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1985 CONCACAF Championship

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Runners-up  Honduras
Teams  9
Matches played  24
Start date  1985
Goals scored  54
1985 CONCACAF Championship
Dates  24 February – 14 September
Top scorer(s)  José Roberto Figueroa (5 goals)
Champion  Canada men's national soccer team
Third place  Costa Rica national football team
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1985 concacaf championship

The 1985 CONCACAF Championship was the ninth edition of the CONCACAF Championship. It also served as the qualification for the 1986 World Cup. A total of 18 CONCACAF teams entered the competition. The North, Central American and Caribbean zone was allocated 2 places (out of 24) in the final tournament. Mexico, the World Cup host, qualified automatically, leaving 1 spot open for competition between 17 teams. Canada earned their first title and clinched qualification on 14 September 1985 to participate in their first ever World Cup after beating Honduras 2-1 at King George V Park in St. John's, Newfoundland.


Group 1

Honduras advanced to the Second Round.

Group 2

Canada advanced to the second round.

Group 3

Costa Rica advanced to the second round.

Final round

Canada qualified for the 1986 FIFA World Cup.


5 goals
  • José Roberto Figueroa
  • 4 goals
  • Dale Mitchell
  • 3 goals
  • Igor Vrablic
  • Johnny Williams
  • José María Rivas
  • Porfirio Armando Betancourt
  • 2 goals
    1 goal


    1985 CONCACAF Championship Wikipedia