2019 Men's EuroHockey Nations Championship

The 2019 Men's EuroHockey Championship was the 17th edition of the EuroHockey Nations Championship, the biennial international men's field hockey championship of Europe organised by the European Hockey Federation.

2019 Men's EuroHockey Championship
Tournament details
Host countryBelgium
CityAntwerp
Dates16–24 August
Teams8 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)Wilrijkse Plein
Final positions
Champions Belgium (1st title)
Runner-up Spain
Third place Netherlands
Tournament statistics
Matches played20
Goals scored103 (5.15 per match)
Top scorer(s)Belgium Tom Boon
Belgium Alexander Hendrickx
Netherlands Mirco Pruyser
Spain Pau Quemada (5 goals)
Best playerBelgium Victor Wegnez
2017 (previous) (next) 2021

It was held alongside the women's tournament from 16 to 24 August 2019 in Antwerp, Belgium.[1][2] The tournament also served as a direct qualifier for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, with the winner Belgium qualifying.

The hosts Belgium won their first-ever European title after beating Spain 5–0 in the final.[3] The two-time defending champions the Netherlands won the bronze medal by defeating Germany 4–0.[4]

Qualified teamsEdit

The following teams, shown with pre-tournament world rankings, participated in the 2019 EuroHockey Championship.[5]

Dates Event Location Quotas Qualifier(s)
15 June 2016 Host 1   Belgium (2)
19–27 August 2017 2017 EuroHockey Championship Amstelveen, Netherlands 5   Netherlands (3)
  England (6)
  Germany (7)
  Spain (9)
  Ireland (11)
6–12 August 2017 2017 EuroHockey Championship II Glasgow, Scotland 2   Scotland (21)
  Wales (25)
Total 8

FormatEdit

The eight teams were split into two groups of four teams. The top two teams advanced to the semifinals to determine the winner in a knockout system. The bottom two teams played in a new group with the teams they did not play against in the group stage. The last two teams were relegated to the EuroHockey Championship II.

SquadsEdit

ResultsEdit

All times are local (UTC+2).

Preliminary roundEdit

Pool AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Belgium (H) 3 3 0 0 13 0 +13 9 Semi-finals
2   Spain 3 1 1 1 7 8 −1 4
3   England 3 0 2 1 4 6 −2 2 Pool C
4   Wales 3 0 1 2 3 13 −10 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 for.[6]
(H) Host.
16 August 2019
20:30
Belgium   5–0   Spain
Hendrickx   9'54'
Wegnez   19'
Boon   52'
Kina   55'
Report
Umpires:
Jakub Mejzlík (CZE)
Jonas van't Hek (NED)

17 August 2019
11:15
England   2–2   Wales
Ward   26'
Gall   58'
Report G. Furlong   32'
R. Furlong   52'
Umpires:
Sébastien Duterme (BEL)
Andrés Ortiz (ESP)

18 August 2019
13:30
Spain   5–1   Wales
Iglesias   3'
Quemada   14'56'
Ruiz   28'
Romeu   36'
Report G. Furlong   42'
Umpires:
Paul Walker (ENG)
Sébastien Duterme (BEL)
18 August 2019
18:00
England   0–2   Belgium
Report Boon   15'
Hendrickx   49'
Umpires:
Coen van Bunge (NED)
Michael Gholami-Eilmer (AUT)

20 August 2019
13:30
Spain   2–2   England
Quemada   33'
Arana   43'
Report Ward   21'
Jackson   52'
Umpires:
Ben Göntgen (GER)
Sébastien Duterme (BEL)
20 August 2019
20:30
Belgium   6–0   Wales
Hendrickx   15'
Boon   15'
De Kerpel   25'
Charlier   28'35'
Briels   41'
Report
Umpires:
Bruce Bale (ENG)
Andrés Ortiz (ESP)

Pool BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Netherlands 3 3 0 0 14 3 +11 9 Semi-finals
2   Germany 3 2 0 1 16 3 +13 6
3   Ireland 3 0 1 2 4 13 −9 1 Pool C
4   Scotland 3 0 1 2 3 18 −15 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 for.[6]
17 August 2019
13:30
Germany   9–0   Scotland
Herzbruch   8'40'49'
Wellen   9'34'
M. Grambusch   25'
Fuchs   28'
Rühr   54'
Häner   55'
Report
Umpires:
Michael Gholami-Eilmer (AUT)
Bruce Bale (ENG)
17 August 2019
15:45
Netherlands   5–1   Ireland
Van Ass   3'
Pruyser   5'52'
Kellerman   8'37'
Report O'Donoghue   25'
Umpires:
Paul Walker (ENG)
Ben Göntgen (GER)

18 August 2019
15:45
Ireland   3–3   Scotland
O'Donoghue   12'58'
Cross   55'
Report Bain   28'33'
Falconer   51'
Umpires:
Jonas van't Hek (NED)
Andrés Ortiz (ESP)
18 August 2019
20:30
Germany   2–3   Netherlands
Herzbruch   25'
Windfeder   42'
Report Pruyser   21'
Bakker   40'
Brinkman   51'
Umpires:
Francisco Vázquez (ESP)
Jakub Mejzlík (CZE)

20 August 2019
15:45
Ireland   0–5   Germany
Report Wellen   3'
T. Grambusch   8'
Hellwig   55'
Fuchs   60'
Windfeder   60'
Umpires:
Coen van Bunge (NED)
Francisco Vázquez (ESP)
20 August 2019
18:00
Netherlands   6–0   Scotland
Bakker   6'
Brinkman   15'37'
Van der Weerden   30'
Janssen   58'
Pruyser   60+'
Report
Umpires:
Michael Gholami-Eilmer (AUT)
Paul Walker (ENG)

Fifth to eighth place classificationEdit

Pool CEdit

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

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Relegation
5   England 3 2 1 0 7 3 +4 7
6   Wales 3 1 1 1 8 6 +2 4
7   Scotland (R) 3 1 1 1 7 8 −1 4 Relegation to Championship II
8   Ireland (R) 3 0 1 2 4 9 −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 for.[6]
(R) Relegated.
22 August 2019
13:30
Wales   2–4   Scotland
Dolan-Gray   40'
Prosser   60'
Report Golden   2'53'
Falconer   12'
Parkes   35'
Umpires:
Jakub Mejzlík (CZE)
Paul Walker (ENG)
22 August 2019
15:45
England   2–1   Ireland
Wallace   11'
Roper   12'
Report Robson   21'
Umpires:
Francisco Vázquez (ESP)
Andrés Ortiz (ESP)

24 August 2019
13:30
England   3–0   Scotland
Ward   15'29'
Jackson   27'
Report
Umpires:
Jonas van't Hek (NED)
Sébastien Duterme (BEL)
24 August 2019
15:45
Ireland   0–4   Wales
Report G. Furlong   4'20'
Hutchinson   39'
Francis   51'
Umpires:
Coen van Bunge (NED)
Michael Gholami-Eilmer (AUT)

First to fourth place classificationEdit

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
22 August
 
 
  Belgium4
 
24 August
 
  Germany2
 
  Belgium5
 
22 August
 
  Spain0
 
  Netherlands3
 
 
  Spain4
 
Third place
 
 
24 August
 
 
  Germany0
 
 
  Netherlands4

Semi-finalsEdit

22 August 2019
18:00
Netherlands   3–4   Spain
Bakker   53'
Janssen   59'60'
Report Quemada   2'19'
Romeu   34'
Sánchez   50'
Umpires:
Bruce Bale (ENG)
Ben Göntgen (GER)

22 August 2019
20:30
Belgium   4–2   Germany
Boon   42'
De Kerpel   54'
Wegnez   56'
Charlier   58'
Report Rühr   21'
Fuchs   26'
Umpires:
Jonas van't Hek (NED)
Coen van Bunge (NED)

Third and fourth placeEdit

24 August 2019
18:00
Germany   0–4   Netherlands
Report Kellerman   19'
Pruyser   43'
Hertzberger   58'
Van der Weerden   60'
Umpires:
Francisco Vázquez (ESP)
Bruce Bale (ENG)

FinalEdit

24 August 2019
20:30
Belgium   5–0   Spain
Dohmen   10'
Van Aubel   17'
Boon   18'
Stockbroekx   27'
Hendrickx   39'
Report
Umpires:
Jakub Mejzlík (CZE)
Ben Göntgen (GER)

StatisticsEdit

Final standingsEdit

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

     Qualified for the 2020 Summer Olympics

     Relegated to the EuroHockey Championship II

AwardsEdit

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

Player of the tournament Goalkeeper of the tournament Under-21 talent of the tournament Top goalscorers
  Victor Wegnez   Vincent Vanasch   Jonas de Geus   Tom Boon
  Alexander Hendrickx
  Mirco Pruyser
  Pau Quemada

GoalscorersEdit

There were 103 goals scored in 20 matches, for an average of 5.15 goals per match.

5 goals

4 goals

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal

Source: FIH

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Belgium confirmed as host of 2019 EuroHockey Championships for women and men". fih.ch. 15 June 2016.
  2. ^ "EUROHOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIPS, WOMEN AND MEN". eurohockey.org. 22 March 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Brilliant Belgium win their first ever European Championship crown". belfiuseurohockey.com. 24 August 2019.
  4. ^ "Four-star Dutch ease their way to European bronze medal". belfiuseurohockey.com. 24 August 2019.
  5. ^ "Teams". tms.fih.ch. International Hockey Federation. Retrieved 5 December 2018.
  6. ^ a b c FIH General Tournament Regulations March 2019

External linksEdit