🏆 JWC 2021 : Complete 'Squad Guide' to all 16 teams participating in the Junior Men's World Cup

With the tournament only days away we take an in-depth look at all 16 teams at the Junior Men’s Hockey World Cup 2021.

The World Cup Has Been Divided Into Four Pools- Pool A-D With Each Pool Featuring Four Sides In It.

The Showpiece Event Will Commence On November 24 With The Final Taking Place On December 5. Let’s Take A Look At The Squads Of All The Teams In The Junior World Cup.

Pool A : Belgium, Malaysia, South Africa, Chile :

BELGIUM

  • Last Appearance : 2016 (2nd)
  • Head Coach: Jeroen Baart
  • Captain : Dylan Englebert
  • Goalkeepers : Boris Feldheim/Pierre de Gratie

Full Squad : Boris Feldheim, Pierre de Gratie, Thibeau Stockbroekx, Guillermo Hainaut, Rik Van Cleynenbreugel, Dylan Englebert, Thibauil Deplus, Arno Van Dessel, Louis de Backer, Jeremy Wilbers, Emmanuel Cockelaere, Roman Duvekot, Tobias Biekens, Augustin Raemdonck, Sebastiaan Geers, Lucas Putters, Jeff De Winter, Nelson Onana.

MALAYSIA

  • Last Appearance : 2016 (11th)
  • Head Coach: Wallace Tan
  • Captain : Akhimullah Anuar
  • Goalkeepers : Hamiz Ahir/Shahrul Saupi

Full Squad : Hamiz Ahir, Shahrul Saupi, Alfarico Liau, Faris Harizan, Muhammad Zainudin, Muhibddin Moharam, Syarman Mat, Kamarulzaman Kamaruddin, Akhimullah Anuar, Sufian Mat Ruslee Abid, Muhajir Abdu, Muhammad Khalid, Muhammad Mamat, Arif Ishak, Amirul Azahar, Shamir Shamsul, Syawal Abdul Razak, Pavandip Singh, Zulfitri Zin, Firadus Rosdi.

SOUTH AFRICA

  • Last Appearance : 2016 (10th)
  • Head Coach: Sihle Ntuli
  • Captain : Guy Morgan
  • Goalkeepers : Taine Bird/Sihle Ngcongo

Full Squad : Taine Bird, Sihle Ngcongo, Cody Posthumus, Zenani Kraai, Joshua Davies, Guy Morgon , Jacques Van Tonder, Senswesihle Ngubane, Matt Dewar, Aiden Tun, Niel Raath, Peter Jarvis, Trevor DeLora, Jared Campbell, Luke Wynford, Cameron Le Forestier, Idress Abdullah.

CHILE

  • Last Appearance : 2009 (17th)
  • Head Coach: Alejandro Gomez
  • Captain : Nicolás Abujatum
  • Goalkeepers : Julián Villanueva/Pedro Hernandez

Full Squad : Agustin Amoroso, Joaquin Acevedo, Alexei De Witt, Agustin Valenzuela, Daniel Beroggi, Fernando Izurieta, Benjamin Koster, Raimundi Valenzuela, Jose Renz, Pedro Hernandez, Francisco Valdivia, Francisco Cerda, Felipe Duisberg, Juan Palmes, Sebastian Alarcon, Felipe Richard, Julian Villanueva, Nicolas Abujatum, Sebastian Wolansky, Alvaro Garvia.

POOL B : India, Canada, France, Poland

INDIA

  • Last Appearance : 2016 (1st)
  • Head Coach: Graham Reid
  • Captain : Vivek Sagar Prasad
  • Goalkeepers : Pawan/Prashant Chauhan

Full Squad : Shardanand Tiwari, Prashant Chauhan, Sanjay, Sudeep Chirmako, Rahul Kumar Rajbhar, Maninder Singh, Pawan, Vishnukant Singh, Ankit Pal, Uttam Singh, Sunil Jojo, Manjeet, Rabichandra Singh Moirangthem, Vivek Sagar Prasad, Abhishek Lakra, Yashdeep Siwach, Gurmukh Singh and Araijeet Singh Hundal.

CANADA

  • Last Appearance : 2016 (16th)
  • Head Coach: Indy Sehmi
  • Captain : Christopher Tardif
  • Goalkeepers : Zackary Coombs/Daniel Goodwin

Full Squad : Flynn Mcculloch, Alexander Bird, Roopkanwar Dhillon, Avjot Buttar, Sean Davis, Nicolas Syrros, Naman Sharma, Christopher Tardif, John Jacoby, Julius D’Souza, Ganga Singh, Asron Foong, Rowan Childs, Mankirat Singh, Jyothswaroop Sidhu, Manveer Jhamat, Bhavdeep Dhaliwal, Zackary Coombs, Tanvir Kang, Daniel Goodwin.

FRANCE

  • Last Appearance : 2013 (2nd)
  • Head Coach: Aymeric Bergamo
  • Captain : Timothée Clement
  • Goalkeepers : Matthieu Maries/ Guillaume De Vaucelles

Full Squad : Gaetan Larnicol, Matteo Desgouillons, Brieuc Delemazure, Stanislas Branicki, Corentin Sellier, Mathis Clement, Paul Piot, Jules Verrier,Timothée Clement, Benjamin Marque, Gaspard Xavier, Raife Gonessa, Louis Haertelmeyer, Antonin Igau, Noe Jouin, Jules Bournac, Thomas Assoignon, Matthieu Maries and Guillaume De Vaucelles.

POLAND

  • Last Appearance : 2009 (10th)
  • Head Coach: Jacek Adrian
  • Captain : Gracjan Jarzynski
  • Goalkeepers : Jakub Gebler/Maciej Wieczorek

Full Squad : Szymon Cyprych, Tomasz Bembenek, Eryk Bembenek, Jakub Chumeńczuk, Gracjan Jarzyński, Wojciech Rutkowski, Michał Lange, Robert Pawlak, Dominik Turij, Jakub Mikołajczak, Mateusz Wiśniewski, Szymon Pilaczyński, Maksymilian Pawlak, Szymon Tyranowski, Michał Kroma, Jakub Gebler, Maciej Wieczorek, Julian Blaszkiewicz.

POOL C : Netherlands, Spain, South Korea, USA

NETHERLANDS

  • Last Appearance : 2016 (7th)
  • Head Coach: Michiel Van Der Struijk
  • Captain : Silas Lageman
  • Goalkeepers : Flip Wijsman/Steven Verhoogt

Full Squad : Flip Wijsman, Sheldon Schouten, Bram van Battum, Floris Middendorp, Menno Boeren, Casper van der Veen, Silas Lageman, Brent van Bijnen, Daan Bonhof, Steven Verhoogt, Miles Bukkens, Max de Bue, Guus Jansen, Joppe Stappenbelt, Sam Figge, Luke Dommershuijzen, Justen Block, David Huussen, Ties Klinkhamer, Olivier Hortensius.

SPAIN

  • Last Appearance : 2016 (6th)
  • Head Coach: Alejandro Siri
  • Captain : Alvaro Portugal
  • Goalkeepers : Francisco Matorras/Luis Calzado

Full Squad : Luis Calzado, Francisco Matorras, Jordi Bonastre, Álvaro Portugal, Oriol Bozal, Aleix Vericat, Pau Cunill, Ignacio Álvarez, Xavier Barrutel, Gerard Clapés, Borja Lacalle, Pepe Cunill, Ignacio Abajo, Eduard De Ignacio-Simó, Guillermo Fortuño, Manuel Rodríguez Muesmann, Rafael Vilallonga, Pol Cabré-Verdiell .

KOREA

  • Last Appearance : 2016 (14th)
  • Head Coach: Kim Jongyi
  • Captain : Bae Soung Min
  • Goalkeepers : Jang Daehan/Shin Eunseop

Full Squad : Jang, Daehan, Ryu Inhwan, Hwang Gyudong, Lee Sungmin, Jeong Jun Seong, Kong Yoonho, Park Geonwoo, Yoo Seung Ho, Chun Semin, Kim Taeho, Hong Jinyoung, Song Haeseong, Lee Seungwoo, Kim Hyunwoo, Shin Eunseop, Bae Soung Min, Choi Inhyeok, Cheon Min Su.

USA

  • Last Appearance : 2009 (20th)
  • Head Coach: Pat Harris
  • Captain : Jatin Sharma
  • Goalkeepers : Phil Schofield/Shomik Chakraborty

Full Squad : Leo Baumgardner, Shomik Chakraborty, Luca Civetta, Corey Dykema, Mehtab Grewal, Jaden Henry-Brooks, Gurcharan Johal, Wyatt Katz, Tyler Kim, Tymen Kloen, Henzor Motta, Willem Pouw, Finlay Qualie, Dean Schiller, Phil Schofield, Jatin Sharma, Amrinderpal Singh, Damien Tarala
Samuel Zuzick

POOL D : Germany, Argentina, Pakistan, Egypt

GERMANY

  • Last Appearance : 2016 (3rd)
  • Head Coach: Valentin Altenburg
  • Captain : Hannes Wulf Müller and Benedikt Schwarzhaupt
  • Goalkeepers : Jean Danneberg/AntonBrinckman

Full Squad : Jean Danneberg, Michel Struthoff, Robert Duckscheer, Masi PFandt, Benedikt Scwarzhaupt, Erik Kleinlein, Christopher Kutter, Paul Smith, Moritz Ludwig, Maximilian Siegburg, Antheus Barry, Anton Brinckman, Phillip Holzmueller, Niclas Schippan, Mario Schachner, Hannes Wulf Müller, Aron Flatten, Matteo Poljaric.

ARGENTINA

  • Last Appearance : 2016 (5th)
  • Head Coach: Lucas Rey
  • Captain : Facundo Zarate
  • Goalkeepers : Nehuen Hernando/Agustín Cabaña Santi

Full Squad : Nehuen Hernando, Agustín Cabaña Santi, Tadeo Mahon, Tadeo Marcucci, Facundo Zarate, Matteo Fernandez, Bruno Stellato, Lautaro Domene, Ignacio Ibarra, Facundo Sarto, Joaquín Kruger, Joaquín Toscani, Ignacio Nardolillo, Francisco Ruiz, Lucio Méndez Pin, Bautista Capurro, Gaspar Garrone,Franco Agostini.

PAKISTAN

  • Last Appearance : 2013 (9th)
  • Head Coach: Danish Kaleem
  • Captain : Rana Abdul Waheed
  • Goalkeepers : Waqar/Abdullah Ishtiaq

Full Squad : Rana Abdul Waheed, Waqar, Aqeel Ahmed, Rizwan Ali, Moin Shakeel,Adeel Latif, Mohammad Hamaduddin Anjum, Abdul Hanan Shahid, Ghazanfar Ali, Umair Sattar, Abdullah Ishtiaq, Mohibullah, Abu Dharr, Mohsin Hassan, Abdul Manan, Abdul Rehman, Roman Khan and Mohammad Abdullah.

EGYPT

  • Last Appearance : 2016 (15th)
  • Head Coach: Abu-Talib Maggid
  • Captain : Hossameldin Ragab
  • Goalkeepers : Mahmoud Hussien/ Mahmoud Seleem

Full Squad : Abdalla Ali, Omar Zaki, Khaled Elgandy, Youssef Bakr, Ahmed Abass, Ahmed Galal, Hossameldin Ragab, Abdelrahman Elganayni, Ziad Adel, Moustafa Saber, Hussein Awad, Mahmoud Hussien, Mohamed Senousy, Ahmed Fahmy, Said Kamal, Mohamed Hosni, Saber Taha, Mahmoud Seleem.

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