Sudamericana 2003" [Cienciano, 2003 Copa Sudamerican Champion] (in Spanish). Peru.com . Retrieved May 20, 2010.
^ a b "Boca Juniors, Títulos" [Boca Juniors, Titles] (in Spanish). Boca Juniors . Retrieved May 20, 2010.
^ "Pachuca es el nuevo campeón de la Copa Sudamericana" [Pachuca is the new champion of the Copa Sudamericana] (in Spanish). Clarín. December 16, 2006 . Retrieved May 20, 2010.
^ "Grito de Campeón" [Scream of a Champion] (in Spanish). Arsenal de Sarandí. December 5, 2007 . Retrieved May 20, 2010.
^ "Sul-Americana: uma conquista inédita" [Sudamericana: a new conquest] (in Portuguese). Sport Club Internacional . Retrieved May 20, 2010.
^ "Edición 2009: Sexta participación, la otra mitad de la gloria, es blanca." [2009 Edition: Sixth participation, the other half of glory, is white.] (in Spanish). Liga Deportiva Universitaria de Quito. January 8, 2010 . Retrieved May 20, 2010.
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