30th April: Club de Campo, or to give the club it’s full title Club de Campo Villa de Madrid, will join the 7 other hopefuls in Surbiton on 17th-20th May to determine this year’s top Women’s club.
Club de Campo’s history in the EHCC:
Club de Campo are regulars at the EHCC with 6 appearances over the past 8 years. They had their best finish in 2015 when they medalled, beating KTHC Rot-Weiss Köln to finish 3rd. They had a very good domestic season last year winning both the Cup and League, they are currently top of this season’s league.
A short history of Club De Campo:
Campo Madrid is based at the country club, Club de Campo Villa de Madrid. The hockey division is one of the most established and biggest sports at the club which was formed in 1929.
To date, the Ladies 1st XI has won: 1 Recopa (Cup League), 20 Ligas de División de Honor (Leagues of Honour), and 14 Copas de la Reina (Queen’s Cup). Within the club, 29 players have taken part in Olympic Games since Los Angeles 1984. 5 of those won Gold in Barcelona in 1992, and a further 5 won medals in Atlanta 1996 and Bejing 2008. The club also hosted the 2006 Women’s World Cup, which was won by the Netherlands.
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The EHCC is one of the 11 events we have running over the Whitsun weekend. To see where the other events are on, click below.
EUROHOCKEY EVENTS OVER WHITSUN:
We will be announcing which venues will be Live Streamed via www.eurohockeytv.org soon.
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Photograph: UHV v Club De Campo, 2016 EHCC (Ady Kerry (c))