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1946 South American Championship

1946 South American Championship
Tournament details
Host country Argentina
Dates January 12 – February 10
Teams (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Argentina (8th title)
Runners-up Brazil
Third place Paraguay
Fourth place Uruguay
Tournament statistics
Matches played 15
Goals scored 61 (4.07 per match)
Top scorer(s) José María Medina
(7 goals)

The nineteenth edition of the South American Championship was held in Buenos Aires, Argentina from January 12 to February 10. This tournament, an extra edition with no trophy handed to the winners, is considered official by CONMEBOL.

The participating countries were Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay, and Uruguay.

Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru withdrew from the tournament.

Venues

Buenos Aires Avellaneda
Estadio Monumental Estadio Gasómetro de Boedo Estadio Independiente
Capacity: 67,664 Capacity: 75,000 Capacity: 57.858

Final round

Each team played against each of the other teams. Two (2) points where 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 5 5 0 0 17 3 +14 10
Brazil 5 3 1 1 13 7 +6 7
Paraguay 5 2 1 2 8 8 0 5
Uruguay 5 2 0 3 11 9 +2 4
Chile 5 2 0 3 8 11 −3 4
Bolivia 5 0 0 5 4 23 −19 0
January 12, 1946
2–0 Paraguay
 6'
 43'
Estadio Monumental, Buenos Aires
Referee: Mário Silveira Vianna (Brazil)

January 16, 1946
3–0 Bolivia
 47'78'
 65'
Gasómetro de Boedo, Buenos Aires
Referee: José Bartolomé Macías (Argentina)

January 16, 1946
1–0 Chile
 34'
Gasómetro de Boedo, Buenos Aires
Referee: Mário Silveira Vianna (Brazil)

January 19, 1946
2–1 Paraguay
 48'
 68'
 14'
Gasómetro de Boedo, Buenos Aires
Referee: Nobel Valentini (Uruguay)

January 19, 1946
7–1 Bolivia
 34'89'
 39'60'
 75'84'
 79'
 67'
Gasómetro de Boedo, Buenos Aires
Referee: Higinio Madrid (Chile)

January 23, 1946
4–3 Uruguay
 1'16'
 39'
 44'
 25'70'
 37'
Gasómetro de Boedo, Buenos Aires
Referee: Cayetano de Nicola (Paraguay)

January 26, 1946
4–2 Bolivia
 30'
 44'
 67'88'
o.g.)
 42'
Estadio Monumental, Buenos Aires
Referee: José Bartolomé Macías (Argentina)

January 26, 1946
3–1 Chile
 39'60'
 65'
 85'
Estadio Monumental, Buenos Aires
Referee: Nobel Valentini (Uruguay)

January 29, 1946
5–0 Bolivia
 1'25'30'78'
 75'
Estadio Independiente, Avellaneda
Referee: Higinio Madrid (Chile)

January 29, 1946
1–1 Paraguay
 63'  31'
Estadio Independiente, Avellaneda
Referee: José Bartolomé Macías (Argentina)

February 2, 1946
3–1 Uruguay
 8'
 46'
 72'
 59'
Gasómetro de Boedo, Buenos Aires
Referee: Mário Silveira Vianna (Brazil)

February 2, 1946
5–1 Chile
 4'41'46'71'
 89'
pen.)
Gasómetro de Boedo, Buenos Aires
Referee: Nobel Valentini (Uruguay)

February 8, 1946
4–1 Bolivia
 9'39'
 49'78'
 50'
Gasómetro de Boedo, Buenos Aires
Referee: José Bartolomé Macías (Argentina)

February 8, 1946
2–1 Uruguay
 37'
 75'
 57'
Gasómetro de Boedo, Buenos Aires
Referee: Mário Silveira Vianna (Brazil)

February 10, 1946
2–0 Brazil
 14'20'
Estadio Monumental, Buenos Aires
Referee: Nobel Valentini (Uruguay)

Result

 1946 South American Championship Champions 

Argentina
Eighth title

Goal scorers

7 Goals

  • Medina
5 goals

4 goals

3 goals 2 goals 1 goal

Own goal

  • Coronel (for Bolivia)

External links

  • South American Championship 1946 at RSSSF
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