Dec 15, 2022

SA Hockey Indoor Men named for December Namibia Series

The South African Hockey Indoor Men, powered by Tops at SPAR, have been named for the five match test series against Namibia in December in Cape Town. The two teams renew their rivalry after South Africa won the five-match series in Windhoek last month 3-1.

The South African and Namibian Men will both be taking the opportunity to fine tune their games ahead of the FIH Hockey Indoor World Cup in Pretoria in 2023, where for the first time two African nations will represent the continent at the showpiece event.

For South Africa the squad that did duty in Namibia remains largely intact with the recall of highly experienced Justin Domleo as well as Chad Futcher and Steven Paulo, who were part of the Indoor African Cup of Nations success. Anton van Loggerenberg who was unavailable due to his outdoor debut in Malaysia is recalled alongside Goodwin and Mngoma who did duty in Windhoek. While the experienced Ryan Julius also makes a return to the squad.

SA vs. Namibia Indoor Hockey Test Series – Fixtures

1st Test – 16 December 2022 – 20:30 – Wynberg

2nd Test – 17 December 2022 – 20:30 – Wynberg

3rd Test – 18 December 2022 – 11:30 – St. Cyprians

4th Test – 19 December 2022 – 20:30 – Wynberg

5th Test – 20 December 2022 – 20:30 – Wynberg

South Africa Hockey Indoor Men vs. Namibia – December 2022

Name

Aiden Tun

Anton Van Loggenberg

Bongumusa Mngoma

Cameron Goodwin

Chad Futcher

Dalpiaro Langford

Daniel Sibbald

Dayaan Cassiem

Caps

17

11

11

12

13

9

10

17

Name

Jethro Eustice

Justin Domleo

Keegan Hezlett

Lungani Gabela

Mustapha Cassiem

Rusten Abrahams

Ryan Julius

Steven Paulo

Caps

35

37

7

16

17

28

12

11

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