2012 Men's Asian Champions Trophy

The 2012 Men's Asian Champions Trophy was the second edition of the Men's Asian Champions Trophy. The tournament was held from 20 to 27 December 2012 in Doha, Qatar. The top six Asian teams (India, Oman, Pakistan, China, Malaysia and Japan) participated in the tournament, which involved round-robin league among all teams followed by play-offs for final positions.

2012 Men's Asian Champions Trophy
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Tournament details
Host countryQatar
CityDoha
Dates20–27 December
Teams6 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)Al-Rayyan Stadium
Final positions
Champions Pakistan (1st title)
Runner-up India
Third place Malaysia
Tournament statistics
Matches played18
Goals scored111 (6.17 per match)
Top scorer(s)Pakistan Muhammad Waqas (11 goals)
Best playerPakistan Muhammad Waqas
2011 (previous) (next) 2013

India entered the tournament as the defending champion, but lost to Pakistan in the final by a score of 5-4.[1]

TeamsEdit

Team Appearance Last appearance Previous best performance
  China 2nd 2011 6th (2011)
  India 2nd 2011 1st (2011)
  Japan 2nd 2011 4th (2011)
  Malaysia 2nd 2011 3rd (2011)
  Oman 1st None Debut
  Pakistan 2nd 2011 2nd (2011)

FixturesEdit

All times are Arabia Standard Time (UTC+3)

Round robinEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   India 5 4 0 1 23 7 +16 12 Final
2   Pakistan 5 3 1 1 22 12 +10 10
3   Malaysia 5 3 1 1 17 10 +7 10 Third place game
4   China 5 3 0 2 15 13 +2 9
5   Japan 5 1 0 4 13 17 −4 3 Fifth place game
6   Oman 5 0 0 5 6 37 −31 0
Source: FIH
20 December 2012
15:00
Malaysia   4–1   Japan
Tengku   3'
Faizal   17'
Hafifi   32'
Razie   58'
Report Tachibana   65'
Umpires:
Haider Rasool (PAK)
Shin Dong-yun (KOR)
20 December 2012
17:00
India   4–0   China
Sunil   13'
Raghunath   18'53'
  54'
Report
Umpires:
Jang Jung-min (KOR)
Lingam Karupusamy (MAS)
20 December 2012
19:00
Oman   3–8   Pakistan
Rajab   14'57'
Bait Jandal   20'
Report Rizwan   2'
Waqas   30'63'
Abbasi   39'61'68'
Khan   51'
Imran   54'
Umpires:
Pankaj Tyagi (IND)
You Suolong (CHN)

21 December 2012
15:00
Japan   1–3   India
Kayukawa   50' Report Raghunath   22'59'
Gurwinder   51'
Umpires:
You Suolong (CHN)
Saleh Al-Balushi (OMA)
21 December 2012
17:00
Pakistan   5–2   China
Waqas   9'33'
Abbasi   23'
Khan   53'69'
Report Yu Yang   10'
Liu Yixian   25'
Umpires:
Lingam Karupusamy (MAS)
Shin Dong-yun (KOR)
21 December 2012
19:00
Oman   1–4   Malaysia
Bait Jandal   16' Report Faizal   23'
Razie   28'63'
Tengku   66'
Umpires:
Yoshikuni Tomiyama (JPN)
Pankaj Tyagi (IND)

23 December 2012
15:00
China   4–2   Japan
Dong Yang   3'
Song Yi   35'40'
Liu Yixian   62'
Report K. Kawakami   28'
Kayukawa   65'
Umpires:
Saleh Al-Balushi (OMA)
Lingam Karupusamy (MAS)
23 December 2012
17:00
Oman   0–11   India
Report Sunil   3'
Dharamvir   7'56'
Raghunath   29'38'
Rupinder   31'43'
Gurwinder   44'
Akashdeep   52'
Harbir   64'
Danish   66'
Umpires:
Haider Rasool (PAK)
Jang Jung-min (KOR)
23 December 2012
19:00
Pakistan   3–3   Malaysia
Rizwan   21'
Waqas   55'57'
Report   20'
Faizal   43'
Tengku   68'
Umpires:
Yoshikuni Tomiyama (JPN)
Pankaj Tyagi (IND)

24 December 2012
15:00
Oman   1–7   Japan
Rajab   7' Report   11'
Kawauchi   21'45'
Ijima   22'
K. Kawakami   32'
Nagasawa   49'54'
Umpires:
You Suolong (CHN)
Pankaj Tyagi (IND)
24 December 2012
17:00
China   2–1   Malaysia
Huang Yue   31'
Song Yi   34'
Report Faizal   63'
Umpires:
Haider Rasool (PAK)
Shin Dong-yun (KOR)
24 December 2012
19:00
Pakistan   1–2   India
Waqas   56' Report Rupinder   36'
Chinglensana   49'
Umpires:
Lingam Karupusamy (MAS)
Jang Jung-min (KOR)

26 December 2012
13:00
China   7–1   Oman
Liu Yixian   4'69'
Song Yi   9'46'
Dong Yang   27'
Guo Zhong Qiang   32'
Sun Tianjun   56'
Report   51'
Umpires:
Shin Dong-yun (KOR)
Yoshikuni Tomiyama (JPN)
26 December 2012
15:00
Pakistan   5–2   Japan
Waqas   1'36'
Abbasi   34'
Khan   44'63'
Report Yoshihara   8'
Tachibana   23'
Umpires:
Saleh Al-Balushi (OMA)
You Suolong (CHN)
26 December 2012
17:00
Malaysia   5–3   India
Fitri   18'27'
Azlan   20'
Faizal   38'
Adabi   68'
Report Birendra   48'
Sunil   61'
Raghunath   63'
Umpires:
Jang Jung-min (KOR)
Haider Rasool (PAK)

Classification roundEdit

Fifth place gameEdit

27 December 2012
14:30
Japan   1–2   Oman
Kawauchi   29' Report Saad Jumaan   33'
Al-Shibli   70'
Umpires:
You Suolong (CHN)
Lingam Karupusamy (MAS)

Third place gameEdit

27 December 2012
17:00
Malaysia   3–1   China
Marhan   40'
Razie   60'
  61'
Report Liu Yixian   19'
Umpires:
Pankaj Tyagi (IND)
Haider Rasool (PAK)

FinalEdit

27 December 2012
19:30
India   4–5   Pakistan
Sunil   8'
Raghunath   21'
Gurwinder   55'
Rupinder   59'
Report Waqas   7'56'
Rasool   42'
Mehmood   48'
Ateeq   64'
Umpires:
Jang Jung-min (KOR)
Shin Dong-yun (KOR)

StatisticsEdit

Final standingsEdit

  1.   Pakistan
  2.   India
  3.   Malaysia
  4.   China
  5.   Oman
  6.   Japan

GoalscorersEdit

There were 112 goals scored in 18 matches, for an average of 6.22 goals per match.

11 goals

8 goals

5 goals

4 goals

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal

1 own goal

3 own goals

  •   China (against India, Malaysia & Oman)

Source: FIH

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Asian Hockey Champions Trophy final: Pakistan beat India 5-4 to clinch title | the News Tribe". Archived from the original on 2013-11-10. Retrieved 2012-12-28.

External linksEdit