Los Angeles Nations Cup 1983-1991


A series of tournaments, some involving national sides, some club sides, and some a mixture.

Palmares

1983 (Los Angeles Nations Cup) América
1984 (Columbus Cup)            USA
1985 (Copa Camel)              Deportivo Saprissa
1985 (Los Angeles Nations Cup) Corinthians
1988 (Camel Nations Cup)       Brazil Olympic     
1988 (Copa Camel)              Herediano
1989 (Camel Nations Cup)       Puebla
1990 (Los Angeles Nations Cup) 1. FC Köln
1990 (Copa Camel)              América
1991 (Camel Nations Cup)       Monterrey
1991 (Copa Camel)              Cruz Azul


Los Angeles Nations Cup 1983

Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles

Semifinals
26- 7-83 El Salvador         0-0 Guatemala     [3-2 pen]
26- 7-83 Club América (Méx.) 2-1 South Korea
           [Javier Aguirre 15', Roberto Alderete 90' / Lee Tae-Ho 73']

Third place match
28- 7-83 Guatemala           1-1 South Korea   [5-3 pen]
           [Víctor Hugo Monzón 39' / Jung Jang 61']
           [Note: Guatemalan goalscorer also given as Eddy Alburez.]

Final
28- 7-83 Club América (Méx.) 1-0 El Salvador
           [Gustavo Echaniz 30']
           [América: Zelada (Báez), Jardón, Roca, Manzo, Bravo, Ortega, Brailowsky, Bacas
                     (Carrillo), Tapia (Sánchez), Aguirre, Echaniz.  Coach: Reinoso]
           [El Salvador: Munguía, Fagoaga, Jovel, Turcios, Bonilla, Blanco, Zapata (Ibarra),
                         Alfaro, Hernández, Guerrero, Cabrera.  Coach: Contreras]
           [Referee: Wolmerath (USA/West Germany).]
           [Sent off: Fagoaga].
           [Attendance: 20168]
           [Note: Zelada saved a penalty from Guerrero at 45'.]

Columbus Cup 1984

Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles

 9-10 USA     3-1 El Salvador
        [Jeff Hooker 49', Rick Davis 64', Jacques Ladouceur 90' / Jose Maria Rivas 56']
 9-10 Mexico  1-0 Colombia
        [Tomas Boy 36']
11-10 USA     1-0 Colombia
        [Ade Coker 84']
11-10 Mexico  1-0 El Salvador      (abandoned at 78' after El Salvador had 5 men sent off)
        [Jose de Jesus Jimenez 24']

USA          2  2  0  0  4- 1  4
Mexico       2  2  0  0  2- 0  4
Colombia     2  0  0  2  0- 2  0
El Salvador  2  0  0  2  1- 4  0

Copa Camel 1985

Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum

Semifinals
[Jun 26]
Deportivo Saprissa (CRC) 1 Comunicaciones (GUA) 0
  [Guillermo Guardia 4]
Atlas (MEX) 2 FAS (SLV) 1
  [Antonio de la Torre 9, José Luis Ceballos 32pen; Hugo Pérez 47]

Third Place Match
[Jun 28]
FAS 0 Comunicaciones 1
  [Enrique Rivers 72]

Final
[Jun 28]
Deportivo Saprissa 1 Atlas 0
  [Alexandre Guimaraes 83]

Los Angeles Nations Cup 1985

Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles.

25-8 Mexico      2-1 Chile B
       [Hugo Sanchez 43', Luis Flores 67' / Arturo Jauregui 25']
25-8 Corinthians 3-3 Bulgaria
       [Casagrande, Eduardo, Zenon 80' / Georgi Dimitrov, Radoslav Zdravkov, Anio Sadkov 58']
27-8 Corinthians 2–1 Chile B
       [Paulo Cesar 28' 79' / Carlos Poblete 13']
27-8 Mexico      1–1 Bulgaria
       [Tomas Boy 77' pen / Plamen Getov 68']

CORINTHIANS (Brazil)  2  1  1  0   5- 4  3
Mexico                2  1  1  0   3- 2  3
Bulgaria              2  0  2  0   4- 4  2
Chile B               2  0  0  2   2- 4  0

Notes: the Chile B team was the same squad that won the Piala Kemerdekaan (Independence Cup)
 in Indonesia one week earlier.  The match between Mexico and Chile is recorded as a full
 international by the Mexican federation (FMF), and some sources also include it as a full
 international for Chile.

Copa Camel 1988

First Phase 

Texas Group
[Jul 16]
El Paso, Texas
Herediano (CRC) 3 Atlante (MEX) 1

[Jul 26]
San Antonio, Texas
Olimpia (HON) 2 Atlas (MEX) 0

California Group
[Aug 7]
Spartan Stadium, San Jose
Toluca (MEX) 2 Deportivo Saprissa (CRC) 0
  [Ricardo Ferreti 7, Roberto Masciarelli 62]

[Aug 14]
Santa Ana Bowl, Santa Ana
Universidad de Guadalajara (MEX) 4 Águila (SLV) 3
  [Octavio Mora 25, Salvador Luis Reyes 45, Alfonso Sosa 54, 
   Daniel Guzmán 74; Güelmo 58, 80, Rosales 71]

Semifinals
[Aug 21]
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Universidad de Guadalajara (MEX) 2 Toluca (MEX) 1
  [Salvador Luis Reyes 56, Víctor Rodríguez 87; Víctor Rodríguez 74og]
[Aug 28]
Santa Ana Bowl, Santa Ana
Herediano (CRC) 1 Olimpia (HON) 0 [aet]
  [Eduardo Méndez 96]

Final
[Sep 11]
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Universidad de Guadalajara (MEX) 0 Herediano (CRC) 2
  [Eduardo Méndez, Claudio Jara]

NB: as winners of this tournament, Herediano qualified for the Supercopa Interamericana 1988
    (or Copa de las Américas 1988) against 1988 Supercopa Libertadores winners Racing Club.


Copa Camel de las Naciones 1989

Played at the Memorial Coliseum.

1.PUEBLA (Mexico)     2  2  0  0  4- 0  4
2.CRUZ AZUL (Mexico)  2  1  1  0  3- 2  3
3.Guatemala           2  0  1  1  0- 3  1
4.El Salvador         2  0  0  2  2- 4  0

 6- 6 Puebla     3-0 Guatemala
        [Marcelino Bernal 17', Carlos Poblete 53', Jorge Aravena 69']
 6- 6 Cruz Azul  3-2 El Salvador
        [Jose Luis Malibran 12' 25', Narciso Cuevas 90' / Arturo Alvarez 37' OG, Salvador Coreas 44']
 8- 6 Puebla     1-0 El Salvador
        [Guillermo Cosio 61']
 8- 6 Cruz Azul  0-0 Guatemala

Copa Camel 1990

Played at the Memorial Coliseum.

Round 1
[Sep 7]
Alianza FC 0 Municipal 0
América 2 Alianza Lima 0
  [Antonio Carlos Santos 8, Juan Hernández 25]

Round 2
[Sep 9]
Alianza Lima 1 Municipal 1
  [René Pinto 13; N.N. 36]
América 2 Alianza FC 0
  [Guillermo Naranjo 23, Alejandro Domínguez 58]

América (MEX)       2  2  0  0  4- 0  4
Municipal (GUA)     2  0  2  0  1- 1  2
Alianza Lima (PER)  2  0  1  1  1- 3  1
Alianza FC (ElS)    2  0  1  1  0- 2  1

Copa Camel 1991

Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles

Semifinals
[Oct 15]
Luis Ángel Firpo 0 (SLV) Cruz Azul 0 (MEX) [3-4pen]
Guadalajara (MEX) 0 Honduras National Team 2
  [Juan Carlos Espinoza 37, Erick Gallegos 90]

Third Place Match
[Oct 17]
Luis Ángel Firpo 0 Guadalajara 2
  [Mario Alberto Arteaga 21, Diego Silva 80]

Final
[Oct 17]
Cruz Azul 3 Honduras National Team 1
  [Porfirio Jiménez 10pen, Mario Ordiales 21, Carlos Hermosillo 78; Bonilla 30]


About this document

Sources: El Informador, La Opinon (Los Angeles), San Diego Union Tribune, United Press International, Associated Press

Data on Copa Camel 1985, 1988, 1990 and 1991 thanks to Erik Francisco Lugo

Prepared and maintained by Neil Morrison for the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation

Author: Neil Morrison (nfm24@cantab.net)
Last updated: 13 Mar 2014

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