2003 Women's EuroHockey Nations Championship

The 2003 Women's EuroHockey Nations Championship was the sixth edition of the women's field hockey championship organised by the European Hockey Federation. It was held from the 1st until the 13th of September of 2003 in Barcelona, Spain. This was the last EuroHockey Nations Championship with 12 teams. The 4 teams ending 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th were relegated to the first EuroHockey Nations Trophy. The 8 remaining teams played in the 2005 Women's EuroHockey Nations Championship. [1]

2003 Women's EuroHockey Nations Championship
Tournament details
Host countrySpain
CityBarcelona
Dates1 – 13 September 2003
Teams12
Final positions
Champions Netherlands (5th title)
Runner-up Spain
Third place Germany
Tournament statistics
Matches played42
Goals scored210 (5 per match)
1999 (previous) (next) 2005

Qualified teamsEdit

FormatEdit

The twelve teams were be split into two groups of six teams. The top two teams advanced to the semifinals in order to determine the winner in a knockout system. The 3rd and 4th placed teams from each pool played for the 5th to 8th place, while the 5th and 6th placed teams from each pool played for the 9th to 12th place. The last four teams were relegated to the EuroHockey Nations Challenge.

ResultsEdit

All times were local (UTC+2).

Preliminary roundEdit

Pool AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Netherlands 5 5 0 0 40 2 +38 15 Semifinals
2   Spain 5 4 0 1 16 3 +13 12
3   Scotland 5 2 0 3 9 16 −7 6
4   France 5 2 0 3 6 15 −9 6
5   Azerbaijan 5 1 1 3 6 17 −11 4
6   Russia 5 0 1 4 3 27 −24 1
Source: http://www.todor66.com/hockey/field/Europe/Women_2003.html
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) goals scored; 4) head-to-head result.[2]
2 September 2003 (2003-09-02)
  Netherlands 7–0   France
2 September 2003 (2003-09-02)
  Azerbaijan 1–1   Russia
2 September 2003 (2003-09-02)
  Spain 3–0   Scotland

4 September 2003 (2003-09-04)
  Netherlands 12–1   Azerbaijan
4 September 2003 (2003-09-04)
  Spain 5–1   France
4 September 2003 (2003-09-04)
  Scotland 6–2   Russia

5 September 2003 (2003-09-05)
  Spain 6–0   Russia
5 September 2003 (2003-09-05)
  Netherlands 7–0   Scotland
5 September 2003 (2003-09-05)
  France 2–1   Azerbaijan

7 September 2003 (2003-09-07)
  Netherlands 12–0   Russia
7 September 2003 (2003-09-07)
  Spain 1–0   Azerbaijan
7 September 2003 (2003-09-07)
  Scotland 2–1   France

8 September 2003 (2003-09-08)
  Netherlands 2–1   Spain
8 September 2003 (2003-09-08)
  France 2–0   Russia
8 September 2003 (2003-09-08)
  Azerbaijan 3–1   Scotland

Pool BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   England 5 5 0 0 26 1 +25 15 Semifinals
2   Germany 5 4 0 1 25 9 +16 12
3   Ireland 5 2 1 2 4 9 −5 7
4   Ukraine 5 1 2 2 13 20 −7 5
5   Italy 5 1 1 3 8 22 −14 4
6   Wales 5 0 0 5 2 17 −15 0
Source: http://www.todor66.com/hockey/field/Europe/Women_2003.html
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) goals scored; 4) head-to-head result.[2]
1 September 2003 (2003-09-01)
  Germany 8–3   Ukraine
1 September 2003 (2003-09-01)
  England 8–0   Italy
1 September 2003 (2003-09-01)
  Ireland 1–0   Wales

3 September 2003 (2003-09-03)
  Ireland 2–1   Italy
3 September 2003 (2003-09-03)
  Germany 4–0   Wales
3 September 2003 (2003-09-03)
  England 5–0   Ukraine

5 September 2003 (2003-09-05)
  Ukraine 4–4   Italy
5 September 2003 (2003-09-05)
  Germany 4–0   Ireland
5 September 2003 (2003-09-05)
  England 5–0   Wales

6 September 2003 (2003-09-06)
  England 5–1   Germany
6 September 2003 (2003-09-06)
  Ireland 1–1   Ukraine
6 September 2003 (2003-09-06)
  Italy 2–0   Wales

8 September 2003 (2003-09-08)
  Ukraine 5–2   Wales
8 September 2003 (2003-09-08)
  England 3–0   Ireland
8 September 2003 (2003-09-08)
  Germany 8–1   Italy

fifth to twelfth place classificationEdit

5th place bracket
 
5th–8th place semifinals5th place
 
      
 
11 September
 
 
  Ukraine3
 
12 September
 
  Scotland2
 
  Ukraine3
 
11 September
 
  Ireland0
 
  Ireland4
 
 
  France2
 
7th place
 
 
11 September
 
 
  Scotland2
 
 
  France1
9th place bracket
 
9th–12th place semifinals9th place
 
      
 
10 September
 
 
  Azerbaijan2
 
12 September
 
  Wales1
 
  Azerbaijan3
 
10 September
 
  Russia2
 
  Russia4
 
 
  Italy1
 
11th place
 
 
12 September
 
 
  Italy3
 
 
  Wales2

5th–8th place semifinalsEdit

11 September 2003 (2003-09-11)
  Ukraine 3–2   Scotland
11 September 2003 (2003-09-11)
  Ireland 4–2   France

9th–12th place semifinalsEdit

10 September 2003 (2003-09-10)
  Azerbaijan 2–1   Wales
10 September 2003 (2003-09-10)
  Russia 4–1   Italy

11th place gameEdit

12 September 2003 (2003-09-12)
  Italy 3–2   Wales

9th place gameEdit

12 September 2003 (2003-09-12)
  Azerbaijan 3–2   Russia

7th place gameEdit

12 September 2003 (2003-09-12)
  Scotland 2–1   France

5th place gameEdit

12 September 2003 (2003-09-12)
  Ukraine 3–0   Ireland

First to fourth place classificationEdit

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
11 September
 
 
  Netherlands5
 
13 September
 
  Germany1
 
  Netherlands5
 
11 September
 
  Spain0
 
  Spain1 (4)
 
 
  England (pen.)1 (3)
 
Third place
 
 
13 September
 
 
  Germany3
 
 
  England1

SemifinalsEdit

11 September 2003 (2003-09-11)
  Netherlands 5–1   Germany

11 September 2003 (2003-09-11)
  Spain 1–1   England
Penalties
4–3

Third and fourth placeEdit

13 September 2003 (2003-09-13)
  Germany 3–1   England

FinalEdit

13 September 2003 (2003-09-13)
  Netherlands 5–0   Spain

Final standingsEdit

Rank Team
    Netherlands
    Spain
    Germany
4   England
5   Ukraine
6   Ireland
7   Scotland
8   France
9   Azerbaijan
10   Russia
11   Italy
12   Wales

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Field hockey - Women's Eurohockey Nations Championship - 2003 - Home". the-sports.org. 2007.
  2. ^ a b Regulations