1957 Campeonato Ecuatoriano de Fútbol

The 1957 Campeonato Ecuatoriano de Fútbol was the first time a football tournament was held to determine a national champion in Ecuador. Prior to this tournament, teams competed exclusively in one of two regional leagues, the Campeonato Profesional Interandinos (for clubs in Quito and Ambato) and the Campeonato Profesional de Fútbol de Guayaquil (for clubs in Guayaquil). Emelec from Guayaquil won the tournament and became the first Ecuadorian football champion.

Campeonato Ecuatoriano de Fútbol
Season1957
ChampionsEmelec (1st title)
Matches played8
Goals scored28 (3.5 per match)
Top goalscorerSimón Cañarte (4 goals)
Biggest home winBarcelona 4–1 Aucas
(November 24)
Biggest away winAucas 3–4 Emelec
(November 17)
Highest scoringAucas 3–4 Emelec
(November 17)
Longest winning runEmelec — 2 matches
(November 10–November 17)
Longest unbeaten runBarcelona — 3 matches
(November 17–December 1)
Longest losing runAucas — 3 matches
(November 10–Nov 24)
1960

Qualified teamsEdit

Competition Team Qualification method
Guayaquil
2 berths
Barcelona 1957 Guayaquil champion
Emelec 1957 Guayaquil runner-up
Interandino
2 berths
Deportivo Quito 1957 Interandino champion
Aucas 1957 Interandino runner-up

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Emelec 4 3 0 1 8 4 +4 6
2 Barcelona 4 2 1 1 10 6 +4 5
3 Deportivo Quito 4 2 0 2 4 6 −2 4
4 Aucas 4 0 1 3 6 12 −6 1
Source: [1]


 Campeonato Ecuatoriano de Fútbol
1957 Champion 
Emelec
1st title

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away[a] BAR EME AUC QUI
Barcelona 4–1 3–1
Emelec 2–0 2–0
Aucas 2–2 3–4
Deportivo Quito 2–1 1–0
Source: [1]
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.
Notes:
  1. ^ Teams from the same association did not play each other.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Ávila Villagómez, Esteban; Espinoza Añazco, Fernando; Stashans, Arvids (June 20, 2007). "Ecuador 1957". RSSSF. Archived from the original on 14 May 2011. Retrieved May 9, 2011.