Central American and Caribbean Games 1938 (Panama) - Match Details

Estadio Olímpico, Panama City (Feb. 10 - 27) 
 
NB: official name stadium: Estadio Olímpico Nacional;
    renamed Estadio Juan Demosthenes Arosemena 1956  

Match 1

Thursday, February 10, 1938; 10:00h
MÉXICO 3–1 COLOMBIA (HT: 1:1)
  [Francisco Argüelles 42', Luis De la Fuente 77' pen, Horacio Casarín 81'; Marcos Mejía 3']

MEX: Raúl Estrada, Antonio Azpiri, Armando Frank, Guillermo Ortega, Alfredo Sánchez, Marcial Ortiz, 
     Luis García Cortina, Luis De la Fuente, Horacio Casarín, Francisco Argüelles, José López Herranz.
TD: Rafael Garza Gutiérrez “Récord”

COL: José Escorcia, Pablo Lara, Severino Lugo, Perdo Yépez, Oscar Herrera, Isidro Joliana, Julio Torres, 
     Marcos Mejía, Antonio Pastor, Rafael Mejía, Roberto Meléndez.
TD: Alfonso Novoa

Referee: Rafael Mirabal (URU) 
A1: Adolfo Masdeu (ECU) 
A2: Manuel Sánchez (PER)

 

Match 2

Saturday, February 12, 1938; 09:30h
PANAMÁ 2–1 VENEZUELA (HT: 0:0)
  [James Anderson 65’, 85’; Fernando Ríos 90’]

PAN: Oscar Sogandares, Emel Espino, Miguel Davis, Ernesto Pinate, Alfredo Tapia, George Pinnock, 
     Pablo Emilio Prado, José Manuel Alzamora, James Anderson, Gerardo Mahoney, Kenneth McLearny.
TD: Romeo Parravicini (URU)

VEN: Ezequiel Machado, Teodoro Marcano, Fernando Rios, Nicasio Camero, Ramón Morales, José María Ardila, 
     Francisco Marcano, Carlos Feo, Hernán Mujica, Reinaldo Febres, Alberto Castillo.
TD: Vittorio Godigna (ITA)

Referee: Rafael Mirabal (URU) 
A1: Adolfo Masdeu (ECU) 
A2: Manuel Sánchez(PER)

NB: Originally scheduled for february 10 as part of the inaugural journey; apparently the match started but was supended by rain.

 
Match 3

Saturday, February 12, 1938; 16:30h
COSTA RICA 7–0 EL SALVADOR (HT: 3:0)
  [Hernán Bolaños 5’, 55’, 83’, Alejandro Morera 16’, 42’, José Antonio Hütt 57’, José Luis Rojas 65’]

CRC: Mario Jones, Milton Valverde, Eduardo Goldoni, Abel Sandoval, Santiago Bonilla, Jesús Rojas, 
     José Antonio Hütt, Alejandro Morera, Hernán Bolaños, Jorge Quesada, José Luis Rojas.
TD: Ricardo Saprissa

SLV: Edmundo Majano, Raúl Castro, Armando Arias, Armando Chacón, Napoleón Cañas, Samuel Astacio, 
     Antonio Toledo, Gustavo Donado, Néstor Paz, José Luis Torres, Alejandro Contreras.
TD: Pablo Ferre Elías (ESP)
    
Referee: Rafael Mirabal (URU) 
A1: Adolfo Masdeu (ECU) 
A2: Manuel Sánchez (PER)
 

Match 4

Monday, February 14, 1938; 08:30h
MÉXICO 1–0 VENEZUELA (HT: 1:0)
  [Manuel Alonso 4']

MEX: Rafael Navarro, Carlos Laviada, Alberto Islas, Pedro Andrade, Ignacio Ávila, Juan Rosas, 
     Vicente García, Luis De la Fuente, Manuel Alonso, Julio Lores, Luis Pérez.
TD: Rafael Garza Gutiérrez “Récord”

VEN: Ezequiel Machado, Ramón Morales, Teodoro Marcano, José María Ardila, Nicasio Camero, Mauricio Corao, 
     Reinaldo Febrés, Francisco Marcano, Carlos Feo, Alberto Castillo, Fernando Ríos.
TD: Vittorio Godigna (ITA)

Referee: Pablo Ferre (ESP) 
A1: Adolfo Masdeu (ECU) 
A2: Manuel Sánchez (PER)  
 

Match 5

Monday, February 14, 1938; 16:00h
COLOMBIA 4–2 PANAMÁ (HT: 0:1)
  [Roberto Meléndez 57’, 82’, Julio Torres 75’, 60’; James Anderson 27’, 59’]

COL: Carlos Álvarez, Pablo Lara, Severino Lugo, Pedro Yépez, Oscar Herrera, Antonio Diaz, 
     Julio Torres, Marcos Mejía, Isidro Joliana, Felipe Suarez, Roberto Meléndez.
TD: Alfonso Novoa

PAN: Oscar Sogandares, Carlos Romoltón, Emel Espino, Eduardo Márquez, Alfredo Tapia, George Pinnock, 
     Pablo Prado, Antoine Neville, James Anderson, Azael Espino, José Manuel Alzamora.
TD: Romeo Parravicini (URU)

Referee: Rafael Mirabal (URU) 
A1: Adolfo Masdeu (ECU) 
A2: Manuel Sánchez(PER)

NB: Match originally scheduled for Feb. 12.
 

Match 6

Wednesday, February 16, 1938; 08:00h 
PANAMÁ 0–11 COSTA RICA (HT: 0:9)
  [José Antonio Hütt 5’, Hernán Bolaños 14’, 15’, 23’, 43’, 59’, Alfredo Piedra 17’, 33’, Alejandro Morera 30’, 38’, 
   George Pinnock 65’ og]

PAN: Rubén Clark, Miguel Davis, Emel Espino, Eduardo Márquez, George Pinnock, Ernesto Piñate, 
     Pablo Prado, José Lutrell, Ernesto Pérez, José Manuel Alzamora, Gerardo Mahoney.
TD: Romeo Parravicini (URU)

CRC: Mario Jones, Milton Valverde, Enrique Lizano, Abel Sandoval, Santiago Bonilla, José Luis Rojas, 
     José Antonio Hütt, Alejandro Morera, Hernán Bolaños, Alfredo Piedra, Guido Matamoros.
TD: Ricardo Saprissa

Referee: Rafael Mirabal (URU) 
A1: Adolfo Masdeu (ECU) 
A2: Manuel Sánchez (PER) 


Match 7

Wednesday, February 16, 1938; 16:00h
VENEZUELA 2–3 EL SALVADOR (HT: 0:1)
  [Reinaldo Febres 47’, Francisco Marcano 67’; Alejandro Contreras 5’, Miguel Cruz 14’, Francisco Martinez 78’]

VEN: Ezequiel Machado, Ramón Morales, Teodoro Marcano, José María Ardila, Nicasio Camero, Mauricio Corao, 
     Reinaldo Febrés, Francisco Marcano, Hernán Mujica, Alberto Castillo, Fernando Ríos.
TD: Vittorio Godigna (ITA)

SLV: Edmundo Majano, Tobías Rivera, Armando Arias, Armando Chacon, Manuel Cano, Américo González, 
     Jorge Aquino, Antonio Toledo, Miguel Cruz, Francisco Martínez, Alejandro Contreras.
TD: Pablo Ferre Elías (ESP)

Referee: Carlos Esteva (MEX) 
A1: Adolfo Masdeu (ECU) 
A2: Manuel Sánchez (PER)
 

Match 8
 
Friday, February 18, 1938; 08:30h
MÉXICO 6–0 EL SALVADOR (HT: 2:0)
  [Luis De la Fuente 18', Francisco Argüelles 37', Luis García Cortina 50’, 55', Horacio Casarín 61', 66']

MEX: Raúl Estrada, Antonio Azpiri, Armando Frank, Guillermo Ortega, Alfredo Sánchez, Marcial Ortiz, 
     Luis García Cortina, Luis De la Fuente, Horacio Casarín, Francisco Argüelles, José López Herranz.
TD: Rafael Garza Gutiérrez “Récord”

SLV: Edmundo Majano, Tobías Rivera, Armando Arias, Armando Chacón, Américo González, Samuel Astacio, 
     Gustavo Donado, Jorge Aquino, Néstor Paz, José Luis Torres, Alejandro Contreras.
TD: Pablo Ferre Elías (ESP)
 
Referee: Rafael Mirabal (URU) 
A1: Adolfo Masdeu (ECU) 
A2: Manuel Sánchez(PER)
 

Match 9

Friday, February 18, 1938; 16:30h
COLOMBIA 1–2 COSTA RICA (HT: 1:2)
  [Marcos Mejia 29’; Hernán Bolaños 5’, Alejandro Morera 43’ pen]

COL: José Escorcia, Pablo Lara, Severino Lugo, Pedro Yépez, Carlos Maestre, Antonio Diaz, Julio Torres, 
     Marcos Mejía, Isidro Joliana, Rafael Mejia, Roberto Meléndez.
TD: Alfonso Novoa

CRC: Mario Jones, Milton Valverde, Eduardo Goldoni, Abel Sandoval, Santiago Bonilla, Jesús Rojas, 
     Oscar Bolaños, Alejandro Morera, Hernán Bolaños, Jorge Quesada, José Luis Rojas.
TD: Ricardo Saprissa

Ejected: Carlos Mestre 65’ (COL)

Referee: Rafael Mirabal (URU) 
A1: Adolfo Masdeu (ECU) 
A2: Manuel Sánchez (PER)
 
NB: Originally scheduled for Feb. 14.
    The match was suspended at 65' due to the players of Colombia left the pitch after a penalty kick sanctioned against them.
    Alejandro Morera scored with the goal empty; however, on February 21, after a protest by the Colombian delegate, 
    the Organizing Committee declared null the third goal of Costa Rica and ended the match with score 2-1.
    There are discrepances with this, according to FIFA the final score was 2-1, but in the historic memories of the games, 
    there is no mention of the resolution and indicates that the final score was 3-1.


Match 10

Sunday, February 20, 1938; 08:30h
VENEZUELA 0–3 COSTA RICA (HT: 0:2)
  [Hernán Bolaños 18’, Oscar Bolaños 40’, José Antonio Hütt 63’]

VEN: José Luis Candiales, Francisco Ravard, Teodoro Marcano, Mauricio Corao, Nicasio Camero, Félix Ochoa, 
     Fernando Rios, Alberto Castillo, Reinaldo Febres, Carlo Feo, Leopoldo Márquez.
TD: Vittorio Godigna (ITA)

CRC: Mario Jones, Guillermo Elizondo Coto, Enrique Lizano, Rodolfo Muñoz, Santiago Bonilla, Jesús Rojas, 
     Oscar Bolaños, José Antonio Hütt, Hernán Bolaños, Jorge Quesada, José Antonio Verdesia.
TD: Ricardo Saprisa

Referee: Rafael Mirabal (URU) 
A1: Adolfo Masdeu (ECU) 
A2: Manuel Sánchez (PER)
 

Match 11

Sunday, February 20, 1938; 16:30h
PANAMÁ 2–2 MÉXICO (HT: 0:0)
  [James Anderson 62' pen, Antoine Neville 65'; Luis De la Fuente 46', Horacio Casarín 62']

PAN: Oscar Sogandares, Carlos Romoltón, Emel Espino, Ernesto Piñate, Alfredo Tapia, George Pinnock, 
     Pablo Prado, Antoine Neville, James Anderson, Azael Espino, José Manuel Alzamora.
TD: Romeo Parravicini (URU)

MEX: Raúl Estrada, Antonio Azpiri, Armando Frank, Guillermo Ortega, Alfredo Sánchez, Marcial Ortiz, 
     Luis García Cortina, Luis De la Fuente, Horacio Casarín, Francisco Argüelles, José López Herranz.
TD: Rafael Garza Gutiérrez “Récord”

Referee: Pablo Ferre (ESP) 
A1: Adolfo Masdeu (ECU) 
A2: Manuel Sánchez (PER)
 

Match 12

Monday, February 21, 1938; 08:30h 
COLOMBIA 3–2 EL SALVADOR (HT: 2:1)
  [Roberto Meléndez 10’, 30’, Marcos Mejia 55’; Noel Cuéllar Cruz 32’, Francisco Martínez 50’]

COL: Carlos Álvarez, Pablo Lara, Severino Lugo, Carlos Maestre, Antonio Diaz, Pedro Yepes, Julio Torres, 
     Marcos Mejía, Isidro Joliana, Rafael Mejia, Roberto Meléndez.
TD: Alfonso Novoa

SLV: Miguel Ángel Guardado (Edmundo Majano 46’), Armando Arias, Tobías Rivera, Manuel Cano, Napoleón Cañas, 
     Armando Chacon, Francisco Martinez, Antonio Toledo, José Colorado, Noel Cuéllar Cruz, José Luis Torres.
TD: Pablo Ferre Elías (ESP)

Referee: Carlos Esteva (MEX) 
A1: Adolfo Masdeu (ECU) 
A2: Manuel Sánchez(PER)


Match 13
 
Tuesday, February 22, 1938; 16:30h 
MÉXICO 2–1 COSTA RICA (HT: 1:1)
  [Horacio Casarín 5', 59'; Rodolfo Muñoz 20']
  
MEX: Raúl Estrada, Antonio Azpiri, Armando Frank, Guillermo Ortega, Alfredo Sánchez, Marcial Ortiz, 
     Luis García Cortina, Luis De la Fuente, Horacio Casarín, Francisco Argüelles, José López Herranz.
TD: Rafael Garza Gutiérrez “Récord”

CRC: Mario Jones, Milton Valverde, Enrique Lizano, Rodolfo Muñoz, Santiago Bonilla, Jesús Rojas, Jorge Quesada, 
     Oscar Bolaños, Hernán Bolaños, Alejandro Morera, José Antonio Hütt.
TD: Ricardo Saprissa.

Referee: Rafael Mirabal (URU) 
A1: Adolfo Masdeu(ECU) 
A2: Manuel Sánchez(PER)
 

Match 14

Wednesday, February 23, 1938; 08:00h
PANAMÁ 1–2 EL SALVADOR (HT: 0:1)
  [Raúl Castro (og); Francisco Martinez, Alejandro Contreras]

PAN: Oscar Sogandares, Carlos Romoltón, Emel Espino, Ernesto Piñate, Alfredo Tapia, George Pinnock, 
     Pablo Prado, Antoine Neville, James Anderson, Azael Espino, José Manuel Alzamora.
TD: Romeo Parravicini (URU)

SLV: Edmundo Majano, Raúl Castro, Enrique Benitez, Armando Chacón, Napoléon Cañas, Samuel Astacio, 
     Jorge Aquino, Gustavo Donado, Néstor Paz, Francisco Martinez, Alejandro Contreras.
TD: Pablo Ferre Elias (ESP)

Ejected: Emel Espino (PAN)

Referee: Rafael Mirabal (URU) 
A1: Adolfo Masdeu (ECU) 
A2: Manuel Sánchez (PER)
 

Match 15

Wednesday, February 23, 1938; 16:00h
COLOMBIA 1–2 VENEZUELA (HT: 1:1)
  [Rafael Mejia 18’; Fernando Ríos 43’, 70’ pen]

COL: Carlos Alvarez, Genisberto Cabas, Severino Lugo, Oscar Herrera, Carlos Maestre, Diaz, Antonio Torres, 
     Marcos Mejía, Isidro Joliana, Rafael Mejia, Roberto Meléndez.
TD: Alfonso Novoa

VEN: José Luis Candiales, Ramón Morales, Teodoro Marcano, José María Ardila, Nicasio Camero, Mauricio Corao, 
     Reinaldo Febres, Francisco Marcano, Carlos Feo, Alberto Castillo, Fernando Rios.
TD: Vittorio Godigna (ITA)

Referee: Carlos Esteva (MEX) 
A1: Adolfo Masdeu (ECU) 
A2: Manuel Sánchez (PER)
 
NB: Some sources indicates that was scheduled a match for the third and fourth place between Colombia and El Salvador
    on Feb. 24, but was cancelled due to bad physical state of the players.    



FINAL TABLE


MÉXICO			5	4	1	0	14- 4		9 (champion)
Costa Rica		5	4	0	1	24- 3		8
Colombia		5	2	0	3	10-11		4
El Salvador		5	2	0	3	 7-19		4
Panamá			5	1	1	3	 8-20		3
Venezuela		5	1	0	4	 5-11		2
 

SQUADS


COLOMBIA

Name				Birthdate	Pos.		Team
ESCORCIA, José					GK 	Junior de Barranquilla
ALVAREZ, Carlos Mario				GK 	Juventud de Bogotá  	
LARA, Pablo E.					DF 	Juventud de Bogotá  
LUGO, Severino					DF 	Juventud de Bogotá  
CABAS, Genisberto				DF 	Juventud de Bogotá  
YEPEZ, Pedro					MF 	Juventud de Bogotá  
JOLIANA, Isidro					MF 	Juventud de Bogotá  
MÁRQUEZ, Humberto				MF 	Junior de Barranquilla
LOPEZ, Omar					MF 	Juventud de Bogotá  
DÍAZ, Antonio					MF 	Juventud de Bogotá  
MAESTRE, Carlos					MF 	Juventud de Bogotá  
HERRERA, Oscar Guillermo			MF	Juventud de Bogotá  
MELÉNDEZ, Roberto		31/03/1912	FW 	Junior de Barranquilla
MARTINEZ, Romelio 				FW 	Junior de Barranquilla
SUAREZ, Felipe 					FW 	Junior de Barranquilla   	
MEJIA, Marcos Tulio				FW 	Junior de Barranquilla
TORRES, Julio C.				FW 	Junior de Barranquilla
MEJIA, Rafael					FW 	Independiente Santa Maria
PASTOR, Antonio					FW 	Juventud de Bogotá  

NOVOA, Alfonso					TD
 

COSTA RICA

Name				Birthdate	Pos.	Team
JONES, Mario			04/08/1914	GK	La Libertad
ZUÑIGA, Hugo					GK 	Sociedad Gimnástica Española
GOLDONI, Eduardo (C)		17/04/1910	DF	España (MEX)
VALVERDE, Milton		26/07/1907	DF	Herediano
ELIZONDO COTO, Guillermo 	02/05/1908	DF	Cartaginés
LIZANO, Enrique					DF	Herediano
ROJAS, Jesus			23/01/1903	MF	Sociedad Gimnástica Española
BONILLA, Santiago		01/03/1910	MF	Marte (MEX)
MUÑOZ, Rodolfo -butch		18/10/1912	MF	España (MEX)
BOLAÑOS, Miguel Angel				MF	Herediano
MORALES, Gregorio				MF	La Libertad
SANDOVAL, Abel					MF	Herediano
PIEDRA, Alfredo			16/08/1916	FW	Orion
ROJAS, Jose Luis		04/04/1920	FW	Alajuelense
VARELA, Anibal			12/01/1912	FW	Herediano
MORERA, Alejandro		14/07/1909	FW	Alajuelense
HÜTT, Jose Antonio		18/01/1910	FW	Asturias (MEX)
BOLAÑOS, Hernan			20/03/1912	FW	Audax Italiano (CHI)
BOLAÑOS, Oscar			20/03/1912	FW	Audax Italiano (CHI)
QUESADA, Jorge			14/07/1909	FW	España(MEX)
VERDESIA, Jose Antonio				FW	La Libertad
MATAMOROS, Guido				FW	Orion

SAPRISSA, Ricardo Juan Antonio			TD

 
EL SALVADOR

Name				Birthdate	Pos.	Team
GUARDADO, Miguel Ángel				GK 	Deportivo 33
MAJANO, Edmundo					GK
BENÍTEZ, Enrique				DF
ARIAS, Armando					DF
RIVERA, Tobías					DF
CASTRO, Raúl 					DF
CAÑAS, Napoleón 				MF
GONZÁLEZ, Jose Américo		13/08/1912 	MF
ASTACIO, Samuel					MF
CANO, Manuel					MF
COLORADO, Armando				MF
CHACÓN, Armando			07/08/1914 	FW 	Club Deportivo 33
CRUZ, Miguel					FW 	Libertad
AQUINO, Jorge					FW
CONTRERAS, Alejandro				FW
TORRES, José Luis				FW
MARTÍNEZ, Francisco				FW
DONADO, Gustavo					FW
PAZ, Néstor 					FW
TOLEDO VALLE, Antonio				FW
CUÉLLAR CRUZ, Noel				FW
COLORADO, José 					FW

FERRE ELÍAS, Pablo (ESP)			TD
 

MÉXICO

Name				Birthdate	Pos.	Team
ESTRADA, Raúl -pipiolo	      	    1910	GK	Necaxa
NAVARRO CORONA, Rafael	            1911	GK	España
LAVIADA, Carlos			16/05/1916	DF	Asturias
AZPIRI, Antonio					DF	Necaxa
FRANK, Armando					DF	América
ISLAS, Alberto					DF	Atlante
SÁNCHEZ, Alfredo -viejo		28/05/1904	MF	América
AVILA, Ignacio -calavera              1910	MF	Necaxa
ORTEGA, Guillermo -perro			MF	Necaxa
ORTIZ, Marcial					MF	Necaxa
ROSAS, Juan -chúndara				MF	Atlante
ANDRADE, Pedro 					MF	América
DE LA, FUENTE Luis		17/01/1914	FW	España
CASARIN, Horacio		29/03/1918	FW	Necaxa
LORES Julio Víctor		15/09/1908	FW	Necaxa  [PER]
PÉREZ, Luis -pichojos	              1907	FW	Necaxa
LOPEZ HERRANZ, Jose				FW	España  [ESP]
GARCIA, Vicente -chamaco			FW	Necaxa
GARCIA CORTINA, Jose Luis -titi			FW	España
ALONSO, Manuel					FW	España
ARGUELLES, Francisco -charro			FW	Asturias

GARZA GUTIÉRREZ, Rafael -récord			TD
 

PANAMÁ

Name					Pos.
SOGANDARES, Oscar    			GK
CLARK, Rubén         			GK
ESPINO, Emel         			DF
ROMOLTÓN, Carlos     			DF
DAVIS, Miguel        			DF
PINATE, Ernesto      			MF
CASTRO, Virgilio     			MF
TAPIA, Alfredo       			MF
PINNOCK, George      			MF
MÁRQUEZ, Eduardo     			MF
PRADO, Pablo Emilio  			FW
ALZAMORA, José Manuel			FW
ANDERSON, James Santiago 		FW
NEVILLE, Antoine     			FW
ESPINO, Azael        			FW
MAHONEY, Gerardo     			FW
McLEARNY, Kenneth    			FW
LUTRELL, José        			FW
PéREZ Ernesto       			FW
ANAYA, José
FASSANO, Humberto
RÍOS, Rogelio        	

PARRAVICINI, Romeo (URU)		TD
 

VENEZUELA

Name				Birthdate	Pos.	Team
MACHADO, Ezequiel				GK 	Litoral
CANDIALES, José Luis				GK 	Dos Caminos
MARCANO, Teodoro				DF 	Dos Caminos
CASTILLO, Graciano				DF 	Dos Caminos
RAVARD, Francisco				DF 	Deportivo Venezuela
RÍOS, Fernando					DF 	Dos Caminos
GODIGNA, Vittorio  		12/02/1908 	MF 	Dos Caminos
MUJICA, Hernán					MF 	Dos Caminos
CORAO, Mauricio					MF 	Deportivo Venezuela
OCHOA, Félix					MF 	Dos Caminos
ARDILA, José María				MF 	Dos Caminos
CAMERO, Nicasio					MF 	Deportivo Venezuela
MORALES, Ramón					MF 	Litoral
MÉNDEZ, Rafael					MF 	Aviación
FEBRES, Reinaldo				FW 	Dos Caminos
CASTILLO, Alberto				FW 	Unión Sport Club
FEO, Carlos					FW 	Dos Caminos
MARCANO, Francisco				FW 	Dos Caminos
MÁRQUEZ, Leopoldo				FW 	Unión Sport Club
RUIZ, Carlos Arturo				FW 	Litoral
PINTO, José 					FW 	Dos Caminos
LANGE, Ramón						Deportivo Venezuela

GODIGNA Vittorio (ITA)				TD/PLAYER
 
  
 

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