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1947 South American Championship

1947 South American Championship
Tournament details
Host country Ecuador
Dates November 30 – December 31
Teams (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Argentina (9th title)
Runners-up Paraguay
Third place Uruguay
Fourth place Chile
Tournament statistics
Matches played 28
Goals scored 102 (3.64 per match)
Top scorer(s) Nicolás Falero
(8 goals)

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.

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.

Venues

Guayaquil
Estadio George Capwell
Capacity: 10,000

Squads

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

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
November 30, 1947
2–2 Bolivia
 1'24'  26'44'
Estadio George Capwell, Guayaquil
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Luis Alberto Fernández (Uruguay)

December 2, 1947
2–0 Colombia
 26'
 61'
Estadio George Capwell, Guayaquil
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Juan José Álvarez (Argentina)

December 2, 1947
6–0 Paraguay
 10'
 22'
 40'50'82'
 87'
Estadio George Capwell, Guayaquil
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Víctor Francisco Rivas (Chile)

December 4, 1947
7–0 Bolivia
 3'44'
 22'
 56'
 58'76'
 62'
Estadio George Capwell, Guayaquil
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Federico Muñoz Medina (Ecuador)

December 4, 1947
0–0 Ecuador
Estadio George Capwell, Guayaquil
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Mario Rubén Hayn (Paraguay)

December 6, 1947
2–2 Paraguay
 17'
 63'
 38'
 74'
Estadio George Capwell, Guayaquil
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Luis Alberto Fernández (Uruguay)

December 6, 1947
6–0 Chile
 3'
 39'42'
 68'
 88'89'
Estadio George Capwell, Guayaquil
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Juan José Álvarez (Argentina)

December 9, 1947
2–1 Peru
 25'
 71'
 72'
Estadio George Capwell, Guayaquil
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Juan José Álvarez (Argentina)

December 9, 1947
3–0 Bolivia
 9'
 50'79'
Estadio George Capwell, Guayaquil
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Mario Rubén Heyn (Paraguay)

December 11, 1947
3–0 Ecuador
 51'
 62'72'
Estadio George Capwell, Guayaquil
Attendance: 22,000
Referee: Juan José Álvarez (Argentina)

December 11, 1947
3–2 Peru
 41'
 55'
 56'
 25'

Estadio George Capwell, Guayaquil
Attendance: 22,000
Referee: Luis Alberto Fernández (Uruguay)

December 13, 1947
0–0 Bolivia
Estadio George Capwell, Guayaquil
Attendance: 18,000
Referee: Luis Alberto Fernández (Uruguay)

December 13, 1947
4–2 Uruguay
 52'79'
 76'
 89'
 3'
 47'
Estadio George Capwell, Guayaquil
Attendance: 18,000
Referee: Juan José Álvarez (Argentina)

December 16, 1947
6–1 Ecuador
 19'21'
 24'88'
 28'
 35'
 51'
Estadio George Capwell, Guayaquil
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Victor Francisco Rivas (Chile)

December 16, 1947
1–1 Chile
 12'  37'
Estadio George Capwell, Guayaquil
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Luis Alberto Fernández (Uruguay)

December 18, 1947
3–1 Bolivia
 5'
 20'
 25'
 71'
Estadio George Capwell, Guayaquil
Attendance: 12,000
Referee: Juan José Álvarez (Uruguay)

December 18, 1947
6–0 Colombia
 7'
 30'62'75'
 38'
 55'
Estadio George Capwell, Guayaquil
Attendance: 12,000
Referee: Alfredo Álvarez (Bolivia)

December 20, 1947
0–0 Ecuador
Estadio George Capwell, Guayaquil
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Mario Rubén Hayn (Paraguay)

December 20, 1947
2–0 Colombia
 22'68'
Estadio George Capwell, Guayaquil
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Federico Muñoz Medina (Ecuador)

December 23, 1947
5–1 Colombia
 3'
 53'79'
 67'81'
 48'
Estadio George Capwell, Guayaquil
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Federico Muñoz Medina (Ecuador)

December 23, 1947
1–0 Chile
 60'
Estadio George Capwell, Guayaquil
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Juan José Álvarez (Argentina)

December 25, 1947
2–0 Ecuador
 30'
 72'
Estadio George Capwell, Guayaquil
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Alfredo Álvarez (Bolivia)

December 26, 1947
1–0 Peru
 74'  67'
Estadio George Capwell, Guayaquil
Attendance: 6,000
Referee: Victor Francisco Rojas (Chile)

December 27, 1947
0–2 Peru
 73'
 82'
Estadio George Capwell, Guayaquil
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Mario Rubén Hayn (Paraguay)

December 28, 1947
3–1 Uruguay
 30'46'
 85'
 74'
Estadio George Capwell, Guayaquil
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Mario Rubén Hayn (Paraguay)

December 29, 1947
4–0 Ecuador
 22'58'69'
 31'
Estadio George Capwell, Guayaquil
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Luis Alberto Fernández (Uruguay)

December 29, 1947
4–1 Colombia
 28'
 75'88'
 78'
 90'
Estadio George Capwell, Guayaquil
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Juan José Álvarez (Argentina)

December 31, 1947
4–3 Bolivia
o.g.)
 44'
 50'
 63'
 77'
 84'
 88'
Estadio George Capwell, Guayaquil
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)

External links

  • South American Championship 1947 at RSSSF
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