Supriya Ghosh (Editor)

1937 South American Championship

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on Reddit
Host country  Argentina
Runners-up  Brazil
Matches played  16
End date  February 1, 1937
Goals scored  69
Venue(s)  2 (in 1 host city)
Fourth place  Paraguay
Start date  1937
Teams  6
1937 South American Championship
Dates  December 27, 1936 – February 1, 1937
Champion  Argentina national football team
Third place  Uruguay national football team
Similar  1929 South American Championship, 1926 South American Championship, 1947 South American Championship, 1955 South American Championship, 1939 South American Championship

The fourteenth edition of the South American Championship of football was held in Buenos Aires, Argentina from December 27, 1936, to February 1, 1937.


The participating countries were Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Peru, and Uruguay thus making this the first edition in which more than five teams took part of the event.

Bolivia, and Colombia (a new CONMEBOL member) withdrew from the tournament.

Final round

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

As Brazil and Argentina were tied, a playoff was disputed.

Goal scorers

7 goals

  • Raúl Toro
  • 5 goals

    4 goals

    3 goals

    2 goals

    1 goal


    1937 South American Championship Wikipedia

    Similar Topics
    1926 South American Championship
    1929 South American Championship
    1947 South American Championship