Argentina vs Netherlands Rio Hockey Match Preview


Match Update Final Score : Argentina 3 – 3 Netherands (Match draw).

Argentina will take on Netherlands in the first hockey match of Rio Olympics 2016 at Deodoro Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on 6 August.  Argentina and Netherlands are placed in Group B along with Germany, India, Ireland and Canada.

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Rio Argentina vs Netherlands Hockey Overview

Where to watch live

The match between Argentina and Netherlands will start at 10.00am Local Time / 6.30pm India Time IST. Live coverage of match will be available on Star sports 1, Star sports 2, Star sports 3 and Star sports 4 channel in India. Live streaming of the game will be available on

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Team News

Argentina Field Hockey Squad Rio 2016: Juan Manuel Vivaldi (GK), Gonzalo Peillat, Juan Ignacio Gilardi, Facundo Callioni, Lucas Rey, Lucas Vila, Ignacio Ortiz, Juan Martín López, Matías Paredes, Joaquín Menini, Juan Manuel Saladino, Matías Rey, Manuel Brunet, Agustín Mazzilli, Lucas Rossi and Pedro Ibarra (C).

Head coach: Carlos Retegui.

Netherlands Field Hockey Squad Rio 2016: Seve van Ass,Sander Baart, Billy Bakker, Jorrit Croon, Jeroen Hertzberger, Rogier Hofman, Robert van der Horst (C), Robbert Kempermanm, Mirco Pruyser, Glenn Schuurman, Jaap Stockmann (GK), Hidde Turkstra, Valentin Verga, Bob de Voogd, Mink van der Weerden, and Sander de Wij.

Head coach: Max Caldas.

Argentina team will provide a different test with their trickery on the ball against the Netherlands. Despite their good defence, Netherlands will try their best with their forwards come to the fore as a win here will help them in their aim for a top finish in Group B.

Check out the live score of this game at on August 6 at 6.30pm India time!
Swati Dhingra

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