2017 Roller Hockey Intercontinental Cup

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2017 Roller Hockey Intercontinental Cup
Copa Intercontinental d'Hoquei Patins
Tournament details
Host country Spain
City Reus
Dates 15–16 December
Teams 4
Venue(s) 1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Portugal Benfica (2nd title)
Runners-up Spain Reus
Tournament statistics
Matches played 3
Goals scored 31 (10.33 per match)
Top scorer(s) Spain Jordi Adroher
Spain Raül Marín
(4 goals each)
2014
2018

The 2017 Roller Hockey Intercontinental Cup was the 16th edition of the roller hockey tournament known as the Intercontinental Cup, endorsed by World Skate. It was held in the Pavelló Olímpic in Reus, Spain.[1] Benfica won the competition by beating Reus in the final (5–3). It was their second triumph in the Intercontinental Cup.

The tournament was a knockout competition in a final four format; four teams entered, with the host selected after the teams became known. Entered the tournament the European League winners from the 2015–16 and 2016–17 seasons and the South American Club Championship/Pan-American Club Championship winners from the 2016 and 2017 seasons.

Teams[edit]

Team Qualified as Qualified on
Portugal Benfica 2015–16 CERH European League winner 15 May 2016
Argentina Andes Talleres 2016 South American Roller Hockey Club Championship winner 17 December 2016
Spain Reus (host) 2016–17 CERH European League winner 14 May 2017
Argentina Concepción 2017 Pan-American Roller Hockey Club Championship winner 29 November 2017

Venue[edit]

Reus
Pavelló Olímpic de Reus
Capacity: 3,500

Matches[edit]

In all matches, extra time and a penalty shootout were used to decide the winner if necessary.

All times are local, CET (UTC+1).

Bracket[edit]

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
15 December
 
 
Argentina Andes Talleres4
 
16 December
 
Portugal Benfica7
 
Portugal Benfica5
 
15 December
 
Spain Reus3
 
Spain Reus (a.e.t.)7
 
 
Argentina Concepción5
 

Semi-finals[edit]

Andes Talleres Argentina 4–7 Portugal Benfica
Referee: Óscar Valverde and Antonio Gómez (Spain)
Reus Spain 7–5 (a.e.t.) Argentina Concepción
Referee: Luís Peixoto and Paulo Rainha (Portugal)

Final[edit]

Benfica Portugal 5–3 Spain Reus
Referee: Xavier Bleuzen (France) and Franco Ferrari (Italy)

Statistics[edit]

Goalscorers[edit]

With four goals, Raül Marín and Jordi Adroher were the top scorers in the tournament. In total, there were 31 goals scored by 17 different players in 3 games, for an average of 10.33 goals per game.

4 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal

Fastest goal[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Presentada la Copa Intercontinental del 15 i 16 de desembre a Reus" (in Catalan). Esportsdelcamp.cat. 24 October 2017. Retrieved 26 October 2017.