Sanani Mangisa has been in the national women’s hockey squad setup for 6 years, and the country’s no. 1 keeper for the past 6 months. gsport talks to Sanani ahead of the prestigious Investec Challenge starting in Cape Town on Monday, featuring hosts South Africa, England, Australia and world champions, Holland.
A new-look Investec South Africa women’s hockey team will head to Dublin, Ireland for the Champions Challenge, an opportunity for new caps Lillian du Plessis, Quanita Bobbs, Izelle Lategan and Tanya Britz, to gain international exposure ahead of their appearance for the SA U21s, at the Junior World Cup Africa Qualifier Tournament in Randburg in mid-October.
The South Africa women’s hockey team have endured a torrid opening two fixtures at the London 2012 Olympic Games, with loss margins placing the team at the bottom of Group B’s log
Superb final four-nations tournament performance by the SA women’s hockey team, resplendent with a hat-trick from goal maestro Pietie Coetzee, gives the team a boost as pre-Olympic preparations come to a close.
The world’s 12th-ranked SA Women’s Hockey team nearly upset 6th-ranked Black Sticks in the four-nations tournament in Bremen, Germany, in an intriguing Olympic preview
The SA women’s hockey team recorded their best result in four unofficial tests as part of their pre-Olympic Games preparations, losing 3-2 to Great Britain after conceding a 6-0 loss to the world number-four Olympic hosts a day previously.
It was a close encounter until Holland sank four goals in last 13mins to beat the SA Women’s Hockey team 5-0 in opening pre-Olympic friendly against the reigning Olympic champs
Coach Bonnet looking to introduce new play patterns for the SA Women’s Hockey team, to counter pressure with pressure at all times in busy pre-Olympic schedule featuring 4 unofficial tests, 5 tests
More than 50 women athletes make the cut in SASCOC’s initial London 2012 Team SA announcement
World no. 12 SA women’s hockey upset world no. 4 Great Britain 3-1 in their opening Investec London Cup on Tuesday, as Sulette Damons, Bernie Coston and Jen Wilson kept the scoreboard ticking over while Lisa Deetlefs, Lenise Marais, and goalkeeper Mariette Rix were just 3 of the South Africans who made critical tackles in defence.