Netherlands men's national field hockey team

The Netherlands national men's field hockey team represents the Netherlands in international men's field hockey and is controlled by the Koninklijke Nederlandse Hockey Bond, the governing body for field hockey in the Netherlands.

Netherlands
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NicknameOranje
AssociationRoyal Dutch Hockey Federation
(Koninklijke Nederlandse Hockey Bond)
ConfederationEHF (Europe)
CoachMaximiliano Caldas
Assistant coach(es)Rick Mathijssen
ManagerJoof Verhees
CaptainBilly Bakker
Most capsTeun de Nooijer (453)
Home
Away
FIH ranking
Current 3 Steady (1 March 2020)[1]
Highest2nd (2003, 2005, June 2014 – June 2016)
Lowest4th (2006, 2008–2009, April 2017 – July 2018)
Olympic Games
Appearances19 (first in 1928)
Best result1st (1996, 2000)
World Cup
Appearances14 (first in 1971)
Best result1st (1973, 1990, 1998)
EuroHockey Championship
Appearances17 (first in 1970)
Best result1st (1983, 1987, 2007, 2015, 2017)

The Netherlands are one of the most successful teams in the world, having won the Summer Olympics twice, the Hockey World Cup three times, the Champions Trophy eight times, the EuroHockey Nations Championship five times and the Hockey World League once.[2]

Tournament recordEdit

Summer OlympicsEdit

Summer Olympics record
Year Round Position Pld W D* L GF GA Squad
  1908 Did not participate
  1920
  1928 Final 2nd 4 2 1 1 8 5 Squad
  1932 Did not participate
  1936 3rd place game 3rd 5 3 1 1 13 10 Squad
  1948 3rd place game 3rd 7 4 1 2 17 12 Squad
  1952 Final 2nd 3 2 0 1 3 6 Squad
  1956 Withdrew
  1960 9th–12th place pool 9th 6 3 1 2 11 10 Squad
  1964 5th–8th play-off 7th 8 4 1 3 21 7 Squad
  1968 5th place game 5th 9 6 0 3 16 13 Squad
  1972 3rd place game 4th 9 5 1 3 21 14 Squad
  1976 3rd place game 4th 7 5 0 2 14 8 Squad
  1980 Withdrew
  1984 5th place game 6th 7 3 2 2 18 14 Squad
  1988 3rd place game 3rd 7 4 1 2 15 9 Squad
  1992 3rd place game 4th 7 4 0 3 25 17 Squad
  1996 Final 1st 7 6 1 0 20 8 Squad
  2000 Final 1st 7 3 3 1 14 11 Squad
  2004 Final 2nd 7 6 0 1 20 13 Squad
  2008 3rd place game 4th 7 3 2 2 19 13 Squad
  2012 Final 2nd 7 6 0 1 28 11 Squad
  2016 3rd place game 4th 8 4 2 2 24 10 Squad
  2020 Qualified
Total 19/24 2 titles 122 73 17 32 307 191

World CupEdit

FIH World Cup record
Year Round Position Pld W D* L GF GA Squad
  1971 5th place game 6th 6 3 0 3 6 6 N/A
  1973 Final 1st 7 3 3 1 13 6
  1975 9th place game 9th 7 3 1 3 17 10
  1978 Final 2nd 8 6 0 2 26 14
  1982 3rd place game 4th 7 3 1 3 21 19
  1986 7th place game 7th 7 5 0 2 13 8
  1990 Final 1st 7 5 1 1 21 13
  1994 Final 2nd 7 4 2 1 25 6
  1998 Final 1st 7 6 0 1 26 14 Squad
  2002 3rd place game 3rd 9 6 1 2 20 10 Squad
  2006 7th place game 7th 7 4 1 2 21 12 Squad
  2010 3rd place game 3rd 7 4 1 2 20 10 Squad
  2014 Final 2nd 7 5 1 1 16 10 Squad
  2018 Final 2nd 7 4 2 1 22 8 Squad
  2023 To be determined
Total 14/14 3 titles 100 61 14 25 267 146

European ChampionshipsEdit

EuroHockey Championships record
Year Round Position Pld W D* L GF GA
  1970 Final 2nd 7 5 1 1 12 3
  1974 3rd place game 3rd 6 5 0 1 22 4
  1978 Final 2nd 7 5 1 1 26 11
  1983 Final 1st 7 5 2 0 31 8
  1987 Final 1st 7 5 1 1 21 5
  1991 Final 2nd 7 6 0 1 41 5
  1995 Final 2nd 7 5 2 0 21 7
  1999 Final 2nd 7 5 2 0 32 10
  2003 3rd place game 4th 7 4 1 2 28 15
  2005 Final 2nd 5 4 0 1 16 11
  2007 Final 1st 5 5 0 0 23 9
  2009 3rd place game 3rd 5 3 0 2 22 6
  2011 Final 2nd 5 4 0 1 25 14
  2013 3rd place game 3rd 5 4 0 1 22 9
  2015 Final 1st 5 5 0 0 19 1
  2017 Final 1st 5 4 0 1 20 9
  2019 3rd place game 3rd 5 4 0 1 21 7
  2021 Qualified
Total 18/18 5 titles 102 78 10 14 402 134

Champions TrophyEdit

Champions Trophy record
Year Position Pld W D* L GF GA
  1978 Did not participate
  1980 4th 6 3 0 3 23 19
  1981 1st 5 3 2 0 22 16
  1982 1st 5 4 1 0 21 10
  1982 5th 5 2 0 3 11 13
  1984 4th 5 2 1 2 9 8
  1985 5th 5 1 1 3 10 11
  1986 6th 5 1 1 3 5 10
  1987 2nd 7 5 1 1 15 5
  1988 Did not participate
  1989 2nd 5 4 0 1 12 6
  1990 2nd 5 3 1 1 14 8
  1991 3rd 5 2 1 2 12 10
  1992 4th 6 3 0 3 13 11
  1993 3rd 6 4 0 2 14 9
  1994 3rd 6 1 3 2 15 14
  1995 4th 6 3 0 3 7 8
  1996 1st 6 4 2 0 13 5
  1997 4th 6 2 1 3 14 15
  1998 1st 6 5 0 1 22 11
  1999 3rd 6 3 1 2 15 9
  2000 1st 6 6 0 0 12 5
  2001 3rd 6 3 1 2 16 13
  2002 1st 6 4 2 0 21 9
  2003 1st 6 5 1 0 27 13
  2004 2nd 6 4 0 2 15 25
  2005 2nd 6 3 1 2 14 12
  2006 1st 6 4 2 0 23 12
  2007 3rd 8 4 3 1 25 19
  2008 4th 6 2 1 3 15 14
  2009 4th 6 3 0 3 15 20
  2010 3rd 6 3 0 3 17 19
  2011 3rd 7 3 2 2 19 18
  2012 2nd 6 4 1 1 16 9
  2014 5th 6 3 1 2 17 11
  2016 Withdrew
  2018 3rd 6 3 1 2 15 7
Total 8 titles 199 109 32 58 534 404

Sultan Azlan Shah CupEdit

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup record
Year Position
1996 6th
2007 1st
Best result: 1st place
*Draws include knockout matches decided on a penalty shoot-out.

TeamEdit

Current squadEdit

The following 20 players were named on 3 February 2020 for the FIH Pro League matches against Argentina on 15 and 16 February 2020.[3]

Caps updated as of 16 February 2020, after the match against Argentina.

Head coach:   Maximiliano Caldas

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) CapsClub
22 GK Sam van der Ven (1989-09-05) 5 September 1989 (age 30) 56   HGC
26 GK Pirmin Blaak (1988-03-08) 8 March 1988 (age 32) 97   Oranje-Rood

4 DF Lars Balk (1996-02-26) 26 February 1996 (age 24) 60   Kampong
11 DF Glenn Schuurman (1991-04-16) 16 April 1991 (age 29) 142   Bloemendaal
12 DF Sander de Wijn (1990-05-02) 2 May 1990 (age 30) 145   Kampong
13 DF Sander Baart (1988-04-30) 30 April 1988 (age 32) 192   Oranje-Rood
23 DF Joep de Mol (1995-12-10) 10 December 1995 (age 24) 78   Oranje-Rood
27 DF Jip Janssen (1997-10-14) 14 October 1997 (age 22) 34   Kampong
30 DF Mink van der Weerden (1988-12-19) 19 December 1988 (age 31) 173   Rot-Weiss Köln
31 DF Teun Beins (1998-10-28) 28 October 1998 (age 21) 4   Oranje-Rood

6 MF Jonas de Geus (1998-04-29) 29 April 1998 (age 22) 79   Kampong
8 MF Billy Bakker (Captain) (1988-11-23) 23 November 1988 (age 31) 217   Amsterdam
9 MF Seve van Ass (1992-04-10) 10 April 1992 (age 28) 174   HGC
14 MF Robbert Kemperman (1990-06-24) 24 June 1990 (age 30) 210   Kampong

2 FW Jeroen Hertzberger (1986-02-24) 24 February 1986 (age 34) 248   Rotterdam
5 FW Thijs van Dam (1997-01-05) 5 January 1997 (age 23) 45   Rotterdam
16 FW Mirco Pruyser (1989-08-11) 11 August 1989 (age 30) 124   Amsterdam
18 FW Bjorn Kellerman (1990-05-25) 25 May 1990 (age 30) 65   Kampong
25 FW Thierry Brinkman (1995-03-19) 19 March 1995 (age 25) 100   Bloemendaal
34 FW Jelle Galema (1992-11-16) 16 November 1992 (age 27) 74   Den Bosch

Recent call-upsEdit

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

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club Latest call-up
GK Maurits Visser (1995-06-08) 8 June 1995 (age 25) 3   Bloemendaal v.   Pakistan, 27 October 2019

DF Floris Wortelboer (1996-08-04) 4 August 1996 (age 24) 52   Bloemendaal v.   India, 19 January 2020

MF Valentin Verga (1989-10-07) 7 October 1989 (age 30) 193   Amsterdam v.   Spain, 1 February 2020
MF Diede van Puffelen (1992-02-20) 20 February 1992 (age 28) 30   Rotterdam v.   India, 19 January 2020
MF Jorrit Croon (1998-08-09) 9 August 1998 (age 21) 74   Bloemendaal 2019 FIH Pro League Grand Final

FW Bob de Voogd (1988-09-16) 16 September 1988 (age 31) 146   Braxgata v.   India, 19 January 2020
FW Terrance Pieters (1996-12-14) 14 December 1996 (age 23) 15   Kampong v.   Pakistan, 27 October 2019

Most capped playersEdit

Below is a list of the 10 players with the most caps for the Netherlands, as of 19 November 2018.[4]

# Player Period Caps
1 Teun de Nooijer 1994–2012 453
2 Jeroen Delmee 1994–2008 401
3 Jacques Brinkman 1987–2000 337
4 Erik Jazet 1990–2004 308
5 Cees Jan Diepeveen 1978–1992 286
6 Stephan Veen 1989–2000 275
7 Robert van der Horst 2004–2016 272
8 Sander van der Weide 1996–2008 271
9 Guus Vogels 1996–2010 263
10 Marc Delissen 1984–1996 261

Notable playersEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FIH Men's and Women's World Ranking". FIH. 1 March 2020. Retrieved 1 March 2020.
  2. ^ "Welkom – Koninklijke Nederlandse Hockey Bond". Retrieved 21 November 2014.
  3. ^ "Bondscoach Caldas neemt Valentin Verga niet mee naar Tokio". www.knhb.nl (in Dutch). Koninklijke Nederlandse Hockey Bond. 3 February 2020. Retrieved 3 February 2020.
  4. ^ "Oranje Heren 100+ interlands". hockey.nl (in Dutch). Retrieved 27 November 2018.

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