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1967 South American Championship

1967 South American Championship
Tournament details
Host country Uruguay
Dates January 17 – February 2
Teams (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Uruguay
Runners-up Argentina
Third place Chile
Fourth place Paraguay
Tournament statistics
Matches played 15
Goals scored 49 (3.27 per match)
Top scorer(s) Luis Artime (5 goals)

The South American Football Championship 1967 was won by hosts Uruguay, with Argentina finished second.

Brazil and Peru withdrew from the tournament. It was the first tournament in which Venezuela participated.

Qualifying round

November 30, 1966
5–2 Colombia
 7'
 23'
pen.), 49'
 61'
 71'
 72'
Estadio Nacional, Santiago
Attendance: 80,000
Referee: Arturo Yamasaki (Peru)

December 11, 1966
0–0 Chile
Estadio El Campín, Bogotá
Attendance: 17,000
Referee: Arturo Yamasaki (Peru)
Chile won 5-2 on aggregate and qualified for the Copa América 1967.

December 21, 1966
2–2 Paraguay
 56'
 58'
pen.)
 88'
Estadio Modelo, Guayaquil
Attendance: 47,000
Referee: Duval Goicoechea (Argentina)

December 28, 1966
3–1 Ecuador
 7'10'
 60'
 81'
Estadio Manuel Ferreira, Asunción
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: César Orozco (Peru)
Paraguay won 5-3 on aggregate and qualified for the Copa América 1967.

Venues

Montevideo
Estadio Centenario
Capacity: 65,235

Final round

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Uruguay 5 4 1 0 13 2 +11 9
Argentina 5 4 0 1 12 3 +9 8
Chile 5 2 2 1 8 6 +2 6
Paraguay 5 2 0 3 9 13 −4 4
Venezuela 5 1 0 4 7 16 −9 2
Bolivia 5 0 1 4 0 9 −9 1
January 13, 1967
4–0 Bolivia
 5'
 44'
o.g.)
 81'
Centenario, Montevideo
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Isidro Ramírez (Paraguay)

January 18, 1967
2–0 Venezuela
 12'41'
Centenario, Montevideo
Attendance: 7,000
Referee: Isidro Ramírez (Paraguay)

January 18, 1967
4–1 Paraguay
 23'
 71'
 73'
pen.)
 67'
Centenario, Montevideo
Attendance: 12,000
Referee: Mario Gasc (Chile)

January 21, 1967
4–0 Venezuela
 5'34'
 62'68'
Centenario, Montevideo
Attendance: 7,000
Referee: Eunápio de Queiroz (Brazil)

January 22, 1967
1–0 Bolivia
 67'
Centenario, Montevideo
Attendance: 6,000
Referee: Eunápio de Queiroz (Brazil)

January 22, 1967
4–2 Paraguay
 9'44'
 72'81'
 62'
 85'
Centenario, Montevideo
Attendance: 6,000
Referee: Roberto Goicochea (Argentina)

January 25, 1967
1–0 Bolivia
 14'
Centenario, Montevideo
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Enrique Marino (Chile)

January 25, 1967
5–1 Venezuela
 18'65'88'
 26'
 50'
 72'
Centenario, Montevideo
Attendance: 2,500
Referee: Mario Gasc (Chile)

January 26, 1967
2–2 Chile
 15'
 68'
 2'
 37'
Centenario, Montevideo
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Isidro Ramírez (Paraguay)

January 28, 1967
3–0 Bolivia
 59'
 67'
 84'
Centenario, Montevideo
Attendance: 11,000
Referee: Mario Gasc (Chile)

January 28, 1967
2–0 Chile
 36'
 80'
Centenario, Montevideo
Attendance: 14,000
Referee: Isidro Ramírez (Paraguay)

January 29, 1967
2–0 Paraguay
 32'
 66'
Centenario, Montevideo
Attendance: 17,000
Referee: Mario Gasc (Chile)

February 1, 1967
0–0 Bolivia
Centenario, Montevideo
Attendance: 1,500
Referee: Roberto Goicochea (Argentina)

February 1, 1967
5–3 Venezuela
 11'
 16'29'
 22'
 81'
 3'
 77'
 89'
Centenario, Montevideo
Attendance: 1,500
Referee: Enrique Marino (Chile)

February 2, 1967
1–0 Argentina
 74'
Centenario, Montevideo
Attendance: 65,000
Referee: Mario Gasc (Chile)

Result

 1967 South American Championship Champions 

Uruguay
11th title

Goal scorers

With five goals, Luis Artime of Argentina is the top scorer in the tournament. In total, 49 goals were scored by 27 different players, with only one of them credited as own goal.

5 goals
4 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal
Own goal

External links

  • South American Championship 1967 at RSSSF
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