Argentina women win record seventh Champions Trophy title

Posted on:28 Jun 2016 17:58:14

Argentina women win record seventh Champions Trophy title
28 June 2016 Current Affairs: The Argentina women’s team has claimed a record seventh International Hockey Federation (FIH) Champions Trophy title with a 2-1 win over reigning  World and Olympic champions, the Netherlands, in the final at the Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre.

 The Netherlands hit back with a high-quality penalty corner flick from Eva de Goede just after half time, but Argentina held on to win their third  successive Champions Trophy title.

With this win final standings are - 1: Argentina, 2: The Netherlands, 3: USA, 4: Australia, 5: Great Britain, and Individual Awards goes to 

Best player :  Carla Rebecchi (ARG) 

Best junior player : Maria Granatto (ARG) 

Best goalkeeper : Joyce Sombroek (NED).

 


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