1990 Men's Hockey World Cup


The 1990 Men's Hockey World Cup was the seventh edition of the Hockey World Cup, the quadrennial world championship for men's national field hockey teams organized by the FIH. It was held in the National Hockey Stadium in Lahore, Pakistan from 12 to 23 February 1990.

1990 Hockey World Cup
Tournament details
Host countryPakistan
CityLahore
Dates12–23 February
Teams12 (from 4 confederations)
Venue(s)National Hockey Stadium
Final positions
Champions Netherlands (2nd title)
Runner-up Pakistan
Third place Australia
Tournament statistics
Matches played42
Goals scored147 (3.5 per match)
Top scorer(s) Floris Jan Bovelander
Ignacio Escudé (9 goals)
Best player Shahbaz Ahmed[1]
1986 (previous) (next) 1994

The Netherlands defeated, the hosts, Pakistan 3–1 in the final, with Australia beating out West Germany for third place in extra time, 2–1.[2]

Qualification


Event Dates Location Quotas Qualifier(s)
Host N/A N/A 1  Pakistan
1986 World Cup 5–19 October 1986 London, England 6  Australia
 England
 West Germany
 Soviet Union
 Spain
 Argentina
1989 World Cup Qualifier 5–16 July 1989 Madison, United States 5  Netherlands
 Canada
 India
 France
 Ireland
Total 12

Umpires


  • S Eldine Ahmed (EGY)
  • Shafat Baghdadi (PAK)
  • Khizar Bajwa (PAK)
  • Amarjit Bawa (IND)
  • Adriano de Vecchi (ITA)
  • Santiago Deo (ESP)
  • Amjarit Dhak (KEN)
  • K O'Connor (CAN)
  • Don Prior (AUS)
  • Alain Renaud (FRA)
  • Eduardo Ruiz (ARG)
  • Iwo Sakaida (JPN)
  • Claude Seidler (FRG)
  • Nikolai Stepanov (URS)
  • Patrick van Beneden (BEL)
  • Peter von Reth (NED)
  • Roger Webb (ENG)

Squads


Group stage


Pool A

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Australia 5 5 0 0 14 4 +10 10 Advance to the semi-finals
2  Netherlands 5 3 1 1 15 10 +5 7
3  France 5 2 1 2 5 6 1 5 5th–8th place classification
4  Soviet Union 5 1 2 2 6 10 4 4
5  Argentina 5 1 1 3 10 14 4 3 9th–12th place classification
6  India 5 0 1 4 10 16 6 1
Source: FIH
12 February 1990
08:30
Netherlands  2–1  France
Delissen  16', 59' Report Catonnet  54'
Umpires:
Santiago Deo (ESP)
Eldine Ahmed S (EGY)
12 February 1990
10:30
Soviet Union  1–1  India
Holopov  52' Report J. Singh  39'
Umpires:
Claude Seidler (FRG)
Khizar Bajwa (PAK)

13 February 1990
09:00
Australia  4–1  Argentina
Reid  28'
York  53', 60'
Corbitt  58'
Report Sordelli  52'
Umpires:
Iwo Sakaida (JPN)
Amjarit Dhak (KEN)
13 February 1990
11:00
Netherlands  5–2  Soviet Union
Bovelander  8', 24', 32'
Delissen  49'
Van 't Hek  61'
Report Deputatov  17'
Seksembal  27'
Umpires:
Roger Webb (ENG)
K O'Connor (CAN)

14 February 1990
09:00
India  3–5  Argentina
Sebastian  7'
J. Singh  19'
A. Kumar  40'
Report Ferrara  24', 33'
Geneyro  51', 62'
Doherty  67'
Umpires:
Santiago Deo (ESP)
Patrick van Beneden (BEL)
14 February 1990
11:00
France  1–3  Australia
Viala  7' Report Davies  17', 38'
Corbitt  65'
Umpires:
Claude Seidler (FRG)
Shafat Baghdadi (PAK)

15 February 1990
11:00
France  2–1  India
Catonnet  23'
Viala  66'
Report T. Singh  12'
Umpires:
Iwo Sakaida (JPN)
K O'Connor (CAN)

16 February 1990
11:00
Soviet Union  0–3  Australia
Report York  6'
Hawgood  52'
Corbitt  59'
Umpires:
Shafat Baghdadi (PAK)
Adriano de Vecchi (ITA)
16 February 1990
15:00
Netherlands  3–3  Argentina
Bovelander  5', 38'
Delissen  36'
Report Geneyro  33'
Ferrara  57'
Doherty  70'
Umpires:
Roger Webb (ENG)
Khizar Bajwa (PAK)

17 February 1990
11:00
France  0–0  Soviet Union
Report
Umpires:
Roger Webb (ENG)
Claude Seidler (FRG)
17 February 1990
15:00
Netherlands  5–3  India
Weterings  7', 58'
Delissen  9'
Crucq  62'
Van 't Hek  66'
Report J. Singh  65'
B. Singh  67'
Pillay  70'
Umpires:
Adriano de Vecchi (ITA)
S Eldine Ahmed (EGY)

18 February 1990
11:00
France  1–0  Argentina
Feix  58' Report
Umpires:
Santiago Deo (ESP)
Shafat Baghdadi (PAK)
18 February 1990
15:00
India  2–3  Australia
S. Kumar  47'
Sebastian  70'
Report Batch  38'
Corbitt  44'
Reid  45'
Umpires:
Khizar Bajwa (PAK)
K O'Connor (CAN)

19 February 1990
11:00
Soviet Union  3–1  Argentina
Pleshakov  29'
Holopov  60'
Vengerski  69'
Report Siri  41'
Umpires:
Adriano de Vecchi (ITA)
Patrick van Beneden (BEL)
19 February 1990
15:00
Netherlands  0–1  Australia
Report Batch  30'
Umpires:
Claude Seidler (FRG)
Santiago Deo (ESP)

Pool B

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  West Germany 5 5 0 0 13 2 +11 10 Advance to the semi-finals
2  Pakistan (H) 5 3 1 1 10 6 +4 7
3  Spain 5 3 0 2 10 10 0 6 5th–8th place classification
4  England 5 2 1 2 7 7 0 5
5  Canada 5 0 1 4 2 9 7 1 9th–12th place classification
6  Ireland 5 0 1 4 3 11 8 1
Source: FIH
(H) Host
12 February 1990
12:30
Ireland  0–2  England
Report Kerly  41'
Grimley  50'
Umpires:
Alain Renaud (FRA)
Patrick van Beneden (BEL)
12 February 1990
15:15
Pakistan  6–3  Spain
Ibrahim  8'
Ahmed  14', 22', 34'
Bashir  39'
Zaman  64'
Report Casas  24'
I. Escudé  48', 50'
Umpires:
Adriano de Vecchi (ITA)
Nikolai Stepanov (URS)

13 February 1990
13:00
West Germany  4–1  Canada
Ness  11'
Blöcher  28', 65'
Mollandin  53'
Report Tamkee  18'
Umpires:
Eduardo Ruiz (ARG)
Peter von Reth (NED)
13 February 1990
15:00
Pakistan  2–1  Ireland
Bashir  14'
Zaman  33'
Report Kirkwood  21'
Umpires:
Don Prior (AUS)
Amarjit Bawa (IND)

14 February 1990
13:00
England  2–0  Canada
Thompson  4'
Grimley  27'
Report
Umpires:
Don Prior (AUS)
Nikolai Stepanov (URS)
14 February 1990
15:00
West Germany  2–0  Spain
Schmidt-Opper  8'
Saliger  69'
Report
Umpires:
Alain Renaud (FRA)
S Eldine Ahmed (EGY)

15 February 1990
13:00
Spain  4–1  England
Usoz  23'
I. Escudé  42', 63', 65'
Report Kerly  29'
Umpires:
Eduardo Ruiz (ARG)
Amarjit Bawa (IND)

16 February 1990
09:00
Ireland  0–4  West Germany
Report Blöcher  10', 56'
Saliger  44'
Brinkmann  55'
Umpires:
Nikolai Stepanov (URS)
Amjarit Dhak (KEN)
16 February 1990
13:00
Pakistan  1–0  Canada
Zaman  24' Report
Umpires:
Peter von Reth (NED)
Alain Renaud (FRA)

17 February 1990
09:00
Spain  2–1  Ireland
I. Escudé  29', 50' Report M. Burns  37'
Umpires:
Iwo Sakaida (JPN)
Peter von Reth (NED)
17 February 1990
13:00
Pakistan  1–1  England
Bashir  50' Report Mayer  23'
Umpires:
Don Prior (AUS)
Eduardo Ruiz (ARG)

18 February 1990
09:00
Spain  1–0  Canada
X. Escudé  51' Report
Umpires:
Amjarit Dhak (KEN)
Nikolai Stepanov (URS)
18 February 1990
13:00
England  1–2  West Germany
Singh  61' Report Fischer  18'
Fried  38'
Umpires:
Patrick van Beneden (BEL)
Amarjit Bawa (IND)

19 February 1990
09:00
Ireland  1–1  Canada
K. Morris  35' Report Milkovich  27'
Umpires:
Amjarit Dhak (KEN)
Iwo Sakaida (JPN)
19 February 1990
13:00
Pakistan  0–1  West Germany
Report Hilgers  54'
Umpires:
Alain Renaud (FRA)
Eduardo Ruiz (ARG)

Classification round


Ninth to twelfth place classification

 
Cross-oversNinth place
 
      
 
22 February
 
 
 India2
 
23 February
 
 Canada1
 
 India0
 
22 February
 
 Argentina1
 
 Argentina4
 
 
 Ireland1
 
Eleventh place
 
 
23 February
 
 
 Canada3
 
 
 Ireland0
Cross-overs
22 February 1990
09:00
India  2–1  Canada
Sebastian  57'
Powar  61'
Report Tamkee  32'
Umpires:
Shafat Baghdadi (PAK)
Don Prior (AUS)

22 February 1990
09:00
Argentina  4–1  Ireland
Geneyro  37', 44', 55'
Verga  67'
Report McConnell  3'
Umpires:
Khizar Bajwa (PAK)
Nikolai Stepanov (URS)
Eleventh and twelfth place
23 February 1990
10:00
Canada  3–0  Ireland
Chohan  18'
Rutledge  21'
Caruso  67'
Report
Umpires:
S Eldine Ahmed (EGY)
Peter von Reth (NED)
Ninth and tenth place
23 February 1990
09:00
India  0–1  Argentina
Report Geneyro  54'
Umpires:
K O'Connor (CAN)
Iwo Sakaida (JPN)

Fifth to eighth place classification

 
Cross-oversFifth place
 
      
 
21 February
 
 
 Soviet Union3
 
22 February
 
 Spain0
 
 Soviet Union0
 
21 February
 
 England1
 
 France0
 
 
 England4
 
Seventh place
 
 
22 February
 
 
 Spain3
 
 
 France (a.e.t.)4
Cross-overs
21 February 1990
09:00
Soviet Union  3–0  Spain
Deputatov  21', 68'
Holopov  40'
Report
Umpires:
Amarjit Bawa (IND)
Alain Renaud (FRA)

21 February 1990
09:00
France  0–4  England
Report Thompson  25'
Clift  34'
Kerly  52', 57'
Umpires:
Don Prior (AUS)
Claude Seidler (FRG)
Seventh and eighth place
22 February 1990
12:15
Spain  3–4 (a.e.t.)  France
Iglesias  25'
I. Escudé  53', 72'
Report Clement  38'
Mordac  68'
Chirez  85'
Delavenne  88'
Umpires:
Amjarit Dhak (KEN)
Roger Webb (ENG)
Fifth and sixth place
22 February 1990
14:45
Soviet Union  0–1  England
Report Clift  32'
Umpires:
Peter von Reth (NED)
Amarjit Bawa (IND)

First to fourth place classification

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
21 February
 
 
 Netherlands (a.e.t.)3
 
23 February
 
 West Germany2
 
 Netherlands3
 
21 February
 
 Pakistan1
 
 Australia1
 
 
 Pakistan2
 
Third place
 
 
23 February
 
 
 West Germany 1
 
 
 Australia2
Semi-finals
21 February 1990
12:15
Netherlands  3–2 (a.e.t.)  West Germany
Bovelander  31', 78'
Delissen  65'
Report Fischer  56', 67'
Umpires:
Eduardo Ruiz (ARG)
Patrick van Beneden (BEL)

21 February 1990
14:45
Australia  1–2  Pakistan
Corbitt  10' Report Saeed  3'
Bashir  44'
Umpires:
Santiago Deo (ESP)
Adriano de Vecchi (ITA)
Third and fourth place
23 February 1990
12:00
West Germany  1–2  Australia
Fischer  57' Report Stacy  8'
Hawgood  42'
Umpires:
Alain Renaud (FRA)
Adriano de Vecchi (ITA)
Final
23 February 1990
14:30
Netherlands  3–1  Pakistan
Bovelander  12', 14'
Weterings  37'
Report Ahmed  5'
Umpires:
Eduardo Ruiz (ARG)
Santiago Deo (ESP)

Statistics


Final standings

Goalscorers

There were 147 goals scored in 42 matches, for an average of 3.5 goals per match.

9 goals

7 goals

6 goals

5 goals

4 goals

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal

Source: FIH

References