2009 Men's EuroHockey Nations Trophy

The 2009 Men's EuroHockey Nations Trophy was the 3rd edition of the men's EuroHockey Nations Trophy, the second level of the European field hockey championships organized by the European Hockey Federation. It was held from 1 to 8 August 2009 in Wrexham, Wales.[1]

2009 Men's EuroHockey Nations Trophy
Tournament details
Host countryWales
CityWrexham
Dates1–8 August
Teams8 (from 1 confederation)
Final positions
Champions Ireland (2nd title)
Runner-up Russia
Third place Wales
Tournament statistics
Matches played20
Goals scored97 (4.85 per match)
2007 (previous) (next) 2011

The tournament also served as a qualifier for the 2011 EuroHockey Championship, with the finalists Ireland and Russia qualifying. Ireland won their second EuroHockey Nations Trophy title by defeating Russia 2–1 in the final and the hosts Wales won the bronze medal by defeating the Czech Republic 5–2.

Qualified teamsEdit

Dates Event Location Quotas Qualifiers
19–26 August 2007 2007 EuroHockey Championship Mönchengladbach, Germany 2   Ireland (18)
  Czech Republic (25)
9–12 September 2007 2007 EuroHockey Nations Trophy Lisbon, Portugal 4   Scotland (26)
  Italy (27)
  Wales (28)
   Switzerland (30)
9–15 September 2007 2007 EuroHockey Challenge I Kazan, Russia 2   Russia (22)
  Belarus (32)
Total 8

FormatEdit

The eight teams were split into two groups of four teams. The top two teams advanced to the semifinals to determine the winner in a knockout system. The bottom two teams played in a new group with the teams they did not play against in the group stage. The last two teams were relegated to the 2011 EuroHockey Championship III.

ResultsEdit

All times were local (UTC+2).

Preliminary roundEdit

Pool AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Russia 3 3 0 0 14 5 +9 9 Advance to the semi-finals
2   Ireland 3 2 0 1 13 0 +13 6
3   Belarus 3 0 1 2 7 13 −6 1 Transfer to pool C
4   Italy 3 0 1 2 10 21 −11 1
Source: The-Sports.org
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) goals scored; 4) head-to-head result.[2]
1 August 2009
  Ireland 2–1   Belarus
1 August 2009
  Russia 6–3   Italy

2 August 2009
  Ireland 10–2   Italy

3 August 2009
  Russia 6–1   Belarus

4 August 2009
  Ireland 1–2   Russia
4 August 2009
  Italy 5–5   Belarus

Pool BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Wales (H) 3 1 2 0 6 4 +2 5 Advance to the semi-finals
2   Czech Republic 3 1 2 0 6 4 +2 5
3   Scotland 3 1 1 1 8 6 +2 4 Transfer to pool C
4    Switzerland 3 0 1 2 2 8 −6 1
Source: The-Sports.org
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) goals scored; 4) head-to-head result.[2]
(H) Host.
1 August 2009
  Scotland 2–4   Wales
1 August 2009
  Czech Republic 3–1    Switzerland

2 August 2009
  Czech Republic 1–1   Wales

3 August 2009
  Scotland 4–0    Switzerland

4 August 2009
   Switzerland 1–1   Wales
4 August 2009
  Scotland 2–2   Czech Republic

Fifth to eighth place classificationEdit

Pool CEdit

The points obtained in the preliminary round against the other team are taken over.

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Relegation
1   Scotland 3 3 0 0 11 4 +7 9
2   Belarus 3 1 1 1 7 7 0 4
3   Italy 3 1 1 1 10 11 −1 4 Relegation to the EuroHockey Championship III
4    Switzerland 3 0 0 3 1 7 −6 0
Source: The-Sports.org
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) goals scored; 4) head-to-head result.
6 August 2009
  Belarus 1–0    Switzerland
6 August 2009
  Italy 3–5   Scotland

7 August 2009
  Belarus 1–2   Scotland
7 August 2009
  Italy 2–1    Switzerland

First to fourth place classificationEdit

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
6 August
 
 
  Ireland1
 
8 August
 
  Wales0
 
  Ireland2
 
6 August
 
  Russia1
 
  Russia4
 
 
  Czech Republic1
 
Third place
 
 
8 August
 
 
  Wales5
 
 
  Czech Republic2

Semi-finalsEdit

6 August 2009
  Ireland 1–0   Wales

6 August 2009
  Russia 4–1   Czech Republic

Third and fourth placeEdit

8 August 2009
  Wales 5–2   Czech Republic

FinalEdit

8 August 2009
  Ireland 2–1   Russia

Final standingsEdit

Rank Team
    Ireland
    Russia
    Wales
4   Czech Republic
5   Scotland
6   Belarus
7   Italy
8    Switzerland

     Qualified for the 2011 EuroHockey Championship

     Relegated to the EuroHockey Championship III

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Field hockey - Men's Eurohockey Nations Championships II - 2009 - Home". the-sports.org. 27 July 2019.
  2. ^ a b Regulations