Guatemala win CONCACAF tourney

Date Published: 
1967-03-22
Source: 
Jamaica Gleaner
Page: 
27

TEGUCIGALPA. Honduras, March 20 (Reuters):

GUATEMALA won the the North Central American and Caribbean soccer championship when they defeated Nicaragua 2-0 here yesterday.

Mexico defeated Honduras 1-0 in the final match of the tournament to take second place. Honduras was third.

Thousands of balloons with Guatemala's national colours were released as the match ended, to roars of applause from the capacity crowd in the National Stadium.

Here are the final standings:

           P  W D L  GF GA  PTS
Guatemala  5  4 1 0   7  1   9
Mexico     5  4 0 1  10  1   8
Honduras   5  2 2 1   4  2   6
Trinidad   5  2 0 3   6 10   4
Haiti      5  1 0 4   5  9   2
Nicaragua  5  0 1 4   3 12   1