1962 CONCACAF Champions' Cup

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1962 CONCACAF Champions' Cup
Copa de Campeones CONCACAF 1962
Tournament details
Dates 25 March – 21 August 1962
Teams 8
Final positions
Champions Guadalajara (1st title)
Runners-up Comunicaciones
Tournament statistics
Matches played 14
Goals scored 37 (2.64 per match)
Top scorer(s) Alvarado (6)
1963
All statistics correct as of 14 June 2016.

The 1962 CONCACAF Champions' Cup was the 1st edition of the annual international club football competition held in the CONCACAF region (North America, Central America and the Caribbean), the CONCACAF Champions' Cup. It determined that year's club champion of association football in the CONCACAF region.

The tournament was contested by eight teams from seven different nations: Netherlands Antilles, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras and Mexico. The tournament was played from 25 March 1962 to 21 August 1962.

The tournament was split in three zones (North American, Central American and Caribbean), each one qualifying the winner to the final tournament, where the winners of the Central and Caribbean groups played a semi-final to decide who was going to play against the Northern group champion in the final. All the matches in the tournament were played under the home/away match system.

C.D. Guadalajara won that final, and became the first CONCACAF club champion.[1]

First round[edit]

25 March 1962
(UTC−06:00)
1st leg
Águila El Salvador 1 – 1 Guatemala Comunicaciones
Soto Goal 40' Palomo Goal 7'
Estadio Flor Blanca
Attendance: 15,000
  • Comunicaciones won 2–1 on aggregate.

  • Alajuelense won 2–1 on aggregate.

8 April 1962
(UTC−05:00)
1st leg
Etoile Haïtienne Haiti 3 – 2 Netherlands Antilles SITHOC
Pierre Goal 8' Goal 35'
Delpeche Goal 59'
Thieman Goal 60'
Valeriam Goal 81'
  • SITHOC won 8–3 on aggregate.

29 April 1962
(UTC−06:00)
1st leg
Guadalajara Mexico 2 – 0 Costa Rica Herediano
Reyes Goal 28' Goal 33'
  • Guadalajara won 5–0 on aggregate.

Second round[edit]

  • Comunicaciones won 5–4 on aggregate.

Semifinal[edit]

First Leg[edit]

Second Leg[edit]

  • Guadalajara on a bye.
  • Comunicaciones won 3–1 on aggregate.
  • Both matches played in Guatemala City.

Final[edit]

First Leg[edit]

Second Leg[edit]

  • Guadalajara won 6–0 on aggregate.

Champion[edit]

CONCACAF Champions' Cup
1962 Winners
Mexico
C.D. Guadalajara
First Title

References[edit]