2008 Men's Hockey Champions Trophy


The 2008 Men's Hockey Champions Trophy was the 30th edition of the Hockey Champions Trophy men's field hockey tournament. It was held in from June 21 to June 29, 2008 in Rotterdam, Netherlands.

2008 Men's Hockey Champions Trophy
Tournament details
Host countryNetherlands
CityRotterdam
Teams6
Final positions
Champions Australia (9th title)
Runner-up Spain
Third place Argentina
Tournament statistics
Matches played18
Goals scored87 (4.83 per match)
Top scorer(s) Florian Keller (7 goals)
Best player Jamie Dwyer
2007 (previous) (next) 2009

Participating nations


Six national teams participated in the tournament with Germany defending the title they won in the 2007 Champions Trophy in Kuala Lumpur.[1]

Squads


Head coach: Carlos Retegui

Results


All times are Central European Summer Time (UTC+02:00)

Pool

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  Spain 5 3 1 1 14 7 +7 10
2  Australia 5 3 1 1 13 9 +4 10
3  Argentina 5 3 1 1 10 7 +3 10
4  Netherlands 5 2 0 3 13 12 +1 6
5  Germany 5 1 1 3 10 16 6 4
6  South Korea 5 1 0 4 14 23 9 3
Source: [citation needed]
21 June 2008
10:30
Australia  5–3  South Korea
Matheson  4'
Guest  24'
Dwyer  38'
Smith  40'
De Young  49'
Report Yeo Woon-kon  28'
Jang Jong-hyun  47'
Lee Nam-yong  58'
Umpires:
John Wright (RSA)
Andy Mair (SCO)

21 June 2008
13:00
Germany  2–2  Argentina
Keller  6'
Weß  69'
Report Paredes  25'
R. Vila  55'
Umpires:
Juan Manuel Requena (ESP)
Satinder Kumar (IND)

21 June 2008
15:30
Netherlands  3–1  Spain
De Nooijer  10'
R. Brouwer  19'
Docherty  53'
Report Ribas  61'
Umpires:
David Gentles (AUS)
Christian Blasch (GER)

22 June 2008
11:00
Argentina  2–1  Australia
L. Vila  7'
T. Argento  15'
Report Kavanagh  22'
Umpires:
Christian Blasch (GER)
Rob ten Cate (NED)

22 June 2008
13:30
Spain  7–2  South Korea
Ribas  7'
Amat  23', 27', 39', 40'
R. Alegre  56'
Freixa  60'
Report Kim Byung-hoon  48'
Jang Jong-hyun  70'
Umpires:
Andy Mair (SCO)
Roel van Eert (NED)

22 June 2008
16:00
Netherlands  5–3  Germany
Weusthof  34', 41'
Reckers  39'
R. Brouwer  45'
Hertzberger  52'
Report Keller  3', 24'
Montag  70'
Umpires:
Juan Manuel Requena (ESP)
David Gentles (AUS)

24 June 2008
13:00
Germany  4–3  South Korea
Keller  3', 21'
Korn  7'
Draguhn  13'
Report Kim Byung-hoon  16'
Lee Nam-yong  50'
Seo Jong-ho  64'
Umpires:
Rob ten Cate (NED)
David Gentles (AUS)

24 June 2008
15:00
Australia  1–1  Spain
Schubert  54' Report D. Alegre  64'
Umpires:
Roel van Eert (NED)
Christian Blasch (GER)

24 June 2008
19:30
Argentina  1–0  Netherlands
Gilardi  70' Report
Umpires:
John Wright (RSA)
Satinder Kumar (IND)+
+ Replaced at half time by Juan Manuel Requena (ESP) due to injury

25 June 2008
19:30
Spain  2–1  Argentina
Freixa  21', 43' Report Callioni  10'
Umpires:
David Gentles (AUS)
Andy Mair (SCO)

26 June 2008
17:00
Australia  3–1  Germany
Dwyer  17'
Kavanagh  44'
Ockenden  50'
Report Keller  26'
Umpires:
John Wright (RSA)
Rob ten Cate (NED)

26 June 2008
19:30
South Korea  4–3  Netherlands
Jang Jong-hyun  27', 68'
Seo Jong-ho  32'
Yeo Woon-kon  64'
Report De Nooijer  5'
Weusthof  41'
R. Brouwer  63'
Umpires:
Christian Blasch (GER)
Juan Manuel Requena (ESP)

27 June 2008
17:30
South Korea  2–4  Argentina
Jang Jong-hyun  38', 67' Report Paredes  26'
R. Vila  47', 60'
Gilardi  57'
Umpires:
John Wright (RSA)
Roel van Eert (NED)

28 June 2008
13:00
Germany  0–3  Spain
Report Amat  1'
D. Alegre  39'
Freixa  42'
Umpires:
David Gentles (AUS)
Roel van Eert (NED)

28 June 2008
15:00
Netherlands  2–3  Australia
Derikx  5'
Hertzberger  54'
Report Schubert  35'
Dwyer  48'
Brooks  62'
Umpires:
John Wright (RSA)
Christian Blasch (GER)

Classification

Fifth and sixth place
29 June 2008
11:00
Germany  3–1  South Korea
Draguhn  12'
Weißenborn  62'
Keller  69'
Report Yeo Woon-kon  33'
Umpires:
Satinder Kumar (IND)
Rob ten Cate (NED)
Third and fourth place
29 June 2008
13:30
Argentina  2–2 (a.e.t.)  Netherlands
Almada  17'
Paredes  62'
Report De Nooijer  5'
R. Brouwer  31'
Penalties
L. Vila
Gilardi
R. Vila
M. Vila
Cammareri
5–3 R. Brouwer
Reckers
Weusthof
Van der Horst
Umpires:
Andy Mair (SCO)
Juan Manuel Requena (ESP)
Final
29 June 2008
16:00
Spain  1–4  Australia
Ribas  12' Report Abbott  6'
Dwyer  52'
Ockenden  60'
Matheson  70'
Umpires:
John Wright (RSA)
Christian Blasch (GER)

Awards


Topscorer Best Goalkeeper Best Young Player Best Player Fair Play Award
Florian Keller Juan Manuel Vivaldi Eddie Ockenden Jamie Dwyer  Spain

Final standings


  1.  Australia
  2.  Spain
  3.  Argentina
  4.  Netherlands
  5.  Germany
  6.  South Korea

References


  1. "FIH releases WorldHockey Champions Trophy schedule". 2008-03-25. Archived from the original on 2008-05-09. Retrieved 2008-03-27.