1929 South American Championship

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.

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)Paraguay Aurelio González
(5 goals)
The Argentine team, winner of the tournament

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]


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 roundEdit

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 Champions 
Fourth title

Goal scorersEdit

5 goals

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal