Copa de Competencia (Asociación Amateurs)

Copa de Competencia
Founded 1920
Abolished 1926 (1926)
Region Buenos Aires, Rosario
Number of teams 32 (last edition) [1]
Most successful team(s) Independiente
(3 titles)

Copa de Competencia is a defunct official football tournament which took place in Argentina between 1920 and 1926. It was established by the "Asociación Amateurs de Football", a dissident body formed a year before. The Associación Amateurs organized its own championships until 1926 when it merged to Asociación Argentina.[2]

Unlikely Copa de Competencia Jockey Club, this Cup did not qualify any team to play an international match because it had been created by a dissident league (the official league was the Asociación Argentina de Football, with its teams playing against the Uruguayan Football Association squads).[3]

The inaugural edition of the cup was contested by 21 clubs from dissident leagues of Buenos aires and Rosario. From 1924 to its end, the tournament was played by teams from Buenos Aires only due to the Rosario representatives had joined Liga Rosarina de Fútbol.

List of champions


The following list includes all the editions of the Copa de Competencia:[4]

Year Champion Runner-up Score Venue
1920 Rosario Central Sportivo Almagro 2-0 Gimnasia y Esgrima (BA)
1924 Independiente Sportivo Almagro 1-1 Banfield
1925 Independiente Sportivo Palermo 2-0 River Plate
1926 Independiente Lanús 3-1 n/i

Titles by team

Team Titles Years won
Independiente 3 1924, 1925, 1926
Rosario Central 1 1920


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