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1973 CONCACAF Championship
Coupe des nations de la CONCACAF 1973
Tournament details
Host countryHaiti
Dates29 November – 18 December
Teams6 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Haiti (1st title)
Runners-up Trinidad and Tobago
Third place Mexico
Fourth place Honduras
Tournament statistics
Matches played15
Goals scored43 (2.87 per match)
Top scorer(s)Trinidad and Tobago Steve David (7 goals)
1971
1977

The 1973 CONCACAF Championship, the sixth edition of the CONCACAF Championship, was held in Haiti from 29 November to 18 December. All matches were played at Stade Sylvio Cator in Port-au-Prince. This is the first edition to double as qualification for the World Cup. Haiti became winners for the first time in the CONCACAF region and qualified for West Germany '74. The North, Central American and Caribbean zone was allocated 1 place (out of 16) in the World Cup.

Qualification

Main article: 1973 CONCACAF Championship qualification

Venues

Port-au-Prince
Stade Sylvio Cator
Capacity: 15,000
Stade Sylvio Cator after earthquake 2010.jpg

Results

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Haiti (C) 5 4 0 1 8 3 +5 8 1974 FIFA World Cup
2  Trinidad and Tobago 5 3 0 2 11 4 +7 6
3  Mexico 5 2 2 1 10 5 +5 6
4  Honduras 5 1 3 1 6 6 0 5
5  Guatemala 5 0 3 2 4 6 −2 3
6  Netherlands Antilles 5 0 2 3 4 19 −15 2
Source: [1][2]
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Number of goals scored;
(C) Champion
Honduras 2–1 Trinidad and Tobago
Guifarro 33'
Hernández 51'
David 61'

Mexico 0–0 Guatemala

Haiti 3–0 Netherlands Antilles
Sanon 25', 61'
Désir 29'

Honduras 1–1 Mexico
Guifarro 54' H. López 73'

Haiti 2–1 Trinidad and Tobago
Sanon 9'
R. Saint-Vil 88'
David 14'

Netherlands Antilles 2–2 Guatemala
Toppenberg 18'
Schoop 75'
Roldán 6'
Morales 63'

Haiti 1–0 Honduras
G. Saint-Vil 59'

Mexico 8–0 Netherlands Antilles
H. López 10', 76'
Muciño 32', 45', 46', 82'
Pulido 35'
Lapuente 78'

Trinidad and Tobago 1–0 Guatemala
David 30'

Honduras 2–2 Netherlands Antilles
Soza 33'
Guifarro 50'
Clemencia 62'
St. Jago 73'

Haiti 2–1 Guatemala
Sanon 28', 72' Monterroso 4'

Trinidad and Tobago 4–0 Mexico
Cummings 35', 39'
David 52'
Archibald 62'

Honduras 1–1 Guatemala
Bran 15' Banegas 83'

Trinidad and Tobago 4–0 Netherlands Antilles
David 16', 51', 62'
Brunken 33' (o.g.)

Haiti 0–1 Mexico
Borja 30'

Haiti qualified for the 1974 FIFA World Cup.

1973 CONCACAF Championship Winners
Haiti

Haiti
First title

Goalscorers

7 goals
5 goals
4 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal
1 own goal

See also

References

  1. ^ Stokkermans, Karel & Jarreta, Sergio Henrique. "World Cup 1974 Qualifying". RSSSF, 22 October 1999. Retrieved 24 March 2013.
  2. ^ FIFA.com. "1974 FIFA World Cup Germany Preliminaries: Results, North, Central American and Caribbean Zone". FIFA. Retrieved 24 March 2013.
  3. ^ Reyes Padilla, Macario. "Mexico – International Results Details 1970–1979". RSSSF, 18 September 2008. Retrieved 24 March 2013.