Información Histórica
						
First Stage

Final Table:

 1. Medellín       22   16    4    2   69:31   36
 2. Boca Jrs       22   12    5    5   43:16   29
 3. Quindío        22   10    4    8   34:32   24
 4. Pereira        22    9    6    7   41:51   24
 5. Cúcuta         22    7    8    7   37:38   22
 6. Santa Fe       22    7    7    8   52:52   21
 7. Magdalena      22    7    7    8   32:32   21
 8. Tolima         22    7    6    9   41:47   20
 9. América        22    8    3   11   39:45   19
10. Nacional       22    6    5   11   31:41   17
11. Bucaramanga    22    6    4   12   28:37   16
12. Millonarios    22    4    8   10   25:40   16
  
Medellín qualified for Championship Final

Second Stage

Groups:

Group A - Medellín, Nacional, Quindío, Magdalena, Tolima, Pereira
Group B - Millonarios, Santa Fe, América, Boca Juniors, Cúcuta,
          Bucaramanga.
          [Boca Juniors declined to play this round]

Qualified teams:

Group A: Cúcuta Deportivo
Group B: Medellín, Pereira, Tolima
         (after an additional playoff, Deportes Tolima qualified)

Second Stage Playoff

First Leg
Cúcuta  1-0 Tolima

Second Leg
Tolima  2-1 Cúcuta
  
Third Leg           [15 March 1958, Medellín]
Cúcuta  1-1 Tolima        (aet)
  
Cúcuta Deportiva qualified on coin toss; it was decided to have an additional 
playoff for the runners-up spot.


Championship Playoff

First Leg  [19 March 1958]
Cúcuta     3-4 Medellín 
 
Second Leg [23 March 1958]    
Medellín   4-0 Cúcuta    
 
Deportivo Independiente Medellín champions of Colombia 1957
 

Runners-Up Playoff

First Leg  [9 April 1958]
Cúcuta   3-2 Tolima
  
Second Leg [13 April 1958]
Tolima   2-0 Cúcuta
 
Deportes Tolima [Ibagué] runner up of Colombia 1957
 


Topscorers:
          
 1. José Vicente Grecco (Medellín)           30
 2. Roberto Rolando (Boca Jrs)               23
 2. Jaime 'Manco' Gutierrez (Medellín)       23
 2. Walter Marcolini (Quindío)               23
 5. Casimiro Avalos (Pereira)                18
 5. Francisco Solano Patiño (Pereira)        18
 7. José Americo Montanini (Bucaramanga)     17
 7. Alberto Galeano (Cúcuta)                 17
 9. Alejandrino 'Científico' Genes (Pereira) 16
10. Carlos Milloc (Cúcuta)                   15

Author: Frank Ballesteros
(f-balles@uniandes.edu.co)
Last updated: 15 Dec 1999

(C) Copyright Frank Ballesteros and RSSSF 1996/1999