1971 Men's Hockey World Cup

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The 1971 Men's Hockey World Cup was the inaugural tournament of the Hockey World Cup men's field hockey tournament. It was held from 15–24 October 1971. Pakistan defeated the host team with a 1–0 victory to lift the trophy.[1]

1971 Hockey World Cup
Hockey Copa del Mundo 1971
Tournament details
Host country Spain
City Barcelona, Catalonia
Teams 10
Venue(s) Real Polo Grounds
Top three teams
Champions  Pakistan (1st title)
Runner-up  Spain
Third place  India
Tournament statistics
Matches played 30
Goals scored 66 (2.2 per match)
Top scorer(s) Pakistan Tanvir Dar (8 goals)
(next) 1973

Results

Pools

Pool A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 India 4 4 0 0 5 0 +5 8
 West Germany# 4 2 0 2 9 5 +4 4
 Kenya# 4 2 0 2 5 3 +2 4
 France 4 2 0 2 2 5 −3 4
 Argentina 4 0 0 4 1 9 −8 0

# West Germany and Kenya have to go for second place play-off

15 October 1971
West Germany  5–1  Argentina
India  1–0  France
16 October 1971
France  1–0  Kenya
India  1–0  Argentina
17 October 1971
West Germany  4–0  France
India  2–0  Kenya
18 October 1971
France  1–0  Argentina
Kenya  3–0  West Germany
19 October 1971
Kenya  2–0  Argentina
India  1–0  West Germany
20 October 1971
Kenya  2–1  West Germany

Pool B

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Spain# 5 4 2 1 1 5 3 +2
 Pakistan 5 4 2 1 1 11 8 +3
 Netherlands 4 4 2 0 2 4 4 0
 Australia 3 4 1 1 2 4 7 −3
 Japan 3 4 1 1 2 2 4 −2

# Better in head to head record

15 October 1971
Spain  2–0  Japan
Pakistan  5–2  Australia
16 October 1971
Spain  0–0  Netherlands
Pakistan  1–0  Japan
17 October 1971
Pakistan  3–3  Netherlands
Australia  1–1  Japan
18 October 1971
Netherlands  1–0  Australia
Pakistan  2–3  Spain
19 October 1971
Netherlands  0–1  Japan
Spain  0–1  Australia

Ninth and tenth place classification

Ninth and tenth
   
23 October
  Japan  2
  Argentina  0


Fifth to eighth place classification

Crossover Fifth and sixth
21 October
  Netherlands  2  
  France  1  
 
23 October
      Netherlands  0
    West Germany (a.e.t)  1
Seventh and eighth
21 October 23 October
  West Germany  1   France  1
  Australia  0     Australia  0

First to fourth place classification

Semi-finals Final
22 October
  India  1  
  Pakistan  2  
 
24 October
      Spain  0
    Pakistan  1
Third place
22 October 24 October
  Spain (a.e.t)   1   India (a.e.t)  2
  Kenya  0     Kenya  1

Final

24 October 1971
Pakistan  1–0  Spain
Akhtar-ul Islam Goal 26' Report

Attendance: 10 000

Pakistan
Mohammed Aslam, Akhtar-ul Islam, Munawwaruz Zaman, Jahangir Butt, Riaz Ahmed, Ur Fazal, Khalid Mahmood, Ashfaque Rashid, Abdul Rashid, Islahuddin Siddique, Mohammed Shanaz

Spain
Luis Twose, Antonio Nogués (sub Jamie Amat), Francisco Segura, Juan Amat, Francisco Fábregas Bosch, Jorge Fábregas, Vicente Llorach, Juan Quintana, Francisco Amat, José Sallés, Agustín Masaña

Scorers

8 goals
4 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal

References

  1. ^ "1971 Mens World Cup". www.fih.ch. FIH. Retrieved 19 September 2012.

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