1944 Copa de Competencia Británica Final

The 1944 Copa de Competencia Británica Final was the final that decided the winner of the 1st. edition of this Argentine domestic cup. It was played on December 9, 1944. Huracán defeated Boca Juniors 4–2 at San Lorenzo Stadium, winning their first Copa Británica trophy.[1][2]

1944 Copa de Competencia Británica Final
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San Lorenzo Stadium, venue of the final
EventCopa de Competencia Británica
DateDecember 9, 1944
VenueSan Lorenzo, Buenos Aires
RefereeBartolomé Macías

Qualified teamsEdit

Team Previous finals app.
Huracán (none)
Boca Juniors (none)


The cup was contested by the same clubs participating in 1944 Argentine Primera División, playing a single-elimination format in a neutral venue. Huracán beat Vélez Sarsfield 2–1, arch-rival San Lorenzo 4–3, and Newell's Old Boys 4–1 in semifinals.[1]

On the other hand, Boca Juniors beat Racing 3–2, Banfield 4–2, and Platense 1–0 in semifinal.[2]

In the final, Huracán beat Boca Juniors 4–2. Boca Juniors players Natalio Pescia and Mario Boyé were sent off.[3]

Match detailsEdit

Team of Huracán, champions
Huracán4–2Boca Juniors
Referee: Bartolomé Macías
Boca Juniors


  1. ^ a b Huracán campeón de la Copa Británica by Roberto Guidotti on C.A. Huracán site, 9 Dec 2017
  2. ^ a b Copa de Competencia Británica 1944 by Osvaldo Gorgazzi on the RSSSF
  3. ^ Boca 2-Huracán 4, match details on Historia de Boca