1. the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup

1. the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup

The 25th Silver Jubilee Sultan Azlan Shah Cup came to a close with Australia lifting their ninth title, defeating India 4 – 0.

2. HRH the Sultan of Perak Sultan Dr. Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah and his consort Tuanku Zara Salim Davidson

2. HRH the Sultan of Perak Sultan Dr. Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah and his consort Tuanku Zara Salim Davidson

3. Best Goalkeeper - Kyle Pontifex (L)

3. Best Goalkeeper – Kyle Pontifex (L)

This edition of international invitational men’s field hockey tournament saw a maximum participation of seven teams. Besides the Kookaburras and India, the other teams were Canada, Japan, Pakistan, New Zealand and host country, Malaysia.

4. Best Player of the Tournament - Blake Groves (L)

4. Best Player of the Tournament – Blake Groves (L)

5. Fair Play Award (Piala Raja Ashman Shah) - New Zealand

5. Fair Play Award (Piala Raja Ashman Shah) – New Zealand

Today’s photos were all taken during the prize presentation, shortly after the final whistle was blown.

6. Australian Captain Mark Knowles (L) lifts the Sultan Azlan Shah trophy from HRH Sultan of Perak Sultan Nazrin Shah

6. Australian Captain Mark Knowles (L) lifts the Sultan Azlan Shah trophy from HRH Sultan of Perak Sultan Nazrin Shah

25th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2016 Final Results:
Champions: Australia
Runners-up: India
3rd: New Zealand
4th: Malaysia
5th: Pakistan
6th: Canada
7th: Japan

7. 9-time champions Kookaburras

7. 9-time champions Kookaburras

Special Awards:
Best Goalkeeper: Kyle Pontifex (New Zealand)
Top Scorer: Muhammad Arslan Qadir (Pakistan) with 6 goals
Man of the Match (Finals): Thomas Craig (Australia)
Player of the Tournament: Blake Groves (Australia)
Fair Play (Raja Ashman Shah Challenge Trophy): New Zealand

8. Indian Captain Sardar Singh (R) congratulates Australia's Simon Orchard (L)

8. Indian Captain Sardar Singh (R) congratulates Australia’s Simon Orchard (L)

This tournament has just wrapped up and I am already looking forward to the next one in 2017!

Event: 25th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2016: Prize Presentation
Venue: Stadium Azlan Shah, Ipoh
Date: 16th April, 2016
Time: 10.30pm

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