South Africa's squad heading to London was announced earlier today Photo: FIH/Getty

South Africa name women’s World Cup squad

African women champions South Africa have announced their 18-player squad for the Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup London 2018. BUY TICKETS! Sheldon Rostron’s squad, who qualified for the World Cup as African continental champions, features a blend of some superb youngsters coupled with experienced campaigners. One of the notable names missing is Ilse Davids, who

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Olympic legend Dame Katherine Grainger recently visited FIH's TAP in Ghana Photo: UK Sport

Olympic legend inspired by West African Development

April 13, 2018 With its national women’s team having just finished competing in their first major international competition and a national hockey event taking place in its capital city, Ghana’s hockey development is progressing apace at both ends of the development spectrum. Ghana women have just concluded their first foray into the Commonwealth Games, while

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GC2018: Hockey Ladies suffer first loss at Gold Coast 2018

Ghana’s Female Hockey team first appearance at the commonwealth games has been reckoned with both local and international local media houses praising the team. The team beat Nigeria, Egypt and Kenya but lost to South Africa to pick silver in the 2017 African Cup of Nation held in Ismalia, Egypt. New Zealand started their Gold

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GC2018: South Africa suffer first defeat on day 1

Wales held hockey giants Pakistan to a draw whilst South Africa were stunned 4-2 by Scotland in the opening day of the men’s hockey competition at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. Following the women’s matches earlier in the day, thousands of fans continued to turn out to support the men’s teams at the Gold

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Nigeria slams Burkina Faso for title race

March 26, 2018 Ghana and Nigeria recorded massive wins on Match Day 3 to book a place in the finals of their respective finals. Nigeria’s boys team beat Burkina Faso to set up an epic finals against host Ghana. Ghana’s girls team beat Togo to also book their place in the final. The girls started

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Ghana doubles win over Ivory Coast

March 25, 2018 Match day two of the ongoing West Africa Hockey 5s ended with massive wins for Ghana and Nigeria who trashed Ivory coast and Togo. Ghana played host to their counterparts from Ivory Coast in the first match of the day. Both teams had to play another game because a third opponent was

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Ghana, Togo commence Hockey 5s with big wins

March 25, 2018 The first edition of the West Africa hockey 5s commenced at the Theodosia Okoh hockey stadium, yesterday, with wins for host nation Ghana. The tournament seeks to promote youth hockey in West Africa as well as a preparatory grounds for the youth Olympic qualifier in Algeria later this year. Five countries represented

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President of the African Hockey Federation visits Algeria

In preparation of the Youth Africa Games (YAG) 18-28 July 2018 in Algeria, and with the help of the 2 Egyptian Coaches, the boys and girls teams of Algeria are showing great progress in getting ready for the games. Also, Algeria will inaugurate its first full size sand dressed hockey pitch next May 2018 which

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