World record goalscorer Pietie Coetzee scored a hat-trick as Investec South Africa beat Belgium 3-2 in Cape Town on Thursday night. SA are now favourites to win the tournament and qualify for the World League semi-finals in Europe in June.
Investec South Africa women’s hockey team assistant coach Fabian Gregory has heaped praise on Pietie Coetzee and Marsha Marescia ahead of tonight’s crunch World League encounter with Belgium at Hartleyvale Hockey stadium in Cape Town at 7pm.
Investec SA open their FIH World League round 2 tournament with a morale-boosting 6-0 drubbing of tournament outsiders Ghana at the Hartleyvale stadium in Cape Town, an effort inspired by sporting heroine Marsha Marescia earning an unparalleled 300th cap for the national side
Big Guns return as the Investec SA women’s hockey team starts their World League Round 2 campaign against relative lightweights Ghana in Cape Town on Tuesday, ahead of tough encounters against Belgium, Azerbaijan and Austria
Although the series is lost, the Investec South Africa women’s hockey team will hope to close out the four-match series against Belgium on a high in the final match at Hartleyvale Hockey Stadium at 3pm today.
Belgium completed a series whitewash against Investec SA with a hard-fought 3-2 win at the Hartleyvale Hockey Complex in Cape Town on Saturday, as the hosts look forward to the return of stars Pietie Coetzee and Marsha Marescia for the upcoming World League round two competition on Monday
SA score first but lose 3rd Investec international test against Belgium in Cape Town on Thursday, final chance for team to register a win at 3pm in Cape Town on Saturday
Coach Bonnet’s promised improved performance by the SA women’s hockey team saw the hosts dominate territory and possession against fellow London 2012 Olympians Belgium, but the European visitors emerged 2-0 victors in Cape Town on Monday evening.
Belgium has taken the lead in the four-match Test series against the Investec South Africa women’s hockey team after a 2-1 win in the opening match in Vygieskraal. The next match is on Wednesday, 16 January at 5:30pm.
Coach Bonnet promises an improvement in second test against Belgium after handling errors compromise SA women’s hockey team’s performance in their 1-2 loss in the 4-test series opener on Monday