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1945 South American Championship

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Host country  Chile
Runners-up  Brazil
Start date  1945
Goals scored  89
Venue(s)  1 (in 1 host city)
Fourth place  Uruguay
Teams  7
Matches played  21
1945 South American Championship
Dates  January 14 – February 28
Top scorer(s)  Heleno de Freitas Norberto Méndez (6 goals each)
Champion  Argentina national football team
Third place  Chile national football team
Similar  1947 South American Championship, 1957 South American Championship, 1926 South American Championship, 1955 South American Championship, 1929 South American Championship

The eighteenth edition of the South American Championship was held in Santiago, Chile from January 14 to February 28. This tournament was an extra edition, with no trophy handed to the winners, but considered official by CONMEBOL.


The participating countries were Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia (for the first time), Ecuador, and Uruguay. Paraguay and Peru withdrew from the tournament.


For a complete list of participating squads see: 1945 South American Championship squads

Final round

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

Goal scorers

6 goals

5 goals

4 goals

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal


1945 South American Championship Wikipedia

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