1999 South American U-17 Championship

The 1999 South American Under-17 Football Championship was a football competition contested by all ten U-17 national football teams of CONMEBOL. The tournament was held in Uruguay between 4 and 21 March 1999, it was the 8th time the competition has been held and the 1st to take place in Uruguay.

1999 South American U-17 Championship
Campeonato Sudamericano Sub-17
Uruguay 1999
Tournament details
Host countryUruguay
Dates4 March – 21 April
Teams10 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)3 (in 3 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Brazil (5th title)
Runners-up Paraguay
Third place Uruguay
Fourth place Argentina
Tournament statistics
Matches played24
Goals scored77 (3.21 per match)
Top scorer(s)Brazil Souza (5 goals)
1997
2001

This tournament gave three berths to the 1999 FIFA U-17 World Championship, which was held in New Zealand, Brazil won their fifth title and their third in a row. They qualified to the aforementioned tournament along with Paraguay and Uruguay.

VenuesEdit

City / Town Stadium Capacity
Montevideo Estadio Centenario 66,500
Maldonado Estadio Domingo Burgueño 22,000
Rivera Estadio Atilio Paiva Olivera 26,000

First roundEdit

The 10 national teams were divided in 2 groups of 5 teams each. The top 2 teams qualified for the semi-finals.

Group AEdit

Team Pts M W D L GF GC
  Uruguay 10 4 3 1 0 10 2
  Argentina 7 4 2 2 0 6 2
  Ecuador 5 4 1 2 1 7 4
  Peru 4 4 1 1 2 2 6
  Venezuela 0 4 0 0 4 3 14
6 March 1999
Argentina 2:0 Peru Estadio Domingo Burgueño, Maldonado
Uruguay 5:2 Venezuela Estadio Domingo Burgueño, Maldonado
8 March 1999
Argentina 2:2 Ecuador Estadio Domingo Burgueño, Maldonado
Uruguay 3:0 Peru Estadio Domingo Burgueño, Maldonado
10 March 1999
Peru 2:1 Venezuela Estadio Domingo Burgueño, Maldonado
Uruguay 2:0 Ecuador Estadio Domingo Burgueño, Maldonado
12 March 1999
Peru 0:0 Ecuador Estadio Domingo Burgueño, Maldonado
Argentina 2:0 Venezuela Estadio Domingo Burgueño, Maldonado
14 March 1999
Ecuador 5:0 Venezuela Estadio Centenario, Montevideo
Uruguay 0:0 Argentina Estadio Centenario, Montevideo

Group BEdit

Team Pts M W D L GF GC
  Brazil 10 4 3 1 0 9 5
  Paraguay 6 4 2 0 2 8 8
  Bolivia 4 4 1 1 2 5 6
  Chile 4 4 1 1 2 4 5
  Colombia 4 4 1 1 2 6 8
7 March 2001
Chile 0:1 Bolivia Estadio Atilio Paiva Olivera, Rivera
Brazil 4:3 Colombia Estadio Atilio Paiva Olivera, Rivera
9 March 1999
Chile 3:2 Paraguay Estadio Atilio Paiva Olivera, Rivera
Brazil 1:1 Bolivia Estadio Atilio Paiva Olivera, Rivera
11 March 1999
Paraguay 3:2 Bolivia Estadio Atilio Paiva Olivera, Rivera
Colombia 1:1 Chile Estadio Atilio Paiva Olivera, Rivera
13 March 1999
Colombia 2:1 Bolivia Estadio Atilio Paiva Olivera, Rivera
Brazil 3:1 Paraguay Estadio Atilio Paiva Olivera, Rivera
15 March 1999
Paraguay 2:0 Colombia Estadio Atilio Paiva Olivera, Rivera
Brazil 1:0 Chile Estadio Atilio Paiva Olivera, Rivera

Final roundEdit

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
17 March 1999 - Estadio Centenario
 
 
  Argentina1
 
21 March 1999 - Estadio Centenario
 
  Brazil3
 
  Brazil5
 
17 March 1999 - Estadio Centenario
 
  Paraguay0
 
  Uruguay0
 
 
  Paraguay2
 
Third place
 
 
21 March 1999 - Estadio Centenario
 
 
  Argentina2
 
 
  Uruguay4

Semi-finalsEdit

17 March 1999
Argentina 1:3 Brazil Estadio Centenario, Montevideo
Uruguay 0:2 Paraguay Estadio Centenario, Montevideo

Third place matchEdit

21 March 1999
Uruguay 4:2 Argentina Estadio Centenario, Montevideo

FinalEdit

21 March 1999
Brazil 5:0 Paraguay Estadio Centenario, Montevideo


 1999 South American Under-17 Football Champions 
 
Brazil
5th title

Countries to participate in 1999 FIFA U-17 World ChampionshipEdit

Top 3 teams qualify for 1999 FIFA U-17 World Championship:

Top goalscorersEdit

Team Players Goals
  Souza 5
  Alberto Cuero 4
  Tomás Guzmán 4
  Mario Leguizamón 4
  Léo Lima 4

Ideal Team of the TournamentEdit

Team Players Position
  Germán Lux GK
  David Villalba DF
  Ricardo DF
  Alvaro Meneses DF
  Anderson DF
  Rubén Olivera MD
  Walker MD
  Tomás Guzmán MD
  Souza MD
  Léo Lima FW
  Walter Peralta FW