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The 1969 CONCACAF Championship was the fourth edition of the CONCACAF Championship, the football championship of North America, Central America and the Caribbean (CONCACAF). The tournament was held between 23 November to 8 December. Six teams participated in the tournament.

1969 CONCACAF Championship
Campeonato de Naciones de CONCACAF 1969
Tournament details
Host countryCosta Rica
Dates23 November – 7 December
Teams6 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Costa Rica (2nd title)
Runners-up Guatemala
Third place Netherlands Antilles
Fourth place Mexico
Tournament statistics
Matches played15
Goals scored43 (2.87 per match)
Top scorer(s)Guatemala Marco Fión
Guatemala Nelson Melgar
Costa Rica Víctor Ruiz
(3 goals each)
1967
1971

The event was hosted by Costa Rica in the city of San José. Seven team qualified, but Haiti's disqualification[1] left six teams to play in the round-robin format to determine the winner. The tournament was won by the host nation, for the second time after 1963, by tying defending champions Guatemala 1–1 in the deciding final match.

Qualifying TournamentEdit

VenueEdit

Final tournamentEdit

Rank Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
1   Costa Rica 9 5 4 1 0 13 2 11
2   Guatemala 8 5 3 2 0 10 2 8
3   Netherlands Antilles 5 5 2 1 2 9 12 -3
4   Mexico 4 5 1 2 2 4 5 -1
5   Trinidad and Tobago 3 5 1 1 3 4 12 -8
6   Jamaica 1 5 0 1 4 3 10 -7
Costa Rica  3–0  Jamaica
Álvaro Cascante  
Roy Sáenz  
Edward Dawkins   o.g.'
Attendance: 7,389





Trinidad and Tobago  3–2  Jamaica
Everald Cummings  
Keith Douglas  
Ulrich Haynes  
Delroy Scott   20'
Joshua Hamilton   31'
Referee: Jorge Mendez Montes De Oca (Guatemala)

Costa Rica  2–0  Mexico
Jaime Grant   4'
Roy Sáenz   33'


Guatemala  1–0  Mexico
Marco Fión   46'
Referee: Theodorus Koetsier (Netherlands Antilles)


Guatemala  0–0  Jamaica
Attendance: 10,234
Referee: Diego Di Leo (Mexico)

Costa Rica  5–0  Trinidad and Tobago
Víctor Ruiz        
Wálter Elizondo  [2]
Attendance: 10,234
Referee: Kenneth Adolfus Chaplin (Jamaica)


Mexico  0–0  Trinidad and Tobago

AwardsEdit

1969 CONCACAF
Championship winners
 
Costa Rica
Second title

ScorersEdit

ReferencesEdit

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