Copa de Honor Cousenier

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Copa de Honor Cousenier
Copa Cusenier.jpg
The trophy given to champions.
Founded 1905
Abolished 1920; 97 years ago (1920)
Region Argentina, Uruguay
Most successful team(s) Uruguay Nacional
(4 titles)

Copa de Honor Cousenier is a defunct international football club tournament which was played 13 times between representatives of the Argentine, Rosario and Uruguay football associations between 1905 and 1920.

The trophy was donated by the Cusenier liquer factory, which gave its name to the competition.

Format[edit]

The Copa de Honor Cousenier consisted in a final between the last champion of Argentine Copa de Honor Municipalidad de Buenos Aires and the last champion of Uruguayan Copa de Honor. If necessary, a second match was played.

The format was similar to Tie Cup but the final games were played at Montevideo instead of Buenos Aires. The first edition was played in 1905 and the last took place in 1920.

List of champions[edit]

Finals[edit]

The following list includes all the editions of the cup. All the final games were disputed at Montevideo.[1]

Year Champion Runner-up Score
1905 Uruguay Nacional Argentina Alumni 3-2
1906 Argentina Alumni Uruguay Nacional 2-2
3-1 [a]
1907 Argentina Belgrano AC Uruguay CURCC [b] 2-1
1908 Uruguay Wanderers Uruguay Quilmes 2-0
1909 Uruguay CURCC Argentina San Isidro 4-2
1910
(abandoned)
1911 Uruguay CURCC Argentina Newell's 2-0
1912 Uruguay River Plate (M) Argentina Racing 2-1
1913 Argentina Racing Uruguay Nacional 1-1
3-2 [a]
1914 [c] Uruguay Nacional Uruguay Peñarol 1-0
1915 Uruguay Nacional Argentina Racing 2-0
1916 Uruguay Nacional Argentina Rosario Central 6-1
1917 Uruguay Nacional Argentina Racing 3-1
1918 Uruguay Peñarol Argentina Independiente 4-0
1920 Argentina Boca Juniors Uruguay Universal 2-0

Titles by team[edit]

Team Titles Years won
Uruguay Nacional 4 1905, 1915, 1916, 1917
Uruguay CURCC/Peñarol [b] 3 1909, 1911, 1918
Argentina Alumni 1 1906
Argentina Belgrano AC 1 1907
Uruguay Wanderers 1 1908
Uruguay River Plate (M) 1 1912
Argentina Racing 1 1913 [4]
Argentina Boca Juniors 1 1920 [5]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b A second game had to be played after the final match ended tied.
  2. ^ a b The football division separated from the club, changing to Club Atlético Peñarol in 1913. Peñarol has been recognized by FIFA as the continuity of CURCC.[2][3] Nevertheless, its main rival, Club Nacional de Football, alleged that CURCC and Peñarol were different clubs which coexisted until 1915, when CURCC was definitely dissolved.
  3. ^ None of Argentine teams took part that edition.

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