2009 Women's Hockey Champions Challenge I

The 2009 Women's Hockey Champions Challenge I is the fifth tournament of the field hockey championship for women. It was held from October 11 to October 18, 2009 in Cape Town, South Africa. The tournament was won by New Zealand and promoted to the Champions Trophy in 2011.

2009 Women's Hockey Champions Challenge I
Tournament details
Host countrySouth Africa
CityCape Town
Dates11 October – 18 October
Teams7
Venue(s)Hartleyvale Stadium
Final positions
Champions New Zealand (2nd title)
Runner-up South Africa
Third place Japan
Tournament statistics
Matches played18
Goals scored50 (2.78 per match)
Top scorer(s)New Zealand Clarissa Eshuis
South Africa Farah Fredericks (4 goals)
Best playerNew Zealand Gemma Flynn
2007 (previous) (next) 2011

ResultsEdit

All times are South African Standard Time (UTC+02:00)

First roundEdit

Pool AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  South Africa 3 3 0 0 8 2 +6 9
  Japan 3 2 0 1 8 4 +4 6
  Chile 3 0 1 2 0 2 –2 1
  Azerbaijan 3 0 1 2 0 8 –8 1
11 October 2009
14:00
Azerbaijan   0 – 5   Japan
Report Komazawa   16'
Yamada   31'
Murakami   34'
Iwao   44'
Nagayama   54'
Umpires:
Soledad Iparraguirre (ARG)
Kelly Hudson (NZL)

11 October 2009
17:00
Chile   0 – 1   South Africa
Report Taylor   8'
Umpires:
Julie Ashton-Lucy (AUS)
Irene Clelland (SCO)

12 October 2009
15:00
Azerbaijan   0 – 0   Chile
Report
Umpires:
Michelle Joubert (RSA)
Claire Adenot (FRA)

12 October 2009
17:00
South Africa   4 – 2   Japan
Wilson   12'
Bright   29'
Fredericks   37'
Woods   57'
Report Arai   13'68'
Umpires:
Frances Block (ENG)
Carol Metchette (IRL)

14 October 2009
13:00
Japan   1 – 0   Chile
Nakashima   21' Report
Umpires:
Julie Ashton-Lucy (AUS)
Michelle Joubert (RSA)

14 October 2009
17:00
South Africa   3 – 0   Azerbaijan
Fredericks   11'18'
Russell   64'
Report
Umpires:
Frances Block (ENG)
Kelly Hudson (NZL)

Pool BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  New Zealand 2 2 0 0 7 2 +5 6
  Spain 2 1 0 1 4 4 0 3
  Italy 2 0 0 2 3 8 –5 0
11 October 2009
12:00
Spain   4 – 1   Italy
Comerma   3'50'
Pineiro   28'
Muñoz   49'
Report Pacella   40'
Umpires:
Frances Block (ENG)
Michelle Joubert (RSA)

12 October 2009
13:00
New Zealand   3 – 0   Spain
Sharland   2'
Eshuis   20'
Punt   49'
Report
Umpires:
Soledad Iparraguirre (ARG)
Irene Clelland (SCO)

14 October 2009
15:00
Italy   2 – 4   New Zealand
Faustini   17'32' Report Glynn   30'
Punt   32'
Harrison   52'
Eshuis   68'
Umpires:
Carol Metchette (IRL)
Claire Adenot (FRA)

Medal roundEdit

Pool CEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  South Africa 3 2 1 0 8 5 +3 7
  New Zealand 3 1 1 1 6 4 +2 4
  Japan 3 1 1 1 3 4 –1 4
  Spain 3 0 1 2 0 4 –4 1
15 October 2009
13:00
South Africa   3 – 3   New Zealand
Wilson   2'
Fredericks   19'
Marescia   34'
Report Sharland   17'60'
Eshuis   66'
Umpires:
Julie Ashton-Lucy (AUS)
Carol Metchette (IRL)

15 October 2009
17:00
Spain   0 – 0   Japan
Report
Umpires:
Soledad Iparraguirre (ARG)
Claire Adenot (FRA)

17 October 2009
13:00
South Africa   1 – 0   Spain
Taylor   47' Report
Umpires:
Kelly Hudson (NZL)
Julie Ashton-Lucy (AUS)

17 October 2009
15:00
New Zealand   0 – 1   Japan
Report Nagayama   68'
Umpires:
Soledad Iparraguirre (ARG)
Carol Metchette (IRL)

Non-medal roundEdit

Pool DEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Italy 2 1 1 0 3 2 +1 4
  Chile 2 0 2 0 1 1 0 2
  Azerbaijan 2 0 1 1 1 2 –1 1
15 October 2009
15:00
Chile   1 – 1   Italy
Caram   68' Report Singh   35'
Umpires:
Irene Clelland (SCO)
Kelly Hudson (NZL)

17 October 2009
11:00
Italy   2 – 1   Azerbaijan
Quaranta   30'
Zucca   66'
Report M. Aliyeva   68'
Umpires:
Michelle Joubert (RSA)
Frances Block (ENG)

Fifth and sixth place classificationEdit

18 October 2009
11:00
Italy   3 – 0   Chile
Franco   39'60'
Singh   66'
Report
Umpires:
Michelle Joubert (RSA)
Claire Adenot (FRA)

First to fourth place classificationEdit

Third and fourth placeEdit

18 October 2009
13:30
Japan   1 – 0   Spain
Komazawa   67' Report
Umpires:
Carol Metchette (IRL)
Frances Block (ENG)

FinalEdit

18 October 2009
16:00
South Africa   1 – 2   New Zealand
Woods   64' Report Punt   17'
Eshuis   31'
Umpires:
Julie Ashton-Lucy (AUS)
Soledad Iparraguirre (ARG)

AwardsEdit

Top Goalscorer Player of the Tournament Best Goalkeeper Fair Play Trophy
  Clarissa Eshuis
  Farah Fredericks
  Gemma Flynn   Mariette Rix   South Africa

StatisticsEdit

Final rankingEdit

  1.   New Zealand
  2.   South Africa
  3.   Japan
  4.   Spain
  5.   Italy
  6.   Chile
  7.   Azerbaijan

External linksEdit