SPAR South Africa Women’s Indoor Hockey Team Unveiled

As anticipation builds for the African Hockey Indoor Cup of Nations scheduled to take place in Swakopmund at the end of May, SPAR South Africa proudly announces the lineup for its Women’s Indoor Hockey team. This prestigious tournament serves as the African qualifier for the highly anticipated FIH Indoor Hockey World Cup set to unfold in Croatia in 2025. Following their remarkable performance in the 2023 World Cup, where they secured a spot in the Semi-Finals, South Africa has its sights set on clinching victory, with the top two teams in Swakopmund earning a coveted ticket to Croatia.

 

Led by coach AJ Spieringshoek, SPAR South Africa’s squad boasts an abundance of experience, totalling an impressive combined 518 indoor hockey test caps. At the forefront is Jamie Southgate, nearing a milestone 100 caps for her country, exemplifying leadership and skill. Joining her are standout talents Tegan Fourie and Malikah Hamza, both recognized for their stellar performances, with Fourie clinching the title of SA Hockey Indoor Player and Rising Player of 2023. Additionally, Daniella de Oliveira, hailed as the Indoor Hockey IPT player of the tournament, and the formidable goalkeeper Sarah Paget, crowned goalkeeper of the tournament, have rightfully earned their spots on the team, showcasing exceptional form.

 

With eight players from the squad that secured a history making fourth-place finish in the FIH Indoor Hockey World Cup, SPAR South Africa possesses a wealth of invaluable experience garnered from competing on the global stage. This seasoned roster is poised to leverage its collective expertise to once again secure qualification for the upcoming tournament in Croatia.

 

As excitement mounts for the forthcoming African Hockey Indoor Cup of Nations, SPAR South Africa’s Women’s Indoor Hockey team stands ready to showcase their prowess and determination, aiming to reclaim their status as champions of the continent and secure their passage to the prestigious FIH Indoor Hockey World Cup in 2025.

 

Broadcast details will be shared on our social media platforms once confirmed.

 

SPAR South Africa – African Hockey Indoor Cup of Nations

 

Name Caps Name Caps
Caylin Den Bakker 11 Kayla De Waal 50
Cheree Greyvenstein 70 Laikén Brisset 23
Daniella Mendes De Oliveira 37 Laylaa Davids 5
Edith Molikoe 69 Malikah Hamza 17
Jamie Southgate 92 Sarah Paget 12
Jessica Lardant 63 Tegan Fourie 68

 

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