South Africa men's national field hockey team

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South Africa
South Africa
NicknameAmaStokkie
AssociationSouth African Hockey Association
ConfederationAfHF (Africa)
CoachGarreth Ewing
Assistant coach(es)Cheslyn Gie
Sihle Ntuli
ManagerMartin van Staden
CaptainTim Drummond
Team colours Team colours Team colours
Team colours
Team colours
Home
Team colours Team colours Team colours
Team colours
Team colours
Away
FIH ranking
Current 14 Increase 2 (30 June 2019)[1]
Highest10 (2005)
Lowest16 (December 2018 – January 2019)
Summer Olympics
Appearances4 (first in 1920)
Best result10th (1996, 2004)
World Cup
Appearances6 (first in 1994)
Best result10th (1994, 2010)
Africa Cup of Nations
Appearances7 (first in 1993)
Best result1st (Seven times)
African Games
Appearances3 (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.[2]

Tournament history[edit]

Summer Olympics[edit]

World Cup[edit]

Africa Cup of Nations[edit]

African Games[edit]

African Olympic Qualifier[edit]

Commonwealth Games[edit]

Hockey World League[edit]

Champions Challenge I[edit]

Current squad[edit]

Squad for the 2018 Men's Hockey World Cup.[3]

Head coach: Mark Hopkins

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
3 Tyson Dlungwana (1997-02-18) 18 February 1997 (age 22) 22 South Africa Garden Route Gazelles
5 DF Austin Smith (1985-05-20) 20 May 1985 (age 34) 162 Netherlands Den Bosch
7 MF Tim Drummond (C) (1988-03-05) 5 March 1988 (age 31) 131 Netherlands Klein Zwitserland
8 Paebo Lembethe (1996-01-13) 13 January 1996 (age 23) 4 South Africa Maropeng Cavemen
9 Julian Hykes (1982-10-06) 6 October 1982 (age 36) 126 South Africa Addo Elephants
10 Thomas Hammond (1984-09-18) 18 September 1984 (age 34) 25 South Africa Maropeng Cavemen
11 FW Keenan Horne (1992-06-17) 17 June 1992 (age 27) 38 England Brooklands
12 FW Dayaan Cassiem (1998-12-01) 1 December 1998 (age 20) 21 Germany Gladbach
14 Rhett Halkett (1986-04-12) 12 April 1986 (age 33) 152 Germany Hamburg
15 FW Richard Pautz (1991-09-25) 25 September 1991 (age 27) 16 Ireland Three Rock Rovers
17 MF Taylor Dart (1992-08-28) 28 August 1992 (age 26) 22 South Africa Garden Route Gazelles
18 Taine Paton (1989-01-04) 4 January 1989 (age 30) 103 Belgium Royal Antwerp
19 DF Mohamed Mea (1992-04-23) 23 April 1992 (age 27) 18 England Holcombe
21 DF Jethro Eustice (1989-11-01) 1 November 1989 (age 29) 99 South Africa Drakensberg Dragons
23 GK Rassie Pieterse (1983-08-20) 20 August 1983 (age 35) 137 South Africa Maropeng Cavemen
24 MF Nicholas Spooner (1991-08-28) 28 August 1991 (age 27) 5 Germany Harvestehude
27 FW Nqobile Ntuli (1996-01-15) 15 January 1996 (age 23) 30 South Africa Drakensberg Dragons
32 GK Gowan Jones (1989-06-24) 24 June 1989 (age 30) 46 South Africa Drakensberg Dragons

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FIH Hero World Rankings June 2019 – Men" (PDF). FIH. 30 June 2019. Retrieved 30 June 2019.
  2. ^ "South African Hockey Association". Retrieved 6 December 2014.
  3. ^ 2018 Men's Hockey World Cup roster

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