Weekend Wrap: Check out our summary of SA women’s sport published on gsport over the weekend!
The prestigious Investec Challenge kicks off in Cape Town today, with Netherlands facing Australia at 6pm and the Investec South African women’s team up against England at 8pm at the Hartleyvale Stadium.
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.
SA Hockey announces Lenise Marais and Marsha Marescia as co-captains to lead SA in the prestigious Investec Challenge, which kicks off on Monday, 4 February, against hockey powerhouses Holland, England and Australia.
Second-half goals by Bernie Coston and Tarryn Bright complimented the first-half equaliser by Lilian du Plessis to give Investec SA a 3-1 win over England in their final international friendly, ahead of the Investec Challenge in Cape Town from Monday, 4 February, featuring Holland, Australia, hosts South Africa and England
World champs Holland deserve their 2-0 friendly win over Investec SA at the Hartleyvale Hockey stadium on Thursday evening, but the hosts showing value for money in attack and defence.
In-form SA await next international friendly vs Olympic gold medallists and FIH hockey world champs Holland as Investec Challenge start on Monday, 4 February
Investec SA goalkeeper Sanani Mangisa keeps out all Australian attacks while SA forwards sink four goals to thrash Australia’s HockeyRoos in their unofficial test in Cape Town on Tuesday, as pressure mounts ahead of the prestigious Investec Challenge from 4-10 February
Investec South Africa have victory in the World League round two competition in their sights as they prepare for Azerbaijan and Austria in a crunch weekend of hockey.
Investec South Africa are through to the World League semi-finals after thrashing Azerbaijan 7-nil. World record holder Pietie Coetzee was at her supreme best, scoring her second hat-trick in a row