South Africa men's national field hockey team

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South Africa
South Africa
Nickname(s)AmaStokkie[1][2]
AssociationSouth African Hockey Association
ConfederationAfHF (Africa)
Head CoachGareth Ewing
Assistant coach(es)Cheslyn Gie
Sihle Ntuli
ManagerMartin van Staden
CaptainKeenan Horne
Most capsGregg Clark (250)
Top scorerGreg Nicol (209)
Home
Away
FIH ranking
Current 15 Decrease 1 (19 July 2022)[3]
Highest10 (2005; 2021)
Lowest16 (December 2018 – January 2019)
Olympic Games
Appearances5 (first in 1996)
Best result10th (1996, 2004, 2020)
World Cup
Appearances7 (first in 1994)
Best result10th (1994, 2010)
Africa Cup of Nations
Appearances8 (first in 1993)
Best result1st (1993, 1996, 2000, 2005, 2009, 2013, 2017 ,2022)
African Games
Appearances4 (first in 1995)
Best result1st (1995, 1999)
South Africa at the 2008 Olympics

The South Africa men's national field hockey team represents South Africa at international field hockey matches and tournaments.[4]

Tournament history

Summer Olympics

World Cup

Africa Cup of Nations

African Games

African Olympic Qualifier

Commonwealth Games

Hockey World League

FIH Pro League

FIH Hockey Nations Cup

Champions Challenge I

Team

2020 Olympic squad

The squad was announced on 27 May 2021.[5]

Head coach: Gareth Ewing[6]

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps GoalsClub
2 FW Mustaphaa Cassiem (2002-03-19)19 March 2002 (aged 19) 8 7 South Africa Varsity College
3 DF Tyson Dlungwana (1997-02-18)18 February 1997 (aged 24) 47 0 South Africa Phoenix Hockey Club
5 DF Austin Smith (1985-05-20)20 May 1985 (aged 36) 178 67 Netherlands Den Bosch
7 DF Timothy Drummond (Captain) (1988-03-05)5 March 1988 (aged 33) 145 19 Netherlands Klein Zwitserland
8 MF Nduduza Lembethe (1996-01-13)13 January 1996 (aged 25) 33 South Africa University of Pretoria
10 FW Keenan Horne (1992-06-17)17 June 1992 (aged 29) 64 South Africa Central
13 DF Matthew Guise-Brown (1991-09-13)13 September 1991 (aged 29) 42 25 England Hampstead & Westminster
14 MF Rusten Abrahams (1997-12-16)16 December 1997 (aged 23) 10 2 South Africa University of the Witwatersrand
15 FW Dayaan Cassiem (1998-12-01)1 December 1998 (aged 22) 38 15 Germany Gladbacher HTC
17 FW Ryan Julius (1995-07-19)19 July 1995 (aged 26) 41 Netherlands Almeerse HC
18 MF Taine Paton (1989-01-04)4 January 1989 (aged 32) 115 Belgium Antwerp
20 FW Tevin Kok (1996-10-20)20 October 1996 (aged 24) 35 South Africa Kearsney
21 DF Jethro Eustice (1989-11-01)1 November 1989 (aged 31) 128 21 South Africa Kearsney
22 DF Daniel Bell (1994-09-28)28 September 1994 (aged 26) 58 11 Belgium Daring
23 GK Rassie Pieterse (1983-08-20)20 August 1983 (aged 37) 161 South Africa Wanderers Hockey Club
24 MF Nicholas Spooner (1991-08-28)28 August 1991 (aged 29) 26 Germany Harvestehuder THC
27 FW Nqobile Ntuli (1996-01-15)15 January 1996 (aged 25) 58 25 South Africa University of Pretoria
29 MF Samkelo Mvimbi (1999-01-23)23 January 1999 (aged 22) 14 1 South Africa University of Pretoria

Gallery

See also

References

  1. ^ "SA Hockey teams seal 2020 Olympic qualification – Daily Worthing". Retrieved 2022-04-06.
  2. ^ "Tokyo 2021: deux premières médailles pour l'Afrique du Sud, le Tunisien Hafnaoui à l'arrêt". RFI (in French). 2021-07-27. Retrieved 2022-04-06.
  3. ^ "FIH Men's and Women's World Ranking". FIH. 19 July 2022. Retrieved 19 July 2022.
  4. ^ "South African Hockey Association". Retrieved 6 December 2014.
  5. ^ "SA Hockey Squads Selected". sahockey.co.za. 27 May 2021. Retrieved 29 June 2021.
  6. ^ "Team Roster South Africa" (PDF). olympics.com. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 August 2021. Retrieved 5 August 2021.
  7. ^ "Leidse Courant | 21 april 1969 | pagina 14". Historische Kranten, Erfgoed Leiden en Omstreken (in Dutch). Retrieved 2022-06-23.

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