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1963 South American Championship

1963 South American Championship
Tournament details
Host countryBolivia
Dates10–31 March
Teams7 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)2 (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Bolivia (1st title)
Runners-up Paraguay
Third place Argentina
Fourth place Brazil
Tournament statistics
Matches played21
Goals scored91 (4.33 per match)
Top scorer(s)Ecuador Carlos Alberto Raffo
(6 goals)
1959
1967

The 1963 South American Championship was held in Bolivia between 10 and 31 March 1963. It was won by Bolivia with Paraguay second. This is, so far, Bolivia's only Copa America title.

Squads

The Bolivia team won its first Cup

For a complete list of participating squads see: 1963 South American Championship squads

Venues

La Paz Cochabamba
Estadio Hernando Siles Estadio Félix Capriles
Capacity: 51,000 Capacity: 36,000
Hernando Siles Stadium - La Paz.jpg

Final round

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Bolivia 6 5 1 0 19 13 +6 11
 Paraguay 6 4 1 1 13 7 +6 9
 Argentina 6 3 1 2 15 10 +5 7
 Brazil 6 2 1 3 12 13 −1 5
 Peru 6 2 1 3 8 11 −3 5
 Ecuador 6 1 2 3 14 18 −4 4
 Colombia 6 0 1 5 10 19 −9 1

 Chile was not invited due to the Lauca River conflict with Bolivia.

 Uruguay withdrew due to the designation of La Paz as a tournament site.

 Venezuela did not enter.


Bolivia 4–4 Ecuador
López Goal 16'
Castillo Goal 27'
Alcócer Goal 55'
Camacho Goal 80'
Raffo Goal 30'
Raymondi Goal 44'50'
Bolaños Goal 47'
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Arturo Yamasaki (Peru)

Argentina 4–2 Colombia
Zárate Goal 3'90'
Fernández Goal 11'
Rodríguez Goal 87'
Campillo Goal 4'
Aceros Goal 37'
Attendance: 18,000
Referee: João Etzel Filho (Brazil)

Brazil 1–0 Peru
Flávio Goal 16'
Attendance: 18,000
Referee: José Dimas Larrosa (Paraguay)

Peru 2–1 Argentina
Tenemás Goal 62'
Gallardo Goal 76'
Zárate Goal 57'
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: José Dimas Larrosa (Paraguay)

Paraguay 3–1 Ecuador
Zárate Goal 11'
Cabrera Goal 57'
Quiñónez Goal 82'
Raffo Goal 32'
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Luis Ventre (Argentina)

Brazil 5–1 Colombia
Flávio Goal 7'
Marco Antônio Goal 31'
Oswaldo Goal 56'
Flávio Goal 82'
Fernando Goal 83'
Gamboa Goal 85'
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Tomás Antruejo (Bolivia)

Bolivia 2–1 Colombia
Alcócer Goal 22'40' Botero Goal 4'
Attendance: 18,000
Referee: Arturo Yamasaki (Peru)

Peru 2–1 Ecuador
León Goal 34'
Mosquera Goal 43'
Raffo Goal 20'
Attendance: 8,000
Referee: Ovidio Orrego (Colombia)

Paraguay 2–0 Brazil
Zárate Goal 17'
Ayala Goal 83'
Attendance: 8,000
Referee: Tomás Antruejo (Bolivia)

Paraguay 3–2 Colombia
Eladio Zárate Goal 10'
Arambulo Goal 50'
Martinez Goal 89'
Campillo Goal 27'
Gamboa Goal 82'
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Luis Ventre (Argentina)

Argentina 4–2 Ecuador
Savoy Goal 34'53'90'
Rodríguez Goal 58'
Pineda Goal 32'
Palacios Goal 49'
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Arturo Yamasaki (Peru)

Bolivia 3–2 Peru
Camacho Goal 14'
Alcócer Goal 49'
García Goal 57'
Gallardo Goal 40'
León Goal 80'
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: João Etzel Filho (Brazil)

Peru 1–1 Colombia
Gallardo Goal 25' González Goal 33'
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Luis Ventre (Argentina)

Argentina 3–0 Brazil
Rodríguez Goal 3'
Savoy Goal 33'
Juárez Goal 86'
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Arturo Yamasaki (Peru)

Bolivia 2–0 Paraguay
Castillo Goal 17'
García Goal 88'
Attendance: 18,000
Referee: José Dimas Larrosa (Paraguay)

Brazil 2–2 Ecuador
Oswaldo Goal 5'60' Azón Goal 84'
Raffo Goal 90'
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: José Dimas Larrosa (Paraguay)

Paraguay 4–1 Peru
Martínez Goal 5'25'
Cabrera Goal 45'
Zárate Goal 77'
Gallardo Goal 70'
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Luis Ventre (Argentina)

Bolivia 3–2 Argentina
Castillo Goal 12'
Blacut Goal 32'
Camacho Goal 88'
Rodríguez Goal 27'34'
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Arturo Yamasaki (Peru)

Ecuador 4–3 Colombia
Raymondi Goal 30'
Raffo Goal 37'88'
Bolaños Goal 53'
Aceros Goal 46'
Botero Goal 68'
González Goal 75'
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: José Dimas Larrosa (Paraguay)

Argentina 1–1 Paraguay
Lallana Goal 58' Cabrera Goal 33'
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Arturo Yamasaki (Peru)

Bolivia 5–4 Brazil
Ugarte Goal 15'58'
Camacho Goal 25'
García Goal 62'
Alcócer Goal 86'
Marco Antônio Goal 26'
Almir Goal 28'
Flávio Goal 63'66'
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Ovidio Orrego (Colombia)

Result

 1963 South American Championship Champions 

Bolivia
First title

Goal scorers

With six goals, Carlos Alberto Raffo of Ecuador is the top scorer in the tournament. In total, 91 goals were scored by 40 different players, with none of them credited as own goal.

6 goals
5 goals
4 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal

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