1978 Men's Hockey Champions Trophy


The 1978 Men's Hockey Champions Trophy was the 1st edition of the Hockey Champions Trophy, an international men's field hockey tournament. It took place from 17–24 November 1978 in Lahore, Pakistan.[1]

1978 Men's Hockey Champions Trophy
Tournament details
Host countryPakistan
CityLahore
Dates17–24 November
Teams5
Final positions
Champions Pakistan (1st title)
Runner-up Australia
Third place Great Britain
Tournament statistics
Matches played10
Goals scored49 (4.9 per match)
Top scorer(s) Hanif Khan (5 goals)
(next) 1980

Tournament


Final table

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Pakistan (C, H) 4 4 0 0 15 5 +10 8
 Australia 4 2 1 1 9 7 +2 5
 Great Britain 4 2 0 2 9 10 1 4
4  New Zealand 4 1 0 3 9 12 3 2
5  Spain 4 0 1 3 7 15 8 1
Source: FIH
(C) Champion; (H) Host

Results

17 November 1978
Pakistan  6–2  New Zealand

18 November 1978
Great Britain  3–1  New Zealand
18 November 1978
Australia  4–2  Spain

20 November 1978
Pakistan  3–1  Spain
20 November 1978
Australia  1–1  Great Britain

21 November 1978
Pakistan  4–1  Great Britain
21 November 1978
New Zealand  4–0  Spain

23 November 1978
Great Britain  4–4  Spain
23 November 1978
Australia  3–2  New Zealand

24 November 1978
Pakistan  2–1  Australia

Winning squad

 Pakistan

References