South African hockey enthusiasts are looking forward to watching our SA Under-21 Women’s team participate in the 2016 Women’s Junior World Cup, taking place from 24 November to 4 December in Santiago, Chile.
Held every four years, the tournament aims to expose talented young players to the international hockey circuit. The international tournament consists of 16 teams, divided into four pools battling it out for a spot in the quarterfinals.
|Pool A||Pool B||Pool C||Pool D|
SA Under-21 Women’s Team
The SA Under-21 Women’s Hockey team coach, Patrick Tshutshani, has been through a vigorous selection procedure, over a number of camps, testing for consistency over time. Tshutshani recently announced the names of the players lined-up to participate in the 2016 Women’s Junior World Cup.
|Amy Etherington||19||Defender||Northern Gauteng|
|Antonet Louw||20||Striker||Free State|
|Christine Seggie||19||Defender||Western Province|
|Dani Cairns||20||Striker||Western Province|
|Gretchin Davids||19||Striker||Western Province|
|Kristen Paton||19||Utility||Southern Gauteng|
|Marguerite van Wyk||20||Striker||Northern Gauteng|
|Marlise van Tonder||19||Goalkeeper||Northern Gauteng|
|Marizen Marais||19||Midfield||Southern Gauteng|
|Natalie Esteves||20||Defender||Northern Gauteng|
|Nthabi Maine||19||Striker||Southern Gauteng|
|Ongeziwe Mali||17||Striker||Eastern Province|
|Sandisiwe Tabata||17||Midfield||Eastern Province|
|Shindre-Lee Simmons||19||Defender||Free State|
|Sisipho Magwaza||17||Defender||Southern Gauteng|
|Tarryn Glasby||21||Striker||Western Province|
|Alegra Dijkstra||21||Midfield||Western Province|
|Marissa Poolman||20||Midfield||Northern Gauteng|
Diarize this now to make sure you don’t miss out on what is likely to be a fierce competition! Good luck to our ladies!