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1947 South American Championship

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Host country  Ecuador
Runners-up  Paraguay
Start date  1947
Goals scored  102
Venue(s)  1 (in 1 host city)
Fourth place  Chile
Teams  8
Matches played  28
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Dates  November 30 – December 31
Top scorer(s)  Nicolás Falero (8 goals)
Champion  Argentina national football team
Third place  Uruguay national football team
Similar  1955 South American Championship, 1957 South American Championship, 1926 South American Championship, 1929 South American Championship, 1963 South American Championship

The 1947 South American Championship was the 20th South American Championship for national teams, and was organized by CONMEBOL. It marked the first time Ecuador hosted the tournament, which hosted all the matches in Estadio George Capwell in Guayaquil. Argentina won the tournament to obtain their 9th South American title.


Brazil withdrew from the tournament.


Each team played the teams in a single round-robin tournament, earning two points for a win, one point for a draw, and zero points for a loss. The team with the most points at the end of the tournament will be crowned the champions.


For a complete list of participating squads see: 1947 South American Championship squads

Goal scorers

8 Goals

  • Falero
  • 6 Goals

    5 Goals

  • Villalba
  • 4 Goals

    3 Goals

    2 Goals

    1 Goal

    Own Goal

  • Aráoz (for Chile)
  • References

    1947 South American Championship Wikipedia