Four-Nations Tournament Willemstad 1944


All games were played at the Rif Stadium, Willemstad, Curaçao.
Organised by the N.A.V.B. (founded Dec 20, 1941 and dissolved in 1946 due to F.I.F.A.'s refusal to accept the transfer of F.I.F.A. membership from the C.V.B. to the N.A.V.B.).
Match Overview

 1- 4-44 Aruba           1-3 Venezuela 
 2- 4-44 Curaçao         5–0 Haiti  
 5- 4-44 Venezuela       2–0 Haiti 
 8- 4-44 Aruba           1–1 Haiti  
 9- 4-44 Curaçao         3–3 Venezuela
10- 4-44 Curaçao         3–1 Aruba 
 
 1.Curaçao    3  2  1  0  11- 4  5
 2.Venezuela  3  2  1  0   8- 4  5
 3.Aruba      3  0  1  2   3- 7  1
 4.Haiti      3  0  1  2   1- 8  1

NB: first tie-breaker was goal difference (not goal average);
    substitutions were only allowed during the first half in case of injury and subject 
    to the approval of the captain of the opponents (only in the match on April 5 two 
    players were substituted);
    the squad of Haiti included centerforward Joseph Gaetjens, who scored for the United
    States in their 1-0 win over England at the 1950 World Cup.


Match Details

[Apr 1]
Aruba           1-3 Venezuela

Aruba: Franken – Julia, Quant – Bislick, Wout, H.Kelkboom – 
  F.Kelkboom, Orman, Loopstok, Kemp, Paulino. 
Venezuela: Augusto Viso – Alejandro Mariscotti, Alberto Márquez – 
  Ernesto Blanco, Lino Taiolli, José María “che” Ardila – Manuel 
  Leopoldo Pérez, Joaquín Yarritu, Alberto “cañón” Casco, Antonio
  Ruíz Díaz, Pedro “estrellita” Terán. 
ref: Walther van Rosberg

Goals: 1-0 15 (pen) Wout, 1-1 57 Ruíz Diaz, 1-2 69 Casco, 1-3 71 Casco. 

[Apr 2]
Curaçao         5-0 Haiti

Curaçao: Grovell - Pietersz, Confesor - Eduarda, Mercera,
  Calmes - Heiliger, Boyé, Hernandes, F.Jansen, Bernabela.
Haiti: Lacossade – Alerte, Léonard – Bor, Beauvoir, Prezeaud –
  Joseph, Zamor, Gaetjens, Luders, Rouzier. 
ref: G.Rosario

Goals: 1-0 20 Boyé, 2-0 65 F.Jansen, 3-0 75 F.Jansen, 4-0 Hernandes,
       5-0 89 Heiliger

[Apr 5]
Venezuela       2–0 Haiti
 
Venezuela: Augusto Viso – Alejandro Mariscotti, Alberto Márquez –
  Ernesto Blanco, Lino Taiolli, José María “che” Ardila – Manuel
  Leopoldo Pérez, Joaquín Yarritu (Nerio “venadita” Seijas),
  Alberto “cañón” Casco, Antonio Ruíz Díaz, García Pelayo. 
Haiti: Lacossade – Alerte, Léonard – Coby, Beauvoir, Prezeaud
  (Lamarre) - Zamor, Cassy, Gaetjens, Luders, Rouzier. 
ref: L.C.Zonruiter

Goals: 1-0 60 Pelayo, 2-0 67 Casco
NB: Luders missed penalty in first half

[Apr 8]
Aruba           1-1 Haiti

Aruba: Klepper - Julia, H.Kelkboom - Kemp, Wout, Kelly -
  Paulina, F.Kelkboom, Loopstok, Chirino, Orman.
Haiti: Lacossade - Alerte, Léonard - Coby, Beauvoir, Prezeaud - 
  Joseph, Luders, Gaetjens, Cassy, Rouzier.
ref: L.C.Zonruiter

Goals: 1-0 Chas. Loopstok, 1-1 90 Rouzier

[Apr 9]
Curaçao         3–3 Venezuela

Curaçao: Grovell - Pietersz, Confesor - Eduarda, Mercera,
  Calmes - Heiliger, Boyé, F.Jansen, Pardo, Bernabela.
Venezuela: Augusto Viso – Alejandro Mariscotti, Alberto Márquez –
  Ernesto Blanco, Lino Taiolli, José María “che” Ardila – Manuel
  Leopoldo Pérez, Joaquín Yarritu, Alberto “cañón” Casco, Antonio
  Ruiz Díaz, García Pelayo. 
ref: Walther van Rosberg

Goals: 1-0 5 Pardo, 1-1 15 Casco, 1-2 (pen) Taiolli, 2-2 Boyé,
       2-3 Pelayo, 3-3 87 (pen) Pardo; half-time 1-2; Taiolli was
       sent off shortly before full-time when protesting a free
       kick awarded against Venezuela after a foul by Mariscotti;
       as he refused to leave the pitch, the match was abandoned
       after the referee had waited some 20 minutes and the result
       stood.

[Apr 10]
Curaçao         3-1 Aruba

Curaçao: Grovell - Pietersz, Confesor - Eduarda, Mercera,
  Calmes - Heiliger, Boyé, F.Jansen, Pardo, Bernabela.
Aruba: Klepper - Julia, H.Kelkboom - Kemp, Wout, Kelly -
  Paulina, Orman, Loopstok, Chirino, Orman.
ref: Walther van Rosberg

Goals: 1-0 (pen) Pardo, 1-1 Orman, 2-1 Boyé, 3-1 own goal


Post-tournament Friendly

[Apr 12]
Independiente 	1-0 Haiti
NB: to benefit the Red Cross; Independiente were a club team from Curaçao.


About this document

Sources: Amigoe di Curaçao, El Nacional, El Universal

Prepared and maintained by Eliézer Sebastián Pérez Pérez and Karel Stokkermans for the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation

Authors: Eliézer Sebastián Pérez Pérez (eliezersebastian@hotmail.com) and Karel Stokkermans (karel@rsssf.com)
Last updated: 26 Jul 2012

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