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1929 South American Championship

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1929 South American Championship
Tournament details
Host countryArgentina
DatesNovember 1–17
Teams4 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)3 (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions  Argentina (4th title)
Runners-up  Paraguay
Third place  Uruguay
Fourth place  Peru
Tournament statistics
Matches played6
Goals scored23 (3.83 per match)
Top scorer(s) Aurelio González
(5 goals)
The Argentine team, winner of the tournament

The twelfth edition of the South American Championship was held in Buenos Aires, Argentina from November 1 to 17, 1929. The 1928 edition was postponed due to the participation of Chile, Uruguay and Argentina in the 1928 Summer Olympics held in Amsterdam, Netherlands, where Uruguay and Argentina won gold and silver respectively.

The participating countries were Argentina, Paraguay, Peru, and Uruguay, while Brazil, Bolivia, and Chile withdrew from the tournament.[1]

Argentina won its fourth continental title.[2]

1929 South American Championship Intro articles: 2


For a complete list of participants squads see: 1929 South American Championship squads


Buenos Aires Avellaneda
Estadio Gasómetro Estadio Alvear y Tagle Estadio Independiente
Capacity: 75,000 Capacity: 40,000 Capacity: 57,858

Final round

Each team plays a single match against each of the other teams. Two (2) points are awarded for a win, one (1) point for a draw and zero (0) points for a defeat.

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Argentina 3 3 0 0 9 1 +8 6
 Paraguay 3 2 0 1 9 4 +5 4
 Uruguay 3 1 0 2 4 6 −2 2
 Peru 3 0 0 3 1 12 −11 0
Uruguay  0–3  Paraguay
González  16'86'
Domínguez  55'

Argentina  3–0  Peru
Peucelle  6'
Zumelzú  38'58'
Referee: Aníbal Tejada (Uruguay)

Argentina  4–1  Paraguay
M. Evaristo  7'
Ferreira  24'48'
Cherro  50'
Domínguez  56'
Referee: Julio Borelli (Peru)

Peru  1–4  Uruguay
Lizarbe  81' Fernández  21'29'43'
Andrade  69'

Paraguay  5–0  Peru
Nessi  10'
González  55'63'69'
Domínguez  82'

Argentina  2–0  Uruguay
Ferreira  14'
M. Evaristo  77'
Attendance: 60,000
Referee: Miguel Barba (Paraguay)
GK Ángel Bossio
RB Oscar Tarrío
LB Fernando Paternoster
RH Juan Evaristo
CH Adolfo Zumelzú
LH Alberto Chividini
OR Carlos Peucelle
IR Juan A. Rivarola
CF Manuel Ferreira
IL Roberto Cherro
OL Mario Evaristo
Francisco Olazar
GK Andres Mazali
RB José Nasazzi (c)
LB Pedro Arispe
RH Gildeón Silva
CH Lorenzo Fernández
LH Álvaro Gestido
OR Conduelo Píriz
IR Héctor Scarone
CF Héctor Castro
IL Pedro Cea
OL Antonio Campolo
Alberto Suppici


1929 South American Championship Squads articles: 34


 1929 South American Championship Champions 

Fourth title

Goal scorers

5 goals

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal