Football at the 1938 Central American and Caribbean Games

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Football at the 1938 Central American and Caribbean Games
Tournament details
Host country Panama
Dates 10 – 23 February 1938
Teams 6 (from 2 confederations)
Venue(s) 1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  Costa Rica (1st title)
Runners-up  Mexico
Third place  Colombia
Fourth place  El Salvador
Tournament statistics
Matches played 15
Goals scored 64 (4.27 per match)
1935
1946

The football tournament of the 1938 Central American and Caribbean Games was held in Panama City from 10 to 23 February. The gold medal was won by Costa Rica who earned 9 points and had a superior goal difference compared to Mexico.

Table[edit | edit source]

2 points system used.

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
1  Costa Rica (C) 5 4 1 0 27 3 +24 9
2  Mexico 5 4 1 0 17 1 +16 9
3  Colombia 5 2 0 3 8 6 +2 4
4  El Salvador 5 2 0 3 6 21 −15 4
5  Panama 5 1 1 3 3 16 −13 3
6  Venezuela 5 0 1 4 3 17 −14 1

Results[edit | edit source]

10 February 1938 (1938-02-10)
Mexico  4–0  Colombia
Estadio Olímpico Nacional, Panama City
Attendance: 20,000


12 February 1938 (1938-02-12)
Costa Rica  9–0  El Salvador
Estadio Olímpico Nacional, Panama City


12 February 1938 (1938-02-12)
Panama  1–1  Venezuela
Estadio Olímpico Nacional, Panama City
Attendance: 12,000


14 February 1938 (1938-02-14)
Panama  3–2  Colombia
Estadio Olímpico Nacional, Panama City


14 February 1938 (1938-02-14)
Mexico  3–0  Venezuela
Estadio Olímpico Nacional, Panama City
Attendance: 10,000


16 February 1938 (1938-02-16)
Panama  0–9  Costa Rica
Estadio Olímpico Nacional, Panama City
Attendance: 15,000


16 February 1938 (1938-02-16)
El Salvador  4–2  Venezuela
Estadio Olímpico Nacional, Panama City


18 February 1938 (1938-02-18)
Colombia  0–3  Costa Rica
Estadio Olímpico Nacional, Panama City


18 February 1938 (1938-02-18)
Mexico  7–0  El Salvador
Estadio Olímpico Nacional, Panama City
Attendance: 8,000


20 February 1938 (1938-02-20)
Panama  0–2  Mexico
Estadio Olímpico Nacional, Panama City
Attendance: 20,000


20 February 1938 (1938-02-20)
Venezuela  0–5  Costa Rica
Estadio Olímpico Nacional, Panama City


21 February 1938 (1938-02-21)
Colombia  3–0  El Salvador
Estadio Olímpico Nacional, Panama City


22 February 1938 (1938-02-22)
Mexico  1–1  Costa Rica
Estadio Olímpico Nacional, Panama City
Attendance: 23,000


23 February 1938 (1938-02-23)
Venezuela  0–3  Colombia
Estadio Olímpico Nacional, Panama City


23 February 1938 (1938-02-23)
Panama  0–2  El Salvador
Estadio Olímpico Nacional, Panama City

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