Women's Hockey Asia Cup

The Women's Hockey Asia Cup is a women's international field hockey tournament organized by the Asian Hockey Federation. The winning team becomes the champion of Asia and qualifies for the FIH Hockey World Cup.[1]

Women's Hockey Asia Cup
Most recent season or competition:
2017 Women's Hockey Asia Cup
SportField hockey
Founded1985; 36 years ago (1985)
Inaugural season1985
No. of teams8
ConfederationAHF (Asia)
Most recent
champion(s)
 India (2nd title)
(2017)
Most titles South Korea (3 titles)
QualificationAHF Cup
Related
competitions
Asian Games

India are the defending champions winning the 2017 edition.[2] South Korea have won the most titles with 3.

The hosts together with six highest-ranked teams from the previous edition are qualified directly for the tournament, they are joined by the top team from the Women's AHF Cup or the top two teams if the host is already qualified.[3]

ResultsEdit

Year Host Final Third place game Number of teams
Winner Score Runner-up Third place Score Fourth place
1985
Details
Seoul, South Korea  
South Korea
Round-robin  
Japan
 
Malaysia
Round-robin  
Singapore
6
1989
Details
Hong Kong  
China
Round-robin  
Japan
 
South Korea
Round-robin  
India
5
1993
Details
Hiroshima, Japan  
South Korea
3–0  
China
 
India
1–0  
Japan
7
1999
Details
New Delhi, India  
South Korea
3–2  
India
 
China
1–0  
Japan
6
2004
Details
New Delhi, India  
India
1–0  
Japan
 
China
0–0 (a.e.t.)
(3–0 p.s.)
 
South Korea
8
2007
Details
Hong Kong  
Japan
1–1 (a.e.t.)
(7–6 p.s.)
 
South Korea
 
China
4–2  
India
9
2009
Details
Bangkok, Thailand  
China
5–3  
India
 
South Korea
4–3  
Japan
11
2013
Details
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia  
Japan
2–1  
South Korea
 
India
2–2 (a.e.t.)
(3–2 s.o.)
 
China
8
2017
Details
Kakamigahara, Japan  
India
1–1
(5–4 s.o.)
 
China
 
South Korea
1–0  
Japan
8

SummaryEdit

Team Winners Runners-up Third place Fourth place
  South Korea 3 (1985*, 1994, 1999) 2 (2007, 2013) 3 (1989, 2009, 2017) 1 (2004)
  Japan 2 (2007, 2013) 3 (1985, 1989, 2004) 4 (1994*, 1999, 2009, 2017*)
  China 2 (1989, 2009) 2 (1993, 2017) 3 (1999, 2004, 2007) 1 (2013)
  India 2 (2004*, 2017) 2 (1999*, 2009) 2 (1993, 2013) 2 (1989, 2007)
  Malaysia 1 (1985)
  Singapore 1 (1985)
* = hosts

Team appearancesEdit

Team  
1985
 
1989
 
1993
 
1999
 
2004
 
2007
 
2009
 
2013
 
2017
Total
  China 1st 2nd 3rd 3rd 3rd 1st 4th 2nd 8
  Chinese Taipei 7th 9th 7th 3
  Hong Kong 6th 5th 8th 7th 8th 5
  India 4th 3rd 2nd 1st 4th 2nd 3rd 1st 8
  Japan 2nd 2nd 4th 4th 2nd 1st 4th 1st 4th 9
  Kazakhstan 5th 5th 6th 6th 7th 5
  Malaysia 3rd 6th 6th 5th 5th 5th 5th 7
  Singapore 4th 6th 7th 9th 8th 8th 6
  South Korea 1st 3rd 1st 1st 4th 2nd 3rd 2nd 3rd 9
  Sri Lanka 8th 11th 2
  Thailand 5th 7th 6th 10th 6th 5
  Uzbekistan 5th 1
Total 6 5 7 6 8 9 11 8 8

Debut of teamsEdit

Year Debutants Total
1985   Hong Kong,   Japan,   Malaysia,   Singapore,   South Korea,   Thailand 6
1989   China,   India 2
1993   Uzbekistan 1
1999   Kazakhstan 1
2004   Sri Lanka 1
2007   Chinese Taipei 1
2009 0
2013 0
2017 0
Total 12

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Asian Championships". fih.ch. International Hockey Federation. Retrieved 12 January 2020.
  2. ^ "India women win Asia Cup and qualify for World Cup 2018". fih.ch. International Hockey Federation. 5 November 2017. Retrieved 12 January 2020.
  3. ^ "Women's AHF Cup 2016". www.asiahockey.org. Asian Hockey Federation. Retrieved 12 January 2020.

External linksEdit