The women’s team of Netherlands started the three match test series against Argentina with a draw (2-2). Maartje Paumen and Naomi van As scored for the World Champions, while Gulla and Aimar both scored a goal for Argentina.

The Dutch men’s team lost its opening clash of the three match test series against Korea. Netherlands took a 2-0 lead with goals of Roderick Weusthof. Korea came back and goals of Hoon Cho and Sik You equaled the match. Korea finally grabbed the victory after the penalty shoot out after Dutch Rogier Hofman missed the deciding penalty stroke.