Panamerican Games 1979 (San Juan, Puerto Rico )

Qualifying Tournament Central America

North American Qualifiers for the Panam Games 1979

Qualifying Group held in Hamilton, Bermuda

01/04/1979 USA     2-1 Mexico
             [Angelo DiBernardo 44', George Nanchoff 69' / Felipe Comparón]
             [Note: Nanchoff's goal also reported as an own-goal by Guillermo Hernández]
01/04/1979 Bermuda 3-0 Canada (also a qualifier for the Olympic Games 1980)
             [Andre Amory 6', Ralph Bean 14' 87']
05/04/1979 USA     0-0 Canada
05/04/1979 Bermuda 2-2 Mexico
             [scorers n/a; result also reported 1-1]
08/04/1979 Bermuda 1-0 USA
             [Ellsworth Lambert 63']
08/04/1979 Canada  3-2 Mexico
             [Gerry Gray 43' 59', Branko Segota 85' / Carlos Bracamontes 27' 68']


 1.Bermuda       3  2  1  0   6- 2   5
 2.USA           3  1  1  1   2- 2   3
 3.Canada        3  1  1  1   3- 5   3
 4.Mexico        3  0  1  2   5- 7   1

NB: Bermuda and USA qualified

Caribbean Qualifiers held at La Habana

15-Apr-79 Cuba           4-0 Dutch Antilles
17-Apr-79 Dominican Rep. 3-2 Dutch Antilles
20-Apr-79 Cuba           1-0 Dominican Rep.

 1.Cuba            2  2  0  0  5- 0  4
 2.Dominican Rep.  2  1  0  1  3- 3  2
 3.Dutch Antilles  2  0  0  2  2- 7  0
Haiti and Trinidad & Tobago withdrew.

Cuba and Dominican Republic qualified.


Final Tournament

July 2 to 14

First Round

Group A
Argentina   1-0 Costa Rica           1.ARGENTINA     2  2  0  0   3- 0   4
Argentina   2-0 Bermuda              2.COSTA RICA    2  1  0  1   3- 2   2  
Costa Rica  3-1 Bermuda              3.Bermuda       2  0  0  2   1- 5   0
 
Group B
Brazil      1-0 Cuba                 1.BRAZIL        2  2  0  0   3- 0   4  
Brazil      2-0 Guatemala            2.CUBA          2  0  1  1   2- 3   1
Cuba        2-2 Guatemala            3.Guatemala     2  0  1  1   2- 4   1

Group C
USA         3-1 Puerto Rico          1.USA           2  2  0  0   9- 1   4
USA         6-0 Dominican Republic   2.PUERTO RICO   2  1  0  1   2- 3   2
Puerto Rico 1-0 Dominican Republic   3.Dominican Rep 2  0  0  2   0- 7   0
 
Second Round

Group A
Brazil      3-1 Costa Rica           1.BRAZIL        2  2  0  0   8- 1   4
Brazil      5-0 Puerto Rico          2.Costa Rica    2  1  0  1   5- 3   2
Costa Rica  4-0 Puerto Rico          3.Puerto Rico   2  0  0  2   0- 9   0
 
Group B
Cuba        0-0 Argentina            1.CUBA          2  1  1  0   5- 0   3
Cuba        5-0 USA                  2.Argentina     2  1  1  0   4- 0   3
Argentina   4-0 USA                  3.USA           2  0  0  2   0- 9   0

Fifth Place Match
Puerto Rico w/o USA                 [USA left competition]

Third Place Match
Argentina   2-0 Costa Rica    

Final
Brazil      3-0 Cuba       



Overview File

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