South Africa Men's National Field Hockey Team
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South Africa Men's National Field Hockey Team
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
Most capsGregg Clark (250)
Top scorerGreg Nicol (209)
Team colours Team colours Team colours
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Home
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Away
FIH ranking
Current 14 Steady (30 June 2021)[1]
Highest10 (2005)
Lowest16 (December 2018 - January 2019)
Olympic Games
Appearances4 (first in 1996)
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)
Medal record
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

Summer Olympics

World Cup

Africa Cup of Nations

African Games

African Olympic Qualifier

Commonwealth Games

Hockey World League

Champions Challenge I

Team

Current squad

The following 18 players were named on 17 February 2020 for the test matches against Germany from 22 to 29 February 2020.[3]

Caps updated as of 12 February 2020, after the match against the United States.

Head coach: Gareth Ewing

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) CapsClub
2 DF Andrew Hobson (1998-02-20) 20 February 1998 (age 23) 11
3 DF Tyson Dlungwana (1997-02-18) 18 February 1997 (age 24) 38
6 Alex Stewart (1995-10-15) 15 October 1995 (age 25) 14
8 MF Peabo Lembethe (1996-01-13) 13 January 1996 (age 25) 25 Ireland YMCA
9 FW Ignatius Malgraff (1993-02-17) 17 February 1993 (age 28) 60
11 Matthew Brown (1992-09-01) 1 September 1992 (age 28) 10
12 Gareth Heyns (1991-09-04) 4 September 1991 (age 29) 19
13 MF Chad Futcher 0
14 Rusten Abrahams (1997-12-16) 16 December 1997 (age 23) 3
15 FW Dayaan Cassiem (1998-12-01) 1 December 1998 (age 22) 35 Germany Gladbacher HTC
17 FW Ryan Crowe (1997-11-08) 8 November 1997 (age 23) 10 England Holcombe
19 MF Ryan Julius (1995-07-19) 19 July 1995 (age 26) 38 Netherlands Almere
21 DF Jethro Eustice (1989-11-01) 1 November 1989 (age 31) 120
23 GK Rassie Pieterse (Captain) (1983-08-20) 20 August 1983 (age 37) 158
24 MF Nicholas Spooner (1991-08-28) 28 August 1991 (age 29) 23 Germany Harvestehude
25 FW Richard Pautz (1991-09-25) 25 September 1991 (age 29) 28
26 GK Siya Nolutshungu (1995-12-21) 21 December 1995 (age 25) 20 France Montrouge
27 FW Nqobile Ntuli (1996-01-15) 15 January 1996 (age 25) 50 Germany Harvestehude
29 MF Samkelo Mvimbi (1999-01-23) 23 January 1999 (age 22) 6 South Africa University of Pretoria
30 MF Leneal Jackson (1994-09-30) 30 September 1994 (age 26) 6
31 Clinthon Panther (1991-02-13) 13 February 1991 (age 30) 109

Recent call-ups

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
DF Austin Smith (1985-05-20) 20 May 1985 (age 36) 178 Netherlands Den Bosch v.  United States, 12 February 2020
MF Tim Drummond (1988-03-05) 5 March 1988 (age 33) 145 Netherlands Klein Zwitserland v.  United States, 12 February 2020
MF Taine Paton (1989-01-04) 4 January 1989 (age 32) 115 Belgium Antwerp v.  United States, 12 February 2020
FW Keenan Horne (1992-06-17) 17 June 1992 (age 29) 59 England Old Georgians v.  United States, 12 February 2020
DF Daniel Bell (1994-09-28) 28 September 1994 (age 26) 55 Belgium Daring v.  United States, 12 February 2020
DF Mohamed Mea (1992-04-23) 23 April 1992 (age 29) 30 England Holcombe v.  United States, 12 February 2020
MF Taylor Dart (1992-08-28) 28 August 1992 (age 28) 34 2019 FIH Series Finals

See also

References

  1. ^ "FIH Men's and Women's World Ranking". FIH. 30 June 2021. Retrieved 2021.
  2. ^ "South African Hockey Association". Retrieved 2014.
  3. ^ "Germany Tests await SA Hockey Men at Wits". sahockey.co.za. South African Hockey Association. 17 February 2020. Retrieved 2020.

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