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1916 South American Championship
Tournament details
Host country Argentina
Dates 2 July – 17 July
Teams 4 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) 2 (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions  Uruguay (1st title)
Runners-up  Argentina
Third place  Brazil
Fourth place  Chile
Tournament statistics
Matches played 6
Goals scored 18 (3 per match)
Top scorer(s) Uruguay Isabelino Gradín
(3 goals)
1917

The 1916 South American Championship was the first South American Championship and it took place in Argentina. Uruguay won the tournament.

Teams

At the time, CONMEBOL only had four members:

Results

Rkn Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  Uruguay 3 2 1 0 6 1 +5 5
2  Argentina 3 1 2 0 7 2 +5 4
3  Brazil 3 0 2 1 3 4 –1 2
4  Chile 3 0 1 2 2 11 –9 1
2 July 1916
Uruguay  4 – 0  Chile
6 July 1916
Argentina  6 – 1  Chile
8 July 1916
Brazil  1 – 1  Chile
10 July 1916
Argentina  1 – 1  Brazil
12 July 1916
Uruguay  2 – 1  Brazil
17 July 1916
Argentina  0 – 0  Uruguay

Statistics

Top scorers

3 goals

  • Uruguay Isabelino Gradín

2 goals

1 goal

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