Photo Credit: SA Hockey Men

The South African Men’s Hockey team are currently in Cuttack Bhubaneshwar, India taking part in the World Cup; they are hoping to fly the flag high.


Bhubaneswar, India (16 January 2023) – South Africa’s Hockey Men are currently in India for the FIH World Cup where they will play against 15 other nations for the winning title.

The SA team is in a pool against Argentina, Australia and France. Other countries include Belguim, Chile, England, Germany, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Spain and Wales.

“We are incredibly excited to get underway here in India. We are tremendously excited by the opportunity to represent our country and challenge the best nations in the world. The SA Men will give it 100% from the first whistle to the last. We know we are playing for something bigger than ourselves! Thank you for all the support from home!” – SA Men’s Hockey

They lost their first match against Argentina 0 – 1 but looked forward to going against France for the second match. They played France today, making one goal but losing 2 – 1. They are set to play Australia next, on the 20th of January 2023.

The team prepresenting South Africa is made up by the following men.

  • Connor Beauchamp
  • Dan Bell
  • Mustapha Cassiem
  • Dayaan Cassiem (C)
  • Jethro Eustice
  • Keenan Horne
  • Gowan Jones
  • Ryan Julius
  • Estiaan Kriek
  • Tevin Kok
  • Peabo Lembethe
  • Guy Morgan
  • Sam Mvimbi
  • Sihle Ngubane
  • Bili Ntuli
  • Brad Sherwood
  • Nic Spooner
  • Jacques van Tonder

If you are excited to watch, the matches will be aired on SuperSport 207.

Sources: SA Hockey Men
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