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Field Hockey Canada
Men's National Team

Kenneth PEREIRA


Ken Pereira
Midfield
National Team Caps
162
Height, Weight168 cm (5'6"), 58 kg (128 lbs)
Date of BirthJuly 12, 1973
BirthplaceUnionville, Ontario
ResidenceUnionville, Ontario
ClubG.O.A. Reds
Athlete Stick Sponsor
AKPro

Occupation:
  • student, Toronto Centenial College (business)

Ken Pereira celebrates, Winnipeg, 1999
(Picture CP/Kevin Frayer)
Field Hockey Background:
  • only started playing field hockey at 16
  • First international cap in 1994 against Mexico in Toronto (win 3-0).

  • scored the now famous winning goal against Argentina in the Final of the 1999 Pan American Games in Winnipeg. With the victory (1-0), Canada earned an automatic qualification for the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney.

Major Competitions:

1998 World Cup
1998 World Cup

2000 Olympic Games
2000 Olympic Games
2002 Commonwealth Games - Manchester Canada vs. England Canada vs. Pakistan Canada vs. Pakistan
2002 Commonwealth Games

2003 Indoor World Cup Canada vs. Germany Canada vs. Germany Canada vs. Germany
2003 Indoor World Cup
Canada vs. New Zealand Canada vs. Netherlands Canada vs. Netherlands Canada vs. Netherlands


Other Competitions:
Personal File:
  • enjoys all sports, watching TV and sleeping

1999 Pan American Games
Canada-Argentina (1-0)

Ken Pereira, 1999
(Picture Mike Ridewood, COA)

Ken Pereira, 1999
(Picture Dac Dang, Calgary)

2002 Commonwealth Games
Zellers ad with Ken Pereira
Zeller's ad
with Ken Pereira
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