1968 CONMEBOL Pre-Olympic Tournament

The 1968 CONMEBOL Pre-Olympic Tournament took place during March and April 1968. It was the 3rd CONMEBOL Pre-Olympic Tournament.

1968 CONMEBOL Pre-Olympic Tournament
Tournament details
Teams8
Final positions
Champions Brazil
Runners-up Colombia
Third place Uruguay
Fourth place Paraguay
1964
1971

Argentina and Bolivia did not participate. Brazil and Colombia qualified for the 1968 Summer Olympics.[1]

Group stageEdit

Group 1Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Paraguay (A) 3 2 1 0 4 0 +4 5 Final round
2   Brazil (A) 3 1 2 0 3 0 +3 4
3   Chile 3 1 1 1 1 1 0 3
4   Venezuela 3 0 0 3 0 7 −7 0
Source: [1]
(A) Advance to a further round
Brazil  3–0  Venezuela
Paraguay  1–0  Chile
Paraguay  3–0  Venezuela
Brazil  0–0  Chile
Brazil  0–0  Paraguay
Chile  1–0  Venezuela

Group 2Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Colombia (A) 3 2 1 0 4 2 +2 5 Final round
2   Uruguay (A) 3 1 2 0 3 1 +2 4
3   Peru 3 0 2 1 2 3 −1 2
4   Ecuador 3 0 1 2 1 4 −3 1
Source: [1]
(A) Advance to a further round
Colombia  1–0  Ecuador
Uruguay  0–0  Peru
Colombia  2–1  Peru
Uruguay  2–0  Ecuador
Peru  1–1  Ecuador
Colombia  1–1  Uruguay

Final groupEdit

Hosted in Brazil and Colombia.

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Brazil (Q) 3 2 0 1 6 2 +4 4
2   Colombia (Q) 3 2 0 1 6 5 +1 4
3   Uruguay 3 1 1 1 5 6 −1 3
4   Paraguay 3 0 1 2 5 9 −4 1
Source: [1]
(Q) Qualified to the phase indicated
Brazil  1–2  Uruguay
Colombia  4–2  Paraguay
Brazil  awarded
2–0
  Paraguay
Uruguay  3–3  Paraguay
Colombia  2–0  Uruguay
Brazil  3–0  Colombia

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Games of the XIX. Olympiad – Football Qualifying Tournament". www.rsssf.com. Retrieved 11 May 2017.