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The sixteenth edition of the South American Championship was held in Santiago, Chile from February 2 to March 4.

1941 South American Championship
Tournament details
Host country Chile
DatesFebruary 2 – March 4
Teams5 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Argentina (6th title)
Runners-up Uruguay
Third place Chile
Fourth place Peru
Tournament statistics
Matches played10
Goals scored32 (3.2 per match)
Top scorer(s)Argentina Juan Marvezzi
(5 goals)
1939
1942
The Argentina squad that won its 6th South American title

With the purpose of celebrating the fourth centenary of Santiago's foundation by Pedro de Valdivia, Chile requested to host this tournament's edition. Because of that, this edition is considered extra (no trophy was handed to the winners).

The participating countries were Argentina, Chile, Ecuador, Peru, and Uruguay.

Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia and Paraguay withdrew from the tournament.

Contents

VenuesEdit

Final roundEdit

Each team played 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 4 4 0 0 10 2 +8 8
  Uruguay 4 3 0 1 10 1 +9 6
  Chile 4 2 0 2 6 3 +3 4
  Peru 4 1 0 3 5 5 0 2
  Ecuador 4 0 0 4 1 21 −20 0
Chile  5–0  Ecuador
Toro   10'
Sorrel   18'78'
Pérez   25'
Contreras   43'
Referee: José Bartolomé Macías (Argentina)

Uruguay  6–0  Ecuador
Rivero   9'23'87'
Gambetta   16'
Porta   39'
Laurido   75' (o.g.)
Referee: Alfredo Vargas (Chile)

Chile  1–0  Peru
Pérez   20'
Referee: José Bartolomé Macías (Argentina)

Argentina  2–1  Peru
Moreno   2'72' Socarraz   53'
Referee: Alfredo Vargas (Chile)

Argentina  6–1  Ecuador
Marvezzi   3'17'28'39'59'
Moreno   30'
Freire   47'
Referee: Aníbal Tejada (Uruguay)

Uruguay  2–0  Chile
Cruche   35'
Chirimini   78'
Referee: José Bartolomé Macías (Argentina)

Peru  4–0  Ecuador
T. Fernández   25'32'48'
Vallejas   36'
Referee: Víctor Francisco Rivas (Chile)

Argentina  1–0  Uruguay
Sastre   53'
Referee: Alfredo Vargas (Chile)

Uruguay  2–0  Peru
Riephoff   37'
Varela  70'
Referee: José Bartolomé Macías (Argentina)

Argentina  1–0  Chile
García   71'
Referee: Aníbal Tejada (Uruguay)

ResultEdit

 1941 South American Championship Champions 
 
Argentina
Sixth title

Goal scorersEdit

5 goals

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal

Own Goal

  •   Laurido (for Uruguay)

External linksEdit