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1947 South American Championship

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1947 South American Championship
Tournament details
Host countryEcuador
DatesNovember 30 – December 31
Teams8 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  Argentina (9th title)
Runners-up  Paraguay
Third place  Uruguay
Fourth place  Chile
Tournament statistics
Matches played28
Goals scored102 (3.64 per match)
Top scorer(s) Nicolás Falero
(8 goals)
1946
1949
Argentina won its 9th title

The 1947 South American Championship was the 20th South American Championship for national teams, and was organized by CONMEBOL. It marked the first time Ecuador hosted the tournament, which hosted all the matches in Estadio George Capwell in Guayaquil. Argentina won the tournament to obtain their 9th South American title.

Brazil withdrew from the tournament.

1947 South American Championship Intro articles: 4

Format

Each team played the teams in a single round-robin tournament, earning two points for a win, one point for a draw, and zero points for a loss. The team with the most points at the end of the tournament will be crowned the champions.

Overview of "Round-robin tournament" article

Squads

For a complete list of participating squads see: 1947 South American Championship squads

Overview of "1947 South American Championship squads" article

Venues

Guayaquil
Estadio George Capwell
Capacity: 10,000

Final round

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Argentina 7 6 1 0 28 4 +24 13
 Paraguay 7 5 1 1 16 11 +5 11
 Uruguay 7 5 0 2 21 8 +13 10
 Chile 7 4 1 2 14 13 +1 9
 Peru 7 2 2 3 12 9 +3 6
 Ecuador 7 0 3 4 3 17 −14 3
 Bolivia 7 0 2 5 6 21 −15 2
 Colombia 7 0 2 5 2 19 −17 2
Ecuador  2–2  Bolivia
Jiménez  1'24' Gutiérrez  26'44'
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Luis Alberto Fernández (Uruguay)

Uruguay  2–0  Colombia
Falero  26'
Britos  61'
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Juan José Álvarez (Argentina)

Argentina  6–0  Paraguay
Moreno  10'
Loustau  22'
Pontoni  40'50'82'
Méndez  87'
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Víctor Francisco Rivas (Chile)

Argentina  7–0  Bolivia
Méndez  3'44'
Pontoni  22'
Loustau  56'
Boyé  58'76'
Di Stéfano  62'
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Federico Muñoz Medina (Ecuador)

Colombia  0–0  Ecuador
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Mario Rubén Hayn (Paraguay)

Peru  2–2  Paraguay
Castillo  17'
Mosquera  63'
Villalba  38'
Marín  74'
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Luis Alberto Fernández (Uruguay)

Uruguay  6–0  Chile
Sarro  3'
Falero  39'42'
Gambetta  68'
Magliano  88'89'
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Juan José Álvarez (Argentina)

Chile  2–1  Peru
Varela  25'
Busquets  71'
López  72'
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Juan José Álvarez (Argentina)

Uruguay  3–0  Bolivia
Magliano  9'
Falero  50'79'
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Mario Rubén Heyn (Paraguay)

Chile  3–0  Ecuador
Peñaloza  51'
López  62'72'
Attendance: 22,000
Referee: Juan José Álvarez (Argentina)

Argentina  3–2  Peru
Moreno  41'
Di Stefano  55'
Boyé  56'
Gómez Sánchez  25'
López  65'
Torres
Attendance: 22,000
Referee: Luis Alberto Fernández (Uruguay)

Colombia  0–0  Bolivia
Attendance: 18,000
Referee: Luis Alberto Fernández (Uruguay)

Paraguay  4–2  Uruguay
Genés  52'79'
Marín  76'
Villalba  89'
Magliano  3'
Britos  47'
Attendance: 18,000
Referee: Juan José Álvarez (Argentina)

Uruguay  6–1  Ecuador
Falero  19'21'
Puente  24'88'
García  28'
Sarro  35'
Garnica  51'
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Victor Francisco Rivas (Chile)

Argentina  1–1  Chile
Di Stefano  12' Riera  37'
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Luis Alberto Fernández (Uruguay)

Paraguay  3–1  Bolivia
Marín  5'
Genés  20'
Ávalos  25'
González  71'
Attendance: 12,000
Referee: Juan José Álvarez (Uruguay)

Argentina  6–0  Colombia
Fernández  7'
Di Stefano  30'62'75'
Boyé  38'
Loustau  55'
Attendance: 12,000
Referee: Alfredo Álvarez (Bolivia)

Peru  0–0  Ecuador
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Mario Rubén Hayn (Paraguay)

Paraguay  2–0  Colombia
Villalba  22'68'
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Federico Muñoz Medina (Ecuador)

Peru  5–1  Colombia
Mosquera  3'
Guzmán  53'79'
Gómez Sánchez  67'81'
Arango  48'
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Federico Muñoz Medina (Ecuador)

Paraguay  1–0  Chile
Villalba  60'
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Juan José Álvarez (Argentina)

Argentina  2–0  Ecuador
Moreno  30'
Méndez  72'
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Alfredo Álvarez (Bolivia)

Uruguay  1–0  Peru
Falero  74' González  67'
Attendance: 6,000
Referee: Victor Francisco Rojas (Chile)

Bolivia  0–2  Peru
Castillo  73'
Guzmán  82'
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Mario Rubén Hayn (Paraguay)

Argentina  3–1  Uruguay
Méndez  30'46'
Loustau  85'
Britos  74'
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Mario Rubén Hayn (Paraguay)

Paraguay  4–0  Ecuador
Marín  22'58'69'
Genés  31'
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Luis Alberto Fernández (Uruguay)

Chile  4–1  Colombia
Prieto  28'
Sáez  75'88'
Riera  78'
Granados  90'
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Juan José Álvarez (Argentina)

Chile  4–3  Bolivia
Aráoz  30' (o.g.)
Sáez  44'
Infante  50'
López  63'
Tapia  77'
Tardío  84'
Orgaz  88'
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Federico Muñoz Medina (Ecuador)

Result

 1947 South American Championship Champions 

Argentina
Ninth title

Goal scorers

8 Goals

  • Falero

6 Goals

5 Goals

4 Goals

3 Goals

2 Goals

1 Goal

Own Goal

  • Aráoz (for Chile)

1947 South American Championship Venues articles: 19

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