HC Klein Zwitserland

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Klein Zwitserland
Full nameHockey Club Klein Zwitserland
Nickname(s)De Steenbokken (The Capricorns)
Short nameKZ
Founded20 September 1908; 111 years ago (1908-09-20)
Home groundSportpark Klein Zwitserland, The Hague
Members2355[1]
LeagueMen's Hoofdklasse
Women's Promotieklasse
2018–19Men: 11th
Women: 4th
WebsiteClub website
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Hockey Club Klein Zwitserland, commonly known as Klein Zwitserland, is a Dutch field hockey club based in The Hague, South Holland. The first men's team competes in the hoofdklasse, the highest tier of Dutch field hockey and the first women's team competes in the promotieklasse, the second tier of Dutch field hockey.

The club was founded on 20 September 1908. They were really successful during the 1970s, winning 8 national titles in a row. The first men team played continuously on the highest level of Dutch hockey from 1974 until 2007.

Honours[edit]

Men[edit]

Hoofdklasse

  • Winners (8): 1976–77, 1977–78, 1978–79, 1979–80, 1980–81, 1981–82, 1982–83, 1983–84
  • Runners-up (2): 1974–75, 1975–76

EuroHockey Club Champions Cup:

Hoofdklasse Indoor

  • Winners (2): 1974–75, 1982–83

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

Men's squad[edit]

Head coach: Carlos Castaño

As of 13 September 2019[2]
No. Position Player
1 Netherlands GK Koene Schaper
2 Argentina Enzo Torossi
3 Australia Benjamin Craig
4 Netherlands Wisse Schapers
6 Netherlands Luc Lejeune
7 Netherlands MF Steven van der Kloot
8 Argentina MF Diego Paz
9 Scotland Cammy Golden
10 Netherlands FW Koen Bijen
11 Netherlands Arthur Mouwen
12 Netherlands Rutger Plat
No. Position Player
14 Netherlands Didier Witte
15 Netherlands DF Douwe Steens
16 Argentina DF Nicolás Cicileo
17 Italy Fabio Blom
19 Netherlands GK Laurens Goedegebure
21 Netherlands Ruben Versteeg
22 Netherlands Pepijn Smit
23 Argentina FW Nicolás Keenan
24 South Africa MF Tim Drummond
26 Australia DF Blake Wotherspoon
27 France Kevin Mercurio

Notable players[edit]

Men's internationals[edit]

 Netherlands
 England/ Great Britain
 Argentina
 Australia
 India
 United States

Women's internationals[edit]

 Netherlands
 Australia
 England/ Great Britain

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Klein Zwitserland (H.C.)". www.knhb.nl (in Dutch). Koninklijke Nederlandse Hockey Bond. 31 October 2018. Retrieved 6 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Spelerslijsten Hoofdklasse Hockey Heren, seizoen 2019-2020" (PDF). hockey.nl (in Dutch). 13 September 2019. Retrieved 18 September 2019.

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 52°06′20″N 4°18′36″E / 52.10556°N 4.31000°E / 52.10556; 4.31000