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1929 South American Championship

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Host country  Argentina
Venue(s)  3 (in 2 host cities)
Fourth place  Peru
Teams  4
Matches played  6
Dates  November 1–17
Runners-up  Paraguay
Start date  1929
Goals scored  23
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Top scorer(s)  Aurelio González (5 goals)
Champion  Argentina national football team
Third place  Uruguay national football team
Similar  1926 South American Championship, 1924 South American Championship, 1955 South American Championship, 1947 South American Championship, 1939 South American Championship

The twelfth edition of the South American Championship was held in Buenos Aires, Argentina from November 1 to 17, 1929. The 1928 edition was postponed due to the participation of Chile, Uruguay and Argentina in the 1928 Summer Olympics held in Amsterdam, Netherlands, where Uruguay and Argentina won gold and silver respectively.


The participating countries were Argentina, Paraguay, Peru, and Uruguay.

Brazil, Bolivia, and Chile withdrew from the tournament.

Final round

Each team plays a single 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.

Goal scorers

5 goals

  • González
  • 3 goals

    2 goals

    1 goal


    1929 South American Championship Wikipedia