2015 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup


The 2015 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup was the 24th edition of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup. It was held from 5 April to 12 April 2015 in Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia.[1]

2015 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup
Official logo
Tournament details
Host countryMalaysia
CityIpoh, Perak
Teams6
Venue(s)Azlan Shah Stadium
Final positions
Champions New Zealand
Runner-up Australia
Third place India
Tournament statistics
Matches played18
Goals scored96 (5.33 per match)
Top scorer(s)Jamie Dwyer (8 goals)
Best player Mark Knowles
2014 (previous) (next) 2016

New Zealand won the tournament for the second time after defeating Australia 1–3 on penalties, after the match ended in a draw at 2–2, in the final.[2]

Participating nations


Six countries participated in this year's tournament:

Results


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

Pool

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Australia 54012091112
 New Zealand 5311159610
 South Korea 5221131308
 India 5212141227
 Malaysia 5203131306
 Canada 5005524–190
5 April 2015
16:10
Australia  7–0  Canada
Cross  12'
Wotherspoon  13'
Ockenden  43'
Dwyer  52'
Mitton  53'
Simpson  54'
Whetton  56'
Report
Umpires:
Satoshi Kondo (JPN)
Ilanggo Kanabathu (MAS)

5 April 2015
18:10
South Korea  2–2  India
Hye-sung  25'
Seong-kyu  53'
Report Thimmaiah  11'
Raghunath  56'
Umpires:
Tim Bond (NZL)
Stephen Rogers (AUS)

5 April 2015
20:10
New Zealand  4–2  Malaysia
Haig  4'
Child  5'
Hayward  55'
Neal  57'
Report Rosli  20'
Shahrun  52'
Umpires:
Eduardo Lizana (ESP)
Deric Leung (CAN)

6 April 2015
16:10
Canada  1–3  South Korea
Richard Hildreth  11' Report Seong-kyu  22'
Hyun-woo  27'
Jong-hyun  54'
Umpires:
Steve Rogers (AUS)
Anil Kumar (IND)

6 April 2015
18:10
New Zealand  2–1  India
Child  38'
Hayward  55'
Report A. Singh  43'
Umpires:
Eduardo Lizana (ESP)
Lim Jung-woo (KOR)

6 April 2015
20:10
Australia  3–2  Malaysia
Dwyer  43', 53'
Wotherspoon  59'
Report Firhan  57'
Ahmad  59'
Umpires:
Satoshi Kondo (JPN)
Deric Leung (CAN)

8 April 2015
16:10
Canada  0–5  New Zealand
Report Hilton  26'
Inglis  41', 45'
Child  44'
Neal  59'
Umpires:
Satoshi Kondo (JPN)
Anil Kumar (IND)

8 April 2015
18:10
South Korea  2–5  Australia
Seong-kyu  17'
Jong-hyun  54'
Report Dwyer  18', 45', 48'
Knowles  22'
Ockenden  23'
Umpires:
Tim Bond (NZL)
Ilanggo Kanabathu (MAS)

8 April 2015
20:10
India  2–3  Malaysia
Sar. Singh  20', 51' Report Faizal  17'
Samsul  35'
Shahrun  58'
Umpires:
Lim Jung-woo (KOR)
Steve Rogers (AUS)

9 April 2015
16:10
India  5–3  Canada
R. P. Singh  13'
Raghunath  32'
Ra. Singh  46', 47'
Sat. Singh  49'
Report Scholfield  43'
Gill  49'
Jameson  52'
Umpires:
Lim Jung-woo (KOR)
Ilanggo Kanabathu (MAS)

9 April 2015
18:10
New Zealand  1–3  Australia
Hayward  32' Report Wotherspoon  17'
Dwyer  24'
Hayward  28'
Umpires:
Eduardo Lizana (ESP)
Deric Leung (CAN)

9 April 2015
20:10
Malaysia  2–3  South Korea
Faizal  32'
Razie  34'
Report Jun  3'
Nam-yong  29'
Young-jin  35'
Umpires:
Anil Kumar (IND)
Tim Bond (NZL)

11 April 2015
16:10
Australia  2–4  India
Beale  14'
Gohdes  53'
Report Raghunath  1'
Thimmaiah 23', 32', 60'
Umpires:
Deric Leung (CAN)
Ilanggo Kanabathu (MAS)

11 April 2015
18:10
South Korea  3–3  New Zealand
Hyun-woo  11', 31'
Nam-yong  45'
Report Archibald  4'
Haig  41'
Simon Child  45'
Umpires:
Eduardo Lizana (ESP)
Steve Rogers (AUS)

11 April 2015
20:10
Malaysia  4–1  Canada
Samsul  5', 43'
Nabil  6'
Ahmad  38'
Report Sarmento  40'
Umpires:
Satoshi Kondo (JPN)
Anil Kumar (IND)

Classification

Fifth and sixth
12 April 2015
15:40
Malaysia  4–4  Canada
Razie  2'
Faizal  19', 37'
Firhan  23'
Report Ho-Garcia  16', 26', 33'
Sarmento  49'
Penalties
Faizal
Nabil
Firhan
Samsul
1–3 Bissett
Panesar
Gill
Teixeira
Umpires:
Lim Jung-woo (KOR)
Tim Bond (NZL)
Third and fourth place
12 April 2015
18:10
South Korea  2–2  India
Hyo-sik  20'
Hyun-Woo  29'
Report Thimmaiah  10'
Sat. Singh  22'
Penalties
Jong-hyun
Kihoon
Juhun
1–4 A. Singh
Sar. Singh
R. P. Singh
Lakra
Umpires:
Steve Rogers (AUS)
Ilanggo Kanabathu (MAS)
Final
12 April 2015
20:45
Australia  2–2  New Zealand
Dwyer  50'
Knowles  60'
Report Hayward  5', 58'
Penalties
Beale
Whetton
Ockenden
Zalewski
1–3 Inglis
Hilton
Archibald
Child
Umpires:
Eduardo Lizana (ESP)
Satoshi Kondo (JPN)

Awards


Final standings


  1.  New Zealand
  2.  Australia
  3.  India
  4.  South Korea
  5.  Canada
  6.  Malaysia

References


  1. "Dwyer on brink of record-breaking return to international stage". fih.ch. 2 April 2015. Retrieved 5 April 2015.
  2. "Black Sticks men beat Australia to win hockey's Sultan Azlan Shah Cup". stuff.co.nz. 13 April 2015. Retrieved 13 April 2015.