The Belgian national field hockey team, called Lions red, is one of the teams in the sport, representing the tradition more than hundred years of this sport in Belgium. In recent years, the thrust of this sport has been renovated and has experienced a significant progression in their sports results, whose major milestones are the title in the 2011 Challenge Champions, ranked fourth in the European Championship of 2011 and under the direction of Marc Lammers fifth place in the Olympic Games of London 2012. Currently ninth in the world rankings.
Due to the winter break in national competitions, the national team is concentrated in Alicante and during that week they will be 25 hours of training in the field and physical, with the following planning 13:
BELGIAN NATIONAL TEAM: PLANNING
From 21 to 25 February
ZWART-WIT and HCAS (Netherlands) teams
Thursday, February 21
Friday, February 22
Saturday, February 23
Monday, February 25
From 20 to 22 December
INTERNATIONAL HOCKEY TOURNAMENT AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ALICANTE
National absolute men's teams of SPAIN, BELGIUM and HOLLAND
On 20, 21 and 22 December, the University of Alicante will be the venue for the European hockey international tournament between absolute men's teams from Spain, Holland and Belgium..
The absolute teams of Holland and Belgium are currently in preparation for the final phase of the global league to be held from 10 to 18 January in New Delhi.
The absolute team of Spain takes advantage of the visit of these two teams and the collaboration of the University of Alicante and coes to take part in the tournament.
Holland absolute men's team is a silver medalist in the Olympic Games in 2012 held in London and Belgium was just proclaimed runner-up in the 2013 European Championships held in Boom, Belgium. Belgium's team will be also be performing workouts during a week here.
The schedule is as follows:
SPAIN vs BELGIUM
SPAIN vs HOLLAND
HOLLAND vs BELGIUM
Spain: Olympic runner-up 2008
Belgium: Olympic runner-up 2013
Holland: Olympic runner-up 2012
UA WITH HOCKEY
Universidad de Alicante C/ Alicante, s/n 03690 - San Vicente del Raspeig Alicante (Spain)