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1946 South American Championship

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Host country  Argentina
Runners-up  Brazil
Start date  1946
Goals scored  61
Venue(s)  3 (in 2 host cities)
Fourth place  Uruguay
Teams  6
Matches played  15
1946 South American Championship
Dates  January 12 – February 10
Top scorer(s)  José María Medina (7 goals)
Champion  Argentina national football team
Third place  Paraguay national football team
Similar  1947 South American Championship, 1929 South American Championship, 1926 South American Championship, 1955 South American Championship, 1924 South American Championship

1946 south american championship

The nineteenth edition of the South American Championship in football was held in Buenos Aires, Argentina from January 12 to February 10. This tournament, an extra edition with no trophy handed to the winners, is considered official by CONMEBOL.


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

Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru 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.

Goal scorers

7 Goals

  • Medina
  • 5 goals

    4 goals

  • Villalba
  • 3 goals

    2 goals

    1 goal

    Own goal

  • Coronel (for Bolivia)
  • References

    1946 South American Championship Wikipedia

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