Ghana men's national field hockey team

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Ghana
Ghana
AssociationGhana Hockey Association
ConfederationAfHF (Africa)
Home
Away
FIH ranking
Current 36 Steady (19 July 2022)[1]
Highest25 (2003)
Lowest43 (November 2015 – August 2016)
World Cup
Appearances1 (first in 1975)
Best result12th (1975)
Africa Cup of Nations
Appearances8 (first in 1974)
Best result1st (1974)
African Games
Appearances4 (first in 1987)
Best result3rd (2003)

The Ghana men's national field hockey team represents Ghana in men's international field hockey competitions and is controlled by the Ghana Hockey Association, the governing body for field hockey in Ghana.

Ghana is ranked at 36 according to FIH Rankings (as of June 2019).[1] Ghana participated in the Hockey World League for the first time in 2016–2017. In Round 1, they played in the African group with Kenya, Namibia and Nigeria, winning all three pool matches including a 1-0 victory over the strong Kenyan team.[2] In Round 2, they were placed in Pool B with Sri Lanka, Egypt and China. Ghana beat only Sri Lanka, and in the quarterfinal clash, Oman stunned Ghana 4-3.[3] In the end, Ghana finished 6th in the rankings.[4]

Trainings and matches in preparation for international tournaments are held at the Theodosia Okoh Hockey Stadium in Accra.[5]

Tournament record

World Cup

Africa Cup of Nations

African Games

African Olympic Qualifier

Commonwealth Games

Hockey World League

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "FIH Men's and Women's World Ranking". FIH. 19 July 2022. Retrieved 19 July 2022.
  2. ^ https://tms.fih.ch/matches/8924/reports/matchreport. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ https://tms.fih.ch/matches/9715/reports/matchreport. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. ^ "Hockey World League Round 2 Competitions – Fiji Hockey Federation – SportsTG". SportsTG. Retrieved 2017-04-27.
  5. ^ "Hockey: Ghana off for Africa Cup". Daily Graphic. 2017-10-16. Retrieved 20 October 2017.

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