Juegos Odesur

Football competition of the Juegos Odesur ('olympic games for South American countries'). Odesur abbreviates Organización Deportiva Sudamericana. Teams play with youth or olympic selections.

The first two editions (1978 and 1982) were known as Juegos Cruz del Sur.

From 1998 to 2006 not football tournament took place, but instead a futsal event was organised.

From 2009 to 2014 a beach soccer tournament was held.

A women's tournament was first held in 2014, a women's futsal tournament in 2018.


Year Winners         Runners-Up      Third                 Venue
1978 Paraguay        Ecuador         Bolivia               La Paz (Bolivia)
1982 Argentina       Ecuador         Peru                  Rosario and Santa Fe (Argentina)
1986 Argentina   2-0 Colombia        Brazil                Santiago de Chile (Chile)
1990 Peru        1-1 Ecuador [5-4 p] Colombia              Lima (Peru)
1994 Colombia        Venezuela       Peru                  Valencia (Venezuela)
1998-06 no football tournament (see futsal tournaments since 2002)
2010 Colombia        Ecuador         Bolivia               Medellín (Colombia)
2014 Colombia    2-1 Argentina       Ecuador               Santiago de Chile (Chile)
2018 Chile       1-0 Uruguay [aet]   Colombia              Cochabamba (Bolivia)
2022 Paraguay    1-0 Ecuador         Colombia              Luque (Paraguay)


country      1st 2nd 3rd

Colombia      3   1   3
Argentina     2   1
Paraguay      2
Peru          1       2
Chile         1
Ecuador           5   1
Uruguay           1
Venezuela         1
Bolivia               2
Brazil                1

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