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The 1947 South American Championship was the 20th South American Championship for national teams, and was organized by CONMEBOL. It marked the first time Ecuador hosted the tournament, which hosted all the matches in Estadio George Capwell in Guayaquil. Argentina won the tournament to obtain their 9th South American title.

1947 South American Championship
Tournament details
Host countryEcuador
DatesNovember 30 – December 31
Teams8 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Argentina (9th title)
Runners-up Paraguay
Third place Uruguay
Fourth place Chile
Tournament statistics
Matches played28
Goals scored102 (3.64 per match)
Top scorer(s)Uruguay Nicolás Falero
(8 goals)
1946
1949
Argentina won its 9th title

Brazil withdrew from the tournament.

Contents

FormatEdit

Each team played the teams in a single round-robin tournament, earning two points for a win, one point for a draw, and zero points for a loss. The team with the most points at the end of the tournament will be crowned the champions.

SquadsEdit

For a complete list of participating squads see: 1947 South American Championship squads

VenuesEdit

Final roundEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Argentina 7 6 1 0 28 4 +24 13
  Paraguay 7 5 1 1 16 11 +5 11
  Uruguay 7 5 0 2 21 8 +13 10
  Chile 7 4 1 2 14 13 +1 9
  Peru 7 2 2 3 12 9 +3 6
  Ecuador 7 0 3 4 3 17 −14 3
  Bolivia 7 0 2 5 6 21 −15 2
  Colombia 7 0 2 5 2 19 −17 2
Ecuador  2–2  Bolivia
Jiménez   1'24' Gutiérrez   26'44'
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Luis Alberto Fernández (Uruguay)

Uruguay  2–0  Colombia
Falero   26'
Britos   61'
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Juan José Álvarez (Argentina)

Argentina  6–0  Paraguay
Moreno   10'
Loustau   22'
Pontoni   40'50'82'
Méndez   87'
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Víctor Francisco Rivas (Chile)

Argentina  7–0  Bolivia
Méndez   3'44'
Pontoni   22'
Loustau   56'
Boyé   58'76'
Di Stéfano   62'
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Federico Muñoz Medina (Ecuador)

Colombia  0–0  Ecuador
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Mario Rubén Hayn (Paraguay)

Peru  2–2  Paraguay
Castillo   17'
Mosquera   63'
Villalba   38'
Marín   74'
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Luis Alberto Fernández (Uruguay)

Uruguay  6–0  Chile
Sarro   3'
Falero   39'42'
Gambetta   68'
Magliano   88'89'
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Juan José Álvarez (Argentina)

Chile  2–1  Peru
Varela   25'
Busquets   71'
López   72'
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Juan José Álvarez (Argentina)

Uruguay  3–0  Bolivia
Magliano   9'
Falero   50'79'
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Mario Rubén Heyn (Paraguay)

Chile  3–0  Ecuador
Peñaloza   51'
López   62'72'
Attendance: 22,000
Referee: Juan José Álvarez (Argentina)

Argentina  3–2  Peru
Moreno   41'
Di Stefano   55'
Boyé   56'
Gómez Sánchez   25'
López   65'  
Torres  
Attendance: 22,000
Referee: Luis Alberto Fernández (Uruguay)

Colombia  0–0  Bolivia
Attendance: 18,000
Referee: Luis Alberto Fernández (Uruguay)

Paraguay  4–2  Uruguay
Genés   52'79'
Marín   76'
Villalba   89'
Magliano   3'
Britos   47'
Attendance: 18,000
Referee: Juan José Álvarez (Argentina)

Uruguay  6–1  Ecuador
Falero   19'21'
Puente   24'88'
García   28'
Sarro   35'
Garnica   51'
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Victor Francisco Rivas (Chile)

Argentina  1–1  Chile
Di Stefano   12' Riera   37'
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Luis Alberto Fernández (Uruguay)

Paraguay  3–1  Bolivia
Marín   5'
Genés   20'
Ávalos   25'
González   71'
Attendance: 12,000
Referee: Juan José Álvarez (Uruguay)

Argentina  6–0  Colombia
Fernández   7'
Di Stefano   30'62'75'
Boyé   38'
Loustau   55'
Attendance: 12,000
Referee: Alfredo Álvarez (Bolivia)

Peru  0–0  Ecuador
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Mario Rubén Hayn (Paraguay)

Paraguay  2–0  Colombia
Villalba   22'68'
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Federico Muñoz Medina (Ecuador)

Peru  5–1  Colombia
Mosquera   3'
Guzmán   53'79'
Gómez Sánchez   67'81'
Arango   48'
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Federico Muñoz Medina (Ecuador)

Paraguay  1–0  Chile
Villalba   60'
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Juan José Álvarez (Argentina)

Argentina  2–0  Ecuador
Moreno   30'
Méndez   72'
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Alfredo Álvarez (Bolivia)

Uruguay  1–0  Peru
Falero   74' González   67'
Attendance: 6,000
Referee: Victor Francisco Rojas (Chile)

Bolivia  0–2  Peru
Castillo   73'
Guzmán   82'
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Mario Rubén Hayn (Paraguay)

Argentina  3–1  Uruguay
Méndez   30'46'
Loustau   85'
Britos   74'
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Mario Rubén Hayn (Paraguay)

Paraguay  4–0  Ecuador
Marín   22'58'69'
Genés   31'
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Luis Alberto Fernández (Uruguay)

Chile  4–1  Colombia
Prieto   28'
Sáez   75'88'
Riera   78'
Granados   90'
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Juan José Álvarez (Argentina)

Chile  4–3  Bolivia
Aráoz   30' (o.g.)
Sáez   44'
Infante   50'
López   63'
Tapia   77'
Tardío   84'
Orgaz   88'
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Federico Muñoz Medina (Ecuador)

ResultEdit

 1947 South American Championship Champions 
 
Argentina
Ninth title

Goal scorersEdit

8 Goals

6 Goals

5 Goals

4 Goals

3 Goals

2 Goals

1 Goal

Own Goal

  •   Aráoz (for Chile)

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