If ever a goalless draw could be considered an absolute thriller, it has to be world number 11 South Africa’s 0-0 stalemate with world six Germany at the Women’s World League Semi Final hockey tournament in Valencia, Spain Tuesday.
“We like to play them and the history between us makes for an interesting game.”
On a very hot day in Valencia, Spain Sunday, the South Africa women’s hockey team dominated their World League Semi Final tournament match against Uruguay but had to settle for a 1-1 draw. The score was 0-0 at half-time.
World number five USA beat the world number 11 South Africa women’s hockey team 4-1 at the World League Semi Final tournament in Valencia, Spain Saturday. The score was 1-1 at half-time.
The world’s 11th-ranked South Africa women’s hockey team will be looking to turn the disappointment of their 4-1 defeat by world 14 Ireland in the opening match of the World League Semi Final tournament in Valencia, Spain on Wednesday into resounding success this weekend when they take on USA and Uruguay.
To sum it up, 4-1 winners Ireland took their chances while South Africa didn’t in the opening match of the World League Semi Final tournament at Campo Del Hockey in Valencia, Spain Wednesday afternoon.
Supersport is due to broadcast matches from all the HWL Semi Final tournaments including all the South African games from Valencia. These will be broadcast on channels 207,208 and 210 meaning you will have to be a Premium subscriber to see them. The broadcast schedule can be found below.
Nicolene Terblanche will lead the SA Women's team in Valencia. Photo: Matt Withers Action Pix
The South Africa women’s hockey team has been named for the World League Semi-Final tournament that is to take place in Valencia, Spain from June 10 to 21.
Jen Wilson (Photo Credit: Ady Kerry)
Scotland Senior Women have added a new Assistant Coach to their coaching team, recruiting triple Olympian and South Africa playing legend Jen Wilson to the post.
Sheldon Rostron in the dugout. Photo: Terry February Photography, www.safieldhockey.co.za
The South African Hockey Association have released the name of the new head coach of the South Africa women's hockey team.
South African Sheldon Rostron, who has been with the team in coaching and management positions through major tournaments such as the Olympic Games, and the 2014 World Cup and Commonwealth Games, has been appointed as head coach.
"It is a great honour and a wonderful opportunity," said Rostron on Tuesday.