Women's Hockey Asia Cup


The Women's Hockey Asia Cup is a women's international field hockey tournament organized by the Asian Hockey Federation. The winning team becomes the champion of Asia and qualifies for the FIH Hockey World Cup.[1]

Women's Hockey Asia Cup
Most recent season or competition:
2017 Women's Hockey Asia Cup
SportField hockey
Founded1985; 36 years ago (1985)
Inaugural season1985
No. of teams8
ConfederationAHF (Asia)
Most recent
champion(s)
 India (2nd title)
(2017)
Most titles South Korea (3 titles)
QualificationAHF Cup
Related
competitions
Asian Games

India are the defending champions winning the 2017 edition.[2] South Korea have won the most titles with 3.

The hosts together with six highest-ranked teams from the previous edition are qualified directly for the tournament, they are joined by the top team from the Women's AHF Cup or the top two teams if the host is already qualified.[3]

Results


Year Host Final Third place game Number of teams
Winner Score Runner-up Third place Score Fourth place
1985
Details
Seoul, South Korea
South Korea
Round-robin
Japan

Malaysia
Round-robin
Singapore
6
1989
Details
Hong Kong
China
Round-robin
Japan

South Korea
Round-robin
India
5
1993
Details
Hiroshima, Japan
South Korea
3–0
China

India
1–0
Japan
7
1999
Details
New Delhi, India
South Korea
3–2
India

China
1–0
Japan
6
2004
Details
New Delhi, India
India
1–0
Japan

China
0–0 (a.e.t.)
(3–0 p.s.)

South Korea
8
2007
Details
Hong Kong
Japan
1–1 (a.e.t.)
(7–6 p.s.)

South Korea

China
4–2
India
9
2009
Details
Bangkok, Thailand
China
5–3
India

South Korea
4–3
Japan
11
2013
Details
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Japan
2–1
South Korea

India
2–2 (a.e.t.)
(3–2 s.o.)

China
8
2017
Details
Kakamigahara, Japan
India
1–1
(5–4 s.o.)

China

South Korea
1–0
Japan
8

Summary

Team Winners Runners-up Third place Fourth place
 South Korea 3 (1985*, 1994, 1999) 2 (2007, 2013) 3 (1989, 2009, 2017) 1 (2004)
 Japan 2 (2007, 2013) 3 (1985, 1989, 2004) 4 (1994*, 1999, 2009, 2017*)
 China 2 (1989, 2009) 2 (1993, 2017) 3 (1999, 2004, 2007) 1 (2013)
 India 2 (2004*, 2017) 2 (1999*, 2009) 2 (1993, 2013) 2 (1989, 2007)
 Malaysia 1 (1985)
 Singapore 1 (1985)
* = hosts

Team appearances

Team
1985

1989

1993

1999

2004

2007

2009

2013

2017
Total
 China 1st2nd3rd3rd3rd1st4th2nd8
 Chinese Taipei 7th9th7th3
 Hong Kong 6th5th8th7th8th5
 India 4th3rd2nd1st4th2nd3rd1st8
 Japan 2nd2nd4th4th2nd1st4th1st4th9
 Kazakhstan 5th5th6th6th7th5
 Malaysia 3rd6th6th5th5th5th5th7
 Singapore 4th6th7th9th8th8th6
 South Korea 1st3rd1st1st4th2nd3rd2nd3rd9
 Sri Lanka 8th11th2
 Thailand 5th7th6th10th6th5
 Uzbekistan 5th1
Total6576891188

Debut of teams

Year Debutants Total
1985  Hong Kong,  Japan,  Malaysia,  Singapore,  South Korea,  Thailand 6
1989  China,  India 2
1993  Uzbekistan 1
1999  Kazakhstan 1
2004  Sri Lanka 1
2007  Chinese Taipei 1
2009 0
2013 0
2017 0
Total 12

See also


References


  1. "Asian Championships". fih.ch. International Hockey Federation. Retrieved 12 January 2020.
  2. "India women win Asia Cup and qualify for World Cup 2018". fih.ch. International Hockey Federation. 5 November 2017. Retrieved 12 January 2020.
  3. "Women's AHF Cup 2016". www.asiahockey.org. Asian Hockey Federation. Retrieved 12 January 2020.