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Aymar’s Argentina wins Samsung Champions Trophy again
19 Jul 2009 07:38
 

© FIH / Stanislas Brochier (fieldhockey.fr)

Argentina grabbed the Samsung Champions Trophy again. ‘Las Leonas’ defeated Australia after penalty strokes in Sunday’s final in Sydney, Australia after both teams finished the match without scoring.

It was captain and WorldHockey player of the year Luciana Aymar who scored the last penalty stroke. Last year, Argentina defeated Germany in the final.

Netherlands took the bronze medal by defeating Germany 5-2, China claimed the fifth place, while England (host of the 2010 Samsung Champions Trophy) finished sixth.

For more information, match reports, quotes of the players and coaches, photos, videos and all other Samsung Champions Trophy news, please click here.


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