Football at the 1983 Pan American Games
The ninth edition of the Men's Football Tournament at the Pan American Games was held in Caracas, Venezuela, from August 15 to August 27, 1983. Ten teams competed in a first round-robin competition, with Brazil defending the title. After the preliminary round there was a semifinal and a final.
|Football – Men's tournament at the IX Pan American Games|
|Venue||Brígido Iriarte Stadium|
Originally, the tournament was to have been played by 12 teams organised into four groups of three teams, but Honduras and Suriname withdrew, forcing a rearrangement of the original draw (shown below).
- Group A: Venezuela, Chile, Suriname
- Group B: Brazil, United States, Bermuda
- Group C: Argentina, Guatemala, Honduras
- Group D: Uruguay, Mexico, Cuba
Group B winner (Brazil) received a bye to the final.
Gold Medal MatchEdit
|23 August 1983||Uruguay||1–0||Brazil||Caracas, Venezuela|
|Peirano 83'||Stadium: Brígido Iriarte Stadium|
Referee: Mario Lira (CHI)
|1983 Pan American Games Winners|