South American Under-20 Women's Football Championship

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Region CONMEBOL
Number of teams 14
Current champions Brazil Brazil
(7th title)
Most successful club(s) Brazil Brazil
(7 titles)
Website Official website

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.

The next edition will be held in 2018 in Ecuador.[1]

Results[edit]

Year Host Final Third Place Match
Champion Score Second Place Third Place Score Fourth Place
2004[2]
details
 Brazil
Brazil
Group stage
Paraguay

Ecuador
Group stage
Bolivia
2006[3]
details
 Chile
Brazil
Group stage
Argentina

Paraguay
Group stage
Peru
2008[4]
details
 Brazil
Brazil
Group stage
Argentina

Paraguay
Group stage
Chile
2010[5]
details
 Colombia
Brazil
2 – 0
Colombia

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

Colombia
Group stage
Paraguay
2014[7]
details
 Uruguay
Brazil
Group stage
Paraguay

Colombia
Group stage
Bolivia
2015
details
 Brazil
Brazil
Group stage
Venezuela

Colombia
Group stage
Argentina
2018
details
 Ecuador

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)

Participating nations[edit]

Legend
  • 1st – Champions
  • 2nd – Runners-up
  • 3rd – Third place
  • 4th – Fourth place
  • GS – Group stage
  •     — Hosts
Team Brazil
2004
Chile
2006
Brazil
2008
Colombia
2010
Brazil
2012
Uruguay
2014
Brazil
2015
Ecuador
2018
Total
 Argentina GS 2nd 2nd GS 2nd GS 4th 7
 Bolivia 4th GS GS GS GS 4th GS 7
 Brazil 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 7
 Chile GS GS 4th 4th GS GS GS 7
 Colombia GS GS GS 2nd 3rd 3rd 3rd 7
 Ecuador 3rd GS GS GS GS GS GS 7
 Paraguay 2nd 3rd 3rd 3rd 4th 2nd GS 7
 Peru GS 4th GS GS GS GS GS 7
 Uruguay GS GS GS GS GS GS GS 7
 Venezuela GS GS GS GS GS GS 2nd 7

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[8]
2012 Ketlen  Brazil 9[9]
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.[10] 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 QF
 Colombia 4th
 Paraguay GS
 Venezuela GS

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Paraguay, Chile, Ecuador y Argentina realizarán torneos sudamericanos femeninosorneos-sudamericanos-femeninos". conmebol.com. 25 April 2017. Retrieved 12 May 2017. 
  2. ^ "Women Under 19 World Cup 2004". RSSSF. Retrieved 24 May 2012. 
  3. ^ "South America - Under 19 Women's Qualifying Tournament 2006". RSSSF. Retrieved 24 May 2012. 
  4. ^ "Southamerican Women U-20 Championship 2008". RSSSF. Retrieved 24 May 2012. 
  5. ^ "Southamerican Women U-20 Championship 2010". RSSSF. Retrieved 24 May 2012. 
  6. ^ "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 
  7. ^ http://mundodelfutbolfemenino.blogspot.de/2012/06/uruguay-organizara-el-sudamericano.html
  8. ^ "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... 
  9. ^ "Goal scorers on official site". sulamericanafemininacuritiba2012.com. Retrieved 24 May 2012. 
  10. ^ http://www.rsssf.com/tabless/sam-wom-u19-02.html

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