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1966 FIFA World Cup qualification (CONCACAF)

FIFA rejected the entry of Guatemala. There would be two rounds of play:

  • First Round: The remaining 9 teams were divided into 3 groups of 3 teams each. The teams played against each other on a home-and-away basis. The group winners would advance to the Final Round.
  • Final Round: The 3 teams played against each other on a home-and-away basis. The group winner would qualify.

First roundEdit

Group 1Edit

Rank Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
1   Mexico 7 4 3 1 0 8 2 +6
2   United States 4 4 1 2 1 4 5 −1
3   Honduras 1 4 0 1 3 1 6 −5





Mexico advanced to the Final Round.

Group 2Edit

Rank Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
1   Jamaica 5 4 2 1 1 5 2 +3
2   Netherlands Antilles 4 4 1 2 1 2 3 −1
3   Cuba 3 4 1 1 2 3 5 −2





Jamaica advanced to the Final Round.

Group 3Edit

Rank Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
1   Costa Rica 8 4 4 0 0 9 1 +8
2   Suriname 2 4 1 0 3 8 9 −1
3   Trinidad and Tobago 2 4 1 0 3 5 12 −7





Costa Rica advanced to the Final Round.

Final roundEdit

Rank Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
1   Mexico 7 4 3 1 0 12 2 +10
2   Costa Rica 4 4 1 2 1 8 2 +6
3   Jamaica 1 4 0 1 3 3 19 −16





Mexico qualified.

GoalscorersEdit

5 goals
4 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ This match was played in Honduras instead of in the United States.
  2. ^ a b Netherlands Antilles' games were all played away.