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ERGO Hockey Junior World Cup

Mönchengladbach, Germany - July 27 - August 4, 2013
Local time is 5:52pm

Netherlands v South Africa


# Info Date Teams Score Status Match Sheet
August 1st, 2013
26 Quarterfinal 5:00pm Netherlands NED - RSA South Africa 9 - 1 (4 - 1) Final    


Team Minute Player Action
NED 11 van WIJK Lieke PC
NED 15 van WIJK Lieke PC
NED 19 de LANGE Lisanne FG
NED 34 de WAARD Xan PC
NED 40 van WIJK Lieke PC
NED 42 van WIJK Lieke PC
NED 57 SAXTON Samantha FG
NED 63 de LANGE Lisanne PC


Team Minute Player Type
RSA 51 BRITZ Tanya G

Match Review

The Netherlands secured their fourth win of the ERGO Hockey Junior World Cup with a 9-1 over South Africa to set up a semi-final with India. South Africa suffered their first defeat in this tournament and will now face Spain in a 5-8 placement match.

 South Africa’s Toni Marks surprised with the opening goal of the match, but The Netherlands fought back with a double-strike from their penalty corner expert Lieke van Wijk and goals from Lisanne de Lange and Xan de Waard turning the score into 4-1 at halftime.Like the previous match, this game was also played in four quarters of 17.5 minutes each because of excessive heat here in Mönchengladbach.

The third and fourth quarter saw The Netherlands take control of the game with South Africa struggling to get out of their own half. Dutch top scorer van Wijk added two more penalty corner goals, lifting her tournament total to 12. Despite being up 6-1, the reigning world champions were not finished scoring as goals from Maria Verschoor, Samantha Saxton and de Lange secured a stunning 9-1 victory. 

Voices after the match:

Grace Balsdon, goal scorer England: "I think our team defending has improved day by day and in the end we won the game today. It was not pretty but we did our job and we just defended. It is nice to play countries like Australia, they are very good team and the challenge was there. We were prepared to go, we had nothing to lose. That was our challenge and we made it. It means everything to play for your country and then scoring the goal that takes you to the semi-final, there is no better feeling." 


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Live Blogging
August 01st, 2013 at 10:05 am The last quarter-final of the day is played between The Netherlands and South Africa. The match is underway!
August 01st, 2013 at 10:08 am 3th minute: @Toni_Marks scores the opening goal for South Africa! NED 0 - 1 RSA
August 01st, 2013 at 10:09 am The umpires for NED v RSA are Hannah Sanders from England and Sarah Wilson from Scotland.
August 01st, 2013 at 10:12 am 11th minute: @LiekevanWijk converts NED 2nd penalty corner to equalize against South Africa
August 01st, 2013 at 10:16 am @LiekevanWijk flicks home another penalty corner to make it 2-1 at NED v RSA
August 01st, 2013 at 10:19 am The players leave the pitch for a 3 mins heat break. NED 2 - 1 RSA
August 01st, 2013 at 10:23 am 19th minute: @Lisanne_deLange extends the Dutch lead to 3-1 against South Africa
August 01st, 2013 at 10:39 am 34th minute: Xan de Waard scores from another Dutch PC to make it 4-1
August 01st, 2013 at 10:39 am The halftime score of the 4th quarter-final NED v RSA is 4-1.
August 01st, 2013 at 10:48 am The second half is underway. NED v RSA 4-1.
August 01st, 2013 at 10:55 am 40th minute: @LiekevanWijk scores her third PC goal extending the NED lead to 5-1.
August 01st, 2013 at 10:56 am It's @LiekevanWijk again! The tournament top scorer converts another PC. The score is now NED 6, RSA 1.
August 01st, 2013 at 11:08 am End of 3rd quarter: The Netherlands lead South Africa 6-1.
August 01st, 2013 at 11:13 am 55th minute: @mariaverschoor scores from open play to lift the result to NED 7 - 1 RSA.
August 01st, 2013 at 11:16 am Samantha Saxton puts her name on the score sheet. The Netherlands lead South Africa 8-1. 10 minutes are remaining in this match.
August 01st, 2013 at 11:21 am @Lisanne_deLange (PC) makes it 9-1 with 7 minutes remaining on the clock. NED 7 - 1 RSA
August 01st, 2013 at 11:28 am The Netherlands walk away with a stunning 9-1 victory against South Africa in this quarter-final.
KOR v CAN (Placement 9-16) GER v RUS (Placement 9-16)


Team Pld W D L GD Pts
Pool A
Netherlands  NED 3 3 0 0 16 9
United States  USA 3 2 0 1 5 6
Korea  KOR 3 1 0 2 4 3
Ghana  GHA 3 0 0 3 -25 0
Pool B
Argentina  ARG 3 2 1 0 6 7
South Africa  RSA 3 1 2 0 3 5
China  CHN 3 1 1 1 -1 4
Canada  CAN 3 0 0 3 -8 0
Pool C
Australia  AUS 3 2 1 0 11 7
India  IND 3 2 0 1 6 6
New Zealand  NZL 3 1 1 1 8 4
Russia  RUS 3 0 0 3 -25 0
Pool D
Spain  ESP 3 2 1 0 8 7
England  ENG 3 2 0 1 3 6
Germany  GER 3 1 1 1 4 4
Belgium  BEL 3 0 0 3 -15 0


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