1998 Women's Hockey World Cup


The 1998 Women's Hockey World Cup was the ninth edition of the Women's Hockey World Cup field hockey tournament. It was held from 20 to 31 May 1998 in Utrecht, Netherlands alongside the men's tournament. Australia won its second world title after defeating Netherlands 3–2 in the final. The tournament was staged on two artificial pitches at the complex of Dutch football club FC Utrecht.[1][2]

1998 Hockey World Cup
Tournament details
Host countryNetherlands
CityUtrecht
Teams12
Venue(s)Galgenwaard Stadium
Final positions
Champions Australia (2nd title)
Runner-up Netherlands
Third place Germany
Tournament statistics
Matches played42
Goals scored184 (4.38 per match)
Top scorer(s) Alyson Annan (8 goals)
Best player Alyson Annan
1994 (previous) (next) 2002

Qualification


Squads


Umpires


Results


Pool A

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Australia 5 5 0 0 26 4 +22 15 Semi-finals
2  Germany 5 4 0 1 13 8 +5 12
3  South Africa 5 2 0 3 11 14 3 6
4  United States 5 2 0 3 9 14 5 6
5  Scotland 5 2 0 3 6 11 5 6
6  China 5 0 0 5 4 18 14 0
Source: FIH
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) goals scored; 4) head-to-head result.[3]
20 May 1998
12:35
Scotland  0–5  Australia
Report Langham  18'
Towers  24'
Powell  45', 65'
Annan  48'
Umpires:
Lee Mi-ok (KOR)
Jane Nockolds (ENG)
20 May 1998
16:05
South Africa  2–1  China
Coetzee  6', 50' Report Tang  70'
Umpires:
Miriam van Gemert (NED)
Laura Crespo (ARG)
20 May 1998
20:05
Germany  5–1  United States
Becker  29'
Keller  32'
Reiter  35'
Ernsting-Krienke  39'
Möller  67'
Report Lucas  46'
Umpires:
Gill Clarke (ENG)
Lynn Farrell (NZL)

22 May 1998
12:35
Germany  4–3  South Africa
Keller  2', 41'
Ernsting-Krienke  5'
Lätzsch  32'
Report Cormack  12'
Coetzee  30'
Dare  33'
Umpires:
Renée Cohen (NED)
Jane Nockolds (ENG)
22 May 1998
13:35
United States  2–1  Scotland
Barber  2'
Fuchs  41'
Report MacDonald  56'
Umpires:
Naomi Kato (JPN)
Laura Crespo (ARG)
22 May 1998
15:05
Australia  7–1  China
Annan  5', 56'
Towers  16', 23', 70'
Langham  24'
Mitchell-Taverner  50'
Report Tang  65'
Umpires:
Gill Clarke (ENG)
Miriam van Gemert (NED)

24 May 1998
11:05
Australia  6–1  United States
Smith  29'
Towers  30'
Langham  32'
Michelle-Taverner  36'
Annan  56'
Mott  57'
Report Vizzuso  43'
Umpires:
Renée Cohen (NED)
Laura Crespo (ARG)
24 May 1998
12:05
China  1–3  Germany
Juan  27' Report Kauschke  16'
Klecker  65', 68'
Umpires:
Lee Mi-ok (KOR)
Angela Lario (ESP)
24 May 1998
14:35
South Africa  2–3  Scotland
Coetzee  39', 48' Report Gilmour  7'
MacDonald  18', 40'
Umpires:
Lyn Farrell (NZL)
Miriam van Gemert (NED)

26 May 1998
12:35
Scotland  2–1  China
Fraser  16'
MacDonald  53'
Report Chen Z.  35'
Umpires:
Lyn Farrell (NZL)
Renée Cohen (NED)
26 May 1998
13:35
United States  1–2  South Africa
Lucas  38' Report Coetzee  35', 46'
Umpires:
Lee Mi-ok (KOR)
Miriam van Gemert (NED)
26 May 1998
15:05
Germany  0–3  Australia
Report Langham  21'
Starre  46'
Annan  66'
Umpires:
Gill Clarke (ENG)
Jane Nockolds (ENG)

27 May 1998
13:35
China  0–4  United States
Report James  18', 21', 42', 54'
Umpires:
Jane Nockolds (ENG)
Kazuko Yasueda (JPN)
27 May 1998
17:35
Australia  5–2  South Africa
Powell  6'
Langham  29'
Mott  31', 67'
Hawkes  56'
Report Agliotti  43'
Wessels  62'
Umpires:
Hu Youfang (CHN)
Gina Spitaleri (ITA)
27 May 1998
18:35
Scotland  0–1  Germany
Report Keller  27'
Umpires:
Lee Mi-ok (KOR)
Laura Crespo (ARG)

Pool B

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Netherlands 5 4 1 0 13 5 +8 13 Semi-finals
2  Argentina 5 4 1 0 12 7 +5 13
3  South Korea 5 3 0 2 13 11 +2 9
4  New Zealand 5 2 0 3 10 11 1 6
5  England 5 1 0 4 8 12 4 3
6  India 5 0 0 5 4 14 10 0
Source: FIH
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) goals scored; 4) head-to-head result.[3]
20 May 1998
13:35
India  0–1  England
Report Wright  19'
Umpires:
Renée Chatas (USA)
Ute Conen (GER)
20 May 1998
15:05
South Korea  1–2  Argentina
Choi Kw.  14' Report Oneto  18'
Gulla  35'
Umpires:
Gina Spitaleri (ITA)
Renée Cohen (NED)
20 May 1998
17:35
Netherlands  2–1  New Zealand
Thate  32'
Van der Wielen  57'
Report Bell-Kake  13'
Umpires:
Kazuko Yasueda (JPN)
Peri Buckley (AUS)

21 May 1998
15:05
England  2–3  Netherlands
Wright  18'
Miller  29'
Report Van den Boogaard  20', 63'
Deiters  67'
Umpires:
Naomi Kato (JPN)
Gina Spitaleri (ITA)
21 May 1998
16:05
Argentina  2–1  India
Pando  28'
MacKenzie  52'
Report Sandeep  16'
Umpires:
Hu Youfang (CHN)
Peri Buckley (AUS)
21 May 1998
18:35
South Korea  5–4  New Zealand
Choi M.  54'
Kim M.  56'
Kim E.  62'
Kim S.  63'
Lee E.  69'
Report Smith  1'
Pearce  9'
Lawrence  16'
Matthews  39'
Umpires:
Angela Lario (ESP)
Jean Buchanan (RSA)

23 May 1998
11:05
New Zealand  2–1  India
Bell-Kake  8', 15' Report Manjinder  41'
Umpires:
Kazuko Yasueda (JPN)
Hu Youfang (CHN)
23 May 1998
12:05
England  2–4  Argentina
Miller  5'
Sixsmith  43'
Report Rognoni  28', 30'
MacKenzie  63'
Aymar  66'
Umpires:
Renée Chatas (USA)
Jean Buchanan (RSA)
23 May 1998
16:05
Netherlands  1–0  South Korea
Van de Kieft  52' Report
Umpires:
Angela Lario (ESP)
Ute Conen (GER)

25 May 1998
12:35
England  2–3  South Korea
Miller  7', 52' Report Kim M.  15'
Lee E.  29'
Woo  42'
Umpires:
Peri Buckley (AUS)
Kazuko Yasueda (JPN)
25 May 1998
13:35
Argentina  2–1  New Zealand
MacKenzie  48'
Rognoni  65'
Report Smith  20'
Umpires:
Ute Conen (GER)
Gina Spitaleri (ITA)
25 May 1998
20:05
Netherlands  5–0  India
Boomgaardt  9'
Deiters  25'
Thate  28', 36'
Smabers  38'
Report
Umpires:
Renée Chatas (USA)
Naomi Kato (JPN)

27 May 1998
11:35
New Zealand  2–1  England
Senior  21'
Smith  25'
Report Wright  67'
Umpires:
Naomi Kato (JPN)
Angela Lario (ESP)
27 May 1998
16:05
India  2–4  South Korea
Pritam  49', 68' Report Lee E.  6'
Choi Kw.  32'
Woo  57', 62'
Umpires:
Jean Buchanan (RSA)
Ute Conen (GER)
27 May 1998
20:05
Argentina  2–2  Netherlands
Masotta  55'
Oneto  61'
Report Van de Kieft  32'
Thate  39'
Umpires:
Peri Buckley (AUS)
Gill Clarke (ENG)

Ninth to twelfth place classification

 
CrossoverNinth place
 
      
 
29 May 1998
 
 
 Scotland5
 
30 May 1998
 
 India3
 
 Scotland0
 
29 May 1998
 
 England2
 
 China0
 
 
 England3
 
Eleventh place
 
 
30 May 1998
 
 
 India2
 
 
 China4
Crossover
29 May 1998
13:35
Scotland  5–3  India
Gilmour  20'
Robertson  24'
MacDonald  39'
Grant  54'
Simpson  63'
Report Bala  10'
Tirkey  46'
Manjinder  66'
Umpires:
Naomi Kato (JPN)
Jean Buchanan (RSA)

29 May 1998
16:05
China  0–3  England
Report Sixsmith  14', 57'
Miller  30'
Umpires:
Renée Chatas (USA)
Lyn Farrell (NZL)
Eleventh and twelfth place
30 May 1998
15:05
India  2–4  China
Jyoti  9'
Surja  59'
Report Huang  17'
Juan  19'
Liu  26'
Wang  32'
Umpires:
Ute Conen (GER)
Lyn Farrell (NZL)
Ninth and tenth place
30 May 1998
17:35
Scotland  0–2  England
Report Sixsmith  15'
Smith  29'
Umpires:
Peri Buckley (AUS)
Lee Mi-ok (KOR)

Fifth to eighth place classification

 
CrossoverFifth place
 
      
 
29 May 1998
 
 
 United States0
 
30 May 1998
 
 South Korea2
 
 South Korea4
 
29 May 1998
 
 New Zealand3
 
 South Africa1
 
 
 New Zealand3
 
Seventh place
 
 
30 May 1998
 
 
 United States2 (2)
 
 
 South Africa (p.s.o)2 (4)
Crossover
29 May 1998
12:35
South Africa  1–3  New Zealand
Bee  61' Report Pearce  11'
Bell-Kake  49'
Lawrence  59'
Umpires:
Renée Cohen (NED)
Ute Conen (GER)

29 May 1998
15:05
United States  0–2  South Korea
Report Choi M.  4'
Oh  33'
Umpires:
Jane Nockolds (ENG)
Peri Buckley (AUS)
Seventh and eighth place
30 May 1998
12:35
United States  0–0 (a.e.t.)  South Africa
Report
Penalties
Fuchs
Lucas
Fillat
James
2–4 Coetzee
MacNaughton
Wessels
Dobson
Umpires:
Laura Crespo (ARG)
Jane Nockolds (ENG)
Fifth and sixth place
30 May 1998
11:05
South Korea  4–3  New Zealand
Woo  15'
Oh  30'
Lee E.  35'
Choi M.  59'
Report Smith  4'
Foy  13'
Matthews  55'
Umpires:
Renée Chatas (USA)
Gina Spitaleri (ITA)

First to fourth place classification

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
29 May 1998
 
 
 Australia4
 
31 May 1998
 
 Argentina2
 
 Australia3
 
29 May 1998
 
 Netherlands2
 
 Germany1
 
 
 Netherlands6
 
Third place
 
 
31 May 1998
 
 
 Germany3
 
 
 Argentina2
Semi-finals
29 May 1998
17:35
Australia  4–2  Argentina
Annan  4', 51'
Langham  9'
Powell  56'
Report Masotta  37'
MacKenzie  65'
Umpires:
Angela Lario (ESP)
Miriam van Gemert (NED)

29 May 1998
20:05
Germany  1–6  Netherlands
Lätzsch  23' Report Thate  5', 45'
Van den Boogaard  17', 32'
Donners  46'
Teeuwen  70'
Umpires:
Gill Clarke (ENG)
Kazuko Yasueda (JPN)
Third and fourth place
31 May 1998
13:35
Germany  3–2  Argentina
Kauschke  39'
Dickenscheid  51'
Möller  62'
Report Oneto  34', 55'
Umpires:
Renée Cohen (NED)
Angela Lario (ESP)
Final
31 May 1998
16:05
Netherlands  2–3  Australia
Kuipers  1'
Deiters  62'
Report Annan  22'
Towers  24'
Langham  56'
Umpires:
Gill Clarke (ENG)
Kazuko Yasueda (JPN)

Awards


Player of the Tournament Top Goalscorer Goalkeeper of the Tournament Most Sportive Player Fair Play Trophy
Alyson Annan Alyson Annan Laura Mulhall Mandy Smith  Scotland

Statistics


Final standings

Pos Grp Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Final result
1 A  Australia 7 7 0 0 33 8 +25 21 Gold medal
2 B  Netherlands 7 5 1 1 21 9 +12 16 Silver medal
3 A  Germany 7 5 0 2 17 16 +1 15 Bronze medal
4 B  Argentina 7 4 1 2 16 14 +2 13 Fourth place
5 B  South Korea 7 5 0 2 19 14 +5 15 Eliminated in
group stage
6 B  New Zealand 7 3 0 4 16 16 0 9
7 A  South Africa 7 2 1 4 12 17 5 7
8 A  United States 7 2 1 4 9 16 7 7
9 B  England 7 3 0 4 13 12 +1 9
10 A  Scotland 7 3 0 4 11 16 5 9
11 A  China 7 1 0 6 8 23 15 3
12 B  India 7 0 0 7 9 23 14 0
Source: FIH

Goalscorers

There were 184 goals scored in 42 matches, for an average of 4.38 goals per match.

8 goals

7 goals

6 goals

5 goals

  • Purdy Miller
  • Sue MacDonald

4 goals

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal

Source: FIH

References