Netherlands men's national field hockey team


The Netherlands national men's field hockey team represents the Netherlands in international men's field hockey and is controlled by the Koninklijke Nederlandse Hockey Bond, the governing body for field hockey in the Netherlands.

Netherlands
NicknameOranje
AssociationRoyal Dutch Hockey Federation
(Koninklijke Nederlandse Hockey Bond)
ConfederationEHF (Europe)
CoachMax Caldas
Assistant coach(es)Rick Mathijssen
ManagerJoof Verhees
CaptainBilly Bakker
Most capsTeun de Nooijer (453)
Top scorerPaul Litjens (267)
Home
Away
FIH ranking
Current 3 1 (2 June 2021)[1]
Highest2 (2003, 2005, June 2014 – June 2016)
Lowest4 (2006, 2008–2009, April 2017 – July 2018, April 2021 – June 2021)
Olympic Games
Appearances19 (first in 1928)
Best result1st (1996, 2000)
World Cup
Appearances14 (first in 1971)
Best result1st (1973, 1990, 1998)
EuroHockey Championship
Appearances18 (first in 1970)
Best result1st (1983, 1987, 2007, 2015, 2017, 2021)

The Netherlands are one of the most successful teams in the world, having won the Summer Olympics twice, the Hockey World Cup three times, the Champions Trophy eight times, the EuroHockey Nations Championship five times and the Hockey World League once.[2]

Tournament record


Summer Olympics

Summer Olympics record
Year Round Position Pld W D* L GF GA Squad
1908 Did not participate
1920
1928 Final2nd421185Squad
1932 Did not participate
1936 3rd place game3rd53111310Squad
1948 3rd place game3rd74121712Squad
1952 Final2nd320136Squad
1956 Withdrew
1960 9th–12th place pool9th63121110Squad
1964 5th–8th play-off7th8413217Squad
1968 5th place game5th96031613Squad
1972 3rd place game4th95132114Squad
1976 3rd place game4th7502148Squad
1980 Withdrew
1984 5th place game6th73221814Squad
1988 3rd place game3rd7412159Squad
1992 3rd place game4th74032517Squad
1996 Final1st7610208Squad
2000 Final1st73311411Squad
2004 Final2nd76012013Squad
2008 3rd place game4th73221913Squad
2012 Final2nd76012811Squad
2016 3rd place game4th84222410Squad
2020 Qualified
Total19/242 titles122731732307191

World Cup

FIH World Cup record
Year Round Position Pld W D* L GF GA Squad
1971 5th place game6th630366N/A
1973 Final1st7331136
1975 9th place game9th73131710
1978 Final2nd86022614
1982 3rd place game4th73132119
1986 7th place game7th7502138
1990 Final1st75112113
1994 Final2nd7421256
1998 Final1st76012614Squad
2002 3rd place game3rd96122010Squad
2006 7th place game7th74122112Squad
2010 3rd place game3rd74122010Squad
2014 Final2nd75111610Squad
2018 Final2nd7421228Squad
2023 Qualified
Total15/153 titles100611425267146

European Championships

EuroHockey Championships record
Year Round Position Pld W D* L GF GA
1970 Final2nd7511123
1974 3rd place game3rd6501224
1978 Final2nd75112611
1983 Final1st7520318
1987 Final1st7511215
1991 Final2nd7601415
1995 Final2nd7520217
1999 Final2nd75203210
2003 3rd place game4th74122815
2005 Final2nd54011611
2007 Final1st5500239
2009 3rd place game3rd5302226
2011 Final2nd54012514
2013 3rd place game3rd5401229
2015 Final1st5500191
2017 Final1st5401209
2019 3rd place game3rd5401217
2021 Final1st5410156
2023 Qualified
Total19/196 titles107821114417140

Champions Trophy

Champions Trophy record
Year Position Pld W D* L GF GA
1978 Did not participate
1980 4th63032319
1981 1st53202216
1982 1st54102110
1982 5th52031113
1984 4th521298
1985 5th51131011
1986 6th5113510
1987 2nd7511155
1988 Did not participate
1989 2nd5401126
1990 2nd5311148
1991 3rd52121210
1992 4th63031311
1993 3rd6402149
1994 3rd61321514
1995 4th630378
1996 1st6420135
1997 4th62131415
1998 1st65012211
1999 3rd6312159
2000 1st6600125
2001 3rd63121613
2002 1st6420219
2003 1st65102713
2004 2nd64021525
2005 2nd63121412
2006 1st64202312
2007 3rd84312519
2008 4th62131514
2009 4th63031520
2010 3rd63031719
2011 3rd73221918
2012 2nd6411169
2014 5th63121711
2016 Withdrew
2018 3rd6312157
Total8 titles1991093258534404

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup record
Year Position
19966th
20071st
Best result: 1st place
*Draws include knockout matches decided on a penalty shoot-out.

Team


Current squad

The following 18 players were named on 28 May 2021 for the 2021 EuroHockey Championship in Amstelveen, Netherlands.[3]

Caps updated as of 4 June 2021, after the match against France.

Head coach: Max Caldas

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) CapsClub
21 GK Maurits Visser (1995-06-08) 8 June 1995 (age 26) 4 Bloemendaal
26 GK Pirmin Blaak (1988-03-08) 8 March 1988 (age 33) 102 Oranje-Rood

4 DF Lars Balk (1996-02-26) 26 February 1996 (age 25) 67 Kampong
11 DF Glenn Schuurman (1991-04-16) 16 April 1991 (age 30) 147 Bloemendaal
12 DF Sander de Wijn (1990-05-02) 2 May 1990 (age 31) 150 Kampong
23 DF Joep de Mol (1995-12-10) 10 December 1995 (age 25) 83 Oranje-Rood
27 DF Jip Janssen (1997-10-14) 14 October 1997 (age 23) 39 Kampong
30 DF Mink van der Weerden (1988-12-19) 19 December 1988 (age 32) 179 Rot-Weiss Köln
32 DF Justen Blok (2000-09-27) 27 September 2000 (age 20) 8 Rotterdam

6 MF Jonas de Geus (1998-04-29) 29 April 1998 (age 23) 83 Kampong
7 MF Jorrit Croon (1998-08-09) 9 August 1998 (age 22) 81 Bloemendaal
8 MF Billy Bakker (Captain) (1988-11-23) 23 November 1988 (age 32) 224 Amsterdam
9 MF Seve van Ass (1992-04-10) 10 April 1992 (age 29) 178 HGC
14 MF Robbert Kemperman (1990-06-24) 24 June 1990 (age 30) 215 Kampong

2 FW Jeroen Hertzberger (1986-02-24) 24 February 1986 (age 35) 255 Rotterdam
5 FW Thijs van Dam (1997-01-05) 5 January 1997 (age 24) 50 Rotterdam
16 FW Mirco Pruyser (1989-08-11) 11 August 1989 (age 31) 130 Amsterdam
25 FW Thierry Brinkman (1995-03-19) 19 March 1995 (age 26) 107 Bloemendaal

Recent call-ups

The following players have been called up for the national team in the last 12 months or are part of the current training squad.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club Latest call-up
GK Sam van der Ven (1989-09-05) 5 September 1989 (age 31) 57 HGC v.  Germany, 7 March 2021

DF Sander Baart (1988-04-30) 30 April 1988 (age 33) 193 Oranje-Rood v.  Germany, 6 March 2021
DF Floris Wortelboer (1996-08-04) 4 August 1996 (age 24) 56 Bloemendaal v.  Germany, 6 March 2021
DF Teun Beins (1998-10-28) 28 October 1998 (age 22) 7 Oranje-Rood v.  Belgium, 4 November 2020


FW Roel Bovendeert (1992-05-08) 8 May 1992 (age 29) 31 Bloemendaal v.  Belgium, 30 May 2021
FW Bjorn Kellerman (1990-05-25) 25 May 1990 (age 31) 69 Kampong v.  Germany, 7 March 2021
FW Terrance Pieters (1996-12-14) 14 December 1996 (age 24) 18 Kampong v.  Belgium, 4 November 2020
FW Jelle Galema (1992-11-16) 16 November 1992 (age 28) 76 Den Bosch v.  Belgium, 4 November 2020

Most capped players

Below is a list of the 10 players with the most caps for the Netherlands, as of 19 November 2018.[4]

# Player Period Caps
1 Teun de Nooijer 1994–2012 453
2 Jeroen Delmee 1994–2008 401
3 Jacques Brinkman 1987–2000 337
4 Erik Jazet 1990–2004 308
5 Cees Jan Diepeveen 1978–1992 286
6 Stephan Veen 1989–2000 275
7 Robert van der Horst 2004–2016 272
8 Sander van der Weide 1996–2008 271
9 Guus Vogels 1996–2010 263
10 Marc Delissen 1984–1996 261

Notable players

See also


References


  1. "FIH Men's and Women's World Ranking". FIH. 2 June 2021. Retrieved 2 June 2021.
  2. "Welkom – Koninklijke Nederlandse Hockey Bond". Retrieved 21 November 2014.
  3. "Caldas maakt olympische en EK-selectie bekend". knhb.nl (in Dutch). Koninklijke Nederlandse Hockey Bond. 30 May 2021. Retrieved 28 May 2021.
  4. "Oranje Heren 100+ interlands". hockey.nl (in Dutch). Retrieved 27 November 2018.