2008 Women's Hockey Champions Trophy


The 2008 Women's Hockey Champions Trophy was the 16th edition of the Hockey Champions Trophy for women. It was held between 17 and 25 May 2008 in Mönchengladbach, Germany.

2008 Women's Hockey
Champions Trophy
Tournament details
Host countryGermany
CityMönchengladbach
Teams6
Venue(s)Warsteiner HockeyPark
Final positions
Champions Argentina (2nd title)
Runner-up Germany
Third place Netherlands
Tournament statistics
Matches played18
Goals scored58 (3.22 per match)
Top scorer(s) Megan Rivers
Marilyn Agliotti (5 goals)
Best player Luciana Aymar
2007 (previous) (next) 2009

Argentina won the tournament after 7 years for the second time after defeating Germany 6–2 in the final.[1]

Teams


Teams participating as announced by International Hockey Federation (FIH):[2]

Squads


Head coach: Gabriel Minadeo

Head coach: Marc Lammers

Umpires


Below are the 8 umpires appointed by the International Hockey Federation:

  • Frances Block (ENG)
  • Caroline Brunekreef (NED)
  • Marelize de Klerk (RSA)
  • Christiane Hippler (GER)
  • Anne McRae (SCO)
  • Miao Lin (CHN)
  • Chieko Soma (JPN)
  • Gina Spitaleri (ITA)

Results


All times are Central European Summer Time (UTC+02:00)[3]

Pool

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Argentina 5 3 1 1 7 4 +3 10 Final
2  Germany 5 3 1 1 7 4 +3 10
3  Netherlands 5 3 0 2 7 6 +1 9
4  China 5 1 2 2 9 12 3 5
5  Australia 5 1 1 3 8 9 1 4
6  Japan 5 1 1 3 6 9 3 4
Source: FIH
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) goals scored; 4) head-to-head result.[4]
17 May 2008
13:05
Australia  2–0  Japan
Eastham  18'
Halliday  61'
Report
Umpires:
Caroline Brunekreef (NED)
Miao Lin (CHN)
17 May 2008
15:05
Netherlands  2–1  Germany
Agliotti  41'
Van As  60'
Report Schütze  16'
Umpires:
Marelize de Klerk (RSA)
Frances Block (ENG)
17 May 2008
17:05
China  2–1  Argentina
Zhao Yudiao  45'
Ma Yibo  70'
Report Barrionuevo  51'
Umpires:
Gina Spitaleri (ITA)
Christine Hippler (GER)

18 May 2008
14:05
Germany  2–1  Australia
Kühn  7'
Böhmert  18'
Report Rivers  65'
Umpires:
Gina Spitaleri (ITA)
Chieko Soma (JPN)
18 May 2008
16:05
Netherlands  3–1  China
Agliotti  24', 53'
Smabers  59'
Report Zhao Yudiao  13'
Umpires:
Frances Block (ENG)
Anne McRae (SCO)
18 May 2008
18:05
Argentina  2–1  Japan
Bouza  29'
Burkart  63'
Report Chiba  69'
Umpires:
Marelize de Klerk (RSA)
Miao Lin (CHN)

20 May 2008
18:05
Australia  1–2  Argentina
Rivers  42' Report Barrionuevo  27'
Luchetti  53'
Umpires:
Chieko Soma (JPN)
Christiane Hippler (GER)
20 May 2008
20:05
Japan  1–2  Germany
Kimura  60' Report Kühn  40'
Keller  56'
Umpires:
Anne McRae (SCO)
Caroline Brunekreef (NED)

21 May 2008
16:05
China  3–3  Australia
Ma Yibo  17'
Fu Baorong  48'
Zhao Yudiao  62'
Report Young  4'
Rivers  16'
McGurk  70'
Umpires:
Gina Spitaleri (ITA)
Frances Block (ENG)
21 May 2008
18:05
Japan  1–0  Netherlands
Chiba  50' Report
Umpires:
Marelize de Klerk (RSA)
Christiane Hippler (GER)

22 May 2008
14:05
Germany  2–0  China
Böhmert  34'
Beermann  41'
Report
Umpires:
Chieko Soma (JPN)
Anne McRae (SCO)
22 May 2008
16:05
Argentina  2–0  Netherlands
Rebecchi  11'
Aymar  15'
Report
Umpires:
Gina Spitaleri (ITA)
Miao Lin (CHN)

24 May 2008
12:05
Germany  0–0  Argentina
Report
Umpires:
Marelize de Klerk (RSA)
Caroline Brunekreef (NED)
24 May 2008
14:05
China  3–3  Japan
Ren Ye  33'
Zhou Wanfeng  51'
Ma Yibo  63'
Report Tsukui  15'
Chiba  40', 54'
Umpires:
Anne McRae (SCO)
Frances Block (ENG)
24 May 2008
16:05
Australia  1–2  Netherlands
Rivers  52' Report Agliotti  27'
Mulder  37'
Umpires:
Chieko Soma (JPN)
Miao Lin (CHN)

Classification

Fifth and sixth place
25 May 2008
10:05
Australia  3–0  Japan
Young  28'
Rivers  56'
Hudson  61'
Report
Umpires:
Christiane Hippler (GER)
Caroline Brunekreef (NED)
Third and fourth place
25 May 2008
12:35
Netherlands  3–0  China
Agliotti  7'
Dijkstra  35'
Mulder  61'
Report
Umpires:
Anne McRae (SCO)
Gina Spitaleri (ITA)
Final
25 May 2008
15:05
Argentina  6–2  Germany
García  4'
Gulla  8', 37', 69'
Rebecchi  22'
Burkart  51'
Report Beermann  5'
Hoyer  47'
Umpires:
Marelize de Klerk (RSA)
Chieko Soma (JPN)

Awards


Player of the Tournament Top Goalscorers Goalkeeper of the Tournament Young Player of the Tournament
Luciana Aymar Megan Rivers
Marilyn Agliotti
Kristina Reynolds Zhao Yudiao

Statistics


Final standings

  1.  Argentina
  2.  Germany
  3.  Netherlands
  4.  China
  5.  Australia
  6.  Japan

Goalscorers

There were 58 goals scored in 18 matches, for an average of 3.22 goals per match.

5 goals

4 goals

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal

Source: FIH

References


  1. "Aymar's Argentina takes Samsung Champions Trophy Gold". FIH. 2008-05-25. Retrieved 2012-09-20.
  2. "FIH releases dates of 2008 Samsung Champions Trophy women". FIH. 2007-06-18. Retrieved 2012-09-20.
  3. "FIH releases Samsung Champions Trophy match schedule". FIH. 2008-03-03. Retrieved 2012-09-20.
  4. Regulations