Played on two occasions in 1995 and 1996 between the member countries of Mercosur (in 1996, Brazil did not enter). Not to be confused with the Copa Mercosur for clubs which had its first edition in 1998.
Year Winners 1995 Brazil 1996 Uruguay Number of titles Brazil 1 Uruguay 1
Copa Mercosur 1995 (Mar del Plata, Argentina) The first round was played by the teams that competed in the Panamerican Games at the end of March 1995. The final was contested between the U-20 teams preparing for the World Youth Cup 1995. Semifinals Mar 2 Brazil 2-0 Uruguay Argentina 3-0 Paraguay Final May 25 Argentina 1-1 Brazil [4-5 penalties]
Copa Mercosur 1996 (Maldonado, Uruguay) Played between U-23 teams in a mini-league; Brazil withdrew. Argentina 1-0 Paraguay [Romeo] Uruguay 2-1 Paraguay [Sum, Lemos; Ferreira] Uruguay 1-1 Argentina [Rotundo; Crespo; 7-6 on pen] Final Table: 1.Uruguay 2 1 1 0 3- 2 5 [*] 2.Argentina 2 1 1 0 2- 1 4 3.Paraguay 2 0 0 2 1- 3 0 [*] additional point for penalty shootout victory
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