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1967 CONCACAF Championship

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Host country  Honduras
Champions  Guatemala (1st title)
Fourth place  Trinidad and Tobago
Teams  6
Matches played  15
Dates  5 March – 19 March
Runners-up  Mexico
Start date  1967
Goals scored  35
Venues  1
1967 CONCACAF Championship
Top scorer(s)  Luis Estrada Manuel Recinos (4 goals each)
Champion  Guatemala national football team
Third place  Honduras national football team

The 1967 CONCACAF Championship, also referred to as the NORCECA Championship, was the third edition of the football championship of the North, Central America, and Caribbean region. The final tournament took place from 5 to 19 March in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

Mexico qualified automatically as defending champions, while Honduras did it as the host nation. Guatemala won the title after finishing in first place of a round-robin tournament between the six teams participating in the final tournament. It is the only CONCACAF championship won to date by Guatemala, who was managed by Rubén Amorín.

Mexico, managed by Ignacio "Nacho" Trelles, finished second, while Honduras finished third.

References

1967 CONCACAF Championship Wikipedia


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