NZ vs BEL Dream11 Match Prediction: Right after the women’s game it will be the men from New Zealand and Belgium who take on one another at the North Harbour Hockey Stadium. New Zealand will be playing their first game of the season, while, Belgium will be contesting in their third game in this competition. Belgium is thriving in confidence as they are on the back of back-to-back wins against Australia.
Date- Saturday, February 1
Time- 12:00 PM (IST)
Venue- North Harbour Hockey Stadium, Auckland
Blair Tarrant will be captaining the hosts. Leon Hayward should be in contention to keep between the sticks. Stephen Jennes and Jared Panchia are likely to be the attacking options. Steve Edwards is a certainty in the midfield position.
Blair Tarrant (c), Steve Edwards, Sam Lane, J Panchia, Arun Panchia, Geore Muir, R Joyce, Dane Lett, Leon Hayward, Stephen Jenness, Shea McAleese, Kane Russell, Nic Woods, Marcus Child, Jacob Smith, Nick Ross, Simon Child, Cory Bennett.
Alexander Hendricks has bagged two goals for his side and will be among the defenders alongside Arthur van Doren. Thomas Briels and Florent van Aubel should be leading the line of attack. Felix Denayer should be starting for the reds.
Thomas Briels (c), C Charlier, T Cosynys, L Luypaert, Nicolas de Kerpel, John-John Dohmen, A de Sloover, Florent van Aubel, Felix Denayer, Vincent Vanasch, E Stockbroekx, Simon Gougnard, L van Doren, Arthur van Doren, Victor Wegnez, Tom Boon, A Kina, A Hendrickx.
Stephen Jennes has bagged 71 goals from 169 games for New Zealand.
Florent van Aubel has 46 goals from 149 games for Belgium.
Kane Russell has 66 goals from 143 games for New Zealand.
Thomas Briels has 39 goals from 152 games for Belgium.