1978 Women's Hockey World Cup

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1978 Hockey World Cup
Tournament details
Host countrySpain
CityMadrid
Teams10
Top three teams
Champions Netherlands (2nd title)
Runner-up West Germany
Third place Argentina &  Belgium
1976 (previous) (next) 1981

The 1978 Women's Hockey World Cup was the third edition of the Women's Hockey World Cup. It took place from 16–24 September in Madrid, Spain.[1] The Netherlands won the title defeating West Germany in the final on 24 September.[2]

Tournament[edit]

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Pool A[edit]

Group Table[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 West Germany 4 4 0 0 22 1 +21 8
 Belgium 4 2 0 2 4 4 0 4
 Spain 4 2 0 2 7 10 −3 4
 Japan 4 2 0 2 6 9 -3 4
 Nigeria 4 0 0 4 3 18 −15 0
     Qualified for semifinals

Results[edit]

Date Team One Team Two Score
16.09 Spain Nigeria 5-1
16.09 West Germany Belgium 1-0
17.09 Spain Japan 2-1
17.09 West Germany Nigeria 10-1
19.09 Belgium Nigeria 1-0
19.09 West Germany Japan 4-0
20.09 Japan Nigeria 2-1
20.09 Belgium Spain 1-0
21.09 Japan Belgium 3-2
21.09 West Germany Spain 7-0
22.09 Belgium Spain 2-0+

+ Play off match to determine semi final place

Pool B[edit]

Group Table[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Netherlands 4 4 0 0 15 3 +12 8
 Argentina 4 3 0 1 6 4 +2 6
 India 4 1 1 2 3 4 -1 3
 Canada 4 1 1 2 3 4 −1 3
 Czechoslovakia 4 0 0 4 2 9 −7 0
     Qualified for semifinals

Results[edit]

Date Team One Team Two Score
16.09 Argentina Canada 1-0
16.09 Netherlands India 4-1
17.09 Argentina India 2-1
17.09 Netherlands Czechoslovakia 3-1
19.09 Argentina Czechoslovakia 2-1
19.09 India Canada 1-1
20.09 Netherlands Canada 6-0
20.09 India Czechoslovakia 1-0
21.09 Netherlands Argentina 2-1
21.09 Canada Czechoslovakia 1-0

Semi-finals[edit]

23 September
 Netherlands 6-0  Belgium
23 September
 West Germany 1-0  Argentina

Third and fourth place[edit]

24 September
 Argentina 0-0 aet  Belgium

Final[edit]

24 September
 Netherlands 1-0  West Germany


 1978 Women's Hockey World Cup Winner 

Netherlands
Second title

Winning Squad[edit]

 Netherlands[4]

  • Toos Bax
  • Suzan Bekker
  • Madelon Belien
  • Margriet Bleyerveld
  • Fieke Boekhorst
  • Bernadette de Beus
  • Irene Hendriks
  • Elsemiek Hillen
  • Sandra Le Poole
  • Julien Mahler
  • Maria Mattheussen-Fikkers
  • Lisette Sevens
  • Anneke van Puffelen
  • Nel van Kollenburg
  • Sophie van Weiler
  • Cathy Woudenberg-Schroder

References[edit]

  1. ^ "HOCKEY WORLD CUP Madrid 1978". FIH.
  2. ^ ""For the record I For the record." Times [London, England] 25 Sept. 1978". The Times.
  3. ^ "Women Field Hockey World Cup 1978 Madrid". Todor66.
  4. ^ "Field Hockey / World Cup". All competitions.com.