Football at the 1959 Central American and Caribbean Games

Football was contested for men only at the 1959 Central American and Caribbean Games in Caracas, Venezuela.[1]

Football at the 1959 Central American and Caribbean Games
Tournament details
Host country Venezuela
Dates7–16 January 1959
Teams5 (from 2 confederations)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Mexico
Runners-up Netherlands Antilles
Third place Venezuela
Fourth place Panama
Tournament statistics
Matches played10
Goals scored50 (5 per match)
1954
1962
All statistics correct as of 16 January 1959.
Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's football  Mexico (MEX)  Netherlands Antilles (AHO)  Venezuela (VEN)

Participating teamsEdit

Team Appearance Previous best performance
  Mexico 5th Gold medal (1935, 1938)
  Netherlands Antilles 3rd Gold medal (1950)
  Panama 4th Silver medal (1946)
  Puerto Rico 2nd 7th (1946)
  Venezuela 3rd 5th (1946)

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Mexico 4 4 0 0 10 3 +7 8
2   Netherlands Antilles 4 2 1 1 21 5 +16 5
3   Venezuela 4 1 2 1 12 7 +5 4
4   Panama 4 1 1 2 6 9 −3 3
5   Puerto Rico 4 0 0 4 1 26 −25 0
First match(es) will be played on unknown. Source:[citation needed]
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored.

ResultsEdit

7 January 1959 Netherlands Antilles   15–0   Puerto Rico Caracas
Jansen          
Canword      
Gumbs    
Bibiana    
Valerian  
Dirksz  
Cameron  
8 January 1959 Mexico   3–1   Panama Caracas
Contreras   28'
Arias   51'   64'
  85' Valderrama
9 January 1959 Netherlands Antilles   2–2   Venezuela Caracas
Jansen   3'
Valerian   68'
  44' Tovar
  48' Rodríguez
10 January 1959 Puerto Rico   1–2   Panama Caracas
Piñeiro   70'   25'   55' Ponce
11 January 1959 Mexico   3–1   Venezuela Caracas
Contreras   16'
Arias   17'
Noriega   77'
  77' Altero
12 January 1959 Panama   1–3   Netherlands Antilles Caracas
Ponce   55'   54' Bernadina
  65' Valerian
  78' Jansen
13 January 1959 Mexico   2–0   Puerto Rico Caracas
Noriega   21'
Arias   89'
14 January 1959 Venezuela   2–2   Panama Caracas
Estrada   30'
Vidal   48'
  50' Lomardo
  75' Ponce
15 January 1959 Netherlands Antilles   1–2   Mexico Caracas
Bibiana   81'   10'   79' Arias
16 January 1959 Venezuela   7–0   Puerto Rico Caracas
Casado   22'
Vidal   53'   66'   79'
Rodríguez   73'
Estrada   84'
Tovar   87'

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Central American and Caribbean Games 1959 (Caracas, Venezuela)". RSSSF.com. RSSSF. Retrieved 20 February 2009. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)