List of CONMEBOL club competition winners

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CONMEBOL is the administrative and controlling body for South American association football. It organizes four club competitions: the Copa Libertadores, Copa Sudamericana, Recopa Sudamericana, as well as the Suruga Bank Championship in conjunction with the Japan Football Association.[1] CONMEBOL was also responsible for the running of several other competitions. The most notable of these defunct tournaments is the Supercopa Libertadores, which was discontinued in 1997. The Copa CONMEBOL, which founded in 1992, was discontinued in 1999, and the Intercontinental Cup – co-organized with UEFA – was discontinued in 2004. In addition to the Intercontinental Cup, Super Intercontinental Cups were played in 1968 and 1969. Minor tournaments were organized throughout the 1990s such as the Copa de Oro, Copa Master de Supercopa, Copa Master de CONMEBOL, open only to past winners of CONMEBOL tournaments. The Copa Interamericana was a tournament held between the Copa Libertadores champions and the CONCACAF champion that was last played in 1998. Other small tournaments included the Copa Merconorte, open only to clubs from Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela, as well as invited clubs from Costa Rica, Mexico, and the United States. The Copa Mercosur was played only by teams from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, and Uruguay. Both of these tournaments only ran from 1998 to 2001, and were later replaced by the Copa Sudamericana. No club has ever won all the competitions; Boca Juniors, São Paulo and River Plate won seven different CONMEBOL tournaments, while Independiente trails with six.[2][3][4] River Plate is the first and only team to simultaneously hold CONMEBOL's four current major international competitions,[5][6] after winning the 2014 Copa Sudamericana, 2015 Recopa Sudamericana, the 2015 Copa Libertadores,[7] and the 2015 Suruga Bank Championship.[5] Excluded from this list is the FIFA Club World Cup, a FIFA club competition.[8]

Boca Juniors is the most successful club, winning 18 competitions,[2] while fellow Argentine club Independiente, which holds the record for the most Copa Libertadores victories, is the second most successful,[9][10][11][12] with 16 titles and São Paulo is third, winning 11 competitions.[3] Argentine clubs are the most successful, having won 66 titles and Brazilian clubs are second for most successful with 51 titles.

Key[edit]

CL Copa Libertadores
IC Copa Intercontinental
CS Copa Sudamericana
SL Supercopa Libertadores
CC Copa CONMEBOL
RS Recopa Sudamericana
SCI Intercontinental Champions' Supercup
SB Suruga Bank Championship
MN Copa Merconorte
MS Copa Mercosur
CO Copa de Oro
CMS Copa Master de Supercopa
CMC Copa Master de CONMEBOL
CGC Copa Ganadores de Copa
IA Copa Interamericana

By club[edit]

This table lists the total number of CONMEBOL club competitions won by clubs.[13][14] Boca Juniors have won the most CONMEBOL club competitions, with 18.[2] They hold the record for the most Recopa Sudamericana victories, winning the competition four times. Independiente are the second most successful club in CONMEBOL competitions, winning a total of 16.[9][10][11][12] Out of these, a record seven were won in the Copa Libertadores. São Paulo is third in the list, having won 11 CONMEBOL competitions.[3] Independiente have won the Supercopa Libertadores two times, which is a joint record they hold with Cruzeiro.[15] Atlético Mineiro have won the Copa CONMEBOL twice, which is the record.[16]

Update as of 10 August 2016 in chronological order.

Club Country CL IC CS SL CC RS SCI SB MN MS CO CMS CMC CGC IA Total
Boca Juniors  Argentina 6 3 2 1 4 1 1 18
Independiente  Argentina 7 2 1 2 1 3 16
São Paulo  Brazil 3 2 1 1 1 2 1 11
River Plate  Argentina 3 1 1 1 2 1 1 10
Peñarol  Uruguay 5 3 1 9
Nacional  Uruguay 3 3 1 2 9
Olimpia  Paraguay 3 1 1 2 1 8
Santos  Brazil 3 2 1 1 1 8
Cruzeiro  Brazil 2 2 1 1 1 7
Estudiantes  Argentina 4 1 1 6
Internacional  Brazil 2 1 2 1 6
Atlético Nacional  Colombia 2 2 2 6
Vélez Sársfield  Argentina 1 1 1 1 1 5
Grêmio  Brazil 2 1 1 4
Flamengo  Brazil 1 1 1 1 4
LDU Quito  Ecuador 1 1 2 4
Racing  Argentina 1 1 1 1 4
Atlético Mineiro  Brazil 1 2 1 4
Colo-Colo  Chile 1 1 1 3
San Lorenzo  Argentina 1 1 1 3
Argentinos Juniors  Argentina 1 1 2
Palmeiras  Brazil 1 1 2
Vasco da Gama  Brazil 1 1 2
Cienciano  Peru 1 1 2
Arsenal  Argentina 1 1 2
Corinthians  Brazil 1 1 2
Lanús  Argentina 1 1 2
Santa Fe  Colombia 1 1 2
Mariscal Santa Cruz  Bolivia 1 1
Botafogo  Brazil 1 1
Universidad Católica  Chile 1 1
Rosario Central  Argentina 1 1
Talleres  Argentina 1 1
América  Colombia 1 1
Millonarios  Colombia 1 1
Once Caldas  Colombia 1 1
Pachuca  Mexico 1 1
Universidad de Chile  Chile 1 1

By country[edit]

This table lists the total number of titles won by clubs from each country. Argentine clubs are the most successful in CONMEBOL competitions, having won 65 titles. Argentine clubs have won the Copa Libertadores a record 23 times, and have also won the most Copa Sudamericana, Intercontinental Cup, and Supercopa Libertadores titles. Brazilian clubs, with 51 titles in total, have more wins in the Copa CONMEBOL, the Recopa Sudamericana, the Copa Mercosur and the Copa de Oro. Uruguayan clubs are third in total number of CONMEBOL trophies won, with 18.

Nationality CL IC CS SL CC RS SCI SB MN MS CO CMS CMC CGC IA Total
 Argentina 23 9 6 6 3 7 1 1 1 1 7 66
 Brazil 17 6 2 3 5 9 1 1 3 2 1 1 51
 Uruguay 8 6 1 1 2 18
 Colombia 3 1 1 4 2 11
 Paraguay 3 1 1 2 1 8
 Chile 1 1 1 2 5
 Ecuador 1 1 2 4
 Peru 1 1 2
 Mexico 1 1
 Bolivia 1 1

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "CONMEBOL list of club competitions" (in Spanish). Confederación Sudamericana de Fútbol. Retrieved 2012-07-03. 
  2. ^ a b c "Títulos". Boca Juniors. Retrieved June 2, 2010. 
  3. ^ a b c "Conquistas". São Paulo FC. Retrieved June 2, 2010. 
  4. ^ "River Plate, ensancha sus vitrinas para seguir sumando copas | Conmebol.com". www.conmebol.com. Retrieved 2015-08-20. 
  5. ^ a b Rocca, Santiago (12 August 2015). "Los títulos internacionales logrados por Gallardo como técnico de River" (in Spanish). TG News. Retrieved 13 August 2015. 
  6. ^ "El fenómeno River". Retrieved 2015-08-13. 
  7. ^ "Copa Libertadores 2015: River Plate triumph - CNN.com". CNN. Retrieved 2015-08-07. 
  8. ^ "FIFA competition overview 1908-2012" (PDF). FIFA. p. 4. Retrieved 2009-12-22. 
  9. ^ a b "Copa Libertadores". Club Atlético Independiente. Retrieved June 2, 2010. 
  10. ^ a b "Copa Intercontinental". Club Atlético Independiente. Retrieved June 2, 2010. 
  11. ^ a b "Recopa". Club Atlético Independiente. Retrieved June 2, 2010. 
  12. ^ a b "Supercopa". Club Atlético Independiente. Retrieved June 2, 2010. 
  13. ^ Conmebol list competitions http://www.conmebol.com/pages/Ver_Todas_Las_Competiciones.html
  14. ^ Ranking Conmebol Clubs http://joseluiszapata.mi-website.es/ranking_conmebol_dic09.pdf
  15. ^ "RELAÇÃO DOS TÍTULOS OFICIAIS DO CRUZEIRO". Cruzeiro Esporte Clube. Retrieved June 2, 2010. 
  16. ^ "Títulos e Troféus". Clube Atlético Mineiro. Retrieved June 2, 2010. 

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