2018 Men's Hockey Champions Trophy


The 2018 Men's Hockey Champions Trophy was the 37th and the last edition of the Hockey Champions Trophy for men.[1] It was held from 23 June to 1 July 2018 in Breda, Netherlands.[2] The tournament will be replaced by the Hockey Pro League (HPL) in 2019.

2018 Men's Hockey
Champions Trophy
Rabobank Hockey Champions
Trophy Breda 2018
Tournament details
Host countryNetherlands
CityBreda
Dates23 June – 1 July
Teams6 (from 4 confederations)
Venue(s)BH & BC Breda
Final positions
Champions Australia (15th title)
Runner-up India
Third place Netherlands
Tournament statistics
Matches played18
Goals scored69 (3.83 per match)
Top scorer(s) Gonzalo Peillat (6 goals)
Best player Aran Zalewski
2016 (previous)

Australia won their 15th title by defeating India in the final after penalties.[3]

Qualification


Alongside the host nation, the defending champions, the last Olympic, World Cup and World League champions qualified automatically. The remaining spots were nominated by the FIH Executive Board, making a total of 6 competing teams. If teams qualified under more than one criterion, the additional teams were invited by the FIH Executive Board as well.[4][5]

Squads


Head coach: Germán Orozco

Head coach: Roelant Oltmans

  1. Imran Butt (GK) (C)
  2. Muhammad Aleem Bilal
  3. Mubashar Ali
  4. Muhammad Rizwan Sr.
  5. Toseeq Arshad
  6. Rashid Mehmood
  7. Muhammad Qadir
  8. Muhammad Irfan
  9. Muhammad Dilber
  10. Ali Shan
  11. Muhammad Rizwan Jr.
  12. Mazhar Abbas (GK)
  13. Muhammad Irfan Jr.
  14. Muhammad Umar Bhutta
  15. Ammad Butt
  16. Shafqat Rasool
  17. Suhail Riaz
  18. Ajaz Ahmad
  19. Tasawar Abbas
  20. Amjad Ali (GK)
  21. Abu Bakar Mahmood
  22. Muhammad Yaqoob

Results


All times are local (UTC+2).[12]

Standings

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Australia 5 3 1 1 13 10 +3 10 Final
2  India 5 2 2 1 10 6 +4 8
3  Netherlands (H) 5 2 1 2 13 7 +6 7 Third place game
4  Argentina 5 2 1 2 8 10 2 7
5  Belgium 5 1 3 1 10 13 3 6 Fifth place game
6  Pakistan 5 1 0 4 7 15 8 3
Source: FIH
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) goals scored; 4) head-to-head result.[13]
(H) Host

Results

23 June 2018
14:00
India  4–0  Pakistan
Ramandeep  26'
Dilpreet  54'
Mandeep  57'
Upadhyay  60'
Report
Umpires:
Christian Blasch (GER)
Coen van Bunge (NED)
23 June 2018
16:00
Netherlands  1–2  Argentina
Pruyser  14' Report Peillat  34'
Paredes  60'
Umpires:
Bruce Bale (ENG)
Jakub Mejzlík (CZE)
23 June 2018
18:00
Australia  3–3  Belgium
Mitton  20'
Sharp  21'
Whetton  50'
Report Charlier  9'
De Sloover  37'
Boon  47'
Umpires:
Germán Montes de Oca (ARG)
Gareth Greenfield (NZL)

24 June 2018
12:00
India  2–1  Argentina
Harmanpreet  17'
Mandeep  28'
Report Peillat  30'
Umpires:
Christian Blasch (GER)
Federico García (URU)
24 June 2018
14:00
Netherlands  6–1  Belgium
Van Ass  4'
Bovendeert  6', 6'
Hertzberger  22', 58'
Pruyser  29'
Report Dohmen  41'
Umpires:
Bruce Bale (ENG)
Gareth Greenfield (NZL)
24 June 2018
16:00
Australia  2–1  Pakistan
Mitton  12'
Govers  56'
Report Ahmad  9'
Umpires:
Sebastien Duterme (BEL)
Hideki Kinoshita (JPN)

26 June 2018
18:00
Argentina  1–1  Belgium
Peillat  14' Report Keusters  37'
Umpires:
Coen van Bunge (NED)
Bruce Bale (ENG)
26 June 2018
20:00
Netherlands  4–0  Pakistan
Kemperman  25'
Verga  29'
Van Dam  47'
Pruyser  50'
Report
Umpires:
Sebastien Duterme (BEL)
Federico García (URU)

27 June 2018
15:00
India  2–3  Australia
V. Kumar  10'
Harmanpreet  58'
Report Sharp  6'
Craig  15'
Mitton  33'
Umpires:
Germán Montes de Oca (ARG)
Hideki Kinoshita (JPN)

28 June 2018
15:00
Argentina  1–4  Pakistan
Paredes  29' Report Irfan  10'
Ali  47'
Ahmad  49'
Bilal  58'
Umpires:
Hideki Kinoshita (JPN)
Sebastien Duterme (BEL)
28 June 2018
17:00
India  1–1  Belgium
Harmanpreet  10' Report Luypaert  59'
Umpires:
Coen van Bunge (NED)
Germán Montes de Oca (ARG)
28 June 2018
19:30
Netherlands  1–3  Australia
Pruyser  23' Report Harvie  30'
Govers  35', 55'
Umpires:
Christian Blasch (GER)
Gareth Greenfield (NZL)

29 June 2018
15:00
Belgium  4–2  Pakistan
Briels  36'
Keusters  39'
Charlier  51'
van Aubel  54'
Report Bilal  11', 38'
Umpires:
Bruce Bale (ENG)
Federico García (URU)

30 June 2018
14:00
Argentina  3–2  Australia
Peillat  13', 21', 51' Report Brand  16', 52'
Umpires:
Coen van Bunge (NED)
Sebastien Duterme (BEL)
30 June 2018
16:00
Netherlands  1–1  India
Brinkman  55' Report Mandeep  47'
Umpires:
Christian Blasch (GER)
Gareth Greenfield (NZL)

Classification

Fifth and sixth place
1 July 2018
11:30
Belgium  2–2  Pakistan
Boon  27'
van Aubel  34'
Report Shan  16'
Arshad  60'
Penalties
Gougnard
Denayer
Wegnez
Van Doren
De Sloover
2–1 Arshad
Mahmood
Bhutta
Shan
Rasool
Umpires:
Germán Montes de Oca (ARG)
Coen van Bunge (NED)
Third and fourth place
1 July 2018
13:45
Netherlands  2–0  Argentina
Hertzberger  47'
Pruyser  54'
Report
Umpires:
Federico García (URU)
Bruce Bale (ENG)
Final
1 July 2018
16:00
Australia  1–1  India
Govers  24' Report Prasad  42'
Penalties
Zalewski
Beale
Swann
Craig
Edwards
3–1 Sardar
Harmanpreet
Upadhyay
Manpreet
Umpires:
Gareth Greenfield (NZL)
Christian Blasch (GER)

Statistics


Final standings

  1.  Australia
  2.  India
  3.  Netherlands
  4.  Argentina
  5.  Belgium
  6.  Pakistan

Awards

The following individual awards were given at the conclusion of the tournament.[3]

Best Coach Best Rising Player Best Goalkeeper Top Scorer Best Player
Colin Batch Jake Harvie P. R. Sreejesh Gonzalo Peillat Aran Zalewski

Goalscorers

6 goals
5 goals
4 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal

References


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  12. "FIH reveals host, line-up and schedule for Rabobank Hockey Champions Trophy 2018". FIH.ch. International Hockey Federation. 15 March 2018.
  13. "FIH Tournament Regulations - January 2015" (PDF). FIH.ch. International Hockey Federation. Retrieved 20 March 2018.