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
Huracán, champions
EventCopa de Competencia Británica
DateDecember 9, 1944
VenueSan Lorenzo, Buenos Aires
RefereeBartolomé Macías

Qualified teams

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



The cup was contested by the same 16 clubs participating in 1944 Argentine Primera División, playing a single-elimination format in a neutral venue. Huracán eliminated Vélez Sarsfield 2–1, arch-rival San Lorenzo 4–3, and Newell's Old Boys 4–1 in semifinal.[1]

On the other hand, Boca Juniors defeated Racing 3–2 (in Boedo), Banfield 4–2 (also in Boedo), and Platense 1–0 in the semifinal held in Villa Crespo.[2]

In the final, Huracán defeated Boca Juniors 4–2 to win their first Copa Británica trophy. Boca Juniors players Natalio Pescia and Mario Boyé were sent off.[3]

Road to the final

  • all matches played in neutral venues
San Lorenzo Stadium, venue
A Boca Juniors team of 1944
Huracán Round Boca Juniors
Opponent Result Group stage Opponent Result
Vélez Sarsfield 2–1 First round Racing 3–2
San Lorenzo 4–3 Quarterfinal Banfield 4–2
Newell's Old Boys 4–1 Semifinal Platense 1–0

Match details

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