Netherlands women's national field hockey team

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Netherlands
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Association Dutch Hockey Confederation
(Koninklijke Nederlandse Hockey Bond)
Confederation EHF (Europe)
Coach Alyson Annan
Assistant coach Lucas Judge
Albert Manenschijn
Simon Zyp
Manager Femke Kooijman
Captain Carlien Dirkse van den Heuvel
FIH ranking 1 Steady (July 2018)
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The Netherlands' national women's field hockey team is currently number one on the FIH world rankings and the reigning world champion. The Netherlands is the most successful team in World Cup history, having won the title a record eight times.[1] The team has also won eight Olympic medals.

Honours[edit]

1974, 1978, 1983, 1986, 1990, 2006, 2014, 2018

2012–13, 2016–17

Tournament records[edit]

Netherlands hockey women celebrate - 2012 Olympics
Netherlands against Germany in 1960

Olympic Games[edit]

Year Position
Moscow 1980 did not participate
Los Angeles 1984 1st place
Seoul 1988 3rd place
Barcelona 1992 6th place
Atlanta 1996 3rd place
Sydney 2000 3rd place
Athens 2004 2nd place
Beijing 2008 1st place
London 2012 1st place
Rio de Janeiro 2016 2nd place
Total 9/10

World Cup[edit]

Year Position
France 1974 1st place
West Germany 1976 3rd place
Spain 1978 1st place
Argentina 1981 2nd place
Malaysia 1983 1st place
Netherlands 1986 1st place
Australia 1990 1st place
Ireland 1994 6th place
Netherlands 1998 2nd place
Australia 2002 2nd place
Spain 2006 1st place
Argentina 2010 2nd place
Netherlands 2014 1st place
England 2018 1st place
Total 14/14

World League[edit]

Season Position
Argentina 2012–13 1st place
Argentina 2014–15 5th place
New Zealand 2016–17 1st place
Total 3/3

Champions Trophy[edit]

Year Position
Netherlands 1987 1st place
West Germany 1989 5th place
Germany 1991 3rd place
Netherlands 1993 2nd place
Argentina 1995 did not Qualify
Germany 1997 3rd place
Australia 1999 2nd place
Netherlands 2000 1st place
Netherlands 2001 2nd place
Macau 2002 3rd place
Australia 2003 3rd place
Argentina 2004 1st place
Australia 2005 1st place
Netherlands 2006 3rd place
Argentina 2007 1st place
Germany 2008 3rd place
Australia 2009 3rd place
England 2010 2nd place
Netherlands 2011 1st place
Argentina 2012 3rd place
Argentina 2014 3rd place
England 2016 2nd place
Total 20/21

European Championships[edit]

Year Position
France 1984 1st place
England 1987 1st place
Belgium 1991 4th place
Netherlands 1995 1st place
Germany 1999 1st place
Spain 2003 1st place
Ireland 2005 1st place
England 2007 2nd place
Netherlands 2009 1st place
Germany 2011 1st place
Belgium 2013 3rd place
England 2015 2nd place
Netherlands 2017 1st place
Total 13/13

Team[edit]

Current squad[edit]

These are the 18 players selected to compete at the 2018 Women's Hockey World Cup, in London, 21 July-5 August 2018.[2]

Caps and goals updated as at 5 August after the World Cup Final match v Ireland.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Netherlands Anne Veenendaal (1995-09-07) 7 September 1995 (age 23) 41 0 Netherlands Amsterdam
22 1GK Netherlands Josine Koning (1995-09-02) 2 September 1995 (age 23) 38 0 Netherlands Den Bosch

23 2DF Netherlands Margot van Geffen (1989-11-23) 23 November 1989 (age 28) 168 12 Netherlands Den Bosch
13 2DF Netherlands Caia van Maasakker (1989-04-05) 5 April 1989 (age 29) 160 46 Netherlands SCHC
21 2DF Netherlands Lauren Stam (1994-01-30) 30 January 1994 (age 24) 53 3 Netherlands Amsterdam
17 2DF Netherlands Ireen van den Assem (1990-02-09) 9 February 1990 (age 28) 51 11 Netherlands Den Bosch
3 2DF Netherlands Sanne Koolen (1996-03-23) 23 March 1996 (age 22) 15 0 Netherlands Den Bosch

9 3MF Netherlands Carlien Dirkse van den Heuvel (captain) (1987-04-16) 16 April 1987 (age 31) 203 28 Netherlands SCHC
24 3MF Netherlands Eva de Goede (1989-03-23) 23 March 1989 (age 29) 200 243 Netherlands Amsterdam
8 3MF Netherlands Marloes Keetels (1993-05-04) 4 May 1993 (age 25) 128 13 Netherlands Den Bosch
20 3MF Netherlands Laura Nunnink (1995-01-26) 26 January 1995 (age 23) 87 1 Netherlands Oranje-Rood
6 3MF Netherlands Laurien Leurink (1994-11-13) 13 November 1994 (age 23) 68 18 Netherlands SCHC
5 3MF Netherlands Malou Pheninckx (1991-07-24) 24 July 1991 (age 27) 62 3 Netherlands Kampong

12 4FW Netherlands Lidewij Welten (1990-07-16) 16 July 1990 (age 28) 187 71 Netherlands Den Bosch
10 4FW Netherlands Kelly Jonker (1990-05-23) 23 May 1990 (age 28) 153 62 Netherlands Amsterdam
7 3MF Netherlands Xan de Waard (1995-11-08) 8 November 1995 (age 22) 117 10 Netherlands SCHC
4 4FW Netherlands Kitty van Male (1988-06-05) 5 June 1988 (age 30) 116 39 Netherlands Amsterdam
15 4FW Netherlands Frédérique Matla (1996-12-28) 28 December 1996 (age 21) 45 27 Netherlands Den Bosch

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