2012 Men's Hockey Champions Trophy


The 2012 Men's Hockey Champions Trophy was the 34th edition of the Hockey Champions Trophy men's field hockey tournament. The tournament was held between 1–9 December 2012 in Melbourne, Australia.[1]

2012 Men's Hockey Champions Trophy
Official logo
Tournament details
Host countryAustralia
CityMelbourne
Teams8
Venue(s)State Netball and Hockey Centre
Final positions
Champions Australia (13th title)
Runner-up Netherlands
Third place Pakistan
Tournament statistics
Matches played24
Goals scored103 (4.29 per match)
Top scorer(s) Nick Wilson (5 goals)
Best player Shakeel Abbasi
2011 (previous) (next) 2014

Australia won the tournament for the thirteenth time after defeating the Netherlands 2–1 in the final, extending their record winning streak to five consecutive titles.[2]

Teams


Even though Spain was automatically qualified as the runner-up of the previous edition, they withdrew from participating due to financial issues. In addition to the three teams nominated by the FIH Executive Board to compete, the following eight teams, competed in this tournament.

Umpires


Below are the 10 umpires appointed by the International Hockey Federation:

  • Richmond Attipoe (GHA)
  • Diego Barbas (ARG)
  • David Gentles (AUS)
  • Andrew Kennedy (ENG)
  • Martin Madden (SCO)
  • Deon Nel (RSA)
  • Raghu Prasad (IND)
  • Haider Rasool (PAK)
  • Simon Taylor (NZL)
  • Paco Vázquez (ESP)

Results


All times are Australia Eastern Daylight Time (UTC+11)[5]

First round

Pool A
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  India 3 2 0 1 9 6 +3 6 Quarterfinals
2  Germany 3 2 0 1 7 8 1 6
3  England 3 1 1 1 6 5 +1 4
4  New Zealand 3 0 1 2 5 8 3 1
Source: FIH
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) goals scored; 4) head-to-head result.[6]
1 December 2012
12:30
Germany  3–2  New Zealand
Matania  2'
Ruehr  21'
Korn  26'
Report L'Huilier  56'
Wilson  66'
Umpires:
David Gentles (AUS)
Haider Rasool (PAK)
1 December 2012
16:30
England  1–3  India
Smith  15' Report Mujtaba  22'
Walmiki  38'
Chandi  66'
Umpires:
Martin Madden (SCO)
Richmond Attipoe (GHA)

2 December 2012
14:30
England  4–1  Germany
Dixon  6'
Martin  10'
 33'
Cheesman  61'
Report  14'
Umpires:
David Gentles (AUS)
Haider Rasool (PAK)
2 December 2012
18:30
New Zealand  2–4  India
 4'
Wilson  38'
Report  10'
Chandi  14'
Raghunath  25'
Mujtaba  65'
Umpires:
Deon Nel (RSA)
Diego Barbas (ARG)

4 December 2012
13:30
New Zealand  1–1  England
Burrows  63' Report Gleghorne  11'
Umpires:
Haider Rasool (PAK)
Martin Madden (SCO)
4 December 2012
17:30
Germany  3–2  India
Korn  13'
Matania  56', 58'
Report Chandi  5'
Thimmaiah  40'
Umpires:
Paco Vázquez (ESP)
Diego Barbas (ARG)
Pool B
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Netherlands 3 2 1 0 8 5 +3 7 Quarterfinals
2  Australia 3 2 1 0 5 2 +3 7
3  Pakistan 3 1 0 2 3 4 1 3
4  Belgium 3 0 0 3 6 11 5 0
Source: FIH
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) goals scored; 4) head-to-head result.[7]
1 December 2012
10:30
Netherlands  3–1  Pakistan
De Wijn  31', 45'
Hertzberger  56'
Report Waqas  17'
Umpires:
Andrew Kennedy (ENG)
Diego Barbas (ARG)
1 December 2012
14:30
Australia  4–2  Belgium
Simpson  4'
Whetton  29'
Ford  37'
Ciriello  62'
Report Dockier  38', 40'
Umpires:
Deon Nel (RSA)
Raghu Prasad (IND)

2 December 2012
12:30
Belgium  0–2  Pakistan
Report Khan  56'
Rasool  69'
Umpires:
Andrew Kennedy (ENG)
Richmond Attipoe (GHA)
2 December 2012
16:30
Netherlands  0–0  Australia
Report
Umpires:
Simon Taylor (NZL)
Paco Vázquez (ESP)

4 December 2012
15:30
Belgium  4–5  Netherlands
Boon  36', 39'
Hendrickx  42'
Reckinger  70+'
Report Hertzberger  25'
Caspers  29'
Jenniskens  35+'
Kempermann  41'
Verga  69'
Umpires:
Raghu Prasad (IND)
Andrew Kennedy (ENG)
4 December 2012
19:30
Australia  1−0  Pakistan
Govers  51' Report
Umpires:
Simon Taylor (NZL)
Richmond Attipoe (GHA)

Second round

 
QuarterfinalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
6 December 2012
 
 
 India1
 
8 December 2012
 
 Belgium0
 
 India0
 
6 December 2012
 
 Australia3
 
 Australia2
 
9 December 2012
 
 England0
 
 Australia (a.e.t)2
 
6 December 2012
 
 Netherlands1
 
 Germany1
 
8 December 2012
 
 Pakistan2
 
 Pakistan2
 
6 December 2012
 
 Netherlands5 Third place match
 
 Netherlands2
 
9 December 2012
 
 New Zealand0
 
 India2
 
 
 Pakistan3
 
Quarterfinals
6 December 2012
12:30
Germany  1−2  Pakistan
Fürste  9' Report Abbasi  39', 50'
Umpires:
Diego Barbas (ARG)
Paco Vázquez (ESP)

6 December 2012
15:00
Netherlands  2–0  New Zealand
Hertzberger  13'
Bakker  45'
Report
Umpires:
Haider Rassol (PAK)
Martin Madden (SCO)

6 December 2012
17:30
India  1–0  Belgium
Thimmaiah  13' Report
Umpires:
David Gentles (AUS)
Deon Nel (RSA)

6 December 2012
20:00
Australia  2–0  England
Dwyer  16'
Ciriello  53'
Report
Umpires:
Simon Taylor (NZL)
Raghu Prasad (IND)
Fifth to eighth place classification
 
CrossoverFifth place match
 
      
 
8 December 2012
 
 
 Belgium4
 
9 December 2012
 
 England0
 
 Belgium (a.e.t)5
 
8 December 2012
 
 Germany4
 
 Germany6
 
 
 New Zealand4
 
Seventh place match
 
 
9 December 2012
 
 
 England2
 
 
 New Zealand (a.e.t)3
Crossover
8 December 2012
08:30
Belgium  4–0  England
Truyens  27', 60'
Charlier  57'
Luypaert  70+'
Report
Umpires:
Raghu Prasad (IND)
Diego Barbas (ARG)

8 December 2012
11:00
Germany  6–4  New Zealand
Miltkau  40', 60'
Grambusch  43'
Matania  52'
Ruehr  61', 68'
Report Burrows  7'
Wilson  20'
Jenness  51'
Haig  64'
Umpires:
Deon Nel (RSA)
Richmond Attipoe (GHA)
Seventh and eighth place
9 December 2012
08:30
England  2–3 (a.e.t.)  New Zealand
Cheesman  32'
Middleton  56'
Report Jenness  19'
Wilson  61', 77'
Umpires:
Deon Nel (RSA)
Raghu Prasad (IND)
Fifth and sixth place
9 December 2012
11:00
Belgium  5–4 (a.e.t.)  Germany
Boon  10'
Dohmen  29'
Dockier  37', 74'
De Saedeleer  68'
Report Schmidt  45'
Fürk  54'
Grambusch  60'
Polk  66'
Umpires:
Haider Rassol (PAK)
Andrew Kennedy (ENG)
First to fourth place classification
Semi-finals
8 December 2012
13:30
Pakistan  2–5  Netherlands
 23'
Abbasi  70+'
Report Bakker  2', 32'
Van Ass  20'
Verga  46'
Kempermann  61'
Umpires:
David Gentles (AUS)
Paco Vázquez (ESP)

8 December 2012
16:00
India  0–3  Australia
Report Dwyer  6', 18'
Govers  44'
Umpires:
Andrew Kennedy (ENG)
Martin Madden (SCO)
Third and fourth place
9 December 2012
13:30
India  2–3  Pakistan
Raghunath  7'
Rupinder Pal  70+'
Report Rizwan Sr.  21'
Rasool  41'
Ateeq  67'
Umpires:
Diego Barbas (ARG)
David Gentles (AUS)
Final
9 December 2012
16:00
Australia  2–1 (a.e.t.)  Netherlands
Ford  31'
Govers  75'
Report Baart  18'
Umpires:
Martin Madden (SCO)
Paco Vázquez (ESP)

Awards


Top Goalscorer Player of the Tournament Goalkeeper of the Tournament Fair Play Trophy
Nick Wilson Shakeel Abbasi Jaap Stockmann  Netherlands

Statistics


Final standings

Goalscorers

There were 103 goals scored in 24 matches, for an average of 4.29 goals per match.

5 goals

4 goals

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal

1 own goal

Source: FIH

References


  1. "Men's FIH Champions Trophy 2012 to be held in Melbourne". International Hockey Federation (FIH). 2012-05-08. Retrieved 2012-05-12.
  2. "High five for Australia at Champions Trophy". International Hockey Federation (FIH). 2012-12-09. Retrieved 2012-12-09.
  3. "England added to Champions Trophy". International Hockey Federation (FIH). 2012-07-23. Retrieved 2012-07-25.
  4. "Pakistan joins 2012 Champions Trophy". International Hockey Federation (FIH). 2012-08-10. Retrieved 2012-08-12.
  5. "2012 Men's Champions Trophy Schedule Announced". International Hockey Federation (FIH). 2012-08-27. Retrieved 2012-08-27.
  6. "FIH Tournament Regulations - January 2015" (PDF). Retrieved 19 June 2016.
  7. "FIH Tournament Regulations - January 2015" (PDF). Retrieved 19 June 2016.