|Copa América (since 1975)|
|Dates||September 11 – October 3|
|Teams||4 (from 1 confederation)|
|Venue(s)||1 (in 1 host city)|
|Goals scored||16 (2.67 per match)|
(3 goals each)
The 1920 South American Championship of Nations was the fourth continental championship for nations in South America. It was held in Valparaíso, Chile from September 11 to October 3, 1920.
CONMEBOL Copa América, known until 1975 as the South American Football Championship, is a men's international football tournament contested between national teams from CONMEBOL. It is the oldest international continental football competition. The competition determines the continental champion of South America. Since the 1990s, teams from North America and Asia have also been invited to participate.
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The participating countries were the host Chile, Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil as the defending champion. Uruguay regained the title lost in the last edition, thus becoming champion for the third time in the first four editions of the tournament. Ángel Romano was the top goalscorer alongside teammate José Pérez, with three goals, repeating his feat of three years earlier.
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For a complete list of participating squads see: 1920 South American Championship squads
These are the squads for the countries that played in the 1920 South American Championship. The participating countries were Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Uruguay. The teams plays in a single round-robin tournament, earning two points for a win, one point for a draw, and zero points for a loss.
Each team played one match against each of the other teams. Two (2) points were awarded for a win, one (1) point for a draw and zero (0) points for a defeat.
| Brazil ||1–0|
| Alvariza |
| Argentina ||1–1|
| Echeverría || Piendibene |
| Uruguay ||6–0|
| Romano |
| Chile ||1–1|
| Bolados || Dellavalle |
| Argentina ||2–0|
| Echeverría |
|1920 South American Championship Champions|
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