1923 South American Championship

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1923 South American Championship
Tournament details
Host country Uruguay
Dates October 29 – December 2
Teams 4 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) 1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  Uruguay (4th title)
Runners-up  Argentina
Third place  Paraguay
Fourth place  Brazil
Tournament statistics
Matches played 6
Goals scored 18 (3 per match)
Top scorer(s) Argentina Vicente Aguirre
Uruguay Pedro Petrone
(3 goals each)
1922
1924

The seventh edition of the South American Championship was held in Montevideo, Uruguay from October 29 to December 2, 1923.

Overview[edit]

The Uruguayan squad won its 4th. title

The participating countries were Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay. Chile withdrew for the second time since the tournament was created.

The tournament was also used as a qualifier for the 1924 Summer Olympics.

Squads[edit]

For a complete list of participants squads see: 1923 South American Championship squads

Venues[edit]

Montevideo
Estadio Gran Parque Central
Capacity: 20,000
Fachada Estadio Gran Parque Central.JPG

Final round[edit]

Each team played one match against each of the other teams. Two (2) points were awarded for a win, one (1) point for a draw and zero (0) points for a defeat.

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Uruguay 3 3 0 0 6 1 +5 6
 Argentina 3 2 0 1 6 6 0 4
 Paraguay 3 1 0 2 4 6 −2 2
 Brazil 3 0 0 3 2 5 −3 0
Argentina  4–3  Paraguay
Saruppo Goal 18'
Aguirre Goal 58'77'86'
Rivas Goal 10'
Zelada Goal 49'
Fretes Goal 65'
Referee: Angel Minoli (Uruguay)

Uruguay  2–0  Paraguay
Scarone Goal 11'
Petrone Goal 87'
Referee: Servando Pérez (Argentina)

Brazil  0–1  Paraguay
I. López Goal 56'
Referee: Servando Pérez (Argentina)

Argentina  2–1  Brazil
Onzari Goal 11'
Saruppo Goal 76'
Nilo Goal 15'
Referee: Miguel Barba (Paraguay)

Uruguay  2–1  Brazil
Petrone Goal 56'
Cea Goal 75'
Nilo Goal 59'
Referee: Servando Pérez (Argentina)

Uruguay  2–0  Argentina
Petrone Goal 28'
Somma Goal 88'
Referee: Antônio Carneiro de Campos (Brazil)

Result[edit]

 1923 South American Championship Champions 

Uruguay
Fourth title

Goal scorers[edit]

3 goals

2 goals

1 goals

External links[edit]