2012 – Quilmes

FIH 男子チャンピオンズチャレンジⅠ2012

Game Outline

   The Champions Challenge hosted by FIH is an international competition whose purpose is to develop hockey techniques at a world class level among national teams who rank 7th to 12nd in the world. Biennial Champions Challenge started in 2001 and since 2011, it has been held 2 years in a row. A champion team is qualified for next Champions Trophy’s participation. Participation of Japan men’s national team is their 2nd straight and their 4th overall.

Name FIH Champions Challenge 1 (the 7th) (Quilmes/2012)
Host FIH International Hockey Federation
Host City Quilmes, Buenos Aires, Argentina,  (UTC-3, time differnce with Japan is 12 hours)
Date

From 24 November to 2 December, 2012 (9 days)
Game Schedule

Place Argentina National Hockey Stadium

Participating Courtries

8 countries

 Game Management

 After the 1st round by 2 groups, the final round is conducted based on the rank in the 1st round. There will be also the 3rd to 7th placed matches. 

Japan Men’s National Team

Participating Countries

1st Round – Group A (world rank)

  • Korea (7th), Malaysia  (13rd), Canada (14th), Poland (19th)

1st Round – Group B (world rank)

  • Argentina (10th), South Africa (12nd), Ireland (15th), Japan (16th)

Final Results

Rank Team
Champion Argentina (world rank 10th, 3 times, the first in 3 years)
2nd Korea (world rank 7th)
3rd Ireland (world rank 15th)
4th Malaysia (world rank 13rd)
5th Japan (world rank 16th, Fair Play Award)
6th Canada (world rank 14th)
7th South Africa (world rank 12nd)
8th Poland (world rank 19th)

1st Round – Game Schedule & Results (local time)

Pool A

Date & Place Matchup Official Record
1 1st day
A
Korea
world rank 7th
2-0
(1-0)
Canada
world rank 14th
公式試合記録 PDF
11/24 10:00
2 1st day
A
Malaysia
world rank 13th
4-0
(2-0)
Poland
world rank 19th
公式試合記録 PDF
11/24 12:30
5 2nd day
A
Canada
world rank 14th
3-3
(1-1)
Poland
world rank 19th
公式試合記録 PDF
11/25 10:00
6 2nd day
A
Malaysia
world rank 13th
4-2
(3-1)
Korea
world rank 7th
公式試合記録 PDF
11/25 12:30
9 3rd day
A
Korea
world rank 7th
4-5
(2-1)
Poland
world rank 19th
公式試合記録 PDF
11/27 08:30
10 3rd day
A
Canada
world rank 14th
2-4
(1-3)
Malaysia
world rank 13th
公式試合記録 PDF
11/27 11:00

Pool B

Date & Place Matchup Official Records
3 1st day
B
South Africa
world rank 12nd
4-4
(2-1)
Japan
world rank 16th
公式試合記録 PDF
11/24 15:00
4 1st day
B
Argentina
world rank 10th
4-3
(2-2)
Ireland
world rank 15th
公式試合記録 PDF
11/24 17:30
7 2nd day
B
Ireland
world rank 15th
0-3
(0-1)
Japan
world rank 16th
公式試合記録 PDF
11/25 15:00
8 2nd day
B
South Africa
world rank 12nd
1-2
(0-1)
Argentina
world rank 10th
公式試合記録 PDF
11/25 17:30
11 3rd day
B
Ireland
world rank 15th
3-1
(1-1)
South Africa
world rank 12nd
公式試合記録 PDF
11/27 13:30
12 3rd day
B
Argentina
world rank 10th
4-1
(2-0)
Japan
world rank 16th
公式試合記録 PDF
11/27 16:00

Final Round- Game Schedule & Results (local time)

Date & Place Matchup Official Reports
13 4th day
Quarterfinal
Malaysia
world rank 13rd
4-1
(1-0)
South Africa
world rank 12nd
公式試合記録 PDF
11/29 08:30
14 4th day
Quarterfinal
Japan
world rank 16th
2-3
(1-1)
Korea
world rank 7th
公式試合記録 PDF
11/29 11:30
15 4th day
Quarterfinal
Poland
world rank 19th
0-4
(0-0)
Ireland
world rank 15th
公式試合記録 PDF
11/29 14:30
16 4th day
Quarterfinal
Argentina
world rank 10th
5-1
(4-0)
Canada
world rank 14th
公式試合記録 PDF
11/29 17:30
17 5th day
Preliminary Game
South Africa
world rank 12nd
1-2
(1-1)
Japan
world rank 16th
公式試合記録 PDF
12/1 08:30
18 5th day
Preliminary Game
Poland
world rank 19th
2-4
(2-2)
Canada
world rank 14th
公式試合記録 PDF
12/1 11:00
19 5th day
Semifinal
Malaysia
world rank 13rd
3-6
(0-4)
Korea
world rank 7th
公式試合記録 PDF
12/1 14:00
20 5th day
Semifinal
Ireland
world rank 15th
1-2
(0-0)
Argentina
world rank 10th
公式試合記録 PDF
12/1 17:00
21 6th day
7th placed match
South Africa
world rank 12nd
4-2
(3-0)
Poland
world rank 19th
公式試合記録 PDF
12/2 08:30
22 6th day
5th placed match
Japan
world rank 16th
4-2
(2-1)
Canada
world rank 14th
公式試合記録 PDF
12/2 11:00
23 6th day
3rd placed match
Malaysia
world rank 13rd
3-4
(1-2)
Ireland
world rank 15th
公式試合記録 PDF
12/2 14:00
24 6th day
Final
Korea
world rank 7th
0-5
(0-2)
Argentina
world rank 10th
公式試合記録 PDF
12/2 17:00

1st Round – Standings (local time)

Pool A

Rank Team Played Wins Draws Losses TG GD Points
1 [•] Malaysia 3 3 0 0 12 8 9
2 [↑] Poland 3 1 1 1 8 -3 4
3 [↓] Korea 3 1 0 2 8 -1 3
4 [↓] Canada 3 0 1 2 5 -4 1
Team 1 2 3 4
1 Malaysia
4:0

4:2

4:2
2 Poland
0:4

5:4

3:3
3 Korea
2:4

4:5

2:0
4 Canada
2:4

3:3

0:2

Pool B

Rank Team Played Wins Draws Losses TG GD Points
1 [•] Argentina 3 3 0 0 10 5 9
2 [•] Japan 3 1 1 1 8 0 4
3 [•] Ireland 3 1 0 2 6 -2 3
4 [•] South Africa 3 0 1 2 6 -3 1
Team 1 2 3 4
1 Argentina
4:1

4:3

2:1
2 Japan
1:4

3:0

4:4
3 Ireland
3:4

0:3

3:1
4 South Africa
1:2

4:4

1:3

Map

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