Football at the 1995 Pan American Games

The twelfth edition of the men's football tournament at the Pan American Games was held in Mar del Plata, Argentina from March 10 to March 24, 1995. Twelve teams competed, with title defender USA being eliminated in the first round. After the preliminary round there was a knock-out stage.

Football at the XII Pan American Games
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VenuesEstadio José María Minella
Date10–24 March
Competitors12 from 12 nations
Medalists
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Bronze medal 
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All the matches were held in Estadio José María Minella.[1][2] Argentina, coached by Daniel Passarella, won their fifth gold medal after beating Mexico on penalties in the final match.[3]

Group stageEdit

Group AEdit

 
A moment of the Argentina v Honduras match
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Argentina 3 2 1 0 6 2 +4 7 Qualified to the Final round
2   Paraguay 3 2 0 1 4 1 +3 6
3   Honduras 3 1 1 1 6 4 +2 4
4   United States 3 0 0 3 0 9 −9 0
Source: RSSSF
Paraguay  2–0  Honduras
Gómez   75', 89' Report
Referee: Ronald Gutiérrez (Costa Rica)

Argentina  3–0  United States
Gallardo   30', 45'
Ortega   49'
Report
Referee: John J. Toro (Colombia)

United States  0–2  Paraguay
Report Gómez   72'
González   82'
Referee: Rames Ramdhan (Trinidad and Tobago)

Argentina  2–2  Honduras
Gallardo   31', 70' Report Romero   14'
Cruz   36'

United States  0–4  Honduras
Report Perdomo   17'
Guevara   29'
Pavón   36', 83'
Referee: Gilberto Alcalá (Mexico)

Argentina  1–0  Paraguay
Ortega   65' Report
Referee: Ángel Guevara (Ecuador)

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Brazil 3 2 1 0 5 2 +3 7 Qualified to the Final round
2   Costa Rica 3 2 0 1 10 3 +7 6
3   Chile 3 1 1 1 3 5 −2 4
4   Bermuda 3 0 0 3 0 8 −8 0
Source: RSSSF
Chile  1–0  Bermuda
Lizama   31' Report
Referee: Eugenio Figueroa (Uruguay)

Brazil  2–1  Costa Rica
Guirao   17'
Antonio   37'
Report Gómez   85'
Referee: John J. Toro (Colombia)

Brazil  2–0  Bermuda
Anderson   22'
Vokota   48'
Report
Referee: Jim Fleming (Canada)

Costa Rica  4–1  Chile
Morales   17', 64'
Gómez   72'
Solís   89'
Report Lobos   40'
Referee: Ronald Gutiérrez (Costa Rica)

Costa Rica  5–0  Bermuda
Delgado   9'
Morales   49', 65'
Gómez   82', 86'
Report
Referee: Osuna Romer (Bolivia)

Brazil  1–1  Chile
Antonio   57' Report Lobos   69'
Referee: Ángel Guevara (Ecuador)

Group CEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Mexico 3 3 0 0 8 2 +6 9 Qualified to the Final round
2   Colombia 3 2 0 1 7 3 +4 6
3   Ecuador 3 1 0 2 6 10 −4 3
4   Trinidad and Tobago 3 0 0 3 1 7 −6 0
Source: RSSSF
Ecuador  2–4  Mexico
Capurro   16'
Grueso   21'
Report Blanco   6', 28'
Hernández   35'
Salvador   90'
Referee: John J. Toro (Colombia)

Colombia  2–0  Trinidad and Tobago
Dinas   17'
Ricard   25'
Report
Referee: Ronald Gutiérrez (Costa Rica)

Mexico  1–0  Trinidad and Tobago
Hernández   86' Report
Referee: Ángel Guevara (Ecuador)

Colombia  5–0  Ecuador
Zambrano   2'
Quiñonez   31'
Ricard   40'
Mackenzie   67'
Alcíbar   87'
Report
Referee: Gilberto Alcalá (Mexico)

Ecuador  4–1  Trinidad and Tobago
Capurro   12'
Pérez   27'
Gruezo   63', 85'
Report Glascow   44'

Colombia  0–3  Mexico
Report Napoles   55'
Hernández   70'
Blanco   80'
Referee: Eugenio Figueroa (Uruguay)

Knockout stageEdit

 
Argentina players during the final match v Mexico, where the Albiceleste won the gold medal
 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
18 March – Mar del Plata
 
 
  Brazil0 (7)
 
21 March – Mar del Plata
 
  Honduras0 (8)
 
  Honduras2
 
18 March – Mar del Plata
 
  Argentina3
 
  Argentina1
 
24 March – Mar del Plata
 
  Chile0
 
  Argentina0 (5)
 
19 March – Mar del Plata
 
  Mexico0 (4)
 
  Mexico3
 
22 March – Mar del Plata
 
  Costa Rica2
 
  Mexico2
 
19 March – Mar del Plata
 
  Colombia1 Third place
 
  Colombia2
 
24 March – Mar del Plata
 
  Paraguay0
 
  Colombia3
 
 
  Honduras0
 

Quarter finalsEdit

Brazil  0–0  Honduras
Report
Penalties
  • Guiano  
  • Anderson  
  • Bordon  
  • do Carmo  
  • de Brito  
  • Ferreira  
  • Abel  
  • Maia  
  • Antonio  
  • Yokota  
  • De Souza  
7–8
  •   Perdomo
  •   Suazo
  •   Pavón
  •   Lagos
  •   Castro
  •   Romero
  •   Pineda
  •   López
  •   Sierra
  •   Guevara
  •   Flores
Referee: Ángel Guevara (Ecuador)

Argentina  1–0  Chile
Paz   68' Report
Referee: Ronald Gutiérrez (Costa Rica)

Colombia  2–0  Paraguay
González   51'
Quiñones   78'
Report
Referee: Gilberto Alcalá (Mexico)

Mexico  3–2  Costa Rica
García   7', 52'
Salvador   66'
Report Soto   26'
Millins   80'
Referee: John J. Toro (Colombia)

Semi finalsEdit

Argentina  3–2  Honduras
Gallardo   38', 51'
Ayala   83'
Report Romero   16'
Cruz   76'
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Néstor Mondria (Chile)

Mexico  2–1  Colombia
Salvador   62', 77' Report Ricard   33'
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Ronald Gutierrez (Costa Rica)

Bronze medal matchEdit

Colombia  3–0  Honduras
Zapata   14'
Quinones   24'
Zambrano   88'
Report
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: Juan J. Bernabé (Paraguay)

Gold Medal matchEdit

Argentina  0–0  Mexico
Report
Penalties
  • Gallardo  
  • Jiménez  
  • B. Schelotto  
  • Paz  
  • Bassedas  
5–4
  •   Hernández
  •   Villa
  •   Blanco
  •   Ayala
  •   García
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: Ángel Guevara (Ecuador)

AwardEdit

 1995 Pan American Games Winners 
 
Argentina
Fifth title

MedalistsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's football   Argentina [4][5]

1. Carlos Bossio
2. Roberto Ayala
3. Rodolfo Arruabarrena
4. Javier Zanetti
5. Jorge Jiménez
6. Pablo Rotchen
7. Ariel Ortega
8. Roberto Monserrat
9. Sebastián Rambert
10. Marcelo Gallardo
11. Christian Bassedas
12. Javier Lavallén
13. Juan Pablo Sorín
14. Pablo Paz
15. Claudio Husain
16. Diego Cagna
17. Hernán Crespo
18. Guillermo B. Schelotto
Daniel Passarella (coach)

  Mexico [4]

1. Óscar Pérez
2. Pável Pardo
3. Marcos Ayala
4. Braulio Luna
5. Edson Astivia
6. Raúl Lara
7. Luis Hernández
8. Germán Villa
9. Luis M. Salvador
10. Rafael García
11. Cuauhtémoc Blanco
12. Oswaldo Sánchez
13. Ricardo Munguía
14. Jesús Arellano
15. Agustín García
16. Manuel Sol
17. Gustavo Nápoles
18. Edson Alvarado
Guillermo V. Mejía (coach)

  Colombia [4]

1. Oscar Córdoba
2. Wilmer Ortegón
3. Juan D. Vélez
4. Juan C. Beltrán
5. Jorge Peláez
6. José A. Valencia
7. Henry Zambrano
8. Arley Betancourth
9. Harry Castillo
10. Oswaldo Mackenzie
11. Alonso Alcíbar
12. Daniel A. Vélez
13. Víctor Mafla
14. Martín Zapata
15. Arley Dinas
16. Luis Quiñonez
17. Jersson González
18. Hámilton Ricard

GoalscorersEdit

 
Marcelo Gallardo, top scorer of the competition


6 goals

5 goals

4 goals

  •   Luis Salvador
  •   Sergio Morales

3 goals

Source: PanamSports

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Panamerican Games 1995 (Mar del Plata, Mar 10-24) by Neil Morrison and Juan Pablo Andrés at the RSSSF
  2. ^ Mar del Plata 1995 on the Argentina Olympic Committee (archived, 4 Jul 2007)
  3. ^ Argentina campeón de los Panamericanos de 1995 on El Gráfico, 19 Oct 2011
  4. ^ a b c Memoria Oficial - XII Juegos Deportivos Panamericanos, p. 394 on PanamSports.org
  5. ^ Historial de participaciones de la Selección Argentina en los Juegos Panamericanos on AFA.org, 26 Jul 2019