1969 CONCACAF Championship

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1969 CONCACAF Championship
Campeonato de Naciones de CONCACAF 1969
Tournament details
Host countryCosta Rica
Dates23 November – 7 December
Teams6 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Costa Rica (2nd title)
Runners-up Guatemala
Third place Netherlands Antilles
Fourth place Mexico
Tournament statistics
Matches played15
Goals scored43 (2.87 per match)
Top scorer(s)Guatemala Marco Fión
Guatemala Nelson Melgar
Costa Rica Víctor Ruiz
(3 goals each)
1967
1971

The 1969 CONCACAF Championship was the fourth edition of the CONCACAF Championship, the football championship of North America, Central America and the Caribbean (CONCACAF). The tournament was held between 23 November to 8 December. Six teams participated in the tournament.

The event was hosted by Costa Rica in the city of San José. Seven team qualified, but Haiti's disqualification[1] left six teams to play in the round-robin format to determine the winner. The tournament was won by the host nation, for the second time after 1963, by tying defending champions Guatemala 1–1 in the deciding final match.

Qualifying Tournament[edit]

Venue[edit]

San José
Estadio Nacional (1926)
Capacity: 25,000

Final tournament[edit]

Rank Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
1  Costa Rica 9 5 4 1 0 13 2 11
2  Guatemala 8 5 3 2 0 10 2 8
3  Netherlands Antilles 5 5 2 1 2 9 12 -3
4  Mexico 4 5 1 2 2 4 5 -1
5  Trinidad and Tobago 3 5 1 1 3 4 12 -8
6  Jamaica 1 5 0 1 4 3 10 -7
Costa Rica 3–0 Jamaica
Álvaro Cascante Goal
Roy Sáenz Goal
Edward Dawkins Goal o.g.'
Attendance: 7,389






Costa Rica 2–0 Mexico
Jaime Grant Goal
Roy Sáenz Goal
Attendance: 20,460


Guatemala 1–0 Mexico
Marco Fión Goal


Guatemala 0–0 Jamaica



Mexico 0–0 Trinidad and Tobago

Awards[edit]

1969 CONCACAF
Championship winners
Costa Rica
Costa Rica
Second title

Scorers[edit]

References[edit]

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