The South African Hockey5s Women’s Team experienced an emotional blazer ceremony and send-off today at the Garden Court Hotel, OR Tambo. Surrounded by loved ones and a select group of media representatives, the team is set to embark on their journey to Muscat, Oman, to participate in the Inaugural Hockey5s World Cup.
Shaune Baaitjies (HER), the interim CEO of SA Hockey, extended heartfelt wishes to the team for a successful journey and performance at the upcoming tournament. The ceremony was a poignant moment, highlighting the collective support behind the athletes.
Coach Tsoanelo Pholo expressed confidence and enthusiasm about the team’s preparations and readiness for the competition. South Africa has been placed in Pool B alongside formidable opponents Australia, Zambia, and Ukraine, setting the stage for an exciting and competitive tournament.
As the team sets off, the nation rallies behind them, anticipating a spirited representation on the global stage. Stay tuned for updates on South Africa’s journey at the Hockey5s World Cup.
The tournament will be available to watch on FIH’s streaming platform Watch.Hockey. The tournament requires a once off tournament pass subscription. All updates will be shared on the SA Hockey Fan App and relevant social media pages.
South African Fixtures – FIH Hockey5s World Cup 2024
24 January 2024 – 06:50 – South Africa vs. Zambia
24 January 2024 – 13:40 – South Africa vs. Australia
25 January 2024 – 06:50 – South Africa vs. Ukraine
Pic – ProTouch Africa