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1962 Campeonato Profesional

Campeonato Profesional
Season1962
ChampionsMillonarios (7th title)
Matches played264
Goals scored893 (3.38 per match)
Top goalscorerJosé Omar Verdún (36)
Biggest home winDeportivo Cali 9–0 Deportivo Pereira
Biggest away winAtlético Nacional 0–5 Millonarios
Highest scoringAtlético Nacional 6–4 Cúcuta Deportivo
1961
1963

The 1962 Campeonato Profesional was the 15th season of Colombia's top-flight football league. 12 teams competed against one another. Millonarios won the league for the 7th time in its history, defending successfully the title won in the previous season.

Background

The same 12 teams from the last tournament competed in this one. Millonarios won the championship for the seventh time. The runners-up were Deportivo Cali.[1]

League system

Every team played four games against each other team, two at home and two away. Teams received two points for a win and one point for a draw. If two or more teams were tied on points, places were determined by goal difference. The team with the most points is the champion of the league.

Teams

1962 Campeonato Profesional is located in Colombia
Locations of the 1962 Campeonato Profesional teams:
  • 1. Armenia
  • 2. Bogotá
  • 3. Bucaramanga
  • 4. Cali
  • 5. Cúcuta
  • 6. Ibagué
  • 7. Manizales
  • 8. Medellín
  • 9. Pereira
Team City Stadium
América de Cali Cali Estadio Olímpico Pascual Guerrero
Atlético Bucaramanga Bucaramanga Estadio Alfonso López
Atlético Nacional Medellín Estadio Atanasio Girardot
Cúcuta Deportivo Cúcuta Estadio General Santander
Deportes Quindío Armenia Estadio San José de Armenia
Deportes Tolima Ibagué Estadio 10 de Mayo
Deportivo Cali Cali Estadio Olímpico Pascual Guerrero
Deportivo Pereira Pereira Estadio Alberto Mora Mora
Independiente Medellín Medellín Estadio Atanasio Girardot
Millonarios Bogotá Estadio El Campín
Once Caldas Manizales Estadio Fernando Londoño Londoño
Santa Fe Bogotá Estadio El Campín

Final standings

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Millonarios (C) 44 25 11 8 96 44 +52 61 1963 Copa Libertadores First Round
2 Deportivo Cali 44 25 7 12 104 61 +43 57
3 Deportivo Pereira 44 21 11 12 77 71 +6 53
4 Once Caldas 44 22 8 14 84 59 +25 52
5 América de Cali 44 20 12 12 72 54 +18 52
6 Independiente Medellín 44 18 11 15 80 81 −1 47
7 Atlético Bucaramanga 44 16 10 18 65 66 −1 42
8 Cúcuta Deportivo 44 16 9 19 92 92 0 41
9 Santa Fe 44 15 9 20 69 84 −15 39
10 Atlético Nacional 44 10 9 25 56 96 −40 29
11 Deportes Tolima 44 9 11 24 47 83 −36 29
12 Deportes Quindío 44 6 12 26 51 102 −51 24
Source: RSSSF
(C) Champion.

Results

First turn

Home \ Away[1] AME BUC CAL CUC DIM MIL NAC ONC PER QUI SFE TOL
América de Cali 2–1 0–1 3–0 2–0 1–1 2–0 0–1 1–1 4–1 4–3 2–0
Atlético Bucaramanga 0–1 1–0 4–0 1–4 3–1 0–2 2–0 2–0 3–3 3–0 2–0
Deportivo Cali 0–0 4–1 2–1 1–1 2–1 3–2 2–1 9–0 8–1 4–1 4–0
Cúcuta Deportivo 4–0 2–0 2–2 1–2 0–1 5–0 5–3 2–2 3–0 3–2 2–2
Independiente Medellín 1–4 0–0 2–1 2–3 1–2 3–2 1–1 1–4 1–1 1–2 4–2
Millonarios 1–1 3–0 7–0 2–1 2–0 3–1 4–1 0–1 4–1 1–2 1–0
Atlético Nacional 0–3 2–3 1–3 1–1 3–1 0–5 2–4 2–2 3–1 0–0 2–0
Once Caldas 2–1 1–3 2–1 4–2 3–1 0–0 4–0 0–1 2–1 3–2 1–1
Deportivo Pereira 2–1 2–1 2–2 5–0 2–2 0–2 2–1 1–1 4–1 2–0 1–0
Deportes Quindío 3–3 1–2 1–1 2–2 0–0 2–3 0–0 2–0 1–2 0–0 2–2
Santa Fe 1–1 1–1 3–2 2–1 2–1 0–4 1–2 2–0 2–2 0–1 1–2
Deportes Tolima 1–0 0–0 2–1 2–2 3–4 0–0 5–2 1–5 2–0 3–0 0–1

Second turn

Home \ Away[1] AME BUC CAL CUC MED MIL NAC ONC PER QUI SFE TOL
América de Cali 1–0 0–1 1–0 3–0 1–2 2–2 2–1 1–1 5–0 2–1 2–2
Atlético Bucaramanga 1–1 2–2 4–2 2–0 1–1 3–1 0–0 4–1 0–1 1–2 4–1
Deportivo Cali 1–1 2–1 3–0 7–1 3–2 3–1 2–0 4–1 5–1 0–2 3–0
Cúcuta Deportivo 3–0 4–1 2–1 5–0 2–2 1–1 3–0 3–0 3–1 3–3 2–1
Independiente Medellín 2–1 3–1 4–2 6–2 3–3 3–1 1–0 3–1 1–1 4–2 4–0
Millonarios 4–1 0–1 3–2 6–2 2–2 1–0 1–2 1–1 4–2 1–1 3–0
Atlético Nacional 0–1 3–2 0–2 6–4 0–0 0–2 1–1 1–1 2–1 5–3 0–1
Once Caldas 4–1 4–0 3–1 4–1 3–1 1–1 3–0 2–1 5–1 1–0 4–0
Deportivo Pereira 2–2 1–0 0–1 4–2 2–4 0–3 6–0 2–1 4–2 3–2 3–0
Deportes Quindío 1–4 1–1 2–3 0–3 1–3 0–1 2–1 2–2 0–1 3–0 2–2
Santa Fe 2–3 4–1 2–1 2–1 0–2 2–2 2–1 2–4 2–3 2–1 4–3
Deportes Tolima 0–1 2–2 1–2 3–2 0–0 0–3 1–2 1–0 0–1 0–1 1–1

Top goalscorers

Rank Name Club Goals
1 Uruguay José Omar Verdún Cúcuta Deportivo 36
2 Argentina Oscar Mottura Independiente Medellín 21
3 Argentina Perfecto Rodríguez Atlético Bucaramanga 19
Argentina José Vicente Grecco Independiente Medellín 19
5 Argentina Miguel Angel Balocco Deportivo Cali 18
Argentina Alberto Perazzo Santa Fe 18
7 Colombia Bernardo Valencia Deportivo Cali 17
8 Argentina/Colombia José Américo Montanini América de Cali 16
Colombia Guillermo Arredondo Atlético Nacional 16
Colombia Alfonso Botero Once Caldas 16

Source: RSSSF.com Colombia 1962

1962 Campeonato Profesional Champion
Millonarios
Seventh Title

References

  1. ^ Ruíz Bonilla, Guillermo (2008). La gran historia del Fútbol Profesional Colombiano. Ediciones Dayscript. ISBN 978-958-987-1300.

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