Men's Hockey Champions Challenge II

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The Men's Hockey Champions Challenge II was an international field hockey competition introduced by the International Hockey Federation in 2009. The tournament was held in an uneven year, and contested by eight teams based on the qualification criteria set by the federation that usually not competing in Champions Trophy and Champions Challenge. The winner of the competition will be promoted to subsequent tournament of Champions Challenge.[1]

Summaries[edit]

Year Host Final Third place match
Winner Score Runner-up Third place Score Fourth place
2009
Details
Dublin, Ireland
Poland
3–3
(5–4)
Penalty strokes

Ireland

France
4–3
after extra time

Malaysia
2011
Details
Lille, France
Ireland
4–2
France

Russia
3–1
Scotland

Successful national teams[edit]

Team Titles Runners-up Third places Fourth places
 Ireland 1 (2011) 1 (2009*)
 Poland 1 (2009)
 France 1 (2011*) 1 (2009)
 Russia 1 (2011)
 Malaysia 1 (2009)
 Scotland 1 (2011)
* = host nation

Team appearances[edit]

Team 2009 2011 Total
 Austria 7th 8th 2
 Chile 8th - 1
 China - 6th 1
 Czech Republic - 5th 1
 France 3rd 2nd 2
 Ireland 2nd 1st 2
 Japan 5th - 1
 Malaysia 4th - 1
 Poland 1st - 1
 Russia 6th 3rd 2
 Scotland - 4th 1
 United States - 7th 1
Total 8 8 16

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Qualification Criteria, Champions Trophy, Champions Challenge I, Champions Challenge II" (PDF). FIH. Archived from the original (PDF) on 17 June 2010. Retrieved 5 May 2009.