1991 South American Women's Football Championship

The 1991 South American Women's Football Championship (Campeonato Sudamericano de Fútbol Femenino 1991) was held in Maringá, Brazil between 28 April and 5 May 1991. It was the first staging of the South American Women's Football Championship and determined the CONMEBOL's single qualifier for the 1991 FIFA Women's World Cup.

1991 South American Women's Football Championship
Campeonato Sul-Americano de Futebol Feminino de 1991
Tournament details
Host countryBrazil
Dates28 April – 5 May 1991
Teams3 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Brazil (1st title)
Runners-up Chile
Third place Venezuela
Tournament statistics
Matches played3
Goals scored14 (4.67 per match)
Top scorer(s)Brazil Adriana (4 goals)
Best player(s)Chile Ada Cruz
1995

Brazil won the tournament, that was played with only three teams: Brazil, Chile and Venezuela.[1] Adriana was the tournament's top scorer, with four goals.[2] Chile's Ada Cruz was elected as the best player.[3]

In 1988, the Venezuelan Football Federation (FVF) had expressed interest in hosting the tournament.[4]

ResultsEdit

The tournament was set up in a round-robin format, where each team played one match against each of the other teams within the group. The first placed team in the group won the tournament and qualified for the 1991 FIFA Women's World Cup in China.

Two points were awarded for a win, one point for a draw, and no points for a loss.

  • Tie-breaker
    • If teams finish leveled on points, the following tie-breakers are used:
    1. greater goal difference in all group games;
    2. greater number of goals scored in all group games;
    3. winner of the head-to-head match between the teams in question;
    4. drawing of lots.

Final standingsEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Brazil 2 2 0 0 12 1 +11 4
  Chile 2 1 0 1 2 6 –4 2
  Venezuela 2 0 0 2 0 7 –7 0
Brazil  6–1  Chile
Roseli   ?'
Adriana   ?', ?'
Márcia Taffarel   ?'
Elane   ?'
Marisa   ?'
Report Cruz   ?'[5]


Brazil  6–0  Venezuela
Adriana   ?', ?'

Brazil won the tournament and qualified for the 1991 FIFA Women's World Cup.

AwardsEdit

 1991 South American Women's Football Championship Winners 
 
Brazil
First title

GoalscorersEdit

4 goals
1 goal
Unknown goalscorers
  •   Brazil: 4 additional goals
  •   Chile: 1 additional goal

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Qualification matches South America 1991". FIFA. Archived from the original on 8 June 2019. Retrieved 1 November 2016.
  2. ^ "Argentina Campeon, Uruguay en el podio". www.audaf.com.uy (in European Spanish). Retrieved 2017-09-26.
  3. ^ "La "Romaria" chilena que maravilló a Holanda con su fútbol". La Tercera (in European Spanish). Retrieved 2017-09-25.
  4. ^ "La Vinotinto femenina se estrenó en Chile 91". Líder en Deportes. Archived from the original on 2017-09-30. Retrieved 2017-09-30.
  5. ^ "La "Romaria" chilena que maravilló a Holanda con su fútbol". La Tercera (in European Spanish). Retrieved 2017-09-25.
  6. ^ "ForoVinotinto". ForoVinotinto (in European Spanish). Retrieved 2017-09-25.

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