Football at the Central American Games

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Football at the Central American Games
Founded 1973
Region Central America
Number of teams 7
Current champions Honduras
Most successful team(s) Honduras

The Central American Games football tournament is a football competition organised by UNCAF and ORDECA. It is scheduled to be held every four years. The tournament is only open to players who are aged 21 and below. In 2001 a women's tournament was played for the first time.

Central American Games

The Central American Games are a multi-sport regional championships event, held quadrennial, typically in the first year after Summer Olympics. The Games are open for member federations of the Central American Sports Organization ORDECA in Central American countries.

ORDECA

The Central American Sports Organization is an international organization which represents the current 7 National Olympic Committees of the Central American region. It is affiliated with the Pan American Sports Organization.

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Results

Year Hosts Gold Medal Silver Medal Bronze Medal
1973 Flag of Guatemala.svg Guatemala City Flag of Panama.svg  Panama Flag of Nicaragua.svg  Nicaragua Flag of El Salvador.svg  El Salvador
1977 Flag of El Salvador.svg San Salvador Flag of El Salvador.svg  El Salvador Flag of Panama.svg  Panama Flag of Nicaragua.svg  Nicaragua
1986 Flag of Guatemala.svg Guatemala City Flag of Guatemala.svg  Guatemala Flag of Honduras.svg  Honduras Flag of Nicaragua.svg  Nicaragua
1990 Flag of Honduras.svg Tegucigalpa Flag of Honduras.svg  Honduras Flag of Costa Rica.svg  Costa Rica Flag of Nicaragua.svg  Nicaragua
1994 Flag of El Salvador.svg San Salvador Flag of Honduras.svg  Honduras Flag of El Salvador.svg  El Salvador Flag of Costa Rica.svg  Costa Rica
1997 Flag of Honduras.svg San Pedro Sula Flag of Costa Rica.svg  Costa Rica Flag of Panama.svg  Panama Flag of Honduras.svg  Honduras
2001 Flag of Guatemala.svg Guatemala City Flag of Guatemala.svg  Guatemala Flag of Honduras.svg  Honduras Flag of Costa Rica.svg  Costa Rica
2006 Flag of Honduras.svg San Pedro Sula Cancelled
2010 Flag of Panama.svg Panama City Cancelled
2013 Flag of Costa Rica.svg San José Flag of Honduras.svg  Honduras Flag of Costa Rica.svg  Costa Rica Flag of El Salvador.svg  El Salvador
2017 Flag of Nicaragua.svg Managua Flag of Honduras.svg  Honduras Flag of Costa Rica.svg  Costa Rica Flag of El Salvador.svg  El Salvador
2021 Flag of El Salvador.svg Santa Tecla

Medal count

Rank Team Gold Silver Bronze
1Flag of Honduras.svg  Honduras 4 2 1
2Flag of Guatemala.svg  Guatemala 2 0 0
3Flag of Costa Rica.svg  Costa Rica 1 3 2
3Flag of Panama.svg  Panama 1 2 0
5Flag of El Salvador.svg  El Salvador 1 1 3
6Flag of Nicaragua.svg  Nicaragua 0 1 3
7Flag of Belize.svg  Belize 0 0 0

All-time performance

1973–2017
Pos. Team W D L GF GA Dif. Per.
1 Flag of Honduras.svg  Honduras 19 5 4 58 17 +41 0.768
2 Flag of Costa Rica.svg  Costa Rica 16 4 10 47 28 +19 0.600
3 Flag of Panama.svg  Panama 11 5 8 36 20 +16 0.562
4 Flag of El Salvador.svg  El Salvador 12 8 11 46 30 +16 0.516
5 Flag of Guatemala.svg  Guatemala 12 5 12 41 29 +12 0.500
6 Flag of Nicaragua.svg  Nicaragua 5 5 21 22 87 –65 0.242
7 Flag of Belize.svg  Belize 1 2 10 7 46 –40 0.154

Women's tournament

Champions

Year Hosts Gold Medal Silver Medal Bronze Medal
2001 Flag of Guatemala.svg Guatemala City Flag of Costa Rica.svg  Costa Rica Flag of Honduras.svg  Honduras Flag of Guatemala.svg  Guatemala
2013 Flag of Costa Rica.svg San José Flag of Costa Rica.svg  Costa Rica Flag of Nicaragua.svg  Nicaragua Flag of Guatemala.svg  Guatemala
2017 Flag of Nicaragua.svg Managua Flag of Costa Rica.svg  Costa Rica Flag of Nicaragua.svg  Nicaragua Flag of Panama.svg  Panama

See also

A men's football tournament is held at every Pan American Games since the first edition of the multi-sports event in 1951. A women's tournament was introduced in 1999.

Association football is one of the sports played at the Central American and Caribbean Games, a quadrennial multi-sports event for countries in those regions. The Games can involve eligible national teams from two football confederations, CONCACAF and CONMEBOL.

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