2016 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup


The 2016 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup was the 25th edition of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup. It was held in Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia from 6–16 April 2016.[1]

2016 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup
Tournament details
Host countryMalaysia
CityIpoh
Dates6 (6)–16 April 2016 (2016-04-16)
Teams7
Venue(s)Azlan Shah Stadium
Final positions
Champions Australia
Runner-up India
Third place New Zealand
Tournament statistics
Matches played24
Goals scored107 (4.46 per match)
Top scorer(s) Arslan Qadir (6 goals)
All statistics are correct as of 7 April 2016
2015 (previous) (next) 2017

Australia won the title for the ninth time after defeating India 4–0 in final.[2]

Participating nations


Seven countries are participating in this year's tournament:

Umpires


  • Peter Wright (RSA)
  • Lim Hong Zhen (SIN)
  • Nazmi Kamarudin (MAS)
  • Michihiko Watanabe (JPN)
  • Deric Leung (CAN)
  • Javed Shaikh (IND)
  • Simon Taylor (NZL)
  • Murray Grime (AUS)
  • Hafiz Atif Latif (PAK)

Results


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

Pool

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Australia 6 6 0 0 21 3 +18 18 Advance to Final
2  India 6 4 0 2 18 11 +7 12
3  New Zealand 6 3 2 1 15 10 +5 11 Third place match
4  Malaysia 6 2 2 2 12 19 7 8
5  Pakistan 6 2 0 4 11 17 6 6 Fifth place match
6  Canada 6 1 2 3 8 13 5 5
7  Japan 6 0 0 6 8 20 12 0 Seventh place
Updated to match(es) played on 13 April 2016. Source: FIH
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) goals scored; 4) head-to-head result.
6 April 2016
16:05
Pakistan  3–1  Canada
Qadir  27', 28'
Arshad  52'
Report Hildreth  48'
Umpires:
Simon Taylor (NZL)
Michihiko Watanabe (JPN)

6 April 2016
18:05
Japan  1–2  India
Kitazato  17' Report Harmanpreet Singh  25'
Sardar Singh  32'
Umpires:
Murray Grime (AUS)
Deric Leung (CAN)

6 April 2016
20:35
New Zealand  3–3  Malaysia
Wilson  22', 34'
Child  55'
Report Firhan  15'
Razie  44'
Shahril  48'
Umpires:
Peter Wright (RSA)
Hafiz Atif Latif (PAK)

7 April 2016
16:05
Australia  5–1  India
Govers  5'
Whetton  13'
Ockenden  20'
Orchard  26'
Gohdes  53'
Report Rupinder Pal Singh  8'
Umpires:
Peter Wright (RSA)
Lim Hong Zhen (SIN)

7 April 2016
18:05
New Zealand  1–1  Canada
Woods  45' Report Johnston  25'
Umpires:
Javed Shaikh (IND)
Nazmi Kamarudin (MAS)

7 April 2016
20:35
Japan  3–4  Malaysia
Sakamoto  3'
Yamada  54', 60'
Report Razie  2', 11'
Haziq  14'
Fitri  32'
Umpires:
Simon Taylor (NZL)
Deric Leung (CAN)

9 April 2016
16:05
Japan  1–3  Canada
Sakamoto  42' Report Pearson  34'
Ho-Garcia  35'
Tupper  45'
Umpires:
Nazmi Kamarudin (MAS)
Hafiz Atif Latif (PAK)

9 April 2016
18:05
New Zealand  5–3  Pakistan
Jenness  11'
Child  19'
Woods  39', 42'
Russell  44'
Report Qadir  8', 52'
Irfan Jr.  23'
Umpires:
Murray Grime (AUS)
Lim Hong Zhen (SIN)

9 April 2016
20:35
Australia  5–1  Malaysia
Whetton  26'
Ogilvie  40', 41'
Gohdes  40'
Craig  55'
Report Razie  24'
Umpires:
Javed Shaikh (MAS)
Michihiko Watanabe (JPN)

10 April 2016
16:05
Japan  1–4  New Zealand
Murata  20' Report Wilson  4'
Child  13'
Woods  27'
Inglis  58'
Umpires:
Deric Leung (CAN)
Murray Grime (AUS)

10 April 2016
18:05
Australia  4–0  Pakistan
Govers  24'
Craig  41'
Dwyer  42'
Zalewski  52'
Report
Umpires:
Simon Taylor (NZL)
Nazmi Kamarudin (MAS)

10 April 2016
20:35
Canada  1–3  India
Pereira  23' Report Thimmaiah  3'
Harmanpreet Singh  41'
Talwinder Singh  57'
Umpires:
Peter Wright (RSA)
Michihiko Watanabe (JPN)

12 April 2016
16:05
Australia  1–0  New Zealand
Dwyer  22' Report
Umpires:
Javed Shaikh (IND)
Peter Wright (RSA)

12 April 2016
18:05
Pakistan  1–5  India
Irfan  7' Report Manpreet Singh  4'
Sowmarpet  10', 41'
Talwinder Singh  50'
Rupinder Pal Singh  54'
Umpires:
Murray Grime (AUS)
Simon Taylor (NZL)

12 April 2016
20:35
Canada  2–2  Malaysia
Tupper  21'
Guest  45'
Report Shahril  29'
Nabil  31'
Umpires:
Hafiz Atif Latif (PAK)
Lim Hong Zhen (SIN)

13 April 2016
16:05
New Zealand  2–1  India
Russell  28'
Wilson  41'
Report Mandeeep Singh  36'
Umpires:
Murray Grime (AUS)
Lim Hong Zhen (SIN)

13 April 2016
18:05
Australia  3–1  Japan
Dwyer  17', 36'
Govers  30'
Report Fukuda  37'
Umpires:
Simon Taylor (NZL)
Nazmi Kamarudin (MAS)

13 April 2016
20:35
Pakistan  0–1  Malaysia
Report Razie  4'
Umpires:
Michihiko Watanabe (JPN)
Deric Leung (CAN)

15 April 2016
16:05
Japan  1–4  Pakistan
Yamada  48' Report Shan  20'
Ali  24'
Qadir  8', 57'
Umpires:
Lim Hong Zhen (SIN)
Nazmi Kamarudin (MAS)

15 April 2016
18:05
Australia  3–0  Canada
Knowles  16'
Govers  33'
Ogilvie  36'
Report
Umpires:
Hafiz Atif Latif (PAK)
Javed Shaikh (IND)

15 April 2016
20:35
Malaysia  1–6  India
Shahril  46' Report Thimmaiah  3'
Harjeet Singh  7'
Ramandeep Singh  25', 39'
Mujtaba  27'
Talwinder Singh  50'
Umpires:
Peter Wright (RSA)
Deric Leung (CAN)

Classification

Fifth and sixth place
16 April 2016
15:40
Pakistan  3–1  Canada
Ahmed  11'
Ahmad  27'
Arshad  57'
Report Smythe  51'
Umpires:
Michihiko Watanabe (JPN)
Lim Hong Zhen (SIN)
Third and fourth place
16 April 2016
18:05
New Zealand  3–3  Malaysia
Phillips  27'
Russell  43', 59'
Report Ramadan  7'
Fitri  11'
Shahril  3'
Penalties
Inglis
Wilson
Neal
Coughlan
Muir
5–4 Firhan
Faiz
Shahril
Haziq
Fitri
Umpires:
Murray Grime (AUS)
Javed Shaikh (IND)
Final
16 April 2016
20:45
Australia  4–0  India
Craig  25', 35'
Gohdes  43', 57'
Report
Umpires:
Simon Taylor (NZL)
Peter Wright (RSA)

Final standings


  1.  Australia
  2.  India
  3.  New Zealand
  4.  Malaysia
  5.  Pakistan
  6.  Canada
  7.  Japan

References


  1. "Sultan Azlan Shah Cup handed huge sponsorship boost". www.fourthofficial.com. 14 March 2016. Retrieved 27 March 2016.
  2. "Australia thrash India 4–0 to win Sultan Azlan Shah Cup". The Times of India. 16 April 2016. Retrieved 17 April 2016.