1964 NACFC Pre-Olympic Tournament

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1964 NACFC Pre-Olympic Tournament
Tournament details
Host country Mexico
Dates 16–20 March
Teams 4 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) 1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  Mexico (1st title)
Runners-up  Suriname
1968

The 1964 NACFC Pre-Olympic Tournament will be the first edition of the NACFC Pre-Olympic Tournament, the quadrennial, international football tournament organised by NACFC to determine which national teams from the North, Central America and Caribbean region qualify for the Olympic football tournament. It will be held in Mexico, from 16 and 20 March 1964.

Qualification[edit | edit source]

Main article: Football at the 1963 Central American and Caribbean Games

Qualified teams[edit | edit source]

The following teams qualified for the final tournament.

Zone Country Method of qualification Appearance1 Last appearance Previous best performance Previous Olympic appearances
(last)
North America  Mexico (hosts) Automatic 1st 0 (debut) Debutant 2 (1948)
 United States Automatic 1st 0 (debut) Debutant 4 (1956)
Central America  Panama Automatic 1st 0 (debut) Debutant 0
Caribbean  Suriname 1963 Central American and Caribbean Games Runner-up 1st 0 (debut) Debutant 0
1 Only final tournament.

Venue[edit | edit source]

Mexico City hosted the tournament.

Mexico City
Estadio Olímpico Universitario
Capacity: 72,000

Final round[edit | edit source]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Mexico (H, C) 3 3 0 0 16 1 +15 6 Qualification to 1964 Summer Olympics
2  United States 3 1 1 1 7 8 −1 3
3  Suriname 3 1 0 2 1 7 −6 2
4  Panama 3 0 1 2 5 13 −8 1
Source: A
(C) Champion; (H) Host.
16 March 1964 (1964-03-16)
Suriname  0–1  United States
Hausmann Goal 17'
Estadio Olímpico Universitario, Mexico City
Attendance: 8,000
Referee: Fernando Buergo (Mexico)

16 March 1964 (1964-03-16)
Mexico  7–0  Panama
Padilla Goal 22'85'
Fragoso Goal 51'61'
Salas Goal 54'
Albert Goal 70'
González Goal 86'
Estadio Olímpico Universitario, Mexico City
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Juan Soto Paris (Costa Rica)


18 March 1964 (1964-03-18)
United States  3–3  Panama
Gansler Goal 29'
Carl Gentile Goal 51'58'
Sanchez Goal 25'
Tapia Goal 74'79'
Estadio Olímpico Universitario, Mexico City
Attendance: 12,000
Referee: Goedheart (Suriname)

18 March 1964 (1964-03-18)
Mexico  6–0  Suriname
González Goal 15'
Padilla Goal 32'41'66'
Vazquez Goal 60'
Fragoso Goal 79'
Estadio Olímpico Universitario, Mexico City
Attendance: 12,000
Referee: Richard Gelner (United States)


20 March 1964 (1964-03-20)
Panama  2–3  Suriname
De Gracia Goal 34'
Diaz Goal 82'
Kluivert Goal 8'
Haltman Goal 18'
Reumel Goal 75'
Estadio Olímpico Universitario, Mexico City
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Jorge Méndez (Guatemala)

20 March 1964 (1964-03-20)
Mexico  3–1  United States
Vazquez Goal 20'
González Goal 31'
Padilla Goal 80'
Gentile Goal 28'
Estadio Olímpico Universitario, Mexico City
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Aristóteles Gómez (Honduras)

External Links[edit | edit source]

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