1946 Copa Escobar-Gerona

The 1946 Copa Escobar-Gerona, also named Copa de Confraternidad Rioplatense, was the 4th. (and last) edition of this cup competition organised jointly by the Argentine and Uruguayan Associations.[1]

1946 Copa Escobar-Gerona
(On points, goals scored did not count)
First leg
Date21 December 1946
VenueEstadio Centenario, Montevideo
Second leg
Date28 December 1946
VenueSan Lorenzo, Buenos Aires

Boca Juniors (Primera División Argentina runner-up) faced Peñarol (Primera División Uruguay runner-up) in a two-legged series at Estadio Centenario in Montevideo and San Lorenzo Stadium in Buenos Aires. Boca Juniors won both matches, 3–2 in Montevideo and 6–3 in Buenos Aires, therefore the Argentine club crowned bi-champion and was awarded the Escobar-Gerona trophy.[2][3]

Boca Juniors forward Pío Corcuera was the topscorer of the series, with 4 goals.

Qualified teamsEdit

Team Qualification Previous app.
  Boca Juniors 1946 Primera División runner-up 1945
  Peñarol 1946 Primera División runner-up 1941, 1942
  • Bold indicates winning years


Estadio Centenario (left) and San Lorenzo de Almagro Stadium, venues for the matches

Match detailsEdit

First legEdit

First leg
Peñarol  2–3  Boca Juniors
Vidal   25' (66) Report Corcuera   51' (55)
Boyé   88'
Referee: G. Bianchi
Boca Juniors

Second legEdit

Second leg
Boca Juniors  6–3  Peñarol
Boyé   15'
Corcuera   18'45'
Pin   52'71'
Lorenzo   55'
Report Vidal   48'82'
Schiaffino   73'
Referee: J. Alvarez
Boca Juniors


  1. ^ Copa de Confraternidad Escobar-Gerona by Osvaldo Gorgazzi on the RSSSF
  2. ^ Copa Escobar-Gerona, match details by Osvaldo Gorgazzi on the RSSSF
  3. ^ Copa Confraternidad 1946 on Historia de Boca