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South American U-20 Women's Championship

South American Under-20 Women's Football Championship
Sudamericano-Femenino-Sub20.png
RegionCONMEBOL
Number of teams14
Current championsBrazil Brazil
(8th title)
Most successful club(s)Brazil Brazil
(8 titles)
WebsiteOfficial website

The South American Under-20 Women's Football Championship (Spanish: Campeonato Sudamericano Femenino Sub-20) is an international association football competition for women's national teams. It is held every two years for South American players under the age of 20 and serves as a qualification tournament for the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup. In its inaugural year, 2004, it was played by U-19 players.

The last edition was held in 2018 in Ecuador.[1]

Results

Year Host Final Third Place Match
Champion Score Second Place Third Place Score Fourth Place
2004[2]
details
 Brazil
Brazil
Group stage
Paraguay

Ecuador
Group stage
Bolivia
2006[3]
details
 Chile
Brazil
Group stage
Argentina

Paraguay
Group stage
Peru
2008[4]
details
 Brazil
Brazil
Group stage
Argentina

Paraguay
Group stage
Chile
2010[5]
details
 Colombia
Brazil
2 – 0
Colombia

Paraguay
6 – 0
Chile
2012
details
 Brazil[6]
Brazil
Group stage
Argentina

Colombia
Group stage
Paraguay
2014[7]
details
 Uruguay
Brazil
Group stage
Paraguay

Colombia
Group stage
Bolivia
2015
details
 Brazil
Brazil
Group stage
Venezuela

Colombia
Group stage
Argentina
2018
details
 Ecuador
Brazil
Group stage
Paraguay

Colombia
Group stage
Venezuela

Performances by countries

So far only Uruguay have not reached a top four position.

Team Titles Runners-up Third-place Fourth-place
 Brazil 8 (2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2018)
 Paraguay 3 (2004, 2014, 2018) 3 (2006, 2008, 2010) 1 (2012)
 Argentina 3 (2006, 2008, 2012) 1 (2015)
 Colombia 1 (2010) 4 (2012, 2014, 2015, 2018)
 Venezuela 1 (2015) 1 (2018)
 Ecuador 1 (2004)
 Bolivia 2 (2004, 2014)
 Chile 2 (2008, 2010)
 Peru 1 (2006)

Participating nations

Legend
  • 1st – Champions
  • 2nd – Runners-up
  • 3rd – Third place
  • 4th – Fourth place
  • GS – Group stage
  •     — Hosts
Team Brazil
2004
Chile
2006
Brazil
2008
Colombia
2010
Brazil
2012
Uruguay
2014
Brazil
2015
Ecuador
2018
Total
 Argentina GS 2nd 2nd GS 2nd GS 4th GS 8
 Bolivia 4th GS GS GS GS 4th GS GS 8
 Brazil 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 8
 Chile GS GS 4th 4th GS GS GS GS 8
 Colombia GS GS GS 2nd 3rd 3rd 3rd 3rd 8
 Ecuador 3rd GS GS GS GS GS GS GS 8
 Paraguay 2nd 3rd 3rd 3rd 4th 2nd GS 2nd 8
 Peru GS 4th GS GS GS GS GS GS 8
 Uruguay GS GS GS GS GS GS GS GS 8
 Venezuela GS GS GS GS GS GS 2nd 4th 8

Top scorers

The topscorers of the tournaments were:

Year Player Goals
2004 Bolivia Palmira Loayza 6
2006 Brazil Marta 14
2008 Brazil Érika
Paraguay Dulce Quintana
7
2010 Brazil Alanna 7
2012 Brazil Ketlen 9
2014 Brazil Andressa 6
2015 Argentina Yamila Rodríguez 6
2018 Brazil Geyse da Silva 12

FIFA World Cup qualification and results

For the 2002 and 2004 FIFA U-19 Women's World Championship, South America was given one qualification spot. In 2002 Brazil and Peru played a two legged play-off for one spot allocated to South America. Brazil won 12–0 on aggregate.[8] Since 2006 South America has been given two spots for the now-renamed FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup. In this tournament, Brazil has reached the third-place match three times and Colombia reached the third-place match in 2010. Argentina has been eliminated from the group stage for all three of their appearances; Paraguay and Chile were eliminated from the group stage in their only appearance.

  • QF = World Cup quarter-final
  • GS = World Cup group stage
  • Q = Qualified to World Cup
World Cup 2002 2004 2006 2008 2010 2012 2014 2016 2018
 Argentina GS GS GS
 Brazil 4th 4th 3rd QF GS GS GS QF GS
 Colombia 4th
 Paraguay GS GS
 Venezuela GS
 Chile GS

See also

References

  1. ^ "Paraguay, Chile, Ecuador y Argentina realizarán torneos sudamericanos femeninosorneos-sudamericanos-femeninos". conmebol.com. 25 April 2017. Retrieved 12 May 2017.
  2. ^ "Women Under 19 World Cup 2004". RSSSF. Retrieved 24 May 2012.
  3. ^ "South America - Under 19 Women's Qualifying Tournament 2006". RSSSF. Retrieved 24 May 2012.
  4. ^ "Southamerican Women U-20 Championship 2008". RSSSF. Retrieved 24 May 2012.
  5. ^ "Southamerican Women U-20 Championship 2010". RSSSF. Retrieved 24 May 2012.
  6. ^ "Sudamericana: más cupos para 8 países" (in Spanish). 24 November 2011. La ciudad de Curitiba, estado de Paraná, en Brasil, será sede del mencionado torneo
  7. ^ [mundodelfutbolfemenino.blogspot.de]
  8. ^ [www.rsssf.com]

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