2012 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup


The 2012 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup is the 21st edition of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup. It was held from 24 May to 3 June 2012 in Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia. New Zealand won their first ever title by defeating Argentina with 1–0 in the final, while five-time champions India took the bronze medal by defeating Great Britain scoring 3–1.[1]

2012 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup
Tournament details
Host countryMalaysia
CityIpoh
Teams7
Venue(s)Azlan Shah Stadium
Final positions
Champions New Zealand (1st title)
Runner-up Argentina
Third place India
Tournament statistics
Matches played24
Goals scored98 (4.08 per match)
Top scorer(s) Ashley Jackson (6 goals)
Best player Sardar Singh
2011 (previous) (next) 2013

Participating nations


Seven countries participated in this year's tournament:

Results


All times are Malaysia Standard Time (UTC+08:00)

Pool

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  New Zealand 6 4 0 2 18 8 +10 12 Final
2  Argentina 6 4 0 2 15 16 1 12
3  Great Britain 6 3 2 1 13 11 +2 11 Third Place Match
4  India 6 3 0 3 12 15 3 9
5  South Korea 6 2 2 2 11 8 +3 8 Fifth Place Match
6  Malaysia 6 1 2 3 10 14 4 5
7  Pakistan 6 1 0 5 9 16 7 3
Source: Azlan Shah Cup
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) goals scored; 4) head-to-head result.[2]
24 May 2012
16:05
Pakistan  4–2  Argentina
Irfan  34'
Abbas  50'
Khan  65'
Waqas  69'
Report Peillat  53'
Paredes  62'
Umpires:
Paco Jazquez (ESP)
David Tomlinson (NZL)
24 May 2012
18:05
New Zealand  5–1  India
S. Child  1'
Hayward  35'
Wilson  58'
Jenness  61'
L’Huillier  65'
Report Shivendra  6'
Umpires:
Daniel Barstow (GBR)
German Montes de Oca (ARG)
24 May 2012
20:05
Malaysia  1–1  South Korea
Faizal  56' Report Seo  7'
Umpires:
Kamran Hussain (PAK)
Richmond Attipoe (GHA)

25 May 2012
16:05
Argentina  2–5  New Zealand
Cammareri  3'
L. Vila  53'
Report Burrows  32'
Petherick  44'
Hayward  57'
Neal  59'
Panchia  64'
Umpires:
Richmond Attipoe (GHA)
Hong Lae-Kim (KOR)
25 May 2012
18:05
Great Britain  3–3  Malaysia
Kirkham  6'
Jackson  20'
Moore  25'
Report Azlan  9'
Faizal  67', 68'
Umpires:
David Tomlinson (NZL)
Pankaj Tyagi (IND)
25 May 2012
20:05
South Korea  1–2  India
Nam  66' Report Sandeep  12'
Uthappa  68'
Umpires:
Rawi Anbananthan (MAS)
Kamran Hussain (PAK)

27 May 2012
16:05
New Zealand  3–1  Pakistan
Archibald  8'
Hayward  11'
Wilson  40'
Report Khan  44'
Umpires:
Pankaj Tyagi (MAS)
Rawi Anbananthan (MAS)
27 May 2012
18:05
South Korea  3–4  Argentina
Nam  4'
Jang J.  42', 48'
Report L. Vila  10'
Mazzilli  34'
Callioni  46', 70'
Umpires:
Paco Jazquez (ESP)
Daniel Barstow (GBR)
27 May 2012
20:05
India  2–3  Great Britain
Raghunath  55'
Sunil  59'
Report Kirkham  28'
Hawes  43'
Catlin  62'
Umpires:
Hong Lae-Kim (KOR)
German Montes de Oca (ARG)

28 May 2012
16:05
Pakistan  0–4  South Korea
Report Nam  18', 44'
You  49'
Hyun H.  61'
Umpires:
Richmond Attipoe (GHA)
David Tomlinson (NZL)
28 May 2012
18:05
Great Britain  2–3  Argentina
Jackson  39', 65' Report Paredes  8', 41'
Cammareri  49'
Umpires:
Hong Lae-Kim (KOR)
Pankaj Tyagi (IND)
28 May 2012
20:05
India  3–2  Malaysia
Mujtaba  9'
Shivendra  11'
Khandekar  40'
Report Rahim  39'
Fitri  59'
Umpires:
German Montes de Oca (ARG)
Kamran Hussain (PAK)

30 May 2012
16:05
Argentina  3–2  India
Paredes  37'
Montelli  38'
Peillat  58'
Report Sardar  49'
Raghunath  62'
Umpires:
Paco Jazquez (ESP)
Rawi Anbananthan (MAS)
30 May 2012
18:05
Great Britain  2–1  New Zealand
Jackson  18'
Daly  27'
Report Hayward  62'
Umpires:
Pankaj Tyagi (IND)
Hong Lae-Kim (KOR)
30 May 2012
20:05
Malaysia  3–2  Pakistan
Amir  35'
Faizal  48'
Razie  70'
Report Bhutta  4'
Rasool  12'
Umpires:
Daniel Barstow (GBR)
David Tomlinson (NZL)

31 May 2012
16:05
South Korea  1–1  Great Britain
Yoon  23' Report Clarke  50'
Umpires:
German Montes de Oca (ARG)
Richmond Attipoe (GHA)
31 May 2012
18:05
India  2–1  Pakistan
Sandeep  31'
Sunil  69'
Report Abbas  60'
Umpires:
David Tomlinson (NZL)
Rawi Anbananthan (MAS)
31 May 2012
20:05
Malaysia  1–4  New Zealand
Hafifi  45' Report Archibald  5'
McAleese  16'
Wilson  34'
Neal  61'
Umpires:
Kamran Hussain (PAK)
Paco Jazquez (ESP)

2 June 2012
16:05
New Zealand  0–1  South Korea
Report Jang J.  68'
Umpires:
Rawi Anbananthan (MAS)
Pankaj Tyagi (IND)
2 June 2012
18:05
Pakistan  1–2  Great Britain
Khan  15' Report Middleton  47'
Jackson  66'
Umpires:
Richmond Attipoe (GHA)
German Montes de Oca (ARG)
2 June 2012
20:05
Argentina  1–0  Malaysia
Ibarra  40' Report
Umpires:
Hong Lae-Kim (KOR)
Paco Jazquez (ESP)

Classification

Fifth and sixth place
3 June 2012
15:35
South Korea  3–2  Malaysia
Hyun  1'
Jang J.  42'
You  50'
Report Hafifi  17'
Faizal  63'
Umpires:
German Montes de Oca (ARG)
Kamran Hussain (PAK)
Third and fourth place
3 June 2012
18:05
Great Britain  1–3  India
Jackson  35' Report Shivendra  43'
Sandeep  52'
Khandekar  69'
Umpires:
Richmand Attipoe (GHA)
David Tomlinson (NZL)
Final
3 June 2012
20:35
New Zealand  1–0  Argentina
Hayward  18' Report
Umpires:
Daniel Barstow (GBR)
Paco Jazquez (ESP)

Awards


The following awards were presented at the conclusion of the tournament:

Player of the Tournament Top Goalscorer Goalkeeper of the Tournament Fair Play Award Player of the final
Sardara Singh Ashley Jackson Kyle Pontifex  Great Britain Kyle Pontifex

Statistics


Final standings

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
 New Zealand 7 5 0 2 19 8 +11 15 Gold Medal
 Argentina 7 4 0 3 15 17 2 12 Silver Medal
 India 7 4 0 3 15 16 1 12 Bronze Medal
4  Great Britain 7 3 2 2 14 14 0 11
5  South Korea 7 3 2 2 14 10 +4 11
6  Malaysia 7 1 2 4 12 17 5 5
7  Pakistan 6 1 0 5 9 16 7 3

Goalscorers

There were 98 goals scored in 24 matches, for an average of 4.08 goals per match.

6 goals

5 goals

4 goals

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal

References


  1. "Kiwis are Champs". Azlanshahcup.com. 3 June 2012. Archived from the original on 17 January 2013.
  2. Regulations