SOUTH AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIP 1917



Competition format

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.

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.

Games

September 30, 1917 Uruguay 4–0 Chile Parque Pereira, Montevideo
October 3, 1917 Argentina 4–2 Brazil Parque Pereira, Montevideo
October 6, 1917 Argentina 1–0 Chile Parque Pereira, Montevideo
October 6, 1917 Uruguay 4–0 Brazil Parque Pereira, Montevideo
October 12, 1917 Brazil 5–0 Chile Parque Pereira, Montevideo
October 14, 1917 Uruguay 1–0 Argentina Parque Pereira, Montevideo



Goalscorers:

4 goals:
Angel Romano (Uru)

3 goals:
Carlos Scarone (Uru)

2 goals:
Alberto Ohaco (Arg)
Haroldo (Bra)
Neco (Bra)
Héctor Scarone (Uru)

From: Wikipedia.com y Magazine "La Copa America" (1995) El Pais Journal Uruguay



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