Sultan Azlan Shah Cup

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The Sultan Azlan Shah Cup
SportMen's field hockey
Founded1983
AdministratorMalaysian Hockey Confederation
International Hockey Federation
No. of teams6
Most recent
champion(s)
 Australia (10th title)
Most titles Australia (10 titles)
Official websitewww.azlanshahcup.my

The Sultan Azlan Shah Cup is an annual international men's field hockey tournament held in Malaysia. It began in 1983 as a biennial contest. The tournament became an annual event after 1998, following its growth and popularity. The tournament is named after the ninth Yang di-Pertuan Agong (King) of Malaysia, Sultan Azlan Shah, an avid fan of field hockey.[citation needed]

Summaries[edit]

Year Venue Teams Final Third place match
Winner Score Runner-up Third place Score Fourth place
1983
Details
Kuala Lumpur 5
Australia
1–0
Pakistan

India

Malaysia
1985
Details
Ipoh 4
India

Malaysia

Pakistan

Spain
1987
Details
6
West Germany

Pakistan

England

Malaysia
1991
Details
6
India
no play-off
Pakistan

Soviet Union
no play-off
New Zealand
1994
Details
Penang 5
England
2–2
(5–3 pen)

Pakistan

Australia
4–0
Malaysia
1995
Details
Kuala Lumpur 6
India
2–2
(5–4 pen)

Germany

New Zealand
3–1
Canada
1996
Details
Ipoh 6
South Korea
0–0
(4–2 pen)

Australia

Malaysia
2–2
(4–3 pen)

Great Britain
1998
Details
6
Australia
1–1
(10–9 pen)

Germany

South Korea
1–0
New Zealand
1999
Details
Kuala Lumpur 6
Pakistan
3–1
South Korea

Germany
3–2
Canada
2000
Details
7
Pakistan
1–0
South Korea

India
4–1
Malaysia
2001
Details
7
Germany
3–2
South Korea

Australia
4–3
Pakistan
2003
Details
5
Pakistan
1–0
Germany

New Zealand
3–2
South Korea
2004
Details
7
Australia
4–3
Pakistan

South Korea
6–5
Germany
2005
Details
7
Australia
4–3
South Korea

Pakistan
4–2
New Zealand
2006
Details
8
Netherlands
6–2
Australia

India
3–2
New Zealand
2007
Details
Ipoh 8
Australia
3–1
Malaysia

India
1–0
South Korea
2008
Details
7
Argentina
2–1
India

New Zealand
2–1
Pakistan
2009
Details
7
India
3–1
Malaysia

New Zealand
2–1
Pakistan
2010
Details
7
India

&

South Korea

shared*
0–0
(match abandoned)

Australia
5–3
Malaysia
2011
Details
7
Australia
3–2 (a.e.t)
Pakistan

Great Britain
4–2
New Zealand
2012
Details
7
New Zealand
1–0
Argentina

India
3–1
Great Britain
2013
Details
6
Australia
3–2
Malaysia

South Korea
2–1
New Zealand
2014
Details
6
Australia
8–3
Malaysia

South Korea
3–2
China
2015
Details
6
New Zealand
2–2
(3–1 pen)

Australia

India
2–2
(4–1 pen)

South Korea
2016
Details
7
Australia
4–0
India

New Zealand
3–3
(5–4 pen)

Malaysia
2017
Details
6
Great Britain
4–3
Australia

India
4–0
New Zealand
2018
Details
6
Australia
2–1
England

Argentina
3–2
Malaysia

Successful national teams[edit]

Below is a list of teams that have finished in the top four positions in the tournament:

Team Winners Runners-up Third place Fourth place
 Australia 10 (1983, 1998, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2018) 4 (1996, 2006, 2015, 2017) 3 (1994, 2001, 2010)
 India 4 (1985, 1991, 1995, 2009) + 1 shared (2010) 2 (2008, 2016) 7 (1983, 2000, 2006, 2007, 2012, 2015, 2017)
 Pakistan 3 (1999, 2000, 2003) 6 (1983, 1987, 1991, 1994, 2004, 2011) 2 (1985, 2005) 3 (2001, 2008, 2009)
 South Korea 1 (1996) + 1 shared (2010) 4 (1999, 2000, 2001, 2005) 4 (1998, 2004, 2013, 2014) 3 (2003, 2007, 2015)
 Germany 2 (1987, 2001) 3 (1995,1998, 2003) 1 (1999) 1 (2004)
 New Zealand 2 (2012, 2015) 5 (1995, 2003, 2008, 2009, 2016) 7 (1997, 1998, 2005, 2006, 2011, 2013, 2017)
 Great Britain 2 (1994*, 2017) 1 (2018*) 2 (1987*, 2011) 2 (1996, 2012)
 Argentina 1 (2008) 1 (2012) 1 (2018)
 Netherlands 1 (2006)
 Malaysia 5 (1985, 2007, 2009, 2013, 2014) 1 (1996) 7 (1983, 1987, 1994, 2000, 2010, 2016, 2018)
 Soviet Union 1 (1991)
 Canada 2 (1995,1999)
 Spain 1 (1985)
 China 1 (2014)
* = includes results representing England

Performance by continental zones[edit]

Zone Best performance
Oceania 12 titles, won by Australia (10) and New Zealand (2)
Asia 9 titles, won by the India (4), Pakistan (3), South Korea (1) and (1) shared between India & South Korea
Europe 5 titles, won by Germany (2), Great Britain (2) and Netherlands (1)
Americas 1 title, won by Argentina
Africa None

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