North American Championship 1949 (Mexico)


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Overview

 
 4- 9 USA             0-6 Mexico
  [Antonio Flores 20, Luis Luna 30, Luis De la Fuente 37, 55, 58, Carlos Septién 85] 
11- 9 Mexico          2-0 Cuba
  [Luis Luna 26, Horacio Casarín 57] 
14- 9 Cuba            1-1 USA
  [José Gómez 28; Frank Wallace 23]  
18- 9 Mexico          6-2 USA
  [Héctor Ortiz 14pen, Horacio Casarín 23, 41, 76, Luis De la Fuente 47, Mario Ochoa 89;
   John Souza 52, Benjamin Watman 90] 
21- 9 USA             5-2 Cuba
  [Walter Bahr 16, John Souza 23, Pete Matevich 30, 35, Frank Wallace 48; Jacinto Barquín 42,
   Santiago Veiga 50] 
25- 9 Cuba            0-3 Mexico
  [José Naranjo 41', 88', Antonio Flores 58']

 1.Mexico          4  4  0  0  17- 2  8
 2.USA             4  1  1  2   8-15  3
 3.Cuba            4  0  1  3   3-11  1

NB: tournament also was qualifying section for the 1950 World Cup.


Full Details


Estadio Olímpico de la Ciudad de los Deportes, Ciudad de México, Distrito Federal 

(September 4-25, 1949)


MATCH 1

Sunday, September 4th, 1949; 12:00h, att: 60,000
USA 0-6 MEXICO (HT: 0:3)
  [Antonio Flores 20', Luis Luna 30', Luis De la Fuente 37', 55', 58', Carlos Septién 85']

USA: Frank Borghi, Benjamin Watman, Manuel Martin, Walter Bahr ©, Charles Colombo, William Sheppel, Frank Wallace, 
     Ben Hynes, Peter Matevich, John Souza, Bernard McLaughlin.
TD: Walter Giesler.

MEX: Raúl Córdoba, Felipe Zetter, Carlos Laviada ©, José Antonio Roca, Mario Ochoa, Héctor Ortíz, Antonio Flores, 
     Luis Luna, Horacio Casarín, Luis De la Fuente, Carlos Septién.
TD: Rafael Garza Gutiérrez.
 
Referee: José Tapia (CUB)
A1: Prudencio García (USA)
A2: Gabriel Nieto (MEX)

NB: Héctor Ortiz missed a penalty kick at 53 (saved by GK Frank Borghi).


MATCH 2

Sunday, September 11th, 1949; 12:00h, att: 60,000
MEXICO 2-0 CUBA (HT: 1:0)
  [Luis Luna 26', Horacio Casarín 57']

MEX: Raúl Córdoba, Jorge Romo, Carlos Laviada, Héctor Ortiz, Mario Ochoa, José Antonio Roca, Antonio Flores, 
     Luis Luna, Horacio Casarín, Luis De la Fuente, Carlos Septién.
TD: Rafael Garza Gutiérrez.
 
CUB: Pedro Arozamena, Jacinto Barquín, Bernardo Llerandi, José Ovide, José Minsal, Francisco Torrent, 
     Santiago Veiga, Valeriano Fano, José Gómez. Ricardo Torres, Manuel de Jesús Brioso.
TD: Marcelino Minsal.

Referee: Prudencio García (USA) 
A1: José Tapia (CUB) 
A2: Gabriel Nieto (MEX)
 

MATCH 3

Wednesday, Septermber 14th, 1949; 20:30h, att: 8,000
CUBA 1-1 USA (HT: 1:1)
  [José Gómez 28'; Frank Wallace 23'] 

CUB: Rolando Aguilar, Jacinto Barquín, Bernardo Llerandi, Marcelino Minsal, José Minsal, Francisco Torrent, 
     Miguel Clerch, José Gómez, Vicente Pérez, Ricardo Torres, Manuel de Jesús Brioso.
TD: Marcelino Minsal.

USA: Frank Borghi, Harry Keough, Manuel Martin, William Shepell, Charles Colombo, Walter Bahr, Frank Wallace, 
     Jack Hynes, Peter Matevich, John Souza, Bernard McLaughlin.
TD: Walter Giesler

Referee: Gabriel Nieto (MEX) 
A1: Prudencio García (USA) 
A2: José Tapia (CUB)  


MATCH 4

Sunday, September 18th, 1949; 12:00h, att: 30,000
MEXICO 6-2 USA (HT: 4:0)
  [Héctor Ortiz 14' pen, Horacio Casarín 23', 41', 76', Luis De la Fuente 47', Mario Ochoa 89'; John Souza 52', 
   Benjamin Watman 90']

MEX: Melesio Osnaya, Jorge Romo, Carlos Laviada ©, Héctor Ortiz, Mario Ochoa, José Antonio Roca, Antonio Flores, 
     Francisco Hernández, Horacio Casarín, Luis De la Fuente, Carlos Septién. 
TD: Rafael Garza Gutiérrez.
 
USA: Frank Borghi, Harry Keough, Manuel Martin, Walter Bahr ©, Charles Colombo, William Sheppel, Frank Wallace, 
     Jack Hynes, Benjamin Watman, John Souza, Bernard McLaughlin.
TD: Walter Giesler.

Referee: José Tapia (CUB) 
A1: Prudencio García (USA) 
A2: Gabriel Nieto (MEX)


MATCH 5

Wednesday, September 21th, 1949; 20:30h, att: 5,000
USA 5-2 CUBA (HT: 4:1)
  [Walter Bahr 16, John Souza 23, Pete Matevich 30, 35, Frank Wallace 48; Jacinto Barquín 42, Santiago Veiga 50]
  
USA: Frank Borghi, Harry Keough, Manuel Martin, William Shepell, Charles Colombo, Walter Bahr, Frank Wallace, 
     Jack Hynes, Peter Matevich, John Souza, Bernard McLaughlin.
TD: Walter Giesler.

CUB: Pedro Arosemena (Rolando Aguilar 40'), Jacinto Barquín, Marcelino Minsal, Bernardo Llerendi, José Minsal, 
     Francisco Torrent, Santiago Veiga, Vicente Pérez, Ricardo Torres, Reinaldo Valdés, Manuel de Jesús Brioso.
TD: Marcelino Minsal.

Referee: Gabriel Nieto (MEX) 
A1: Prudencio García (USA) 
A2: José Tapia (CUB)  


MATCH 6

Sunday, September 25; 12:00h, att: 35,000
CUBA 0-3 MEXICO (HT: 0:1)
  [José Naranjo 41', 88', Antonio Flores 58']
 
CUB: Rolando Aguilar, Jacinto Barquín, Bernardo Llerandi, José Ovide, José Minsal, Francisco Torrent, Santiago Veiga, 
     Vicente Pérez, José Gómez, Ricardo Torres, Reinaldo Valdés.
TD: Marcelino Minsal.

MEX: Melesio Osnaya, Felipe Zetter, Gregorio Gómez, Alfonso Montemayor ©, Raúl Varela, Samuel Cuburu, Antonio Flores, 
     José Naranjo, Mario Pérez, Luis Vázquez, Enrique Sesma.
TD: Rafael Garza Gutiérrez.
 
Referee: Prudencio García (USA) 
A1: José Tapia (CUB) 
A2: Gabriel Nieto (MEX)

NB: Gregorio Gómez left the match at 50'.


FINAL TABLE

MÉXICO		4	4	0	0	17	2	8
USA		4	1	1	2	8	15	3
Cuba		4	0	1	3	3	11	1

México and USA qualified to FIFA World Cup 1950.


SQUADS

CUBA 

AGUILAR, Rolando “Tarzán”	                	GK 	Puentes Grandes
AROZEMENA, Pedro Pablo “Empanada”			GK 	Juventud Asturiana    
BARQUÍN, Jacinto © “Curita”		03/09/1915 	DF 	Puentes Grandes
LLERANDI, Bernardo “Trucuto”				DF 	Puentes Grandes
MINSAL, José “Pepe” 					DF 	Fortuna
OVIDE, José “Gallego” 					DF 	Puentes Grandes
CRUZ, Ramón 						DF 	Fortuna
CLERCH, Miguel “Ardilla”		08/05/1922 	MF 	Fortuna
TORRENT, Francisco 					MF 	Puentes Grandes
MINSAL, Marcelino 					MF 	Puentes Grandes                                   
GRANADOS, Armando 					MF 	Centro Gallego
VALDÉS, Reinaldo “Nano”					MF 	Juventud Asturiana
TORRES, Ricardo  					MF 	Juventud Asturiana           
VEIGA, Santiago “Wampirito”				FW 	Puentes Grandes
FANO, Valeriano “Lilo”					FW 	Fortuna
GÓMEZ, José 						FW 	Puentes Grandes
BRIOSO, Manuel de Jesús 				FW 	Juventud Asturiana
PÉREZ, Vicente 						FW 	Iberia  
COSCULLUELA, Orlando 					FW 	Puentes Grandes 

MINSAL, Marcelino					TD/player 


MEXICO

CÓRDOBA, Raúl "Inglés" 			14/05/1924 	GK 	San Sebastián 
OSNAYA, Melesio  					GK 	Asturias
ROMO, Jorge 				20/04/1934 	DF	Asturias               
GÓMEZ, Gregorio M. "Tepa" 		14/02/1927 	DF 	Guadalajara 
MONTEMAYOR, Alfonso "Capi" 		28/04/1922 	DF 	León          
ZETTER, Felipe 				03/07/1923 	DF 	Atlas 
LAVIADA, Carlos				16705/1916 	DF 	España
VARELA, Raúl 				29/06/1922 	DF 	León
ORTIZ, Héctor ©  			20/12/1928 	MF 	Marte   
CUBURU, Samuel Abdul "Chapela" 		20/02/1928 	MF 	Puebla                             
ROCA, José Antonio 			24/05/1928 	MF 	Asturias  
OCHOA, Mario 				07/11/1927 	MF 	América
FLORES, Antonio Francisco "Niño"	13/07/1923 	FW 	Atlas
HERNÁNDEZ, Francisco Javier		14/05/1927 	FW 	Asturias
NARANJO, José de Jesús "Chepe" 		19/03/1926 	FW 	Oro             
DE LA FUENTE, Luis "Pirata" 		17/01/1914 	FW 	Veracruz
CASARÍN, Horacio 			29/03/1918 	FW 	España 
PÉREZ, Mario "Flaco" 			19/02/1927 	FW 	Marte 
SEPTIÉN, Carlos 			18/01/1923 	FW 	España                    
SESMA, Enrique "Loquito"  		22/05/1927 	FW 	Marte            
LUNA, Luis  				28/01/1920 	FW 	León
VÁZQUEZ, Luis	 		              1926 	FW 	Marte

GARZA GUTIÉRREZ, Rafael "Récord"			TD


USA

BORGHI, Frank C. 			09/04/1925 	GK 	St. Louis Simpkins Ford
SILOVSKY, Joseph 					GK 	Sparta Chicago
MARTÍN, Manuel Oliveira  		29/12/1917 	DF 	Fall River Ponta Delgada 
KEOUGH, Harry Joseph 			15/11/1927 	DF 	Schulte FC
BELLO, William 						DF 	Lusitanio SC
WATMAN, Benjamin 					DF 	NY Hakoah 
SHEPPELL, William Ross 			11/03/1926 	MF 	Seton Hall University
COLOMBO, Charles Martin 		20/07/1920 	MF 	St. Louis Simpkins Ford 
BAHR, Walter Alfred © 			01/04/1927 	MF 	Philadelphia Nationals 
McLAUGHLIN, Bernard Joseph		10/05/1928 	FW 	Philadelphia Nationals
SOUZA, John Benevides 			12/07/1920 	FW 	Fall River Ponta Delgada 
DI ORIO, Nicholas 			04/02/1921 	FW 	Morgan SC
WALLACE, Frank  			23/11/1929 	FW 	St. Louis Simpkins Ford 
HYNES, Ben John 			12/11/1920 	FW 	NY Americans
ALMEIDA, Antone 					FW 	Fall River Ponta Delgada
MATEVICH, Pete  					FW 	Chicago Slovak

GIESLER, Walter John 					TD

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