Football at the 1954 Central American and Caribbean Games

Football was contested for men only at the 1954 Central American and Caribbean Games in Mexico City, Mexico.

Football at the 1954 Central American and Caribbean Games
Tournament details
Host countryMexico
Dates9 March – 17 March 1954
Teams5 (from 2 confederations)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions El Salvador
Runners-up Mexico
Third place Colombia
Fourth place Panama
Tournament statistics
Matches played10
Goals scored33 (3.3 per match)
1950
1959
All statistics correct as of 17 March 1954.
Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's football  El Salvador (ESA)  Mexico (MEX)  Colombia (COL)

Participating teamsEdit

Team Appearance Previous best performance
  Colombia 4th Gold medal (1946)
  Cuba 3rd Gold medal (1930)
  El Salvador 5th Bronze medal (1935)
  Mexico 4th Gold medal (1935, 1938)
  Panama 3rd Silver medal (1946)

TableEdit

2 points system used.

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   El Salvador (C) 4 3 1 0 9 5 +4 7
2   Mexico 4 3 0 1 11 3 +8 6
3   Colombia 4 2 1 1 6 5 +1 5
4   Panama 4 1 0 3 5 7 −2 2
5   Cuba 4 0 0 4 2 13 −11 0
Source:[citation needed]
(C) Champion.

ResultsEdit

9 March 1954 El Salvador   2–2   Colombia Mexico City, Mexico
CST Hernandez   2'
Barraza   53'
Rengifo   34'89'

9 March 1954 Mexico   4–0   Cuba Mexico City, Mexico
CST

12 March 1954 El Salvador   3–1   Cuba Mexico City, Mexico
CST Ruano   9'
Montoya   19'
Barraza   34'
Nazabel   39'

12 March 1954 Mexico   1–0   Colombia Mexico City, Mexico
CST

13 March 1954 Mexico   2–3   El Salvador Mexico City, Mexico
CST Jasso   27'
Gutierrez   64'
Montoya   16'36'
Valencia   37'

13 March 1954 Colombia   2–1   Panama Mexico City, Mexico
CST

15 March 1954 Cuba   1–2   Colombia Mexico City, Mexico
CST

15 March 1954 Mexico   4–0   Panama Mexico City, Mexico
CST

16 March 1954 Panama   4–0   Cuba Mexico City, Mexico
CST

17 March 1954 El Salvador   1–0   Panama Mexico City, Mexico
CST Barraza   ?'

ReferencesEdit