Men Field Hockey Intercontinental Cup 1977 Rome (ITA) - 22.09-02.10 - Winner Poland
Gamedateteam 1scoreteam 2HT
Final01.10POL Poland2-1IRL Ireland1-0
3-401.10URS Soviet Union4-3BEL Belgium
5-630.09CAN Canada2-1ITA Italy
7-830.09FRA France3-1JPN Japan
9-1011.Kenya2-1GHA Ghana
11-1212.NGR Nigeria1-0MEX Mexico
1/229.09POL Poland2-1BEL Belgium1-0
1/229.09IRL Ireland2-1URS Soviet Union
5-828.09CAN Canada2-1JPN Japan
5-828.09ITA Italy2-1FRA France
9-12--.09GHA Ghana4-0MEX Mexico
9-12--.09Kenya1-0NGR Nigeria
Final rankingPwdlgfga
1. Poland1361015:7
2. Ireland1042118:10
3. Soviet Union1042116:13
4. Belgium832217:13
eliminated in Groups round.
5. Canada840310:8
6. Italy731310:8
7. France630413:12
8. Japan521411:17
9. Kenya52149:13
First 6 qualified to World Cup Men 1978.
Italy replaced Soviet Union ??.

Groups Round.

First 2 to Semi-Finals>. Rest to classifcation.
Group Apwdlgfga
1. Poland941011:5
2. Soviet Union832011:8
3. France42039:9
4. Canada42036:6
5. Ghana42038:11
6. Kenya10146:12
Soviet Union ---3:21:03:22:2
France ---2:0 2:1
Canada ---2:03:1
Ghana 3:2 ---3:1
Kenya ---
dateteam 1scoreteam 2HT
22.09POL Poland2-1CAN Canada1-1
22.09URS Soviet Union2-2Kenya
23.09URS Soviet Union3-2GHA Ghana
23.09GHA Ghana3-2FRA France
24.09POL Poland2-1Kenya1-0
24.09FRA France2-0CAN Canada
25.09CAN Canada3-1Kenya
25.09POL Poland3-0GHA Ghana2-0
26.09CAN Canada2-0GHA Ghana
26.09POL Poland2-2URS Soviet Union2-1
27.09URS Soviet Union1-0CAN Canada
27.09POL Poland2-1FRA France1-0
URS Soviet Union3-2FRA France
GHA Ghana3-1Kenya
FRA France2-1Kenya
Group Bpwdlgfga
1. Ireland832015:7
2. Belgium832013:7
3. Japan52129:12
4. Italy52127:5
5. Nigeria31135:9
6. Mexico10142:11
Belgium ---2:11:13:24:0
Japan ---3:21:02:2
Italy ---3:01:0
Nigeria ---1:0
Mexico ---
dateteam 1scoreteam 2HT
23.03BEL Belgium2-1JPN Japan
23.03IRL Ireland3-0MEX Mexico
IRL Ireland3-3BEL Belgium
IRL Ireland6-2JPN Japan
IRL Ireland1-0ITA Italy
IRL Ireland2-2NGR Nigeria
BEL Belgium1-1ITA Italy
BEL Belgium3-2NGR Nigeria
BEL Belgium4-0MEX Mexico
JPN Japan3-2ITA Italy
JPN Japan1-0NGR Nigeria
JPN Japan2-2MEX Mexico
ITA Italy3-0NGR Nigeria
ITA Italy1-0MEX Mexico
NGR Nigeria1-0MEX Mexico
Selection of the teams
The teams were selected in meeting in Brussels from 10th to 12 of March 1977.
24 teams made applications.
Italy - Host
Poland 10th from World Men 1975.
Ghana 12th from World Men 1975.
Europe 4 quotas: Soviet Union, France, Belgium and Ireland.
Africa 2 quotas: Kenya and Ghana.
Americas 2 quotas: Canada and Mexico.
Asia 1 quota: Japan
Others teams from Europe with aplications: Scotland, Wales, Switzerland, Finland and Yugoslavia.
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