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Champions Trophy 2004
Images from day six of the six-nation tournament in Lahore on Wednesday.
Photograph: Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images
December 13, 2004

Defensive tactics spelt India's doom
India's defensive approach is difficult to understand for a team capable of playing flowing hockey, says Pargat Singh.

Spain lift Champions Trophy
Spain won their maiden Champions Trophy title, beating defending champions Holland 4-2 in the final.
- Pakistan beat India to claim bronze

Dec 7th, 2004
Spn vs NZ1100 IST3-1
Pak vs Ned1300 IST1-4
Ind vs Ger1500 IST3-1
Dec 8th, 2004
Ned vs Spn1130 IST4-2
Ger vs NZ1330 IST1-1
Pak vs Ind1530 IST2-1
Dec 10th, 2004
Spn vs Pak0930 IST3-0
NZ vs Ind1130 IST1-1
Ned vs Ger1530 IST3-4
Dec 12th, 2004
Ger vs NZ (5th place)0930 IST2-1
Ind vs Pak (Bronze)1200 IST2-3
Ned vs Spn (Gold)1500 IST2-4

Coach Rach may be sacked
Sources in the IHF said the German was told that the government is not happy with his effort.
- Indian hockey in doldrums

Sohail Abbas retires
Pakistan skipper Waseem Ahmed also announced his retirement from international hockey.

India stay in medal race
India held New Zealand to a 1-1 draw in their last league match of the tournament.

Germany upset Holland for first win
Germany came up with the biggest upset of the Champions Trophy hockey tournament with a 4-3 win over Holland.

Spain beat Pakistan; enter final
Spain beat Pakistan 3-0 to cruise into the final of the Champions Trophy hockey tournament.

Dwyer, Freixa win top awards
The two players bagged the International Hockey Federation's 'Player of the Year' and 'Young Player of the Year' awards respectively.

India made too many mistakes
The Indian team looked disjointed and there was little co-ordination between the midfield and the forwards, says former India captain Pargat Singh.

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  League standings
 Final Standings
Position Country
1 Spain
2 The Netherlands
3 Pakistan
4 India
5 Germany
6 New Zealand

Topscorer: Karel Klaver (Ned)
Best Player: Karel Klaver (Ned)
Best Goalkeeper: Guus Vogels (Ned)
Most Promising Player: Shakeel Abbasi (Pak)

  Leading Scorers
Player Country Goals
Karel Klaver Ned 7
Sohail Abbas Pak 6
Taeke Taekema Ned 6
Santiago Freixa Spain 6
Pau Quemada Spain 5
Jan-Marco Montag Ger 4
Florian Keller Ger 4
Arjun Halappa Ind 3
Bevan Hari NZ 3
Sandeep Singh Ind 3

New Zealand5023613-72

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