Football at the 1938 Central American and Caribbean Games

The football tournament at the 1938 Central American and Caribbean Games was held in Panama City from 10 to 23 February.

Football at the 1938 Central American and Caribbean Games
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Tournament details
Host countryPanama
Dates (1938-02-10) (1938-02-23)10 February – 23 February 1938
(13 days)
Teams6 (from 2 confederations)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Mexico (2nd title)
Runners-up Costa Rica
Third place Colombia
Fourth place El Salvador
Tournament statistics
Matches played15
Goals scored68 (4.53 per match)
1935
1946

The gold medal was won by Mexico for the second time, who earned 9 points.[1]

SquadsEdit

TableEdit

2 points system used.

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Mexico (C) 5 4 1 0 14 4 +10 9
2   Costa Rica 5 4 0 1 24 3 +21 8
3   Colombia 5 2 0 3 10 11 −1 4
4   El Salvador 5 2 0 3 7 19 −12 4
5   Panama 5 1 1 3 8 20 −12 3
6   Venezuela 5 1 0 4 5 11 −6 2
Source:[citation needed]
(C) Champion.

ResultsEdit

Mexico  3–1  Colombia
Argüelles   40'
de la Fuente   77' (pen.)
Casarín   81'
Report Mejía   4'
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Rafael Mirabal (Uruguay)[2]

Costa Rica  7–0  El Salvador
H. Bolaños   ??'??'??'
Hütt   ??'
Morera   ??'??'
Rojas   ??'
Report

Panama  2–1  Venezuela
Anderson   55'60' Report Febres   88'

Panama  2–4  Colombia
Tapia   ??'
Anderson   89'
Report

Mexico  1–0  Venezuela
Pría   4' Report

Panama  0–11  Costa Rica
Report H. Bolaños   ??'??'??'??'??'
Hütt   ??'
Morera   ??'??'??'
Piedra   ??'??'

El Salvador  3–2  Venezuela
Contreras   ??'
Cruz   ??'
F. Martínez   ??'
Report Febres   ??'
Marcano   ??'

Colombia  1–2[n 1]  Costa Rica
Mejía   ??' Report H. Bolaños   ??'??'

Mexico  6–0  El Salvador
de la Fuente   18'
Argüelles   38'
Cortina   50'55'
Casarín   61'66'
Report
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Rafael Mirabal (Uruguay)

Panama  2–2  Mexico
Prado   61'
Anderson   65' (pen.)
Report de la Fuente   46'
Casarín   62'
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Rafael Mirabal (Uruguay)

Venezuela  0–3  Costa Rica
Report H. Bolaños   ??'
Ó. Bolaños   ??'
Hütt   ??'

Colombia  3–2  El Salvador
Report Cuéllar   ??'
F. Martínez   ??'

Mexico  2–1  Costa Rica
Casarín   5'50' Report Morera   20'
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Rafael Mirabal (Uruguay)

Venezuela  2–1  Colombia
Ríos   43'73' Report

Panama  1–2  El Salvador
Castro   ??' (o.g.) Report Contreras   ??'
F. Martínez   ??'

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Abandoned at 1-2 in 69' when Colombia walked off because of a penalty award against them; Alejandro Morera scored for Costa Rica against an empty goal but result counted as 1-2.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ballesteros, Frank; Cameron, Myk; Courtney, Barrie; Garin, Erik; Morrison, Neil (24 February 2004). "Central American Games 1938 (Panama)". RSSSF.com.
  2. ^ "Selección de Colombia". Futboletin.com (in Spanish).
  3. ^ a b Courtney, Barry (28 February 2013). "Panama - International Results". RSSSF.com.
  4. ^ "Selección de Venezuela". Futboletín.com (in Spanish).

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