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Best Men's Field Hockey Goalkeeper in the World

The World’s Best Men’s Field Hockey Goalkeeper

World Champion and European Champion, Belgium’s Vincent Vanasch was named world FIH goalkeeper of 2019 for an unprecedented 3 rd time running. The 33 year old took the award ahead of Australia’s Tyler Lovell and Victor Aly of Germany, who finished second and third respectively. Vanasch’s rise in the game has corresponded with the national …

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Who is the drag flick king, Sohail Abbas?

Who is the Drag Flick King, Sohail Abbas?

Pakistani hockey player Sohail Abbas is the drag flick King The ‘king of the drag flick,’ Sohail Abbas is the highest goal scorer in international hockey. The former Pakistani international scored 348 goals for the national team. He was nominated for the FIH player of the year five times. As a defender, Abbas was a …

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Luciana Aymar

Was Luciana Aymar the Best Female Hockey Player Ever?

Luciana Aymar was elected a record eight times as the best female hockey player in the world, by the International Hockey Federation. The IHF voted her the best player in 2001, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2012. Known as the ‘Maradona’ female of field hockey, she is regarded by many in the game …

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5 Women Hockey Players who Excelled when Young

5 Women Hockey Players who Excelled when Young

Field hockey is growing and attracts more and more attention all over the world. It has created successful careers for some of the most talented female hockey players. There is an exciting generation of players who made an impression from an early age. In this article, I’m going to take a look at talent in …

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