1985 CONCACAF Championship
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1985 CONCACAF Championship

1985 CONCACAF Championship
CONCACAF Championship
Tournament details
Dates24 February - 14 September
Teams9 (from 1 confederation)
Final positions
Champions Canada
Runners-up Honduras
Third place Costa Rica
Tournament statistics
Matches played24
Goals scored54 (2.25 per match)
Top scorer(s)Honduras José Roberto Figueroa (5 goals)
1981
1989

The 1985 CONCACAF Championship was the ninth edition of the CONCACAF Championship. It also served as the qualification for the 1986 World Cup. A total of 18 CONCACAF teams entered the competition. The North, Central American and Caribbean zone was allocated 2 places (out of 24) in the final tournament. Mexico, the World Cup host, qualified automatically, leaving 1 spot open for competition between 17 teams. Canada earned their first major title and clinched qualification on 14 September 1985 to participate in their first World Cup after beating Honduras 2-1 at King George V Park in St. John's, Newfoundland.[1]

Qualification

Final tournament

First round

Group 1

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  Honduras 4 2 2 0 5 3 +2 6
2  El Salvador 4 2 1 1 7 2 +5 5
3  Suriname 4 0 1 3 2 9 −7 1
Source:[]

Honduras advanced to the Second Round.






Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Group 2

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  Canada 4 3 1 0 7 2 +5 7
2  Guatemala 4 2 1 1 7 3 +4 5
3  Haiti 4 0 0 4 0 9 −9 0
Source:[]

Canada advanced to the second round.

Canada 2-0 Haiti
Vrablic Goal 30
Sweeney Goal 41

Canada 2-1 Guatemala
Mitchell Goal 2243 Gómez Goal 66
Victoria, Canada



Haiti 0-2 Canada
Mitchell Goal 14
Vrablic Goal 56

Guatemala 4-0 Haiti
Chacón Goal 44
Galindo Goal 48
Funes Goal 62
B. Pérez Goal 71

Group 3

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  Costa Rica 4 2 2 0 6 2 +4 6
2  United States 4 2 1 1 4 3 +1 5
3  Trinidad and Tobago 4 0 1 3 2 7 −5 1
Source:[]

Costa Rica advanced to the second round.



St. Louis, United States[3]
Referee: Robert Allen (Canada)


Alajuela, Costa Rica

Murdock Stadium, Torrance, United States
Referee: John Meachin (Canada)

Final round

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  Canada 4 2 2 0 4 2 +2 6
2  Honduras 4 1 1 2 6 6 0 3
3  Costa Rica 4 0 3 1 4 6 −2 3
Source:[]

Canada qualified for the 1986 FIFA World Cup.

San José, Costa Rica

Varsity Stadium, Toronto, Canada
Attendance: 13,486[4]

Honduras 0-1 Canada
Pakos Goal 58

Attendance: 23,398[6]


Canada 2-1 Honduras
Pakos Goal 15
Vrablic Goal 61
Betancourt Goal 49
Attendance: 13,000
 1985 CONCACAF Championship Winners 

Canada
First title

Goalscorers

5 goals
4 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal

See also

References

  1. ^ "That one time Canada made it to the World Cup". CBC Sports. 6 July 2018. Retrieved 2018.
  2. ^ a b All home matches of Suriname were played away instead.
  3. ^ a b All home matches of Trinidad and Tobago were played away instead.
  4. ^ "Canada Soccer". canadasoccer.com.
  5. ^ "Canada Soccer". canadasoccer.com.
  6. ^ "Canada Soccer". canadasoccer.com.

External links


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