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Belgium Women's Hockey Team


ABOUT
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The Belgium Women's hockey team currently ranks 13th in the International Hockey Federation (FIH) Women’s list.


History

The team comes under the tutelage of the Hockey Belgium and European Hockey Federation.


In its first major international tournament in the 1981 FIH Women's Hockey World Cup, the Red Panthers secured the fifth position.


Achievements

Belgium’s highest position in the World Cup was third in 1978. Since 1983, it failed to qualify in the seven consecutive World Cups before coming back in 2014. But it finished at the bottom.


2018 World Cup Squad

1) Sophie Limauge

2) Louise Cavenaile

3) Aline Fobe

4) Anouk Raes (C)

5) Judith Vandermeiren

6) Emma Puvrez

7) Louise Versavel

8) Joanne Peeters

9) Alix Gerniers

10) Anne-Sophie Weyns

11) Michelle Struijk

12) Barbara Nelen

13) Aisling D'Hooghe (GK)

14) Stephanie Vanden Borre

15) Elena Sotgiu (GK)

16) Pauline Leclef

17) Lien Hillewaert

18) Jill Boon


Belgium is placed in Pool D with Australia, New Zealand and Japan in the 2018 World Cup.


Considering its previous edition performance, it will be a tough task for the side to even qualify for the knockout round.


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