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1956 Panamerican Championship
Tournament details
Host country Mexico
City Mexico City
Dates February 26-March 17
Teams 6 (from 2 confederations)
Venue(s) 1 (in Mexico City host cities)
Final positions
Champions Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg Brazil (2nd title)
Runners-up Flag of Costa Rica.svg Costa Rica
Third place Flag of Argentina.svg Argentina
Fourth place Flag of Mexico (1934–1968).png Mexico
Tournament statistics
Matches played 15
1952
1960

The third edition of the Panamerican Championship of football was held in Mexico City, Mexico from February 26 to March 18. Six teams entered the competition with Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Mexico and the Netherlands Antilles all entering the competition.

Brazil would again take out the title, this time with a matchday to spare as they wiped the floor off the other teams with the only fault being Argentina which ended in a 1-1 draw.

Rankings

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg Brazil 5 4 1 0 13 1 +12 9
Flag of Costa Rica.svg Costa Rica 5 2 2 1 10 10 0 6
Flag of Argentina.svg Argentina 5 2 1 2 10 7 +3 5
Flag of Mexico (1934–1968).png Mexico 5 1 3 1 3 4 -1 5
Flag of Chile.svg Chile 5 1 2 2 6 9 -3 4
23x15px Netherlands Antilles 5 0 1 4 3 14 -11 1

Matches

February 26, 1956
Flag of Mexico (1934–1968).png Mexico 1–1 Flag of Costa Rica.svg Costa Rica
Mexico City


February 27, 1956
Flag of Argentina.svg Argentina 4–0 23x15px Netherlands Antilles
Mexico City


February 28, 1956
Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg Brazil 2–0 Flag of Chile.svg Chile
Mexico City


March 2, 1956
Flag of Mexico (1934–1968).png Mexico 0–0 23x15px Netherlands Antilles
Mexico City


March 2, 1956
Flag of Argentina.svg Argentina 2–4 Flag of Costa Rica.svg Costa Rica
Mexico City


March 4, 1956
Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg Brazil 3–0 23x15px Netherlands Antilles
Mexico City


March 4, 1956
Flag of Costa Rica.svg Costa Rica 1–1 Flag of Chile.svg Chile
Mexico City


March 6, 1956
Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg Brazil 2–0 23x15px Mexico
Mexico City


March 9, 1956
Flag of Argentina.svg Argentina 3–1 Flag of Chile.svg Chile
Mexico City


March 11, 1956
Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg Brazil 5–0 Flag of Costa Rica.svg Costa Rica
Mexico City


March 11, 1956
Flag of Mexico (1934–1968).png Mexico 1–0 Flag of Argentina.svg Argentina
Mexico City


March 12, 1956
23x15px Netherlands Antilles 2–3 Flag of Chile.svg Chile
Mexico City


March 15, 1956
Flag of Costa Rica.svg Costa Rica 4–1 23x15px Netherlands Antilles
Mexico City


March 16, 1956
Flag of Mexico (1934–1968).png Mexico 1–1 Flag of Chile.svg Chile
Mexico City


March 17, 1956
Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg Brazil 1–1 Flag of Argentina.svg Argentina
Mexico City

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