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Football at the 1938 Central American and Caribbean Games
Tournament details
Host country Panama
Dates 10 – 23 February 1938
Teams 6 (from 2 confederations)
Venue(s) 1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  Costa Rica (1st title)
Runners-up  Mexico
Third place File:Flag of Colombia.svg Colombia
Fourth place File:Flag of El Salvador.svg El Salvador
Tournament statistics
Matches played 15
Goals scored 64 (4.27 per match)
1935
1946

The football tournament of the 1938 Central American and Caribbean Games was held in Panama City from 10 to 23 February. The gold medal was won by Costa Rica who earned 9 points and had a superior goal difference compared to Mexico.

Table

2 points system used.

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
1  Costa Rica (C) 5 4 1 0 27 3 +24 9
2  Mexico 5 4 1 0 17 1 +16 9
3 File:Flag of Colombia.svg Colombia 5 2 0 3 8 6 +2 4
4 File:Flag of El Salvador.svg El Salvador 5 2 0 3 6 21 −15 4
5 File:Flag of Panama.svg Panama 5 1 1 3 3 16 −13 3
6 File:Flag of Venezuela (1930-1954).svg Venezuela 5 0 1 4 3 17 −14 1

Results

10 February 1938 (1938-02-10)
Mexico  4–0 File:Flag of Colombia.svg Colombia
Estadio Olímpico Nacional, Panama City
Attendance: 20,000


12 February 1938 (1938-02-12)
Costa Rica  9–0 File:Flag of El Salvador.svg El Salvador
Estadio Olímpico Nacional, Panama City


12 February 1938 (1938-02-12)
Panama File:Flag of Panama.svg 1–1 File:Flag of Venezuela (1930-1954).svg Venezuela
Estadio Olímpico Nacional, Panama City
Attendance: 12,000


14 February 1938 (1938-02-14)
Panama File:Flag of Panama.svg 3–2 File:Flag of Colombia.svg Colombia
Estadio Olímpico Nacional, Panama City


14 February 1938 (1938-02-14)
Mexico  3–0 File:Flag of Venezuela (1930-1954).svg Venezuela
Estadio Olímpico Nacional, Panama City
Attendance: 10,000


16 February 1938 (1938-02-16)
Panama File:Flag of Panama.svg 0–9  Costa Rica
Estadio Olímpico Nacional, Panama City
Attendance: 15,000


16 February 1938 (1938-02-16)
El Salvador File:Flag of El Salvador.svg 4–2 File:Flag of Venezuela (1930-1954).svg Venezuela
Estadio Olímpico Nacional, Panama City


18 February 1938 (1938-02-18)
Colombia File:Flag of Colombia.svg 0–3  Costa Rica
Estadio Olímpico Nacional, Panama City


18 February 1938 (1938-02-18)
Mexico  7–0 File:Flag of El Salvador.svg El Salvador
Estadio Olímpico Nacional, Panama City
Attendance: 8,000


20 February 1938 (1938-02-20)
Panama File:Flag of Panama.svg 0–2  Mexico
Estadio Olímpico Nacional, Panama City
Attendance: 20,000


20 February 1938 (1938-02-20)
Venezuela File:Flag of Venezuela (1930-1954).svg 0–5  Costa Rica
Estadio Olímpico Nacional, Panama City


21 February 1938 (1938-02-21)
Colombia File:Flag of Colombia.svg 3–0 File:Flag of El Salvador.svg El Salvador
Estadio Olímpico Nacional, Panama City


22 February 1938 (1938-02-22)
Mexico  1–1  Costa Rica
Estadio Olímpico Nacional, Panama City
Attendance: 23,000


23 February 1938 (1938-02-23)
Venezuela File:Flag of Venezuela (1930-1954).svg 0–3 File:Flag of Colombia.svg Colombia
Estadio Olímpico Nacional, Panama City


23 February 1938 (1938-02-23)
Panama File:Flag of Panama.svg 0–2 File:Flag of El Salvador.svg El Salvador
Estadio Olímpico Nacional, Panama City

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