2011 Men's Hockey Champions Challenge I

The 2011 Men's Hockey Champions Challenge was held from November 26 to December 4, 2011 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

2011 Men's Hockey Champions Challenge I
Tournament details
Host countrySouth Africa
CityJohannesburg
Teams8
Venue(s)1
Final positions
Champions Belgium (1st title)
Runner-up India
Third place South Africa
Tournament statistics
Matches played24
Goals scored133 (5.54 per match)
Top scorer(s)Belgium Tom Boon
South Africa Justin Reid-Ross (8 goals)
Best playerIndia Sandeep Singh
2009 (previous) (next) 2012

Belgium won the tournament for the first time after defeating India 4–3 in the final.[1]

TeamsEdit

The FIH announced the eight participating teams on December 16, 2010.[2]

ResultsEdit

First roundEdit

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

Pool AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   India 3 2 1 0 17 7 +10 7
2   Belgium 3 2 1 0 12 7 +5 7
3   South Africa (H) 3 1 0 2 8 10 −2 3
4   Poland 3 0 0 3 4 17 −13 0
Source: FIH
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) matches won; 3) goal difference; 4) goals for; 5) head-to-head result; 6) field goals scored.[3]
(H) Host.
26 November 2011
15:00
India   3–3   Belgium
Rupinder Pal   45'
Chinglensana   48'
Raghunath   57'
Report de Paeuw   31'
Boon   55'
Reckinger   69'
Umpires:
Roel van Eert (NED)
Chen Dekang (CHN)
26 November 2011
17:00
South Africa   3–1   Poland
Reid-Ross   3'60'
Norris-Jones   31'
Report Juszczak   43'
Umpires:
Ged Curran (SCO)
Francisco Vasquez (ESP)

27 November 2011
15:00
Belgium   7–3   Poland
Boon   2'22'39'56'
Gougnard   18'
Briels   23'
Truyens   68'
Report Poltaszewski   32'
Rataj   40'61'
Umpires:
Raghu Prasad (IND)
Ayden Shrives (RSA)
27 November 2011
17:00
South Africa   4–7   India
Reid-Ross   7'
Harper   38'
da Graca   45'
Drummond   49'
Report Sandeep   13'35'
Saravanjit   29'
Khandker   41'
Sunil   55'57'
Rupinder Pal   56'
Umpires:
Tim Pullman (AUS)
Andrew Kennedy (ENG)

29 November 2011
15:00
India   7–0   Poland
Walmiki   18'
Shivendra   24'33'
Sunil   43'
Lakra   53'
Khandker   55'70'
Report
Umpires:
Fernando Gomez (ARG)
Francisco Vasquez (ESP)
29 November 2011
17:00
Belgium   2–1   South Africa
Boon   4'
Dekeyser   30'
Report Reid-Ross   39'
Umpires:
Ged Curran (SCP)
Roel van Eert (NED)

Pool BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Argentina 3 2 1 0 10 6 +4 7
2   Japan 3 1 2 0 6 5 +1 5
3   Canada 3 1 0 2 6 6 0 3
4   Malaysia 3 0 1 2 5 10 −5 1
Source: FIH
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) matches won; 3) goal difference; 4) goals for; 5) head-to-head result; 6) field goals scored.[3]
26 November 2011
11:00
Canada   3–1   Malaysia
Tupper   8'
Singh   49'
Smythe   63'
Report Amin   33'
Umpires:
Ged Curran (SCO)
Gregory Uyttenhove (BEL)
26 November 2011
13:00
Argentina   2–2   Japan
Cammareri   13'
Argento   65'
Report Nagasawa   54'
Tachibana   63'
Umpires:
Andrew Kennedy (ENG)
Ayden Shrives (RSA)

27 November 2011
11:00
Argentina   3–2   Canada
Cammareri   26'
Vila   39'
Ibarra   54'
Report Pereira   20'
Wright   31'
Umpires:
Ged Curran (SCO)
Gregory Uyttenhove (BEL)
27 November 2011
13:00
Malaysia   2–2   Japan
Tengku   53'
Amin   68'
Report Sakamoto   6'
Nagasawa   9'
Umpires:
Roel van Eert (NED)
Fernando Gomez (ARG)

29 November 2011
11:00
Canada   1–2   Japan
Smythe   3' Report Kayukawa   30'
Sakamoto   41'
Umpires:
Raghu Prasad (IND)
Gregory Uyttenhove (BEL)
29 November 2011
13:00
Malaysia   2–5   Argentina
Azian   19'
Amin   64'
Report Ibarra   44'64'70'
Mazzilli   51'58'
Umpires:
Chen Dekang (CHN)
Tim Pullman (AUS)

Second roundEdit

 
QuarterfinalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
1 December 2011
 
 
  India (a.e.t.)5
 
3 December 2011
 
  Malaysia4
 
  India4
 
1 December 2011
 
  South Africa2
 
  Japan2
 
4 December 2011
 
  South Africa3
 
  India3
 
1 December 2011
 
  Belgium4
 
  Belgium4
 
3 December 2011
 
  Canada0
 
  Belgium (p.s.o.)2 (3)
 
1 December 2011
 
  Argentina2 (2) Third place match
 
  Argentina5
 
4 December 2011
 
  Poland1
 
  South Africa3
 
 
  Argentina1
 

QuarterfinalsEdit

1 December 2011
10:00
Belgium   4–0   Canada
van Aubel   23'
Briels   49'
Dekeyser   52'
Boon   59'
Report
Umpires:
Tim Pullman (AUS)
Ayden Shrives (RSA)

1 December 2011
12:30
Argentina   5–1   Poland
Argento   13'
Ibarra   22'
R. Vila   23'
Rossi   56'
L. Vila   68'
Report Zywiczka   4'
Umpires:
Francisco Vasquez (ESP)
Raghu Prasad (IND)

1 December 2011
15:00
India   5–4 (a.e.t.)   Malaysia
Sandeep   7'24'
Walmiki   64'
Sunil   67'
Raghunath   85'
Report Izwan   33'
Azlan   42'58'
Tengku   46'
Umpires:
Roel van Eert (NED)
Chen Dekang (CHN)

1 December 2011
17:30
Japan   2–3   South Africa
Nagasawa   54'
Shiokawa   57'
Report Reid-Ross   9'26'45'
Umpires:
Andrew Kennedy (ENG)
Ged Curran (SCO)

Fifth to eighth place classificationEdit

 
CrossoverFifth place match
 
      
 
2 December 2011
 
 
  Malaysia2
 
4 December 2011
 
  Japan1
 
  Malaysia3
 
2 December 2011
 
  Poland0
 
  Canada2
 
 
  Poland (a.e.t.)3
 
Seventh place match
 
 
4 December 2011
 
 
  Japan7
 
 
  Canada2
CrossoverEdit
2 December 2011
14:30
Malaysia   2–1   Japan
Faizal   53'58' Report Ozawa   24'
Umpires:
Gregory Uyttenhove (BEL)
Francisco Vazquez (ESP)

2 December 2011
17:00
Canada   2–3 (a.e.t.)   Poland
Smythe   13'
Gill   30'
Report Mikula   26'
Rataj   33'
Dutkiewicz   73'
Umpires:
Fernando Gomez (ARG)
Ayden Shrives (RSA)
Seventh and eighth placeEdit
4 December 2011
09:00
Japan   7–2   Canada
Kayukawa   7'
Tachibana   23'49'
Tanaka   26'
Nagasawa   53'
Mitani   59'60'
Report Tupper   35'
Wright   67'
Umpires:
Francisco Vazquez (ESP)
Andrew Kennedy (ENG)
Fifth and sixth placeEdit
4 December 2011
11:30
Malaysia   3–0   Poland
Tengku   17'47'
Faizal   29'
Report
Umpires:
Fernando Gomez (ARG)
Gregory Uyttenhove (BEL)

First to fourth place classificationEdit

SemifinalsEdit
3 December 2011
13:30
Belgium   2–2 (a.e.t.)   Argentina
Thys   33'
van Aubel   49'
Report Ibarra   24'
Mazzilli   32'
Penalties
Gougnard  
van Aubel  
Dohmen  
Briels  
Dekeyser  
3–2   Ibarra
  Cammareri
  Rey
  Brunet
  L. Vila
Umpires:
Ged Curran (SCO)
Roel van Eert (NED)

3 December 2011
16:00
India   4–2   South Africa
Raghunath   14'
Saravanjit   40'
Sandeep   45'50'
Report Drummond   8'
McDade   22'
Umpires:
Tim Pullman (AUS)
Andrew Kennedy (ENG)
Third and fourth placeEdit
4 December 2011
14:00
South Africa   3–1   Argentina
Reid-Ross   18'
Paton   25'
Norris-Jones   68'
Report Cammareri   22'
Umpires:
Chen Dekang (CHN)
Raghu Prasad (IND)
FinalEdit
4 December 2011
16:30
India   3–4   Belgium
Raghunath   23'
Sandeep   41'
Shivendra   54'
Report Dekeyser   44'57'
Boccard   55'
Boon   70'
Umpires:
Ged Curran (SCO)
Tim Pullman (AUS)

AwardsEdit

Top Goalscorer Best Player Best Goalkeeper Fair Play Trophy
  Tom Boon
  Justin Reid-Ross
  Sandeep Singh   David van Rysselberghe   South Africa

StatisticsEdit

Final rankingEdit

  1.   Belgium
  2.   India
  3.   South Africa
  4.   Argentina
  5.   Malaysia
  6.   Poland
  7.   Japan
  8.   Canada

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "CC1: Belgium claim gold in thrilling final against India". FIH.com. 2011-12-04. Retrieved 2011-12-04.
  2. ^ "FIH confirms participating teams for 2011 tournaments". FIH.com. 2010-12-16. Retrieved 2010-12-16.
  3. ^ a b FIH Top Tier Tournament Regulations February 2019

External linksEdit