Greenfields African Hockey Championship 2015

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The South African Hockey Association (SAHA), together with title sponsor Greenfields, are proud to announce that tickets for the Greenfields African Hockey Championship 2015 are on sale.

 

The tournament, set to get underway from the 23 October to 1 November, promises to host Africa’s finest in hockey, at the Randburg Astro, north of Johannesburg, including both our South African Men and Ladies teams.

 

The Greenfields African Hockey Championship is a Federation of International Hockey endorsed Olympic Qualifying Event, with both the winning men’s and women’s teams qualifying as Africa’s sole representatives at the 2016 Rio Olympics, Brazil.

 

SAHA and hosts Southern Gauteng, have worked hard to improve the stadium experience for fans, and have included hospitality options such as a R200 pp. hospitality ticket offer, as well as a variety of food and beverage offerings for the duration of the tournament.

 

Fixtures and participating countries, highlighted below:

 

Friday 23/10/2015
12h15 W01 1 GHANA vs NIGERIA
14h00 W02 2 TANZANIA vs ZIMBABWE
14h30 W03 1 KENYA vs NAMIBIA
16h45 MA01 1 NAMIBIA vs BOTSWANA
19h00 MA02 1 ZIMBABWE vs SOUTH AFRICA
Saturday 24/10/2015
12h15 W04 1 KENYA vs ZIMBABWE
13h15 W05 2 GHANA vs NAMIBIA
14h30 W06 1 SOUTH AFRICA vs NIGERIA
15h30 MA03 2 GHANA vs NAMIBIA
16h45 MA04 1 SOUTH AFRICA vs BOTSWANA
Sunday 25/10/2015
14h30 MB01 1 KENYA vs NIGERIA
16h45 MB01 1 EGYPT vs TANZANIA
Monday 26/10/2015
12h15 MA05 1 GHANA vs BOTSWANA
14h00 W07 2 GHANA vs ZIMBABWE
14h30 MA06 1 ZIMBABWE vs NAMIBIA
16h30 W08 2 KENYA vs TANZANIA
16h45 MB03 1 KENYA vs EGYPT
19h00 W09 1 SOUTH AFRICA vs NAMIBIA
Tuesday 27/10/2015
12h15 MA07 1 BOTSWANA vs ZIMBABWE
14h00 MB04 2 TANZANIA vs NIGERIA
14h30 W10 1 GHAN vs TANZANIA
16h30 W11 2 NAMIBIA vs NIGERIA
16h45 W12 1 SOUTH AFRICA vs ZIMBABWE
19h00 MA08 1 GHANA vs SOUTH AFRICA
Wednesday 28/10/2015
14h30 MB05 1 TANZANIA vs KENYA
16h45 MB06 1 EGYPT vs NIGERIA
Thursday 29/10/2015
12h15 W13 1 ZIMBABWE vs NAMIBIA
14h00 W14 2 TANZANIA vs NIGERIA
14h30 MA09 1 ZIMBABWE vs GHANA
16h45 W15 1 SOUTH AFRICA vs KENYA
19h00 MA10 1 SOUTH AFRICA vs NAMIBIA
Friday 30/10/2015
12h00 W16 1 ZIMBABWE vs NIGERIA
14h15 W17 1 GHANA vs KENYA
16h30 M 7 / 9 1 A5 vs 4B
19h00 W18 1 RSA vs TAN
Saturday 31/10/2015
11h30 M 5 / 6 A3 vs B3
14h00 M 1 / 4 B1 vs A2
16h30 M 1 / 4 A1 vs B2
Sunday 01/11/2015
09h00 W19 1 TAN vs NAM
11h30 W20 1 RSA vs GHA
12h00 W21 2 KEN vs NGR
14h30 M 7 / 8 2 A4 vs M 7 / 9
14h00 M 3 / 4 1 3rd / 4th vs
16h30 M 1 / 2 1 Final vs

 

“The growth in the participation of hockey in South Africa, is in an unprecedented space, and we encourage all Gauteng hockey fans, to come out and support our teams,” said Marissa Langeni, CEO of the SA Hockey Association.

Sponsors, Greenfields are at the forefront of rolling out World Class surfaces in SA and globally and recently supplied the surface at the 2014 World Cup, to much acclaim. The Greenfields Africa Cup is a continued investment by Belgotex Floors, toward the growth and development of the game in South Africa and Africa.

SA Hockey Association and TransAfrica Media have also recently concluded a deal that will build on the FIH “Hockey Revolution” mantra that is seeing the marketing, broadcasting and commercialization taken to new heights.

Tickets are on sale at www.ticketpros.co.za.

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For more information, go to http://www.sgha.co.za/.

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