South American Under-20 Women's Football Championship

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The South American Under-20 Women's Football Championship (Spanish: Campeonato Sudamericano Femenino Sub-20) is an international association football competition for women's national teams. It is held every two years for South American players under the age of 20 and serves as a qualification tournament for the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup. In its inaugural year, 2004, it was played by U-19 players.

Results[edit]

Year Host Final Third Place Match
Champion Score Second Place Third Place Score Fourth Place
2004[1]
details
 Brazil
Brazil
Group stage
Paraguay

Ecuador
Group stage
Bolivia
2006[2]
details
 Chile
Brazil
Group stage
Argentina

Paraguay
Group stage
Peru
2008[3]
details
 Brazil
Brazil
Group stage
Argentina

Paraguay
Group stage
Chile
2010[4]
details
 Colombia
Brazil
2 – 0
Colombia

Paraguay
6 – 0
Chile
2012
details
 Brazil[5]
Brazil
Group stage
Argentina

Colombia
Group stage
Paraguay
2014[6]
details
 Uruguay
Brazil
Group stage
Paraguay

Colombia
Group stage
Bolivia
2015
details
 Brazil
Brazil
Group stage
Venezuela

Colombia
Group stage
Argentina

Performances by countries[edit]

So far only Uruguay have not reached a top four position.

Team Titles Runners-up Third-place Fourth-place
 Brazil 7 (2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2015)
 Argentina 3 (2006, 2008, 2012) 1 (2015)
 Paraguay 2 (2004, 2014) 3 (2006, 2008, 2010) 1 (2012)
 Colombia 1 (2010) 3 (2012, 2014, 2015)
 Venezuela 1 (2015)
 Ecuador 1 (2004)
 Bolivia 2 (2004, 2014)
 Chile 2 (2008, 2010)
 Peru 1 (2006)

Top scorers[edit]

The topscorers of the tournaments were:

Year Player Team Goals
2004 Palmira Loayza Bolivia 6
2006 Marta Brazil 14
2008 Érika
Dulce Quintana
Brazil
Paraguay
7
2010 Alanna Brazil 7[7]
2012 Ketlen Brazil 9[8]
2014 Andressa Brazil 6
2015 Yamila Rodríguez Argentina 6

FIFA World Cup qualification and results[edit]

For the 2002 and 2004 FIFA U-19 Women's World Championship, South America was given one qualification spot. In 2002 Brazil and Peru played a two legged play-off for one spot allocated to South America. Brazil won 12–0 on aggregate.[9] Since 2006 South America has been given two spots for the now-renamed FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup. In this tournament, Brazil has reached the third-place match three times and Colombia reached the third-place match in 2010. Argentina has been eliminated from the group stage for all three of their appearances, and Paraguay was eliminated from the group stage in their only appearance.

  • QF = World Cup quarter-final
  • GS = World Cup group stage
  • Q = Qualified to World Cup
World Cup 2002 2004 2006 2008 2010 2012 2014 2016
 Argentina GS GS GS
 Brazil 4th 4th 3rd QF GS GS GS Q
 Colombia 4th
 Paraguay GS
 Venezuela Q

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Women Under 19 World Cup 2004". RSSSF. Retrieved 24 May 2012. 
  2. ^ "South America - Under 19 Women's Qualifying Tournament 2006". RSSSF. Retrieved 24 May 2012. 
  3. ^ "Southamerican Women U-20 Championship 2008". RSSSF. Retrieved 24 May 2012. 
  4. ^ "Southamerican Women U-20 Championship 2010". RSSSF. Retrieved 24 May 2012. 
  5. ^ "Sudamericana: más cupos para 8 países" (in Spanish). 24 November 2011. La ciudad de Curitiba, estado de Paraná, en Brasil, será sede del mencionado torneo 
  6. ^ http://mundodelfutbolfemenino.blogspot.de/2012/06/uruguay-organizara-el-sudamericano.html
  7. ^ "Colombia fought but Brazil wins championship" (17 March 2010). mundodelfutbolfemenino.blogspot.de. Retrieved 24 May 2012. ...en Alanna Santana De Carvalho a la máxima goleadora del certamen... 
  8. ^ "Goal scorers on official site". sulamericanafemininacuritiba2012.com. Retrieved 24 May 2012. 
  9. ^ http://www.rsssf.com/tabless/sam-wom-u19-02.html

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