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1971 Hockey World Cup
Hockey Copa del Mundo 1971
Tournament details
Host country  Spain
City Barcelona
Teams 10
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg  Pakistan (1st title)
Tournament statistics
Matches played 30
Goals scored 66 (2.2 per match)
Top scorer(s) (8 goals)


The 1971 Hockey World Cup for men is the inaugural tournament of the Hockey World Cup, it held from October 15 to October 24, 1971. Pakistan defeated the host 1–0 to lift the trophy.

Contents

Venue

  • Real Polo grounds

Participating nations

Ten teams competed in the inaugural edition of the World Cup, they are:

 Australia
 Argentina
 France
 India
 Japan
 Kenya
 Netherlands
 Pakistan
 Spain
 West Germany

Preliminaries

Pool A

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 India 8 4 4 0 0 5 0 +5
 West Germany# 4 4 2 0 2 9 5 +4
 Kenya# 4 4 2 0 2 5 3 +2
 France 4 4 2 0 0 2 5 –3
 Argentina 0 4 0 0 4 1 9 –8

# West Germany and Kenya have to go for second place play-off

October 15, 1971

West Germany  5–1  Argentina
India  1–0  France

October 16, 1971

France  1–0  Kenya
India  1–0  Argentina

October 17, 1971

West Germany  4–0  France
India  2–0  Kenya

October 18, 1971

France  1–0  Argentina
Kenya  3–0  West Germany

October 19, 1971

Kenya  2–0  Argentina
India  1–0  West Germany

Play-off

October 20, 1971

Kenya  2–1  West Germany

Pool B

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Spain# 5 4 2 1 1 5 3 +2
 Pakistan 5 4 2 1 1 11 8 +3
 Netherlands 4 4 2 0 2 4 4 0
 Australia 3 4 1 1 2 4 7 –3
 Japan 3 4 1 1 2 2 4 –2

# Better in head to head record

October 15, 1971

Spain  2–0  Japan
Pakistan  5–2  Australia

October 16, 1971

Spain  0–0  Netherlands
Pakistan  1–0  Japan

October 17, 1971

Pakistan  3–3  Netherlands
Australia  1–1  Japan

October 18, 1971

Netherlands  1–0  Australia
Pakistan  2–3  Spain

October 19, 2006

Netherlands  0–1  Japan
Spain  0–1  Australia

Ninth and tenth place classification

October 23, 1971

Japan  2–0  Argentina

Fifth to eighth place classification

  Crossover Fifth / Sixth
October 21
  Netherlands  2  
  France  1  
 
October 23
      Netherlands  0
    West Germany (AET)  1
Seventh / Eighth
October 21 October 23
  West Germany  1   France  1
  Australia  0     Australia  0

First to fourth place classification

  Semifinals Final
October 22
  India  1  
  Pakistan  2  
 
October 24
      Spain  0
    Pakistan  1
Third place
October 22 October 24
  Spain (AET)   1   India (AET)  2
  Kenya  0     Kenya  1
 1971 Hockey World Cup Winner 

Pakistan
First title

Scorers

8 goals
  • Pakistan Tanvir Dar
4 goals
3 goals
  • Pakistan Abdul Rashid
  • West Germany Wolfgang Baumgart
  • West Germany Winifred Maier
  • West Germany Uli Vos
2 goals
  • Australia Richard Parry
  • Australia Don Smart
  • France George Grain
  • India Kulwant Singh
  • India Rajwinder Singh
  • Japan Toshiaki Ichinose
  • Netherlands Paul Litjens
  • Netherlands Nico Spits
1 goal

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