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1963 CONCACAF Championship

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Host country  El Salvador
Runners-up  El Salvador
Start date  1963
Goals scored  76
Venues  2
Champions  Costa Rica (1st title)
Fourth place  Honduras
Teams  9
Matches played  22
1963 CONCACAF Championship
Dates  23 March – 7 April 1963
Champion  Costa Rica national football team
Third place  Netherlands Antilles national football team

The 1963 CONCACAF Championship was the first edition of the CONCACAF Championship, the football championship of North America, Central America and the Caribbean (CONCACAF). The tournament was held between 23 March to 7 April. Nine teams participated in the inaugural event.


The tournament was hosted by El Salvador in the cities of San Salvador and Santa Ana. The nine teams were broken up into one group of five and one group of four; the top two teams of each group would advance to a final group stage, playing in round-robin format to determine the winner. The tournament was won by Costa Rica, who defeated the hosts El Salvador 1-4 in the deciding match of the four-team final group.

Group A


Group B



1963 CONCACAF Championship Wikipedia

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