1975 Men's Hockey World Cup

The 1975 Hockey World Cup was the third edition of the Hockey World Cup men's field hockey tournament. It was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. In the final, India defeated Pakistan from a goal difference of 2–1. Surjit Singh scored the first crucial goal followed with the winner from Ashok Kumar. It was the second World Cup Final appearance for both the nations; Pakistan was the winner of the inaugural World Cup in 1971, and India, the runner-up of 1973 edition. Germany defeated hosts, Malaysia, with a goal difference of 4–0 for third place.[1]

1975 Hockey World Cup
Tournament details
Host countryMalaysia
CityKuala Lumpur
Teams12 (from 5 confederations)
Venue(s)Stadium Merdeka
Final positions
Champions India (1st title)
Runner-up Pakistan
Third place West Germany
Tournament statistics
Matches played42
Goals scored175 (4.17 per match)
Top scorer(s)Netherlands Ties Kruize
Pakistan Manzoor-ul Hassan
Poland Stefan Otulakowski (7 goals)
1973 (previous) (next) 1978

Qualified teamsEdit

Date Event Location Quotas Qualifier(s)
Host 1   Malaysia
24 August – 2 September 1973 1973 World Cup Amstelveen, Netherlands 7   Netherlands
  India
  West Germany
  Pakistan
  Spain
  England
  New Zealand
2 – 11 May 1974 1974 EuroHockey Championship Madrid, Spain 1   Poland
31 August – 5 September 1974 Pan American qualification tournament Buenos Aires, Argentina 1   Argentina
October 1974 1974 Africa Cup Cairo, Egypt 1   Ghana
Oceania 1   Australia
Total 12

Group stageEdit

Pool AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Pakistan 5 3 2 0 14 6 +8 8 Semifinal
2   Malaysia (H) 5 2 2 1 6 4 +2 6
3   Spain 5 2 1 2 5 9 −4 5[a]
4   New Zealand 5 2 1 2 5 6 −1 5[a]
5   Poland 5 1 1 3 8 13 −5 3[b]
6   Netherlands 5 1 1 3 9 9 0 3[b]
Source:[citation needed]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head result; 3) goal difference; 4) goals scored.
(H) Host.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Spain wins head-to-head against New Zealand
  2. ^ a b Poland wins head-to-head against Netherlands
1 March 1975
Malaysia   0–0   New Zealand

2 March 1975
Pakistan   2–2   Poland
Hassan   40'
Khan   52'
Otulakowski   4'60'

3 March 1975
Malaysia   0–0   Spain

4 March 1975
Netherlands   1–2   New Zealand
T. Kruize   49' Ineson   39'
Patel   64'

5 March 1975
Spain   4–1   Poland
Amat   24'28'
Cabot   25'
Borrel   41'
Otulakowski   19'
5 March 1975
Netherlands   3–3   Pakistan
T. Kruize   17'42'
Boerma   54'
Hassan   20'
Saeed   32'
Rasool   57'

6 March 1975
Pakistan   2–0   New Zealand
Khan   39'
Saeed   54'
6 March 1975
Malaysia   3–1   Poland
Francis   13'
Shanmuganathan   60'
Mahendran   63'
Otulakowski   27'

7 March 1975
Spain   1–0   New Zealand
Salles   44'

9 March 1975
Netherlands   3–0   Spain
Boerma   45'67'
Boelaars   63'
9 March 1975
New Zealand   3–2   Poland
Patel   32'60'
Ineson   66'
Sitek   6'
Mielniczak   20'
9 March 1975
Pakistan   2–1   Malaysia
Saeed   14'
Hassan   68'
Loke   67'

10 March 1975
Pakistan   5–0   Spain
Hassan   15'55'
Saeed   20'
Azam   41'
Khan   57'
10 March 1975
Poland   2–1   Netherlands
Otulakowski   52'62' T. Kruize   48'

11 March 1975
Malaysia   2–1   Netherlands
Loke   21'
Shanmuganathan   68'
T. Kruize   63'

Pool BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   India 5 3 1 1 14 5 +9 7[a] Semifinal
2   West Germany 5 3 1 1 13 9 +4 7[a]
3   Australia 5 2 2 1 16 6 +10 6
4   England 5 2 1 2 13 10 +3 5
5   Argentina 5 2 1 2 9 12 −3 5
6   Ghana 5 0 0 5 4 27 −23 0
Source:[citation needed]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head result; 3) goal difference; 4) goals scored.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b India wins head-to-head against West Germany
2 March 1975
Australia   9–0   Ghana
Smith   16'
Walter   18'34'38'
Walsh   26'
Marshall   52'
Cooke   57'
Browning   67'
2 March 1975
India   2–1   England
Philips   13'27' Neale   21'

3 March 1975
West Germany   4–2   Argentina
Strodter   17'
Peter   40'
Kässmann   43'
Trump   57'
J. Sabbione   12'
A. Sabbione   65'

5 March 1975
Australia   1–3   England
Cooke   33' Whitaker   22'24'
Svehlik   43'
5 March 1975
West Germany   3–2   Ghana
Vos   23'60'
Rainer   66'
Sam   35'64'

7 March 1975
India   1–1   Australia
Govinda   3' Irvine   12'
7 March 1975
Argentina   2–1   Ghana
Paolucci   27'46' Sam   57'

8 March 1975
Argentina   3–3   England
Paolucci   19'
Quaquarini   32'
Sibbione   38'
Neale   36'64'
Long   52'
8 March 1975
India   7–0   Ghana
Surjit   3'
Govinda   9'
Khan   11'
Mohinder   44'56'59'
Kumar   47'
8 March 1975
Australia   2–2   West Germany
Haigh   66'
Poole   68'
Lissek   37'
Peter   65'

9 March 1975
Argentina   2–1   India
de Giocami   28'
Barreiros   34'
Harcharan   21'
9 March 1975
West Germany   3–0   England
Strodter   22'
Vos   55'
Seifert   64'

10 March 1975
Australia   3–0   Argentina
Walter   34'
Hammond   40'
Browning   66'
10 March 1975
India   3–1   West Germany
Harcharan   21'
Mohinder   37'
Pawar   56'
Schmidt   27'

11 March 1975
England   6–1   Ghana
Long   5'53'
Disbury   11'27'51'
Svehlik   67'
Sam   52'

Classification roundEdit

Ninth to twelfth place classificationEdit

 
9th–12th place semifinalsNinth place game
 
      
 
12 March
 
 
  Netherlands5
 
14 March
 
  Argentina0
 
  Netherlands3
 
12 March
 
  Poland1
 
  Poland (a.e.t.)3
 
 
  Ghana2
 
Eleventh place game
 
 
14 March
 
 
  Argentina6
 
 
  Ghana0

Ninth to twelfth qualifiersEdit

12 March 1975
Netherlands   5–0   Argentina
Mundt   10'
T. Kruize   15'
Steens   27'62'
Boerma   32'
12 March 1975
Poland   3–2 (a.e.t.)   Ghana
Grotowski   37'56'
Otulakowski   104'
Sam   45'
Aboagye   57'

Eleventh and twelfth placeEdit

14 March 1975
Argentina   6–0   Ghana
Marinoni   ?'
Paolucci   ?'?'?'
Disera   ?'
de Giacomi   ?'

Ninth and tenth placeEdit

14 March 1975
Netherlands   3–1   Poland
H. Kruize   23'69'
T. Kruize   53'
Stefanski

Fifth to eighth place classificationEdit

 
5th–8th place semifinalsFifth place game
 
      
 
12 March
 
 
  England (a.e.t.)5
 
14 March
 
  Spain4
 
  Australia3
 
12 March
 
  England1
 
  Australia5
 
 
  New Zealand0
 
Seventh place game
 
 
14 March
 
 
  New Zealand2
 
 
  Spain1

Fifth to eighth qualifiersEdit

12 March 1975
Australia   5–0   New Zealand
Haigh   15'
Charlesworth   15'60'
Irvine   29'46'

12 March 1975
England   5–4 (a.e.t.)   Spain
Svehlik   5'28'86'
McGinn   17'
Long   68'
Gegura   12'
Fabregas   31'
Salles   35'
Borrell   58'

Seventh and eighth placeEdit

14 March 1975
New Zealand   2–1   Spain
Patel   27'
Parkin   46'
Fabregas   28'

Fifth and sixth placeEdit

14 March 1975
Australia   3–1   England
Irvine   17'43'
Haigh   69'
Neale   65'

First to fourth place classificationEdit

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
13 March
 
 
  Pakistan5
 
15 March
 
  West Germany1
 
  India2
 
13 March
 
  Pakistan1
 
  India (a.e.t.)3
 
 
  Malaysia2
 
Third place
 
 
15 March
 
 
  West Germany4
 
 
  Malaysia0

Semi-finalsEdit

13 March 1975
Pakistan   5–1   West Germany
Khan   7'
Mansoor Jr.   38'55'
Hassan   42'56'
Drose   60'

13 March 1975
India   3–2 (a.e.t.)   Malaysia
Pawar   40'
Khan   65'
Harcharan   79'
Loke   32'
Shanmuganathan   42'

Third and fourth placeEdit

15 March 1975
West Germany   4–0   Malaysia
Lauruschkat   4'
Strodter   17'
Trump   48'63'

FinalEdit

In the final match, Indian team faced its traditional archrival Pakistani team. Match was scheduled on 15 March 1975. Ashok Kumar scored the all-important winning goal to achieve India's lone triumph in the World cup.[2][3][4][5]

15 March 1975
India   2–1   Pakistan
Surjit   44'
Ashok Kumar   51'
Zahid   17'
Umpires:
G. Vijaynathan (MAS)
A. Renaud (FRA)

India Squad
Leslie Fernandez, Ashok Diwan (shirt no. 2), Surjit Singh (4), Michael Kindo, Aslam Sher Khan (5), Varinder Singh (6), Onkar Singh, Mohinder Singh (8), Ajit Pal Singh (7), Ashok Kumar (17), B. P. Govinda (11), Harcharan Singh (15), Harjinder Singh, Victor Philips (10), Shivaji Pawar (16), BP Kaliah

Pakistan Squad
Saleem Sherwani (shirt no. 1), Manzoor ul Hasan Sr (2), Munawar uz Zaman (3), Salim Nazim (14), Akhtar Rasool (5), Iftikhar Ahmed (6), Islahuddin (7 Captain), Mohammad Azam (15), Manzoor ul Hasan Jr (9), Mohammad Zahid (10), Samiullah Khan (11), Safdar Abbas (16)


 1975 Hockey World Cup Winner 
 
India
First title

Final rankingEdit

Rank Team
    India
    Pakistan
    West Germany
4   Malaysia
5   Australia
6   England
7   New Zealand
8   Spain
9   Netherlands
10   Poland
11   Argentina
12   Ghana

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Shah, J. J. (28 September 2011). "Targeting New Heights". malaysiahockey.com.my. Malaysian Hockey Federation. Archived from the original on 14 July 2014. Retrieved 4 February 2012.
  2. ^ "India celebrates 30th anniversary of World Cup triumph". fih.ch. International Hockey Federation. 16 March 2005. Archived from the original on 7 February 2012. Retrieved 4 February 2012.
  3. ^ Lokapally, Vijay (26 February 2010). "The 1975 triumph and after". The Hindu. New Delhi. Archived from the original on 7 February 2012. Retrieved 4 February 2012.
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 17 June 2013. Retrieved 19 September 2012.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ "Sydney Friskin. "Hockey." Times [London, England] 17 Mar. 1975". the Times.

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