South American Under-20 Women's Football Championship

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The South American Under-20 Women's Football Championship (Spanish: Campeonato Sudamericano Femenino Sub-20) is an international association football competition for women's national teams. It is held every two years for South American players under the age of 20 and serves as a qualification tournament for the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup. In its inaugural year, 2004, it was played by U-19 players.

Results[edit]

Year Host Final Third Place Match
Champion Score Second Place Third Place Score Fourth Place
2004[1]
details
 Brazil
Brazil
Group stage
Paraguay

Ecuador
Group stage
Bolivia
2006[2]
details
 Chile
Brazil
Group stage
Argentina

Paraguay
Group stage
Peru
2008[3]
details
 Brazil
Brazil
Group stage
Argentina

Paraguay
Group stage
Chile
2010[4]
details
 Colombia
Brazil
2 – 0
Colombia

Paraguay
6 – 0
Chile
2012
details
 Brazil[5]
Brazil
Group stage
Argentina

Colombia
Group stage
Paraguay
2014[6]
details
 Uruguay
Brazil
Group stage
Paraguay

Colombia
Group stage
Bolivia

Performances by countries[edit]

So far only Uruguay and Venezuela have not reached a top four position.

Team Titles Runners-up Third-place Fourth-place
 Brazil 6 (2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014)
 Argentina 3 (2006, 2008, 2012)
 Paraguay 2 (2004, 2014) 3 (2006, 2008, 2010) 1 (2012)
 Colombia 1 (2010) 2 (2012, 2014)
 Ecuador 1 (2004)
 Bolivia 2 (2004, 2014)
 Chile 2 (2008, 2010)
 Peru 1 (2006)

Top scorers[edit]

The topscorers of the tournaments were:

Year Player Team Goals
2004 Palmira Loayza Bolivia 6
2006 Marta Brazil 14
2008 Érika
Dulce Quintana
Brazil
Paraguay
7
2010 Alanna Brazil 7[7]
2012 Ketlen Brazil 9[8]
2014 Andressa Brazil 6

FIFA World Cup qualfication[edit]

For the 2002 and 2004 world cup South America was given one qualification spot. In 2002 Brazil and Peru played a two legged play-off for one spot allocated to South America. Brazil won 12–0 on aggregate.[9] Since 2006 South America has been given two spots. Brazil has reached the third-place match three times, Colombia has reached a 4th place in 2010. Argentina has been eliminated from the group three times.

  • QF = Quarter-final
  • GS = Group stage
  • Q = Qualified to world cup
World Cup 2002 '04 '06 '08 '10 '12 '14
Argentina GS GS GS
Brazil 4th 4th 3rd QF GS GS GS
Colombia 4th
Paraguay GS

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Women Under 19 World Cup 2004". RSSSF. Retrieved 24 May 2012. 
  2. ^ "South America - Under 19 Women's Qualifying Tournament 2006". RSSSF. Retrieved 24 May 2012. 
  3. ^ "Southamerican Women U-20 Championship 2008". RSSSF. Retrieved 24 May 2012. 
  4. ^ "Southamerican Women U-20 Championship 2010". RSSSF. Retrieved 24 May 2012. 
  5. ^ "Sudamericana: más cupos para 8 países" (in Spanish). 24 November 2011. "La ciudad de Curitiba, estado de Paraná, en Brasil, será sede del mencionado torneo" 
  6. ^ http://mundodelfutbolfemenino.blogspot.de/2012/06/uruguay-organizara-el-sudamericano.html
  7. ^ "Colombia fought but Brazil wins championship" (17 March 2010). mundodelfutbolfemenino.blogspot.de. Retrieved 24 May 2012. "...en Alanna Santana De Carvalho a la máxima goleadora del certamen..." 
  8. ^ "Goal scorers on official site". sulamericanafemininacuritiba2012.com. Retrieved 24 May 2012. 
  9. ^ http://www.rsssf.com/tabless/sam-wom-u19-02.html

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