Torneo de los Barrios

The “Torneo de los Barrios” (Neighborhoods Tournament) was a competition organized and sponsored by the newspaper “El Heraldo de México”, involving more than 500 teams throughout the Mexican republic. Only amateur players of schools, neighborhoods, institutions, etc. could take part.

There were qualifying rounds at the estate level, then, around 128 teams traveled to Mexico City for the final stage.

The final stage was played in the fields of the Ciudad Deportiva de la Magdalena Mixhuca.

The third place match and the final was played in Estadio Azteca.


Year  Champion               Runners-up             Third Place           Fourth place   			
1970  Unión de Tulyehualco
1971  Est. de Panamericana
1972  Huracán Sevilla        Santa Fe INJUVE        Unión 5 Aragón        Inter Acapulco			
1973  Unión Coapa
1974  Zacamel
1975  Unión Coapa            Huracán Sevilla        Zacamel  
1976  Cruz Azul Cooperativa  Unión Coapa            Zacamel               Órale 
1977  Ola Naranja            Granjas México
1978  Santos 201             Bachilleres            Granjas México        Peña Hinchas del Atlético Español 
1979  Ravelo                 Loyola                 Diablos Rojos Oceanía Peña Hinchas del Atlético Español 
1980  Peña H. Atl. Español   Diablos Rojos Oceanía  France                Ravelo
1981  Peña H. Atl. Español   S. Abroz               Unión Iguala          Santiago    

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