Courtesy of KNHB
Alyson Annan, Coach of Netherlands women, recently announced the selection of athletes who will compete for the Hockey World League Final in Auckland, New Zealand from 17 to 26 November 2017.
Speaking about selection, Annan said: "Compared with the selection for the EuroHockey Championship last summer, there has been little change in composition. This young and talented team achieved a wonderful result but also showed excellent cooperation - helping each other, so as to best perform as a team. I have confidence in this strong and ambitious group of players."
The Dutch women will play a number of matches during the International Festival of Hockey in Melbourne, Australia prior to the Sentinel Homes Hockey World League Final, from 8 to 12 November. More information about this invitation tournament is listed at .
"This young and talented team achieved a wonderful result but also showed excellent cooperation - helping each other, so as to best perform as a team."
Netherlands Head Coach, Alyson Annan
On November 17, the Sentinel Homes Hockey World League Final starts in Auckland. Netherlands will compete in Pool A in the following fixtures:
November 17, 20.00: Netherlands v New Zealand
November 18, 20.00: USA v Netherlands
November 20, 18.00: Netherlands v Korea
Times mentioned are local times. The time difference with the Netherlands is during the HWL Final +12 hours.
The quarter-finals are played on 22 and 23 November, followed by the semi-finals and classification matches on 24 and 25 November. The final will take place on November 26.