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1929 in Argentine football


1929 saw the 35 teams in the "Asociacion Amateurs Argentina de Football" Primera Division divided into two groups. The top 2 of each group qualified for the final stages of the tournament, which was eventually won by Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata.

The season was marred by mass abandonment of games, defending Argentine champions Huracan withdrew from 8 of their fixtures leaving them to finish in 14th place in their group. Several other teams withdrew from multiple games. It should be noted, however, that abandonments of games, discontinuations, and withdrawals were quite common in these early seasons .

Primera Division

Group A

Gimnasia y Esgrima de La Plata progressed to the final

River Plate progressed to the 3rd/4th place playoff

Group B

As Boca Juniors and San Lorenzo finished level on points, they needed a playoff to decide which team went to the final and which to the 3rd/4th place playoff.

Playoff

Boca Juniors progressed to the final

Final stages

Final

3rd/4th playoff

Argentina national team

Copa America

Copa America 1929: Champions

Minor championships

Copa Camara de Diputados Argentina

Copa Centro Automovilistico Uruguayo

References

Argentina 1929 by Pablo Ciullini at rsssf.

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