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The eleventh edition of the South American Championship was held in Lima, Peru from October 30 to November 27, 1927. The participating countries were Argentina, Bolivia, Peru, and Uruguay. Brazil, Chile and Paraguay withdrew from the tournament. This was the first South American Championship in which Peru participated. The tournament was also used as a qualifier for the 1928 Summer Olympics and both Argentina and Uruguay were subsequently invited to enter that competition.

1927 South American Championship
Tournament details
Host countryPeru
DatesOctober 30 – November 27
Teams4 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Argentina (3rd title)
Runners-up Uruguay
Third place Peru
Fourth place Bolivia
Tournament statistics
Matches played6
Goals scored37 (6.17 per match)
Top scorer(s)Argentina Alfredo Carricaberry
Uruguay Roberto Figueroa
Argentina Segundo Luna
Uruguay Pedro Petrone
Uruguay Héctor Scarone
(3 goals each)
1926
1929

Contents

SquadsEdit

For a complete list of participants squads see: 1927 South American Championship squads

VenuesEdit

Lima
Estadio Nacional
Capacity: 40,000
 

Final roundEdit

Each team played a single match against each of the other teams. Two (2) points were 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 15 4 +11 6
  Uruguay 3 2 0 1 15 3 +12 4
  Peru 3 1 0 2 4 11 −7 2
  Bolivia 3 0 0 3 3 19 −16 0
Argentina  7–1  Bolivia
Luna   18'56'
Carricaberry   20'36'
Recanatini   24' (pen.)
Seoane   29'79'
Alborta   42'
Referee: Benjamín Fuentes (Peru)

Uruguay  4–0  Peru
Ulloa   49' (o.g.)
Sacco   52'71'
Castro   75'
Referee: Consolato Nay Foino (Argentina)

Uruguay  9–0  Bolivia
Petrone   18'65'81'
Figueroa   19'67'69'
Arremón   43'
Castro   68'
Scarone   86'
Referee: Benjamín Fuentes (Peru)

Peru  3–2  Bolivia
Neyra   31'
Sarmiento   41'
Montellanos   43'
Bustamante   13'14'
Referee: Alberto Parodi (Chile)

Argentina  3–2  Uruguay
Recanatini   56' (pen.)
Luna   70'
Canavessi   85' (o.g.)
Scarone   33'79'
Referee: David Thurner (England)

Argentina  5–1  Peru
Ferreira   1'30'
Maglio   22'25'
Carricaberry   38'
Villanueva   3'
Referee: Victorio Gariboni (Bolivia)

ResultEdit

 1927 South American Championship Champions 
 
Argentina
Third title

Goal scorersEdit

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal

Own goals

External linksEdit