2011 African Olympic Qualifier (field hockey)

The 2011 African Olympic Qualifier was the second edition of the African field hockey qualification tournament for the Summer Olympics for men and women. It was held from 2 to 11 September in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.

2011 African Olympic Qualifier
Tournament details
Host countryZimbabwe
CityBulawayo
Dates2–11 September
Venue(s)Khumalo Hockey Stadium
2007 (previous) (next) 2015

Six teams competed in the men's tournament, while four women's teams participated. The winner of each tournament qualified for the field hockey competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics.[1] More teams[which?] were originally entered,[2] but later withdrew.[3]

Men's tournamentEdit

2011 Men's African Olympic Qualifier
Tournament details
Host countryZimbabwe
CityBulawayo
Dates2–11 September
Teams6 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)Khumalo Hockey Stadium
Final positions
Champions  South Africa (2nd title)
Runner-up  Egypt
Third place  Ghana
Tournament statistics
Matches played17
Goals scored121 (7.12 per match)
2007 (previous) (next) 2015

PoolEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   South Africa 5 4 1 0 42 5 +37 13 Final
2   Egypt 5 2 3 0 28 8 +20 9
3   Kenya 5 2 2 1 24 14 +10 8 Third place game
4   Ghana 5 2 2 1 16 8 +8 8
5   Zimbabwe (H) 5 0 1 4 1 26 −25 1 Fifth place game
6   Morocco 5 0 1 4 3 53 −50 1
Source: TheSports.org
(H) Host.
2 September 2011
13:00
South Africa   18–0   Morocco
2 September 2011
15:00
Ghana   2–2   Kenya
2 September 2011
17:00
Egypt   5–0   Zimbabwe

4 September 2011
14:00
Morocco   0–6   Ghana
4 September 2011
16:00
Egypt   3–3   Kenya
4 September 2011
18:00
South Africa   10–0   Zimbabwe

5 September 2011
14:00
Morocco   1–16   Egypt
5 September 2011
16:00
Ghana   0–4   South Africa
5 September 2011
18:00
Kenya   4–0   Zimbabwe

7 September 2011
14:00
Kenya   12–1   Morocco
7 September 2011
16:00
Zimbabwe   0–6   Ghana
7 September 2011
18:00
Egypt   2–2   South Africa

9 September 2011
14:00
South Africa   8–3   Kenya
9 September 2011
16:00
Ghana   2–2   Egypt
9 September 2011
18:00
Zimbabwe   1–1   Morocco

Classification roundEdit

Fifth and sixth placeEdit

10 September 2011
16:00
Zimbabwe   NP   Morocco
  • The game was not played, Zimbabwe finished 5th, Morocco in 6th place.

Third and fourth placeEdit

11 September 2011
12:30
Kenya   1–5   Ghana

FinalEdit

11 September 2011
17:30
South Africa   1–0   Egypt

Final standingsEdit

Rank Team
    South Africa
    Egypt
    Ghana
4   Kenya
5   Zimbabwe
6   Morocco

     Qualified for the 2012 Summer Olympics

     Qualified for the Olympic qualification tournaments

Women's tournamentEdit

2011 Women's African Olympic Qualifier
Tournament details
Host countryZimbabwe
CityBulawayo
Dates3–11 September
Teams4 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)Khumalo Hockey Stadium
Final positions
Champions  South Africa (2nd title)
Runner-up  Kenya
Third place  Ghana
Tournament statistics
Matches played8
Goals scored35 (4.38 per match)
2007 (previous) (next) 2015

PoolEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   South Africa 3 3 0 0 19 0 +19 9 Final
2   Kenya 3 1 1 1 3 10 −7 4
3   Ghana 3 0 2 1 1 4 −3 2 Third place game
4   Zimbabwe (H) 3 0 1 2 0 9 −9 1
Source: TheSports.org
(H) Host.
3 September 2011
16:00
South Africa   9–0   Kenya
3 September 2011
18:00
Ghana   0–0   Zimbabwe

5 September 2011
10:00
Ghana   0–3   South Africa
5 September 2011
12:00
Kenya   2–0   Zimbabwe

8 September 2011
14:00
Kenya   1–1   Ghana
8 September 2011
16:00
Zimbabwe   0–7   South Africa

Third place gameEdit

10 September 2011
18:30
Ghana   4–3   Zimbabwe

FinalEdit

11 September 2011
15:00
South Africa   5–0   Kenya

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "SA hockey men and women in search of Africa Cup". sahockey.co.za. 2011-09-04. Retrieved 2011-09-04.
  2. ^ "African Olympic qualifying tournament begins on Friday". FIH. 2011-09-01. Retrieved 2011-09-01.
  3. ^ Match schedule

External linksEdit