South American Championship 1917


South American Championship 1917

Infobox International Football Competition
tourney_name = South American Championship of Nations
year = 1917
other_titles = Copa América (since 1975)


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caption =
country = Uruguay
dates = September 30 - October 14
num_teams = 4
confederations = 1
venues = 1
cities = 1
champion = URU
count = 2
second = ARG
third = BRA
fourth = CHI
matches = 6
goals = 21
attendance =
top_scorer = flagicon|URU Ángel Romano (4 goals)
player =
updated =

The second edition of the South American Championship of Nations (known as Copa América since 1975) was held in Montevideo, Uruguay from September 30 to October 14, 1917. Host Uruguay retained the title after winning 1-0 over Argentina in the last match of the competition.

Ángel Romano from Uruguay was the top scorer of the tournament with 4 goals.__TOC__

Competition format

There was no qualifying for the tournament. The participating countries were Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Uruguay.

All teams competed between each other in a single group. The one with the best position after the matches was the champion. Two points were awarded for a win, one for a draw, and zero for a defeat.

ingle group stage

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Result

Awards

Goalscorers

4 goals
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3 goals
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2 goals
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1 goal
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Own goals
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Complete final standings

External links

* [http://www.rsssf.com/tables/17safull.html RSSSF > South American Championship > 1917]


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