2007 Men's EuroHockey Nations Challenge I

The 2007 Men's EuroHockey Nations Challenge I was the 2nd edition of the EuroHockey Nations Challenge I, the third level of the European field hockey championships organized by the European Hockey Federation. It was held from 9 to 15 September 2007 in Kazan, Russia.[1]

2007 Men's EuroHockey Nations Challenge I
Tournament details
Host countryRussia
CityKazan
Dates9–15 September
Teams6 (from 1 confederation)
Final positions
Champions Russia (1st title)
Runner-up Belarus
Third place Croatia
Tournament statistics
Matches played14
Goals scored89 (6.36 per match)
2005 (previous) (next) 2009

The tournament also served as a qualifier for the 2009 Men's EuroHockey Nations Trophy, with the top two teams, Russia and Belarus, qualifying.

Qualified teamsEdit

The following six teams, shown with pre-tournament world rankings, competed in the tournament.[2]

Dates Event Location Quotas Qualifiers
11—17 September 2005 2005 EuroHockey Nations Trophy Rome, Italy 2   Russia (45)
  Belarus (46)
11–17 September 2005 2005 EuroHockey Challenge I Vinnitsya, Ukraine 2   Croatia (47)
  Gibraltar
  Greece
  Sweden (49)
5–10 September 2005 2005 EuroHockey Challenge II Paola, Malta 2   Denmark (48)
  Azerbaijan (50)
Total 6

ResultsEdit

All times are local (UTC+2).

Preliminary roundEdit

Pool AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion
1   Russia (H) 5 5 0 0 32 5 +27 15 EuroHockey Nations Trophy
2   Belarus 5 3 1 1 22 14 +8 10
3   Croatia 5 3 1 1 16 12 +4 10
4   Azerbaijan 5 2 0 3 9 19 −10 6
5   Denmark 4 0 0 4 9 16 −7 0
6   Sweden 4 0 0 4 1 23 −22 0
Source: Todor66
(H) Host
9 September 2007
Russia   6–0   Azerbaijan
9 September 2007
Belarus   4–3   Denmark
9 September 2007
Sweden   0–2   Croatia

10 September 2007
Russia   5–2   Denmark
10 September 2007
Belarus   3–3   Croatia
10 September 2007
Sweden   1–3   Azerbaijan

12 September 2007
Belarus   10–0   Sweden
12 September 2007
Russia   5–2   Croatia
12 September 2007
Denmark   2–4   Azerbaijan

14 September 2007
Russia   8–0   Sweden
14 September 2007
Belarus   4–0   Azerbaijan
14 September 2007
Croatia   3–2   Denmark

15 September 2007
Russia   8–1   Belarus
15 September 2007
Croatia   6–2   Azerbaijan
15 September 2007
Sweden   cancelled   Denmark

Final standingsEdit

Rank Team
    Russia
    Belarus
    Croatia
4   Azerbaijan
5   Denmark
6   Sweden

  Promoted to the EuroHockey Nations Trophy

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Men's Eurohockey Nations Championships III - Home". Retrieved 27 July 2019.
  2. ^ "Teams" (PDF). fih ch. International Hockey Federation. Retrieved 27 July 2019.[permanent dead link]