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The 1977 CONCACAF Championship, the seventh edition of the CONCACAF Championship, was held in Mexico from 8 October to 23 October. Mexico, as the host nation, easily secured a third title and a place in Argentina '78 since the tournament also served as qualification to the World Cup. The North, Central American and Caribbean zone was allocated 1 place (out of 16) in the final tournament.

1977 CONCACAF Championship
CONCACAF Championship
Tournament details
Host countryMexico
Dates8 October – 23 October
Teams6 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)2 (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Mexico (3rd title)
Runners-up Haiti
Third place El Salvador
Fourth place Canada
Tournament statistics
Matches played15
Goals scored55 (3.67 per match)
Top scorer(s)Mexico Víctor Rangel (6 goals)
1973
1981

Contents

QualificationEdit

VenuesEdit

Mexico City Monterrey
Estadio Azteca Estadio Universitario
Capacity: 105,000 Capacity: 41,615
 

Final roundEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Mexico 5 5 0 0 20 5 +15 10
  Haiti 5 3 1 1 6 6 0 7
  El Salvador 5 2 1 2 8 9 −1 5
  Canada 5 2 1 2 7 8 −1 5
  Guatemala 5 1 1 3 8 10 −2 3
  Suriname 5 0 0 5 6 17 −11 0
Guatemala  3–2  Suriname
McDonald   15'38'
Alfaro   85'
Schal   2'
Rigters   55'

Canada  1–2  El Salvador
Budd   85' Zapata   44'84'
Estadio Universitario, Monterrey
Referee: Pestarino (Argentina)

Mexico  4–1  Haiti
Sánchez   1'
Rangel   46'70'82'
Auguste   78'

Canada  2–1  Suriname
Parsons   32'
Bakić   74'
Olmberg   40' (pen.)
Estadio Azteca, Mexico City

Mexico  3–1  El Salvador
Cárdenas   36'
Rangel   59'90'
Huezo   75'
Estadio Azteca, Mexico City
Referee: Toros Kibritjian (United States)

Guatemala  1–2  Haiti
Mitrovich   58' Domingue   20' (pen.)
Bayonne   44'
Estadio Universitario, Monterrey
Referee: Pestarino (Argentina)

Mexico  8–1  Suriname
Rangel   24'
Isiordia   37'49'
Sánchez   39'90'
Jiménez   73'84'
Chávez   80'
Schal   23' (pen.)
Estadio Universitario, Monterrey
Referee: Valverde Salazar (Costa Rica)

El Salvador  0–1  Haiti
Sanon   24'
Estadio Azteca, Mexico City
Referee: Calderón Castro (Cuba)

Canada  2–1  Guatemala
Parsons   20'
B. Lenarduzzi   35'
Alfaro   62'
Estadio Azteca, Mexico City
Referee: Barreto Ruiz (Uruguay)

Mexico  2–1  Guatemala
Vázquez   28' (pen.)
Cárdenas   81'
Mitrovich   44'
Estadio Azteca, Mexico City
Referee: Pestarino (Argentina)

El Salvador  3–2  Suriname
González   42'
Rosas   77'87'
Emanuelson   58'
Olmberg   89' (pen.)
Estadio Universitario, Monterrey
Referee: Crokwell (Bermuda)

Canada  1–1  Haiti
Bakić   90' Dorsainville   78'
Estadio Universitario, Monterrey
Referee: Valverde Salazar (Costa Rica)

Mexico  3–1  Canada
Guzmán   31'40'
Sánchez   65'
Parsons   9'
Estadio Universitario, Monterrey
Referee: Moses (Netherlands Antilles)

Guatemala  2–2  El Salvador
Rivera   58'75' Rosas   44'
Huezo   85'
Estadio Azteca, Mexico City
Referee: De la Puente (Dominican Republic)

Haiti  1–0  Suriname
Domingue   7'
Estadio Azteca, Mexico City
Referee: Oritz Pérez (Honduras)

Mexico qualified for the 1978 FIFA World Cup.

1977 CONCACAF Championship winners
 
Mexico
Third title

GoalscorersEdit

See alsoEdit

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