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South Africa men's national field hockey team

The South Africa men's national field hockey team represents South Africa at international field hockey matches and tournaments.[2]

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
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Home
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Away
FIH ranking
Current 14 Steady (8 September 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

Tournament historyEdit

Summer OlympicsEdit

World CupEdit

Africa Cup of NationsEdit

African GamesEdit

African Olympic QualifierEdit

Commonwealth GamesEdit

Hockey World LeagueEdit

Champions Challenge IEdit

Current squadEdit

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   Garden Route Gazelles
5 DF Austin Smith (1985-05-20) 20 May 1985 (age 34) 162   Den Bosch
7 MF Tim Drummond (C) (1988-03-05) 5 March 1988 (age 31) 131   Klein Zwitserland
8 Paebo Lembethe (1996-01-13) 13 January 1996 (age 23) 4   Maropeng Cavemen
9 Julian Hykes (1982-10-06) 6 October 1982 (age 36) 126   Addo Elephants
10 Thomas Hammond (1984-09-18) 18 September 1984 (age 34) 25   Maropeng Cavemen
11 FW Keenan Horne (1992-06-17) 17 June 1992 (age 27) 38   Brooklands
12 FW Dayaan Cassiem (1998-12-01) 1 December 1998 (age 20) 21   Gladbach
14 Rhett Halkett (1986-04-12) 12 April 1986 (age 33) 152   Hamburg
15 FW Richard Pautz (1991-09-25) 25 September 1991 (age 27) 16   Three Rock Rovers
17 MF Taylor Dart (1992-08-28) 28 August 1992 (age 27) 22   Garden Route Gazelles
18 Taine Paton (1989-01-04) 4 January 1989 (age 30) 103   Royal Antwerp
19 DF Mohamed Mea (1992-04-23) 23 April 1992 (age 27) 18   Holcombe
21 DF Jethro Eustice (1989-11-01) 1 November 1989 (age 29) 99   Drakensberg Dragons
23 GK Rassie Pieterse (1983-08-20) 20 August 1983 (age 36) 137   Maropeng Cavemen
24 MF Nicholas Spooner (1991-08-28) 28 August 1991 (age 28) 5   Harvestehude
27 FW Nqobile Ntuli (1996-01-15) 15 January 1996 (age 23) 30   Drakensberg Dragons
32 GK Gowan Jones (1989-06-24) 24 June 1989 (age 30) 46   Drakensberg Dragons

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FIH Hero World Rankings September 2019 – Men" (PDF). FIH. 8 September 2019. Retrieved 8 September 2019.
  2. ^ "South African Hockey Association". Retrieved 6 December 2014.
  3. ^ 2018 Men's Hockey World Cup roster

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