1973 CONCACAF Championship

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1973 CONCACAF Championship
Coupe des nations de la CONCACAF 1973
Tournament details
Host countryHaiti
Dates29 November – 18 December
Teams6 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Haiti (1st title)
Runners-up Trinidad and Tobago
Third place Mexico
Fourth place Honduras
Tournament statistics
Matches played15
Goals scored43 (2.87 per match)
Top scorer(s)Trinidad and Tobago Steve David (7 goals)
1971
1977

The 1973 CONCACAF Championship, the sixth edition of the CONCACAF Championship, was held in Haiti from 29 November to 18 December. All matches were played at Stade Sylvio Cator in Port-au-Prince. This is the first edition to double as qualification for the World Cup. Haiti became winners for the first time in the CONCACAF region and qualified for West Germany '74. The North, Central American and Caribbean zone was allocated 1 place (out of 16) in the World Cup.

Qualification[edit]

Venues[edit]

Port-au-Prince
Stade Sylvio Cator
Capacity: 15,000

Results[edit]

This tournament is the First one, for the "CONCACAF World Cup qualifying final round", played with six teams. It is usually nicknamed "el Hexagonal" since this time, and was later played with all teams meeting two times each others.

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Haiti (C) 5 4 0 1 8 3 +5 8 1974 FIFA World Cup
2  Trinidad and Tobago 5 3 0 2 11 4 +7 6
3  Mexico 5 2 2 1 10 5 +5 6
4  Honduras 5 1 3 1 6 6 0 5
5  Guatemala 5 0 3 2 4 6 −2 3
6  Netherlands Antilles 5 0 2 3 4 19 −15 2
Source: [1][2]
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Number of goals scored;
(C) Champion.
Honduras 2–1 Trinidad and Tobago
Guifarro Goal 33'
Hernández Goal 51'
David Goal 61'

Mexico 0–0 Guatemala

Haiti 3–0 Netherlands Antilles
Sanon Goal 25'61'
Désir Goal 29'

Honduras 1–1 Mexico
Guifarro Goal 54' H. López Goal 73'

Haiti 2–1 Trinidad and Tobago
Sanon Goal 9'
R. Saint-Vil Goal 88'
David Goal 14'

Netherlands Antilles 2–2 Guatemala
Toppenberg Goal 18'
Schoop Goal 75'
Jorge Roldán Goal 6'
Morales Goal 63'

Haiti 1–0 Honduras
G. Saint-Vil Goal 59'

Mexico 8 – 0 Netherlands Antilles
H. López Goal 10'76'
Muciño Goal 32'45'46'82'
Pulido Goal 35'
Lapuente Goal 78'

Trinidad and Tobago 1–0 Guatemala
David Goal 30'

Honduras 2–2 Netherlands Antilles
Soza Goal 33'
Guifarro Goal 50'
Clemencia Goal 62'
St. Jago Goal 73'

Haiti 2–1 Guatemala
Sanon Goal 28'72' Monterroso Goal 4'

Trinidad and Tobago 4–0 Mexico
Cummings Goal 35'39'
David Goal 52'
Archibald Goal 62'

Honduras 1–1 Guatemala
Bran Goal 15' Banegas Goal 83'

Trinidad and Tobago 4–0 Netherlands Antilles
David Goal 16'51'62'
Brunken Goal 33' (o.g.)

Haiti 0–1 Mexico
Borja Goal 30'

Haiti qualified for the 1974 FIFA World Cup.

1973 CONCACAF Championship Winners
Haiti
Haiti
First title

Goalscorers[edit]

7 goals
5 goals
4 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal
1 own goal

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stokkermans, Karel & Jarreta, Sergio Henrique. "World Cup 1974 Qualifying". RSSSF, 22 October 1999. Retrieved on 24 March 2013.
  2. ^ FIFA.com. "1974 FIFA World Cup Germany™ Preliminaries: Results, North, Central American and Caribbean Zone". FIFA. Retrieved on 24 March 2013.
  3. ^ Reyes Padilla, Macario. "Mexico - International Results Details 1970-1979". RSSSF, 18 September 2008. Retrieved on 24 March 2013.