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1969 CONCACAF Championship

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Host country  Costa Rica
Runners-up  Guatemala
Start date  1969
Goals scored  43
Venues  1
Champions  Costa Rica (2nd title)
Fourth place  Mexico
Teams  6
Matches played  15
1969 CONCACAF Championship
Dates  23 November – 7 December
Top scorer(s)  Marco Fión Nelson Melgar Víctor Ruiz (3 goals each)
Champion  Costa Rica national football team
Third place  Netherlands Antilles national football team

The 1969 CONCACAF Championship was the fourth edition of the CONCACAF Championship, the football championship of North America, Central America and the Caribbean (CONCACAF). The tournament was held between 23 November to 8 December. Six teams participated in the tournament.

The event was hosted by Costa Rica in the city of San José. Seven team qualified, but Haiti's disqualification left six teams to play in the round-robin format to determine the winner. The tournament was won by the host nation, for the second time after 1963, by tying defending champions Guatemala 1–1 in the deciding final match.

References

1969 CONCACAF Championship Wikipedia


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