Argentina women’s team wins 2016 Champions Trophy title of Hockey

Argentina women’s team has won the 2016 Champions Trophy title of Hockey by defeating Netherlands.

In the final match played at the Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre in London, UK,  Argentina women’s team defeated Netherlands by 2-1 goals.

With this victory, Argentina women’s team has won the Champions Trophy title of Hockey for record seventh time. Earlier they had won it in 2001, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012 and 2014.

In 2016 title, goals Argentinean team were scored by Martina Cavallero and Noel Barrionuev. For the Netherlands team single goal was scored by Maartje Paumen.

Final standings in Champions Trophy title: Argentina (1st position), Netherlands (2nd), United States (3rd), Australia (4th) and Great Britain (5th).

Individual Awards

  • Best player: Carla Rebecchi (Argentina)
  • Best junior player: Maria Granatto (Argentina)
  • Best goalkeeper: Joyce Sombroek (Netherlands)

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