2016–17 Men's FIH Hockey World League Final

The 2016–17 Men's FIH Hockey World League Final was the final stage of the 2016–17 edition of the Men's FIH Hockey World League. It took place between 1 and 10 December 2017 in Bhubaneswar, India.[1][2]

2016–17 Men's FIH Hockey World League Final
2017 FIH Hockey World League Final Bhubaneswar Logo.png
Tournament details
Host countryIndia
CityBhubaneswar
Dates1–10 December
Teams8 (from 4 confederations)
Venue(s)Kalinga Stadium
Final positions
Champions Australia (2nd title)
Runner-up Argentina
Third place India
Tournament statistics
Matches played22
Goals scored80 (3.64 per match)
Top scorer(s)Belgium Loïck Luypaert (8 goals)
Best playerGermany Mats Grambusch

Australia won the tournament for a record second time after defeating Argentina 2–1 in the final match. India won the third place match by defeating Germany 2–1.[3]

QualificationEdit

 
Odisha's Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Unveiling the Trophy

The host nation qualified automatically in addition to 7 teams qualified from the Semifinals. The following eight teams, shown with final pre-tournament rankings, competed in this round of the tournament.

Dates Event Location Quotas Qualifier(s)
Host nation 1   India (6)
15–25 June 2017 2016–17 FIH Hockey World League Semifinals London, England 7   Netherlands (4)
  Argentina (1)
  England (7)
8–23 July 2017 Johannesburg, South Africa   Belgium (3)
  Germany (5)
  Australia (2)
  Spain (9)
Total 8

ResultsEdit

All times are local (UTC+5:30).[4]

First roundEdit

Pool AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Belgium 3 3 0 0 11 2 +9 9 Quarter-finals
2   Spain 3 2 0 1 5 8 −3 6
3   Argentina 3 0 1 2 6 8 −2 1
4   Netherlands 3 0 1 2 5 9 −4 1
Source: FIH
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) goals scored; 4) head-to-head result.[5]
2 December 2017
12:00
Argentina   2–3   Belgium
Casella   52'
Peillat   57'
Report Luypaert   9'
Keusters   51'
Boon   56'
Umpires:
Dan Barstow (ENG)
Ben de Young (AUS)
2 December 2017
14:00
Netherlands   2–3   Spain
Balk   37'
Pruyser   55'
Report Quemada   15+'
González   35'
Arana   39'
Umpires:
Javed Shaikh (IND)
Ben Göntgen (GER)

3 December 2017
17:30
Belgium   5–0   Spain
Van Aubel   3'
Luypaert   38'57'59'
Charlier   58'
Report
Umpires:
Marcin Grochal (POL)
Rana Anbanathan (MAS)
3 December 2017
19:30
Netherlands   3–3   Argentina
Brinkman   12'
Verga   37'
Pruyser   55'
Report Rey   45'
Vila   50'
Peillat   59'
Umpires:
Martin Madden (SCO)
Chen Dekang (CHN)

5 December 2017
17:30
Argentina   1–2   Spain
Paredes   21' Report Quemada   50'
Romeu   59'
Umpires:
Ben de Young (AUS)
Ben Göntgen (GER)
5 December 2017
19:30
Belgium   3–0   Netherlands
Luypaert   19'30+'
Boon   32'
Report
Umpires:
Javed Shaikh (IND)
Dan Barstow (ENG)

Pool BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Germany 3 2 1 0 6 2 +4 7 Quarter-finals
2   England 3 1 1 1 5 6 −1 4
3   Australia 3 0 3 0 5 5 0 3
4   India (H) 3 0 1 2 3 6 −3 1
Source: FIH
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) goals scored; 4) head-to-head result.[5]
(H) Host.
1 December 2017
16:45
Germany   2–0   England
Grambusch   19'
Rühr   25'
Report
Umpires:
Rana Anbanathan (MAS)
Eduardo Lizana (ESP)
1 December 2017
19:30
Australia   1–1   India
Hayward   21' Report Mandeep   20'
Umpires:
Marcin Grochal (POL)
Diego Barbas (ARG)

2 December 2017
17:30
Germany   2–2   Australia
Miltkau   7'
Häner   58'
Report Govers   39'
Kleinschmidt   49'
Umpires:
Sean Rapaport (RSA)
Martin Madden (SCO)
2 December 2017
19:30
India   2–3   England
Akashdeep   47'
Rupinder   50'
Report Goodfield   25'
Ward   43'57'
Umpires:
Diego Barbas (ARG)
Chen Dekang (CHN)

4 December 2017
17:30
Australia   2–2   England
Wotherspoon   33'
Govers   41'
Report Ansell   4'
Roper   54'
Umpires:
Marcin Grochal (POL)
Sean Rapaport (RSA)
4 December 2017
19:30
India   0–2   Germany
Report Häner   17'
Grambusch   20'
Umpires:
Eduardo Lizana (ESP)
Martin Madden (SCO)

Second roundEdit

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
6 December
 
 
  Belgium3 (2)
 
8 December
 
  India (p.s.o.)3 (3)
 
  India0
 
7 December
 
  Argentina1
 
  England2
 
10 December
 
  Argentina3
 
  Argentina1
 
6 December
 
  Australia2
 
  Spain1
 
9 December
 
  Australia4
 
  Australia3
 
7 December
 
  Germany0 Third place
 
  Germany (p.s.o.)3 (4)
 
10 December
 
  Netherlands3 (3)
 
  India2
 
 
  Germany1
 

Quarter-finalsEdit

6 December 2017
17:15
Spain   1–4   Australia
Garcia   20' Report Hayward   28'
Kleinschmidt   48'
Govers   50'50'
Umpires:
Diego Barbas (ARG)
Chen Dekang (CHN)

6 December 2017
19:30
Belgium   3–3   India
Luypaert   39'46'
Keusters   53'
Report Gurjant   31'
Harmanpreet   35'
Rupinder   46'
Penalties
Boccard  
Stockbroekx  
Wegnez  
Van Doren  
Van Aubel  
Van Doren  
2–3   Harmanpreet
 Lalit
  Rupinder
  Sumit
  Akashdeep
  Harmanpreet
Umpires:
Ben Göntgen (GER)
Rana Anbanathan (MAS)

7 December 2017
17:15
England   2–3   Argentina
Condon   29'
Dixon   60'
Report Vila   21'
Paredes   29'
Gilardi   34'
Umpires:
Javed Shaikh (IND)
Eduardo Lizana (ESP)

7 December 2017
19:30
Germany   3–3   Netherlands
Meyer   12'
Fuchs   34'
Staib   41'
Report Pruyser   21'60'
Kellerman   27'
Penalties
Fuchs  
Grambusch  
Miltkau  
Linnekogel  
Rühr  
4–3   Bakker
  Pruyser
  Kemperman
  Van Ass
  Kellerman
Umpires:
Marcin Grochal (POL)
Dan Barstow (ENG)

Fifth to eighth place classificationEdit

The losing quarterfinalists are ranked according to their first-round results to determine the fixtures for the fifth to eighth place classification matches.

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Belgium 3 3 0 0 11 2 +9 9
2   Spain 3 2 0 1 5 8 −3 6
3   England 3 1 1 1 5 5 0 4
4   Netherlands 3 0 1 2 5 9 −4 1
Source:[citation needed]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) goals scored.
Seventh place gameEdit
8 December 2017
17:15
England   0–1   Netherlands
Report Pruyser   42'
Umpires:
Sean Rapaport (RSA)
Chen Dekang (CHN)
Fifth place gameEdit
9 December 2017
17:15
Belgium   1–0   Spain
Dockier   4' Report
Umpires:
Ben de Young (AUS)
Javed Shaikh (IND)

First to fourth place classificationEdit

Semi-finalsEdit
8 December 2017
19:30
India   0–1   Argentina
Report Peillat   17'
Umpires:
Rana Anbanathan (MAS)
Ben Göntgen (GER)

9 December 2017
19:30
Australia   3–0   Germany
Wothersoon   42'
Hayward   48'
Wickham   60'
Report
Umpires:
Martin Madden (SCO)
Diego Barbas (ARG)
Third place gameEdit
10 December 2017
17:15
India   2–1   Germany
Sunil   21'
Harmanpreet   54'
Report Appel   36'
Umpires:
Dan Barstow (ENG)
Eduardo Lizana (ESP)
FinalEdit
10 December 2017
19:30
Argentina   1–2   Australia
Bugallo   17' Report Hayward   17'
Govers   58'
Umpires:
Martin Madden (SCO)
Marcin Grochal (POL)

StatisticsEdit

Final rankingEdit

Rank Team
    Australia
    Argentina
    India
4   Germany
5   Belgium
6   Spain
7   Netherlands
8   England

AwardsEdit

The following individual awards were given at the conclusion of the tournament.[3]

Top Goalscorer Player of the Tournament Goalkeeper of the Tournament Young Player of the Tournament
  Loïck Luypaert   Mats Grambusch   Juan Manuel Vivaldi   Victor Wegnez

GoalscorersEdit

There were 80 goals scored in 22 matches, for an average of 3.64 goals per match.

8 goals

5 goals

4 goals

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal

Source: FIH

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FIH unveils event hosts for 2015-2018 cycle". FIH. 8 November 2013. Retrieved 8 November 2013.
  2. ^ "Bhubaneswar, India to host Men's Hockey World League Final 2017 and Hockey Men's World Cup 2018". FIH. 27 March 2017. Retrieved 11 April 2017.
  3. ^ a b "Australia's Kookaburras claim Odisha Men's Hockey World League Final Bhubaneswar 2017". FIH. 10 December 2017. Retrieved 11 December 2017.
  4. ^ "FIH confirms Odisha Men's Hockey World League Final, Bhubaneswar 2017 schedule". fih.ch. 7 September 2017.
  5. ^ a b Regulations

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