Malaysia will be rolling out the FIH Men’s Hockey Series Finals in Kuala Lumpur starting April 26 to May 4,2019.

This edition of this men’s hockey series finals competition which hopes to be another action-packed, exciting event, will feature eight teams – Austria, Belarus, Brazil, Canada, China, Italy, Malaysia and Wales.

Let’s take an in-depth look at all 8 teams participating at the FIH Hockey Series Finals in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Austria

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  • World Rank : 19
  • Last Tournament Played: Hockey Series Open
  • Head Coach: Tomasz Szmidt
  • Goalkeepers : Benjamin Melinc & Mateusz Szymcyk
  • Most Capped Player : Benjamin Stanzl (136 caps)
  • Youngest Player : Oliver Kern (19)
  • Oldest Player : Benjamin Stanzl (31)

Full Squad : Dominic Uher, Bernard Schmidt, Daniel Fröhlich, Patrick Schmidt, Bartosz Szmidt, Benjamin Stanzl, Oliver Binder, Florian Sreyrer, Michael Minar, Fabian Unterkircher, Patrick Stanzl, Franz Lindengrun, Robert Bele, Leon Thörnblom, Xaver Hasun, Oliver Kern, Benjamin Melinc, Mateusz Szymczyk

Belarus

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  • World Rank : 31
  • Last Tournament Played: Hockey Series Open
  • Head Coach: Sergej Drozdov
  • Goalkeepers : Raman Vitko & Aliaksei Ramanishkin
  • Most Capped Player : Aliaksandr Hancharou & Aliaksandr Korsik (35 caps)
  • Youngest Player : Dzianis Khatyliou (16)
  • Oldest Player : Tsimur Tsimashkou (35)

Full Squad : Raman Vitko, Yauheni Kavalski, Stsiapan Sizhuk, Aliaksandr Hancharou, Ivan Liakh, Artur Kadran, Yauheni Mikheichyk, Uladzislau Belavusau, Ivan Lutsevich, Alexander Lukashik, Vadzim Bandarchuk, Dzianis Khatyliou, Aliaksand Pauchantes, Aliaksei Ramanishkin, Vitali Zyshchyk, Yauheni Stsepanets, Tsimur Trimashkou, Aliaksandr Korsik

Brazil

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  • World Rank : 27
  • Last Tournament Played: Hockey Series Open
  • Head Coach: Cláudio Rocha
  • Goalkeepers : Daniel Tatara & Rodrigo Faustino
  • Most Capped Player : Yuri van der Heijden (101)
  • Youngest Player : Gabriel Martins & Bryan Froelich (18)
  • Oldest Player : Bruno Mendonca

Full Squad : Daniel Tatara, Bruno Mendonca, Paul Duncker, Joaquin Lopez, Adam Imer, André Patrocinio, Yuri van der Heijden, Gabriel Martins, Matheus Borges, Lucas Paixäo, Bruno Bitencourt, Patrick van der Heijden, Bryan Froelich, Paulo Monsores, Gabriel Fantini, Paulo Batista, Fabio Assis, Rodrigo Faustino

Canada

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  • World Rank : 10
  • Last Tournament Played: Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2019
  • Head Coach: Paul Bundy
  • Goalkeepers : David Carter & Antoni Kindler
  • Most Capped Player : Scott Tupper (290)
  • Youngest Player : James Wallace (19)
  • Oldest Player : David Cater (37)

Full Squad : Brandon Pereira, Scott Tupper, Brad Logan, Oliver Scholfield, Keegan Pereira, Adam Froese, Gordon Johnston, Brenden Bassett, James Wallace, Mark Pearson, Fin Boothroyd, John Smythe, Iain Smythe, James Kirkpatrick, Sukhi Panesar, Taylor Currant, David Carter, Antoni Kindler

China

  • World Rank : 14
  • Last Tournament Played : Hockey Men’s World Cup 2018
  • Head Coach: Kim Sang Ryul
  • Goalkeepers : Wang Caiyu & Yan Rongyao
  • Most Capped Player : Ao Weibao (104)
  • Youngest Player : Chao Jieming, Wang Caiyu & Gao Jiesheng (21)
  • Oldest Player : Dong Yang (29)

Full Squad : Guo Xiaoping, Wu Xiaohui, Chao Jieming, Ao Yang, Su Lixing, Wang Bowen, Meng Dihao, Ao Suozhu, Wang Caiyu, Dong Yang, E Wenhui, Lin Changliang, Du Chen, Du Talake, Guo Zixiang, Tu Yuan Lin, Meng Lei, Zhang Taozhu, Ao Weibao, Yan Rongyao, Gao Jiesheng

Italy

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  • World Rank : 32
  • Last Tournament Played: Hockey Series Open
  • Head Coach: Roberto Da Gai
  • Goalkeepers : Enrico Francesconi & Francesco Padovani
  • Most Capped Player : Agustin Nunez (67 )
  • Youngest Player : Pietro Lago & Simone Minetto (19)
  • Oldest Player : Agustin Nunez (33)

Full Squad : Enrico Francesconi, Nicolas Mondo, Juan Montone, Agustin Nunez, Pietro Lago, Juan Ortega, Julien Dallons, Gonzalo Ursone, Thomas Keenan, Giulio Ferrini, Francois Sior, Frabcesco Padovani, Simone Minetto, Julian Montone, Luca Valentino, Giaime Carta, Mattia Amorosini

Malaysia

  • World Rank : 13
  • Last Tournament Played: Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2019
  • Head Coach: Roelant Oltmans
  • Goalkeepers : Hairi Abdul Rahman & Hafizuddin Othman
  • Most Capped Player : Sukri Mutalib (314)
  • Youngest Player : Akimullah Anuar (18)
  • Oldest Player : Sukri Mutalib & Tengku Ahmad Tajuddin (33)

Full Squad : Hairi Abdul Rahman, Hafizuddin Oltman, Sukri Mutalib, Razie Rahim, Faiz Helmi Jali, Najmi Farizal Jazlan, Syed Syafiq Syed Cholan, Marhan Mohd Jalil, Nik Aiman Nik Rozemi, Meor Azuan Hassan, Fitri Saari, Mohd Ashran, Firhan Ashari, Azrai Aizad, Nor Syafiq Sumantri, Akimullah Anuar, Tengku Ahmad Tajuddin, Faizal Saari

Wales

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  • World Rank : 24
  • Last Tournament Played: Hockey Series Open
  • Head Coach: Zak Jones
  • Goalkeepers : James Fortnam & Ieuan Tranter
  • Most Capped Player : Lewis Prosser (136)
  • Youngest Player : Jacob Draper & Joylon Morgan (20)
  • Oldest Player : Joseph Naughalty (32)

Full Squad : James Fortnam, Daniel Kyriakides, Jacob Draper, Lewis Prosser, Rupert Shipperley, Rhodri Furlong, James Carson, Stephen Kelly, Dale Hutchinson, Gareth Furlong, Owain Dolan-Gray, Joylon Morgan, Joseph Naughalty, Hywel Jones, Benjamin Francis, Luke Hawker, Ieuan Tranter

 

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