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News for 29 November 2023

All the news for Wednesday 29 November 2023

2023 FIH Junior World Cup (W) - 29 November

All times GMT -3

29 Nov 2023 10:00     KOR v ZIM (Pool B)     
29 Nov 2023 12:00     NED v AUS (Pool A)     
29 Nov 2023 14:00     IND v CAN (Pool C)
29 Nov 2023 16:00     ARG v ESP (Pool B)     
29 Nov 2023 18:00     GER v BEL (Pool C)
29 Nov 2023 20:30     RSA v CHI (Pool A)

Pool standings

Live scores

FIH Match Centre

FIH Hockey Women’s Junior World Cup Chile 2023: what the coaches have to say!

With just one day to go for the FIH Hockey Women’s Junior World Cup Chile 2023 the coaches have spoken to express their expectations from the event and what their teams will be aiming to achieve over the next two weeks.

Preview: Indian Junior Women's Hockey Team gears up to face Canada in their FIH Hockey Women’s Junior World Cup 2023 opener

Indian team will take on Canada on Wednesday in Santiago, Chile

New Delhi: As the FIH Hockey Women’s Junior World Cup 2023 ignites anticipation, the Indian Junior Women's Hockey Team gears up for a thrilling opener against Canada on the 29th November in Santiago, Chile. Eager to make their mark after securing a commendable 4th place in the 2022 edition, India stands poised to commence their journey in Pool C, a challenging group that includes 2022 runners-up Germany, Belgium, and their first opponents, Canada.

Asian champions India seek world glory

India won their first Asia Cup title after beating four-time champions South Korea 2-1 in the final in June. - File photo

Having made history by winning its first Asia Cup title earlier this year, the Indian women’s junior hockey team has set its sights on conquering the world.

Indian women hockey have a chequered journey at Junior World Cup

In 1989, the Indian Women Hockey Federation organized Junior Asia Cup in Delhi with a prime motive of qualifying for the year’s and the first-ever Junior World Cup. Having lost the semifinal, it failed to achieve the motive. It took another 12 years for it to qualify. India for the first time took part in the Junior World Cup in 2001 when the field was expanded to 16 from hitherto 12.

India at FIH Women's Junior World Cup: A Brief History

Reserved for players below 21 years old, the Netherlands is the most successful team in the tournament. The peak of India's performance was in the 2013 edition, where they won a bronze medal.

By Navneet Oberoi

Indian goalkeeper in action during the team's bronze medal-winning performance at the 2013 edition of the FIH Women's Junior World Cup.

Months after securing their inaugural title in the Women's Junior Asia Cup, India aims for another podium finish at the 2023 FIH Women's Junior World Cup starting in Santiago, Chile. Led by Preeti, India kicks off their campaign on November 29 against Canada.

FIH Hockey Women's Junior World Cup - Records

By Tariq Ali

The tenth edition of the FIH Hockey Women's Junior World Cup 2023 to be held in Santiago, Chile form 29 November to 10 December, 2023

The following are the records of the event
Top four positions

Highest Scores of the Match
NED 18-0 ZIM, Potchefstroom, 2022
NED 16-0 ZIM, Ottawa, 1989
NED 16-0ZIM, Santiago, 2016
ARG 15-0 USA, Seongnam, 1997
USA 14-0 ZIM, Santiago, 2005
KOR 13-0 ZIM, Ottawa, 1989
NED 13-0 USA, Seongnam, 1997
NED 13-0 ZIM, Santiago, 2005
ENG 13-0 USA, Santiago, 2005
NED 13-0 ZIM, Santiago, 201612-0 ZIM, Ottawa, 1989
NED 12-0 ZIM, Ottawa, 1989

Most Individual Goals in a Match
5 goals - Maartje Paumen - NED 13-0 ZIM, Santiago, 2005
5 goals - Zhao Yudiao - CHN 8-2 USA, Boston, 2009
5 goals - Frederique Matla - NED 13-0 ZIM, Santiago, 2016
5 goals - Jip Dicke - NED 18-0 Potchefstroom, 2022

Most Individual Goals in an Edition
15 goals - Maartje Paumen (Netherlands), Santiago, 2005
14 goals - Wang Jiuyan (China) , Seongnam, 1997
14 goals - Lieke van Wijk (Netherlands), Monchengladbach, 2013
13 goals - Jip Dicke (Netherlands), Potchefstroom, 2022
12 goals - Kim Yun-Me (South Korea) , Buenos Aires, 2001
12 goals - Zhao Yudiao (China), Boston, 2009
12 goals - Frederique Matla (Netherlands), Santiago, 2016

Coach Amin warns juniors not to take Chile lightly in JWC opener

By Jugjet Singh

Malaysian coach Amin Rahim has warned his team not to underestimate underdog Chile in their opening Junior World Cup (JWC) Group A match at the National Hockey Stadium on Dec 5. -NSTP/HAZREEN MOHAMAD

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian coach Amin Rahim has warned his team not to underestimate underdog Chile in their opening Junior World Cup (JWC) Group A match at the National Hockey Stadium on Dec 5.

Germany eye seventh Junior World Cup crown in KL

By Aftar Singh

German players celebrate their victory at the SoJC in Johor Baru last month. PIC COURTESY OF SOJC

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has been a good hunting ground for the German hockey team.And Germany hopes to land their seventh Junior World Cup (JWC) crown when the tournament starts at the National Hockey Stadium in Bukit Jalil on Dec 5.

Safeguarding the Future: FIH appoints Event Safeguarding Officers for the upcoming Junior World Cups

In a groundbreaking move to enhance the safety and well-being of athletes, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) is set to introduce an onsite Event Safeguarding Officers for the FIH Hockey Junior World Cups. This pioneering initiative, a first in the history of FIH events, aims to create a secure and nurturing environment for young hockey talents as they showcase their skills on the global stage.

2023 Pacific Games Hockey5s - 29 November
Panatina, Honiara, Solomon Islands

All times GMT +11


29 Nov 2023 11:00     SAM v SOL (RR)     0 - 3
29 Nov 2023 11:50     PNG v TGA (RR)     2 - 3
29 Nov 2023 12:40     VAN v FIJ (RR)       1 - 3
29 Nov 2023 16:00     PNG v SAM (RR)   0 - 0
29 Nov 2023 16:50      SOL v FIJ (RR)     0 - 2
29 Nov 2023 17:40     TGA v VAN (RR)    2 - 4

30 Nov 2023 08:30 FIJ v PNG (RR)     
30 Nov 2023 09:20 TGA v SAM (RR)     
30 Nov 2023 10:10    VAN v SOL (RR)     
30 Nov 2023 14:20 1st RR v 4th RR (SF)     
30 Nov 2023 15:10     2nd RR v 3rd RR (SF)     

Pool Standings


29 Nov 2023 08:30    SOL v VAN (RR)     3 - 1
29 Nov 2023 09:20    SAM v PNG (RR)     1 -0
29 Nov 2023 10:10     TGA v FIJ (RR)        2 - 8
29 Nov 2023 13:30     SOL v SAM (RR)     2 - 1
29 Nov 2023 14:20     PNG v FIJ (RR)       0 - 2
29 Nov 2023 15:10     VAN v TGA (RR)     0 - 2

30 Nov 2023 11:00     FIJ v SOL (RR)     
30 Nov 2023 11:50     VAN v SAM (RR)     
30 Nov 2023 12:40 TGA v PNG (RR)     
30 Nov 2023 16:00 1st RR v 4th RR (SF)     
30 Nov 2023 16:50 2nd RR v 3rd RR (SF)   

Pool Standings

FIH Match Centre

Rohan Bhuhi set to become first Asian to play for GB Hockey for 23 years

By Rod Gilmour

Rohan Bhuhi has been an everpresent in the GB junior system PIC: GB Hockey

Rohan Bhuhi is set to become the first Sikh to play for Great Britain men for nearly 24 years after he was called up for next week’s FIH Pro League season opener in Argentina.

Four German Hockey Players Nominated for the Most Valuable Individual Award in Hockey

Once a year, the world association FIH (International Hockey Federation) presents the “FIH Hockey Star Awards” to the best female hockey player, the best female goalkeeper and the best goalkeeper in the world. German national hockey players were nominated in all four categories. Julia Sonntag (national goalkeeper), Sonja Zimmermann (national team captain), Jean-Paul Danneberg (national goalkeeper) and Niklas Wellen (national player) made it into the last five in their category. On December 19, 2023, the FIH will announce the world goalkeeper and player of the year. Fans can still vote for their players of the year until December 11, 2023 and help the German national players win the most valuable individual award in hockey.

Hockey Punjab lifts 13th Hockey India Senior Men National Championship 2023 trophy

Chennai: Hockey Punjab claimed the Gold medal after their penalty shootout triumph over defending Champions Hockey Haryana in the Final of the 13th Hockey India Senior Men National Championship 2023 today at the Mayor Radhakrishnan Hockey Stadium, Chennai. Meanwhile, the Hockey Unit of Tamil Nadu overcame Hockey Karnataka in penalty shootouts to claim the Bronze Medal.

‘Hockey India's relentless efforts in enhancing the game standards are commendable,’ says Hockey Punjab Captain Harmanpreet Singh after winning the 13th Hockey India Senior Men National Championship 2023

Harmanpreet also hailed the competitive edge prevalent in the domestic hockey scene in India

New Delhi: The conclusion of the 13th Hockey India Senior Men National Championship 2023 on Tuesday brought forth a captivating showdown, leaving Indian Men’s Hockey Team Captain and Hockey Punjab Skipper Harmanpreet Singh brimming with admiration for the exceptional standard of the tournament. Steering the victorious team, Hockey Punjab, Harmanpreet expressed profound praise for the tournament's high standards following their well-fought shootout victory against Hockey Haryana in the title-deciding clash, which came after the game was tied at 2-2 (9-8 SO) at the end of regulation time.

Sam Lane, Modest Top Scorer of OR

Sam Lane in action on behalf of the Oranje Rood during the previous season, when he scored sixteen times in the Premier League. Photo: Willem Vernes

With his fourteenth and fifteenth competition goals of this season, Sam Lane (26) was again of great value for the Oranje-Rood on Sunday. Partly thanks to the top form of the New Zealand striker, the Eindhoven team won 3-2 against Den Bosch and started the long hibernation as leaders in the Tulp Hoofdklasse.

Hockey One Season Wrap | Perth Thundersticks Men’s

Now that the 2023 JDH Hockey One season has come to an end, let’s take a trip down memory lane and look back on the season that was for the Perth Thundersticks men’s team.

By the Numbers: Perth Thundersticks’ 2023 JDH Hockey One season

With the 2023 JDH Hockey One season at an end, let’s take a look at the stats behind the Perth Thundersticks’ campaign.

Cheesman to take over at Rot-Weiss

Rot-Weiss Köln will have a new head coach from the 2024/2025 season with Englishman Darren Cheesman taking on the men’s top job next summer.

Mathijssen set for Amsterdam switch

Rick Mathijssen will be the men’s head coach at AH&BC Amsterdam next season, making the switch from Bloemendaal after the current campaign.

England Hockey League 2023/24: Weekend 9 Review

The England Hockey League 2023/24 continued with thrilling action in Division 1 and Conferences across the country. Here's the full round up of both Men's and Women's Leagues from the ninth weekend:

Day 9 Results: 1st Hockey India Junior and Sub Junior Men Academy Championship 2023 – (Zone B)

Kovilpatti: Day 9 of the 1st Hockey India Junior and Sub Junior Men Academy Championship 2023 – (Zone B) witnessed Lakshmi Ammal Sports and SAIL Hockey Academy emerge victorious in their respective Sub Junior games. Meanwhile, Berar Hockey Academy and SAIL Hockey Academy registered wins in their respective Junior category matches.    

Racing boys set for EHL U14 next Easter

Royal Racing Club de Bruxelles have qualified to be the Belgian boys representatives at the EHL U14 Boys competition next Easter.

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