1952 Panamerican Championship

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1952 Panamerican Championship
Tournament details
Host country Chile
City Santiago
Dates March 16-April 13
Teams 6 (from 2 confederations)
Venue(s) 1 (in Santiago host cities)
Final positions
Champions  Brazil (1st title)
Runners-up  Peru
Third place  Chile
Fourth place  Paraguay
Tournament statistics
Matches played 15
Goals scored 52 (3.47 per match)
1942
1956

The second edition of the Panamerican Championship of football was held in Santiago, Chile from March 16 to April 20. Six teams entered the competition with Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Panama, Paraguay and Peru all entering the competition.

Brazil would take out the title on the final match against Chile with a 3-0 scoreline at Santiago. Compared to the previous attempt at the competition ten years ago, this edition would be more of a success with the potential of fully uniting the continents to become a reality.

Rankings[edit | edit source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Brazil 5 4 0 1 16 2 +14 8
 Peru 5 3 0 2 9 7 +2 6
 Chile 5 3 0 2 9 7 +2 6
 Paraguay 5 2 1 2 11 8 +3 5
 Costa Rica 5 1 1 3 5 10 -5 3
 Panama 5 1 0 4 2 18 -16 2

Matches[edit | edit source]

March 16, 1952
 Chile 5–0  Panama
Santiago


March 20, 1952
 Peru 3–0  Panama
Santiago


March 20, 1952
 Paraguay 2–2  Costa Rica
Santiago


March 23, 1952
 Chile 2–1  Costa Rica
Santiago


March 23, 1952
 Paraguay 4–2  Peru
Santiago


March 27, 1952
 Chile 1–3  Peru
Santiago


March 27, 1952
 Paraguay 4–1  Panama
Santiago


March 27, 1952
 Brazil 5–0  Costa Rica
Santiago


April 2, 1952
 Costa Rica 0–1  Panama
Santiago


April 2, 1952
 Brazil 0–1  Peru
Santiago


April 6, 1952
 Brazil 6–0  Panama
Santiago


April 6, 1952
 Chile 1–0  Paraguay
Santiago


April 10, 1952
 Brazil 2–1  Paraguay
Santiago


April 13, 1952
 Peru 0–2  Costa Rica
Santiago


April 13, 1952
 Brazil 3–0  Chile
Santiago