2017 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup

The 2017 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup was the 26th edition of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup. It was held in Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia from 29 April – 6 May 2017.[1][2]

2017 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup
Tournament details
Host countryMalaysia
CityIpoh
Dates29 April 2017 (2017-04-29)–6 May 2017 (2017-05-06)
Teams6
Venue(s)Azlan Shah Stadium
Final positions
Champions Great Britain (2nd title)
Runner-up Australia
Third place India
Tournament statistics
Matches played18
Goals scored73 (4.06 per match)
Top scorer(s)Australia Tom Craig
Australia Trent Mitton
India Mandeep Singh (5 goals)
Best playerAustralia Tom Craig
All statistics are correct as of 6 May 2017
2016 (previous) (next) 2018

The number of teams for this year’s cup has decreased by one compared to last year’s tournament where seven teams competed. Pakistan and Canada, who competed previously, will not join this edition and Great Britain had been invited.

Great Britain defeated Australia 4–3 in the final to win the cup.

Participating nationsEdit

Six countries are participating in this year's tournament:

UmpiresEdit

  1. Sean Rapaport (RSA)
  2. Napoleon Chanamthabam (IND)
  3. Shigeki Kodama (JPN)
  4. Eric Koh Kim Lai (MAS)
  5. Nichol Bevan (NZL)
  6. Steve Rogers (AUS)
  7. Paul Walker (GBR)
  8. Bruce Bale (ENG) - Video Umpire

SquadsEdit

ResultsEdit

All times are in Malaysia Standard Time (UTC+08:00).

PoolEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Australia 5 3 1 1 14 7 +7 10 Advance to Final
2   Great Britain 5 3 1 1 12 9 +3 10
3   India 5 2 1 2 10 9 +1 7 Third place match
4   New Zealand 5 2 1 2 7 9 −2 7
5   Japan 5 1 1 3 12 15 −3 4 Fifth place match
6   Malaysia (H) 5 1 1 3 3 9 −6 4
Source: FIH
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) goals scored; 4) head-to-head result.
(H) Host.
29 April 2017
16:05 MST
Great Britain   2–2   India
T. Carson   25'
Forsyth   52'
Report   19' A. Singh
  47' Mand. Singh
Umpires:
Eric Koh Kim Lai (MAS)
Sean Rapaport (RSA)
29 April 2017
18:05 MST
New Zealand   1–1   Australia
Newman   52' Report   32' T. Craig
Umpires:
Paul Walker (GBR)
Shigeki Kodama (JPN)
29 April 2017
20:35 MST
Malaysia   1–1   Japan
Razie   8' Report   40' Yamada
Umpires:
Nichol Bevan (NZL)
Steve Rogers (AUS)

30 April 2017
16:05 MST
India   3–0   New Zealand
Mand. Singh   23'
Harm. Singh   27'47'
Report
Umpires:
Eric Koh Kim Lai (MAS)
Steve Rogers (AUS)
30 April 2017
18:05 MST
Japan   3–5   Great Britain
Ke. Tanaka   14'38'
Watanabe   49'
Report   3' Middleton
  12' Goodfield
  15' Ward
  32' T. Carson
  52' Forsyth
Umpires:
Napoleon Chanamthabam (IND)
Nichol Bevan (NZL)
30 April 2017
20:35 MST
Australia   6–1   Malaysia
T. Craig   11'38'45'
Mitton   23'27'58'
Report   42' Faizal
Umpires:
Sean Rapaport (RSA)
Paul Walker (GBR)

2 May 2017
16:05 MST
India   1–3   Australia
Harm. Singh   26' Report   30' Ockenden
  34' T. Craig
  51' Wickham
Umpires:
Eric Koh Kim Lai (MAS)
Paul Walker (GBR)
2 May 2017
18:05 MST
New Zealand   3–2   Japan
Russell   18'32'
Lane   35'
Report   9'50' Yamada
Umpires:
Napoleon Chanamthabam (IND)
Steve Rogers (AUS)
2 May 2017
20:35 MST
Malaysia   0–1   Great Britain
Report   26' Forsyth
Umpires:
Shigeki Kodama (JPN)
Sean Rapaport (RSA)

3 May 2017
16:05 MST
Japan   3–4   India
Murata   10'
Yoshihara   43'
Mitani   45'
Report   6' R. P. Singh
  45'51'58' Mand. Singh
Umpires:
Nichol Bevan (NZL)
Steve Rogers (AUS)
3 May 2017
18:05 MST
Great Britain   1–2   Australia
Gleghorne   51' Report   44' Mitton
  52' Dawson
Umpires:
Eric Koh Kim Lai (MAS)
Sean Rapaport (RSA)
3 May 2017
20:35 MST
New Zealand   1-0   Malaysia
Russell   25' Report
Umpires:
Paul Walker (GBR)
Napoleon Chanamthabam (IND)

5 May 2017
16:05 MST
Great Britain   3–2   New Zealand
Ward   9'
Roper   39'
Gleghorne   49'
Report   30' Newman
  58' Russell
Umpires:
Eric Koh Kim Lai (MAS)
Steve Rogers (AUS)
5 May 2017
18:05 MST
Australia   2–3   Japan
Kleinschmidt   7'
Mitton   31'
Report   44' Yamada
  56'57' Yamasaki
Umpires:
Napoleon Chanamthabam (IND)
Sean Rapaport (RSA)
5 May 2017
20:35 MST
India   0–1   Malaysia
Report   51' Shahril
Umpires:
Shigeki Kodama (JPN)
Paul Walker (GBR)

ClassificationEdit

Fifth and sixth placeEdit

6 May 2017
15:40 MST
Japan   1–3   Malaysia
Ka. Tanaka   28' Report   8' Haziq
  11' Firhan
  34' Faizal
Umpires:
Nichol Bevan (NZL)
Paul Walker (GBR)

Third and fourth placeEdit

6 May 2017
18:05 MST
India   4–0   New Zealand
R. P. Singh   17'27'
Sunil   48'
T. Singh   60'
Report
Umpires:
Shigeki Kodama (JPN)
Steve Rogers (AUS)

FinalEdit

6 May 2017
20:35 MST
  Australia 3–4   Great Britain
Ockenden   28'
Pollard   34'
Wotherspoon   48'
Report   8' Forsyth
  11'43' Goodfield
  33' Willars
Umpires:
Eric Koh Kim Lai (MAS)
Sean Rapaport (RSA)

GoalscorersEdit

Rank Player Team MD1 MD2 MD3 MD4 MD5 CM Total
1 Tom Craig   Australia 1 3 1 0 0 0 5
Trent Mitton   Australia 0 3 0 1 1 0 5
Mandeep Singh   India 1 1 0 3 0 0 5
4 Alan Forsyth   Great Britain 1 1 1 0 0 1 4
Shota Yamada   Japan 1 0 2 0 1 0 4
Kane Russell   New Zealand 0 0 2 1 1 0 4
7 David Goodfield   Great Britain 0 1 0 0 0 2 3
Harmanpreet Singh   India 0 2 1 0 0 0 3
Rupinder Pal Singh   India 0 0 0 1 0 2 3
10 Eddie Ockenden   Australia 0 0 1 0 0 1 2
Tom Carson   Great Britain 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
Samuel Ward   Great Britain 0 1 0 0 1 0 2
Mark Gleghorne   Great Britain 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
Kenta Tanaka   Japan 0 2 0 0 0 0 2
Koji Yamasaki   Japan 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
Faizal Saari   Malaysia 0 1 0 0 0 1 2
Dominic Newman   New Zealand 1 0 0 0 1 0 2
18 Tom Wickham   Australia 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Matt Dawson   Australia 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Aaron Kleinschmidt   Australia 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Joshua Pollard   Australia 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Dylan Wotherspoon   Australia 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Barry Middleton   Great Britain 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Phil Roper   Great Britain 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Ollie Willars   Great Britain 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Akashdeep Singh   India 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
S. V. Sunil   India 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Talwinder Singh   India 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Kota Watanabe   Japan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Kazuma Murata   Japan 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Heita Yoshihara   Japan 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Genki Mitani   Japan 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Kaito Tanaka   Japan 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Razie Rahim   Malaysia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Shahril Saabah   Malaysia 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Haziq Samsul   Malaysia 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Firhan Ashaari   Malaysia 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Sam Lane   New Zealand 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Total 8 18 10 11 11 15 73
As of matches played on 6 May 2017

AwardsEdit

Five awards were awarded during the tournament, they were:[3]

Final standingsEdit

Rank Team
1   Great Britain
2   Australia
3   India
4   New Zealand
5   Malaysia
6   Japan

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sultan Azlan Shah Cup handed huge sponsorship boost".
  2. ^ Fixtures
  3. ^ Awards

External linksEdit