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1917 South American Championship
Tournament details
Host country Uruguay
Dates 30 September – 14 October
Teams 4 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) 1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  Uruguay (2nd title)
Runners-up  Argentina
Third place  Brazil
Fourth place  Chile
Tournament statistics
Matches played 6
Goals scored 21 (3.5 per match)
1916
1919

The 1917 South American Championship was the second South American Championship and it took place in Uruguay. 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 3 0 0 9 0 +9 9
2  Argentina 3 2 0 1 5 3 +2 6
3  Brazil 3 1 0 2 7 8 –1 3
4  Chile 3 0 0 3 0 10 –10 0
30 September 1917
Uruguay  4 – 0  Chile
3 October 1917
Argentina  4 – 2  Brazil
6 October 1917
Argentina  1 – 0  Chile
7 October 1917
Uruguay  4 – 0  Brazil
12 October 1917
Brazil  5 – 0  Chile
14 October 1917
Uruguay  1 – 0  Argentina

Statistics

Top scorers

4 goals

  • Uruguay Ángel Romano

3 goals

  • Uruguay Carlos Scarone

2 goals

1 goal

Own goals

  • Chile Luis García (for Argentina)

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