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1926 South American Championship

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Host country  Chile
Runners-up  Argentina
Matches played  10
End date  November 3, 1926
Goals scored  55
Venue(s)  1 (in 1 host city)
Fourth place  Paraguay
Start date  1926
Teams  5
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Dates  October 12 – November 3
Champion  Uruguay national football team
Third place  Chile national football team
Similar  1924 South American Championship, 1929 South American Championship, 1955 South American Championship, 1947 South American Championship

The tenth edition of the South American Championship was held in Santiago, Chile from October 12 to November 3, 1926.


The participating countries were Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay, and Uruguay.

Brazil withdrew for the second time (being the first time in 1924), and it also was the first time Bolivia took part in the event.

Final round

Each team plays one match against each of the other teams. Two (2) points are awarded for a win, one (1) point for a draw and zero (0) points for a defeat.

Chile made the first corner-kick goal in Tournament's History.

Goal scorers

7 goals

  • Arellano
  • 6 goals

    5 goals

  • Sosa
  • 4 goals

  • Ramírez
  • 3 goals

    2 goals

    1 goal


    1926 South American Championship Wikipedia