2017 Women's EuroHockey Championship

The 2017 Women's EuroHockey Nations Championship was the 13th edition of the women's field hockey championship organised by the European Hockey Federation. It was held from 18–26 August 2017 in the Wagener Stadium, Amstelveen, Netherlands.[1] The tournament also served as a qualifier for the 2018 Women's Hockey World Cup, with the winner qualifying.

2017 Women's EuroHockey Nations Championship
Tournament details
Host countryNetherlands
CityAmstelveen
Dates18–26 August
Teams8
Venue(s)Wagener Stadium
Final positions
Champions Netherlands (9th title)
Runner-up Belgium
Third place England
Tournament statistics
Matches played20
Goals scored75 (3.75 per match)
Top scorer(s)Spain Begoña García Grau (4 goals)
Best playerEngland Hollie Webb
2015 (previous) (next) 2019

The Netherlands won their ninth overall title by defeating Belgium 3–0 in the final, while England capture the third place by beating Germany 2–0.[2]

Qualified teamsEdit

FormatEdit

The eight teams are split into two groups of four teams. The top two teams advance to the semifinals to determine the winner in a knockout system. The bottom two teams play in a new group with the teams they did not play against in the group stage. The last two teams will be relegated to the EuroHockey Nations Challenge.

ResultsEdit

All times are local (UTC+2).[3]

Preliminary roundEdit

Pool AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Netherlands (H) 3 3 0 0 14 1 +13 9 Semifinals
2   Belgium 3 2 0 1 8 2 +6 6
3   Spain 3 1 0 2 9 6 +3 3
4   Czech Republic 3 0 0 3 1 23 −22 0
Source: EuroHockey
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) goals scored; 4) head-to-head result.[4]
(H) Host
18 August 2017
20:00
Netherlands   3–1   Spain
Welten   25'
Matla   29'49'
Report García Grau   45'
Umpires:
Laurine Delforge (BEL)
Aleesha Unka (NZL)

19 August 2017
12:30
Belgium   6–0   Czech Republic
Versavel   4'
Boon   13'
Gerniers   31'
Vanden Borre   44'
Weyns   48'
Struijk   58'
Report
Umpires:
Karine Alves (FRA)
Emma Shelbourn (ENG)

20 August 2017
11:00
Spain   7–1   Czech Republic
Salvatella   6'
García Grau   10'41'
López   13'
Guinea   53'
Petchamé   56'
Bonastre   57'
Report Hanzlová   44'
Umpires:
Vilma Bagdanskiene (LTU)
Claire Druijts (NED)
20 August 2017
20:00
Belgium   0–1   Netherlands
Report Van Geffen   30'
Umpires:
Sarah Wilson (SCO)
Emma Shelbourn (ENG)

22 August 2017
17:00
Spain   1–2   Belgium
Salvatella   29' Report Peeters   15'
Raes   35'
Umpires:
Michelle Meister (GER)
Sarah Wilson (SCO)
22 August 2017
20:00
Netherlands   10–0   Czech Republic
Van Maasakker   11'28'
Van Geffen   14'
Van Male   17'
Jonker   20'
Leurink   28'39'
Van den Assem   32'
Welten   42'
Keetels   58'
Report
Umpires:
Allison Keogh (IRL)
Emma Shelbourn (ENG)

Pool BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Germany 3 3 0 0 10 2 +8 9 Semifinals
2   England 3 2 0 1 6 2 +4 6
3   Scotland 3 0 1 2 1 6 −5 1
4   Ireland 3 0 1 2 2 9 −7 1
Source: EuroHockey
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) goals scored; 4) head-to-head result.[4]
19 August 2017
10:15
Germany   4–1   Scotland
Stapenhorst   1'55'
Grambusch   13'
Martin Pelegrina   52'
Report Burnet   58'
Umpires:
Claire Druijts (NED)
Alison Keogh (IRL)
19 August 2017
14:45
England   4–1   Ireland
Unsworth   5'
Watton   37'
Bray   43'
Danson   55'
Report Tice   42'
Umpires:
Michelle Meister (GER)
Vilma Bagdanskiene (LTU)

20 August 2017
13:15
Ireland   0–0   Scotland
Report
Umpires:
Karine Alves (FRA)
Aleesha Unka (NZL)
20 August 2017
17:45
Germany   1–0   England
Pieper   5' Report
Umpires:
Irene Presenqui (ARG)
Alison Keogh (IRL)

22 August 2017
12:30
England   2–0   Scotland
Hunter   35'
Ansley   59'
Report
Umpires:
Laurine Delforge (BEL)
Claire Druijts (NED)
22 August 2017
14:45
Ireland   1–5   Germany
O'Byrne   23' Report Lorenz   2'
Hauke   22'
Oldhafer   50'
Pieper   51'
Stapenhorst   54'
Umpires:
Vilma Bagdanskiene (LTU)
Irene Presenqui (ARG)

Fifth to eighth place classificationEdit

Pool CEdit

The points obtained in the preliminary round against the other team are taken over.

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Relegation
1   Spain 3 3 0 0 16 4 +12 9
2   Ireland 3 1 1 1 5 8 −3 4
3   Czech Republic 3 1 0 2 3 10 −7 3 Relegated to EuroHockey Nations Challenge
4   Scotland 3 0 1 2 1 3 −2 1
Source: EuroHockey
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) goals scored; 4) head-to-head result.
24 August 2017
12:30
Czech Republic   1–3   Ireland
Haklová   47' Report Tice   1'
Upton   49'
O'Flanagan   54'
Umpires:
Karine Alves (FRA)
Vilma Bagdanskiene (LTU)
24 August 2017
14:45
Spain   2–1   Scotland
García Grau   12'
Petchamé   55'
Report Lloyd   42'
Umpires:
Irene Presenqui (ARG)
Emma Shelbourn (ENG)

26 August 2017
12:15
Spain   7–2   Ireland
Guinea   7'
Tost   24'
Petchamé   37'
Riera   42'45'
Segu   55'
Ybarra   60'
Report O'Flanagan   22'35'
Umpires:
Michelle Meister (GER)
Karine Alves (FRA)
26 August 2017
14:30
Scotland   0–1   Czech Republic
Report Mejzlíková   29'
Umpires:
Alison Keogh (IRL)
Claire Druijts (NED)

First to fourth place classificationEdit

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
24 August
 
 
  Netherlands1
 
26 August
 
  England0
 
  Netherlands3
 
24 August
 
  Belgium0
 
  Germany0
 
 
  Belgium1
 
Third place
 
 
26 August
 
 
  England2
 
 
  Germany0

SemifinalsEdit

24 August 2017
17:00
Germany   0–1   Belgium
Report Boon   28'
Umpires:
Aleesha Unka (NZL)
Sarah Wilson (SCO)

24 August 2017
20:00
Netherlands   1–0   England
Keetels   49' Report
Umpires:
Michelle Meister (GER)
Laurine Delforge (BEL)

Third and fourth placeEdit

26 August 2017
17:00
Germany   0–2   England
Report Martin   29'
Danson   55'
Umpires:
Laurine Delforge (BEL)
Allesh Unka (NZL)

FinalEdit

26 August 2017
20:00
Belgium   0–3   Netherlands
Report Dirkse van den Heuvel   12'
Jonker   48'
Van den Assem   60'
Umpires:
Irene Presenqui (ARG)
Sarah Wilson (SCO)

Final standingsEdit

Rank Team
    Netherlands
    Belgium
    England
4   Germany
5   Spain
6   Ireland
7   Czech Republic
8   Scotland

AwardsEdit

Top Goalscorer[2] Player of the Tournament Goalkeeper of the Tournament Young Player of the Tournament
  Begoña García Grau   Hollie Webb   Aisling D'Hooghe   Pien Sanders

GoalscorersEdit

4 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Amsterdam to host 2017 EuroHockey Championships (women and men)". eurohockey.org. 22 September 2016. Archived from the original on 27 September 2016. Retrieved 22 September 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Netherlands tame Red Panthers, while Scotland are left rueing missed chances". fih.ch. 26 August 2017.
  3. ^ "Schedule" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-09-27. Retrieved 2016-09-22.
  4. ^ a b Regulations

External linksEdit