Football at the 2007 Pan American Games – Men's tournament

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The Pan American Sports Organization expanded the number of participants from 8 to 12[1] and set the age limit to the Under-20 level. However, CONMEBOL, representing the South American nations, only accepted to play with Under-17 teams (qualified through the 2007 South American Under 17 Football Championship), since Under-20 teams had to participate in the U-20 World Cup at the same time. The United States national soccer team accepted to play with its Under-18 team. Finally, Peru declined to play because the U-17 team preferred to play friendlies in Asia in preparation for the U-17 World Cup, so Bolivia took its place. The participating nations were:

Preliminary round[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Ecuador 7 3 2 1 0 8 5 +3
 Brazil 6 3 2 0 1 7 4 +3
 Honduras 3 3 1 0 2 4 7 -3
 Costa Rica 1 3 0 1 2 2 5 -3

15 July
11:15
Ecuador  1–1  Costa Rica
Ochoa Goal 32' Brenes Goal 13'

15 July
15:30
Brazil  3–0  Honduras
Lulinha Goal 22' (pen.)66'90' (pen.)


18 July
18:15
Honduras  2–3  Ecuador
Martínez Goal 10'
Leverón Goal 65' (pen.)
Zura Goal 11'
Castro Goal 20' (o.g.)
Chango Goal 67'

21 July
15:00
Brazil  2–4  Ecuador
Junior Goal 37'
Alex Goal 71'
Chasi Goal 45'
Zura Goal 47'
Montero Goal 62'
Ochoa Goal 86'

Group B[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Bolivia 7 3 2 1 0 7 3 +4
 Mexico 7 3 2 1 0 5 1 +4
 United States 3 3 1 0 2 4 7 -3
 Venezuela 0 3 0 0 3 1 6 -5

15 July
14:00
Mexico  1–1  Bolivia
Esqueda Goal 63' Gutiérrez Goal 26'

15 July
18:15
United States  2–1  Venezuela
McCarthy Goal 50'
Warshaw Goal 93'
Flores Goal 76' (pen.)

18 July
15:00
Bolivia  4–2  United States
Pinedo Goal 47'81'
Fierro Goal 56'
Gutiérrez Goal 63'
O. González Goal 34'41'



21 July
10:00
Venezuela  0–2  Bolivia
Fierro Goal 7'34'

Group C[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Jamaica 9 3 3 0 0 7 0 +7
 Colombia 4 3 1 1 1 1 1 0
 Argentina 2 3 0 2 1 1 3 -2
 Haiti 1 3 0 1 2 1 6 -5

15 July
15:30
Colombia  0–1  Jamaica
Daley Goal 76'


18 July
12:30
Jamaica  2–0  Argentina
Daley Goal 80'90'

18 July
15:30
Haiti  0–1  Colombia
Nazarith Goal 54'

21 July
12:30
Jamaica  4–0  Haiti
Tomas Goal 2'
Doyley Goal 18'
Daley Goal 26'
Cousins Goal 67'

Final round[edit]

Semi-finals Final
24 July - Maracanã Stadium
  Jamaica  0(5)  
  Mexico  0(4)  
 
27 July - Maracanã Stadium
      Jamaica  1
    Ecuador  2
Third place
24 July - Maracanã Stadium 27 July - Maracanã Stadium
  Bolivia  0   Mexico  1
  Ecuador  1     Bolivia  0

Semifinals[edit]


Bronze Medal Match[edit]

Gold Medal Match[edit]

Final ranking[edit]

Place Team
Gold medal america.svg  Ecuador
Silver medal america.svg  Jamaica
Bronze medal america.svg  Mexico
4  Bolivia
5  Brazil
6  Colombia
7  Honduras
7  United States
9  Argentina
10  Costa Rica
11  Haiti
12  Venezuela


 2007 Pan American Games Winners 

Ecuador
First title

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Habrá más participantes" (in Spanish). ESPN Deportes. Retrieved 2007-04-27. 

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