BEL vs SA : The race to finish first is still on in Pool C and Belgium would come out looking for a big win against South Africa to get there. The Belgians started their campaign with a win over Canada and played draw against the hosts India in the second game. Belgium are tied on points with India but the latter are sitting at the head of Pool B points table on the basis of a better goal difference.
South Africa, on the other hand, would be playing for survival in the competition. They are currently at the bottom of the table and will be eliminated if they do not lift themselves up from the fourth spot. They are tied on points with Canada (sitting third on the points tally) but are behind by 4 goals on goal difference.
BELGIUM VS SOUTH AFRICA SQUADS
Belgium Hockey squad: Vincent Vanasch, Loic Van Doren, Arthur De Sloover, Arthur Van Doren, Loïck Luypaert, Alexander Hendrickx, Gauthier Boccard, Antoine Kina, Simon Gougnard, John-John Dohmen, Victor Wegnez, Felix Denayer, Sébastien Dockier, Cédric Charlier, Tom Boon, Thomas Briels, Florent van Aubel and Nicolas De Kerpel.
South Africa Hockey squad: Tim Drummond, Gowan Jones, Peabo Lembethe, Mo Mea, Bili Ntuli, Taine Paton, Richard Pautz, Rassie Pieterse, Austin Smith, Nic Spooner, Dayaan Cassiem, Taylor Dart, Tyson Dlungwana, Jethro Eustice, Rhett Halkett, Tommy Hammond, Keenan Horne and Julian Hykes.
BEL VS SA PLAYING 11
Belgium Playing 11 and substitutes: van DOREN Arthur, DOHMEN John-John, van AUBEL Florent, DOCKIER Sébastien, CHARLIER Cédric, BOCCARD Gauthier, HENDRICKX Alexander, BRIELS Thomas, DENAYER Felix, VANASCH Vincent, GOUGNARD Simon, de SLOOVER Arthur, LUYPAERT Loïck, BOON Tom
South Africa Playing 11 and substitutes: DLUNGWANA Tyson, SMITH Austin, LEMBETHE Nduduza, HAMMOND Tom, HYKES Julian, HORNE Keenan, CASSIEM Dayaan, HALKETT Rhett, PAUTZ Richard, DART Taylor, PATON Taine, MEA Mohamed, EUSTICE Jethro, SPOONER Nicholas, NTULI Nqobile, JONES Gowan, DRUMMOND Tim