Monday, February 6, 2012

Argies win Champions Trophy on home soil

Argentina FIH Champions Trophy - victory ceremony. (Photo: FIH / Frank Uijlenbroek)

Argentina secured their fifth title at an FIH Champions Trophy with a 1-0 victory over Great Britain. It was the first time the Lionesses won the FIH flagship tournament on home soil. The Netherlands claimed the Bronze medal at the Argentina FIH Champions Trophy. The Olympic Champions defeated Germany 5-4 in a very exciting match. Japan qualified for 2014’s Champions Trophy as they have beaten New Zealand 4-3 in extra-time. In the 7/8 classification match Korea defeated China 3-2 on penalties.