Canada men's national field hockey team

The Canadian men's national field hockey team represents Canada in international men's field hockey since 1964, when it played in the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan.

Canada
Canada
NicknameRed Caribou
AssociationField Hockey Canada
ConfederationPAHF (Americas)
CoachPaul Bundy
Assistant coach(es)Gregg Clark
ManagerKelly Vanry
CaptainScott Tupper
Home
Away
FIH ranking
Current 10 Steady (1 March 2020)[1]
Highest10 (2010, December 2018 – present)
Lowest17 (2004)
Olympic Games
Appearances8 (first in 1964)
Best result10th (1976, 1984, 2000, 2008)
World Cup
Appearances6 (first in 1978)
Best result8th (1998)
Pan American Games
Appearances14 (first in 1967)
Best result1st (1983, 1987, 1999, 2007)
Pan American Cup
Appearances6 (first in 2000)
Best result1st (2009)

Tournament historyEdit

Summer OlympicsEdit

Summer Olympics record
Year Round Position Pld W D* L GF GA Squad
  1908
until
  1960
Did not participate
  1964 Group stage 13th 7 1 0 6 5 25 Squad
  1968 Did not participate
  1972
  1976 9th place game 10th 6 1 0 5 6 14 Squad
  1980 Did not participate
  1984 9th place game 10th 7 1 1 5 8 20 Squad
  1988 11th place game 11th 7 1 2 4 6 15 Squad
  1992 Did not qualify
  1996
  2000 9th place game 10th 7 1 3 3 10 16 Squad
  2004 Did not qualify
  2008 9th place game 10th 6 1 1 4 10 20 Squad
  2012 Did not qualify
  2016 Group stage 11th 5 0 1 4 7 22 Squad
  2020 Qualified
Total Best: 10th 8/24 45 6 8 31 52 132

World CupEdit

FIH World Cup record
Year Round Position Pld W D* L GF GA Squad
  1971 Did not participate
  1973
  1975 Did not qualify
  1978 11th place game 11th 8 2 2 4 15 19 Squad
  1982 Did not qualify
  1986 9th place game 10th 7 1 1 5 6 16 Squad
  1990 11th place game 11th 7 1 1 5 6 11 Squad
  1994 Did not qualify
  1998 7th place game 8th 7 1 3 3 16 18 Squad
  2002 Did not qualify
  2006
  2010 11th place game 11th 6 1 0 5 9 30 Squad
  2014 Did not qualify
  2018 Cross-over 11th 4 0 1 3 3 13 Squad
  2023 To be determined
Total Best: 8th 6/14 39 6 8 25 55 107

Commonwealth GamesEdit

Commonwealth Games record
Year Round Position Pld W D* L GF GA
  1998 Group stage 7th 4 1 2 1 11 6
  2002 5th place game 6th 5 0 1 4 7 14
  2006 9th place game 9th 5 1 0 4 5 16
  2010 7th place game 7th 5 2 2 1 8 8
  2014 5th place game 6th 5 1 0 4 8 16
  2018 7th place game 8th 5 1 0 4 4 15
Total Best: 6th 6/6 29 6 5 18 43 75

Sultan Azlan Shah CupEdit

Sultan Azlan
Shah Cup
record
Year Position
1995 4th
1999 4th
2000 7th
2007 8th
2008 5th
2014 5th
2015 5th
2016 6th
2019 4th
2020 Cancelled
Best result: 4th place

Defunct competitionsEdit

TeamEdit

Current squadEdit

The following 20 players were named on 17 January 2020 for the test matches against Chile and Argentina in Santiago, Chile.[2]

Head coach: Paul Bundy

Caps updated as of 29 January 2020, after the match against Argentina.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) CapsClub
12 GK David Vandenbossche (1994-06-04) 4 June 1994 (age 26) 1   Gantoise
31 GK Antoni Kindler (1988-04-16) 16 April 1988 (age 32) 97   West Vancouver

4 DF Scott Tupper (Captain) (1986-12-16) 16 December 1986 (age 33) 312   West Vancouver
16 DF Gordon Johnston (1993-01-30) 30 January 1993 (age 27) 176   Vancouver Hawks
22 DF John Smythe (1989-08-31) 31 August 1989 (age 30) 118   Vancouver Hawks
26 DF Sam Cabral (1999-02-23) 23 February 1999 (age 21) 4   UBC Thunderbirds
29 DF Taylor Curran (1992-05-19) 19 May 1992 (age 28) 183   West Vancouver

7 MF Gabriel Ho-Garcia (1993-05-19) 19 May 1993 (age 27) 131   Club de Campo
13 MF Brendan Guraliuk (2000-05-14) 14 May 2000 (age 20) 4   UBC Thunderbirds
14 MF Adam Froese (1991-08-13) 13 August 1991 (age 28) 195   India Club
17 MF Brenden Bissett (1993-01-28) 28 January 1993 (age 27) 136   Vancouver Hawks
27 MF Sukhi Panesar (1993-12-26) 26 December 1993 (age 26) 148   United Brothers

1 FW Floris van Son (1992-02-05) 5 February 1992 (age 28) 33   HIC
5 FW Devohn Noronha-Teixeira (1989-02-09) 9 February 1989 (age 31) 96   Toronto Lions
8 FW Oliver Scholfield (1993-09-11) 11 September 1993 (age 26) 69   Vancouver Hawks
10 FW Keegan Pereira (1991-09-08) 8 September 1991 (age 28) 179   Uhlenhorst Mülheim
20 FW Fin Boothroyd (1999-03-09) 9 March 1999 (age 21) 20   UBC Thunderbirds
21 FW Matthew Sarmento (1991-06-23) 23 June 1991 (age 29) 119   Vancouver Hawks
23 FW Iain Smythe (1985-06-02) 2 June 1985 (age 35) 203   Vancouver Hawks
24 FW James Kirkpatrick (1991-03-29) 29 March 1991 (age 29) 97   West Vancouver

Recent call-upsEdit

The following players have been called up for the national team in the last 12 months or a part of the current training squad.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club Latest call-up
GK David Carter (1981-11-04) 4 November 1981 (age 38) 194   United Brothers v.   Ireland, 27 October 2019

DF Balraj Panesar (1996-03-16) 16 March 1996 (age 24) 72   UBC Thunderbirds v.   Ireland, 27 October 2019
DF Brad Logan (1991-10-23) 23 October 1991 (age 28) 13   West Vancouver v.   Ireland, 27 October 2019
DF Brandon Pereira (1996-04-30) 30 April 1996 (age 24) 60   United Brothers 2019 Pan American Games

MF Richard Hildreth (1984-06-03) 3 June 1984 (age 36) 188   Teddington 2018 World Cup

FW James Wallace (1999-09-14) 14 September 1999 (age 20) 43   UBC Thunderbirds v.   Ireland, 27 October 2019
FW Mark Pearson (1987-06-18) 18 June 1987 (age 33) 274   West Vancouver 2019 Pan American Games

Famous playersEdit

Results and fixturesEdit

The following matches were played or are scheduled to be played by the national team in the current or upcoming seasons.

2019Edit

23 March 2019 2019 Sultan Azlan Shah CupCanada  3–6  South KoreaIpoh, Malaysia
18:05 MYT (UTC+8) Sarmento   45'
Froese   45+'
Boothroyd   50'
Report Kim Jung-hoo   14'
Lee Nam-yong   19'31'43'
Jang Jong-hyun   20'44'
Stadium: Azlan Shah Stadium
24 March 2019 2019 Sultan Azlan Shah CupCanada  4–0  PolandIpoh, Malaysia
18:05 MYT (UTC+8) Bissett   35'
Noronha-Teixeira   47'59'
Johnston   55'
Report Stadium: Azlan Shah Stadium
26 March 2019 2019 Sultan Azlan Shah CupJapan  1–2  CanadaIpoh, Malaysia
16:05 MYT (UTC+8) Kato   11' Report Panesar   10'
Kirkpatrick   41'
Stadium: Azlan Shah Stadium
27 March 2019 2019 Sultan Azlan Shah CupCanada  3–7  IndiaIpoh, Malaysia
18:05 MYT (UTC+8) Pearson   35'
Boothroyd   50'
Wallace   57'
Report Varun   12'
Mandeep   20'27'29'
Amit   39'
Vivek   55'
Nilakanta   58'
Stadium: Azlan Shah Stadium
29 March 2019 2019 Sultan Azlan Shah CupMalaysia  3–2  CanadaIpoh, Malaysia
20:35 MYT (UTC+8) Firhan   6'
Razie   17'
Fitri   23'
Report Johnston   15+'22' Stadium: Azlan Shah Stadium
30 March 2019 2019 Sultan Azlan Shah CupMalaysia  4–2  CanadaIpoh, Malaysia
18:05 MYT (UTC+8) Aiman   23'
Azrai   29'
Tengku   30'
Faizal   45'
Report Pearson   14'
Wallace   59'
Stadium: Azlan Shah Stadium
26 April 2019 2019 FIH Series FinalsCanada  1–3  WalesKuala Lumpur, Malaysia
16:05 MYT (UTC+8) I. Smythe   42' Report Carson   30'
Hawker   33'
Naughalty   57'
Stadium: National Hockey Stadium
27 April 2019 2019 FIH Series FinalsAustria  1–2  CanadaKuala Lumpur, Malaysia
18:05 MYT (UTC+8) Thörnblom   53' Report Wallace   31'
K. Pereira   42'
Stadium: National Hockey Stadium
29 April 2019 2019 FIH Series FinalsCanada  6–2  BelarusKuala Lumpur, Malaysia
14:05 MYT (UTC+8) Bissett   20'21'
Scholfield   32'
Wallace   41'
I. Smythe   42'
Tupper   60'
Report Bandarchuck   40'
Yahoshchankau   52'
Stadium: National Hockey Stadium
1 May 2019 2019 FIH Series FinalsCanada  3–3
(3–1 p)
  ChinaKuala Lumpur, Malaysia
17:50 MYT (UTC+8) Scholfield   16'
I. Smythe   47'
S. Panesar   51'
Report Du T.   4'
Tu   45+'
Su   50'
Stadium: National Hockey Stadium
Penalties
Pearson  
Johnston  
S. Panesar  
K. Pereira  
  Dong
  Su
  Lin
  Guo Z.
3 May 2019 2019 FIH Series FinalsItaly  1–3  CanadaKuala Lumpur, Malaysia
17:50 MYT (UTC+8) Lago   28' Report S. Panesar   32'
Johnston   43'
Scholfield   60'
Stadium: National Hockey Stadium
4 May 2019 2019 FIH Series FinalsMalaysia  2–3  CanadaKuala Lumpur, Malaysia
20:05 MYT (UTC+8) Firhan   8'
Tengku   53'
Report Tupper   20'
Bissett   22'
Kirkpatrick   43'
Stadium: National Hockey Stadium
24 June 2019 Test matchJapan  3–3  CanadaEchizen, Japan
14:30 JST (UTC+9) Zendana   8'
Yamada   14'
Takahashi   15'
Report Pearson   13'
Tupper   24'
I. Smythe   40'
Stadium: Echizen Town Hockey Stadium
26 June 2019 Test matchJapan  5–2  CanadaEchizen, Japan
14:30 JST (UTC+9) Zendana   22'51'
Watanabe   39'55'
K. Tanaka   42'
Report Tupper   12'
Wallace   39'
Stadium: Echizen Town Hockey Stadium
27 June 2019 Test matchJapan  3–4  CanadaEchizen, Japan
16:00 JST (UTC+9) Zendana   46'
K. Tanaka   50'
Fukuda   55'
Report Wallace   4'41'
Boothroyd   29'
K. Pereira   58'
Stadium: Echizen Town Hockey Stadium
1 July 2019 Test matchJapan  4–2  CanadaEchizen, Japan
16:00 JST (UTC+9) Yamasaki   1'
Wakuri   40'
Zendana   41'
K. Tanaka   48'
Report Pearson   15'28' Stadium: Echizen Town Hockey Stadium
30 July 2019 (2019-07-30) 2019 Pan American GamesCanada  5–1  MexicoLima, Peru
14:00 PET (UTC–5) Scholfield   7'39'
Pearson   28'30'
Pereira   54'
Report Aguilar   34' Stadium: Centro Deportivo de Villa Maria del Triunfo
1 August 2019 (2019-08-01) 2019 Pan American GamesUnited States  0–4  CanadaLima, Peru
12:00 PET (UTC–5) Report Johnston   5'11'
Pearson   18'
Kirkpatrick   38'
Stadium: Centro Deportivo de Villa Maria del Triunfo
3 August 2019 (2019-08-03) 2019 Pan American GamesCanada  14–1  PeruLima, Peru
16:00 PET (UTC–5) I. Smythe   3'
Johnston   4'
Wallace   4'36'
Tupper   14'57'
Panesar   22'
Pereira   26'55'
Scholfield   27'41'44'
Pearson   33'42'
Report Diaz Espinosa   8' Stadium: Centro Deportivo de Villa Maria del Triunfo
5 August 2019 (2019-08-05) 2019 Pan American GamesTrinidad and Tobago  1–5  CanadaLima, Peru
20:15 PET (UTC–5) Browne   6' Report I. Smythe   2'
Pearson   10'
Bissett   47'
Tupper   49'56'
Stadium: Centro Deportivo de Villa Maria del Triunfo
8 August 2019 (2019-08-08) 2019 Pan American GamesChile  2–3  CanadaLima, Peru
17:15 PET (UTC–5) Rodriguez   23'54' Report Tupper   19'55'
Johnston   43'
Stadium: Centro Deportivo de Villa Maria del Triunfo
10 August 2019 (2019-08-10) 2019 Pan American GamesArgentina  5–2  CanadaLima, Peru
17:15 PET (UTC–5) Tolini   17'19'
Ferreiro   27'
Casella   40'
Martínez   53'
Report Tupper   16'
Johnston   60'
Stadium: Centro Deportivo de Villa Maria del Triunfo
26 October 2019 2019 FIH Olympic QualifiersCanada  3–5  IrelandWest Vancouver, Canada
14:00 PDT (UTC–7) Johnston   15'
Pereira   23'48'
Report Cargo   8'
O'Donoghue   33'53'
Murray   37'51'
Stadium: Ambleside Rutledge Field

2020Edit

22 January 2020 Test matchChile  2–3  CanadaSantiago, Chile
20:00 CLST (UTC–3) Amoroso   10'
Becerra   57'
Report Sarmento   21'
Scholfield   49'
Johnston   59'
Stadium: Prince of Wales Country Club
24 January 2020 Test matchChile  2–2  CanadaSantiago, Chile
19:00 CLST (UTC–3) Strabucchi   36'
Rodriguez   44'
Report Sarmento   14'
Boothroyd   37'
Stadium: Club Manquehue
26 January 2020 Test matchArgentina  4–2  CanadaSantiago, Chile
17:30 CLST (UTC–3) Tolini   21'29'53'
Ibarra   43'
Report Pereira   13'
Johnston   60+'
Stadium: Prince of Wales Country Club
29 January 2020 Test matchArgentina  4–1  CanadaSantiago, Chile
11:30 CLST (UTC–3) Martínez   19'
Fernández   28'
Tolini   37'60'
Report Johnston   12' Stadium: Prince of Wales Country Club
11 April 2020 2020 Sultan Azlan Shah CupCanada  v  South KoreaIpoh, Malaysia
16:05 MYT (UTC+8) Stadium: Azlan Shah Stadium
12 April 2020 2020 Sultan Azlan Shah CupCanada  v  PakistanIpoh, Malaysia
18:05 MYT (UTC+8) Stadium: Azlan Shah Stadium
14 April 2020 2020 Sultan Azlan Shah CupJapan  v  CanadaIpoh, Malaysia
16:05 MYT (UTC+8) Stadium: Azlan Shah Stadium
15 April 2020 2020 Sultan Azlan Shah CupCanada  v  AustraliaIpoh, Malaysia
18:05 MYT (UTC+8) Stadium: Azlan Shah Stadium
17 April 2020 2020 Sultan Azlan Shah CupMalaysia  v  CanadaIpoh, Malaysia
20:35 MYT (UTC+8) Stadium: Azlan Shah Stadium
25 July 2020 2020 Summer OlympicsCanada  v  GermanyTokyo, Japan
19:00 JST (UTC+9) Stadium: Oi Hockey Stadium
27 July 2020 2020 Summer OlympicsGreat Britain  v  CanadaTokyo, Japan
11:45 JST (UTC+9) Stadium: Oi Hockey Stadium
28 July 2020 2020 Summer OlympicsNetherlands  v  CanadaTokyo, Japan
20:45 JST (UTC+9) Stadium: Oi Hockey Stadium
30 July 2020 2020 Summer OlympicsBelgium  v  CanadaTokyo, Japan
10:00 JST (UTC+9) Stadium: Oi Hockey Stadium
31 July 2020 2020 Summer OlympicsCanada  v  South AfricaTokyo, Japan
12:15 JST (UTC+9) Stadium: Oi Hockey Stadium

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FIH Men's and Women's World Ranking". FIH. 1 March 2020. Retrieved 1 March 2020.
  2. ^ "Men's National Team heads south for warm-weather training tour". www.fieldhockey.ca. Field Hockey Canada. 17 January 2020. Retrieved 18 January 2020.

External linksEdit