Football at the 1979 Pan American Games

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The eighth edition of the Men's Football Tournament at the Pan American Games was held in San Juan, Puerto Rico, from July 2 to July 14, 1979. Nine teams competed in a first round-robin competition, with Brazil defending the title. After the preliminary round there was a second round, followed by a knock-out stage.[1]

All games played at Estadio Country Club.

Preliminary round[edit]

Group A[edit]

Group B[edit]

Group C[edit]

Second round[edit]

Group A[edit]

Group B[edit]

Fifth Place Match[edit]

Puerto Rico  walk-over  United States
USA left competition

Bronze medal match[edit]

Argentina  2 - 0  Costa Rica

Gold Medal match[edit]

Brazil  3 - 0  Cuba


 1979 Pan American Games Winners 

Third title