Having served many roles within the South African hockey structures since 2004, Garreth Ewing was finally given the opportunity to lead the national men’s team – an appointment welcomed by the hockey community at large.
Derek and Jabu spoke to Garreth about his goals and the challenges that await in the remuneration-free role. He also opens up about his other passions, including Uru Sports, and of course takes on the One Question Quiz.
The first task on the radar for Ewing will be the FIH Open Series Final in Bhubaneswar, India from the 6-15 June 2019. South Africa have been put in pool B and will take on tough opponents in USA (6 June) and Japan (8 June) before taking on Mexico (10 June) in the final pool game. South Africa will then be up against one from India, Poland, Russia and Uzbekistan in the cross pools. The top 2 finishers at each Hockey Series Final will proceed to the Olympic Qualifying games.