Europe/Africa Baseball Olympic Qualifier

18/09/2019 - 22/09/2019

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Europe/Africa Baseball Olympic Qualifier - Official Payoff

Koji Uehara: one of the biggest winners in baseball history retires


As a rookie for the NPB Yomiuri Giants, he earned 20 wins in 1999. He started and won for Japan the 2006 World Baseball Classic semifinal against Korea. Later he converted into a star closer and one the 2013 World Series with the Red Sox

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Baseball Africa Cup: the highlights


Watch an eleven-minute video about the Baseball Africa Cup and know more about the story of the National Team that will represent the Continent at the Tokyo 2020 Qualifier and about the development of the game in Africa

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Road to Tokyo 2020 – Baseball: South Africa advances to WBSC Europe-Africa Qualifier in Italy


Baseball is Africa is expanding as eight new nations on the continent are expected to debut in the update of the WBSC World Rankings. South Africa’s manager Neil Adonis commented: “We are determined to increase the interest in baseball within our country and in Africa.”

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South Africa Continental Champion, advances to Baseball Europe-Africa Tokyo 2020 Qualifier


The final of the Baseball Africa Cup saw the hosts dominate against Uganda. Zimbabwe won an 11-inning thriller to claim third place. In the Baseball Europe-Africa Olympic Qualifier in Italy South Africa will face fice European National Teams

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South Africa looks in control at the Baseball Africa Cup


The hosts need two more wins to advance to the WBSC Baseball Europe-Africa Qualifying Event for the games of the XXXII Olympiad Tokyo 2020. No other National Team seems capable of matching their level of pitching

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Hosts South Africa favourites at Baseball Africa Cup


Uganda and Burkina Faso will open at 11, local time, on Wednesday 1 May the Baseball Africa Cup. The winner of the six-team tournament will advance to the Europe-Africa WBSC Qualifying Event to the 2020 Olympic Games

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South Africa vs Zimbabwe – Africa South Zone Continental Qualifier – Baseball


A single match between South Africa and Zimbabwe, to be played on Monday, 29 April, at 12:30 local time, will decide who will enter the Africa Cup as the top seed out of Africa’s Zone South and determine the order of the schedule.

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South Africa, Zimbabwe advance from Zone South to Baseball Africa Cup


Lesotho withdrew from the three-team tournament, so both National Teams will advance to the Africa Cup, to be played from 1 to 5 March in Johannesburg, South Africa. The seeding will determine the schedule of the six-team tournament

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Groups, schedules of WBSC Tokyo 2020 Qualifiers determined by a draw


The only exception will be the Europe-Africa Baseball Qualifier: the schedule of the single round-robin will be determined by seeding. The different draws will happen on 29 April, 10 July and 20 November

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Maria Soto represented WBSC at biggest ever International Athletes Forum


Softball international star and WBSC Athletes Commission Co-Chair Maria Soto attended: “We discussed very interesting topics and we received some advice on how to improve our own Athletes Commission.”

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Seoul Group C schedule unveiled for 2019 WBSC Premier12; Korean legend Seung-Yuop Lee named Ambassador


The WBSC Premier12 Group C opening round will be played from 6-8 November at the 16,813-seat Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul and feature defending Premier12 and Olympic Champion world No. 3 Korea, No. 5 Cuba, No. 7 Australia and No. 10 Canada.

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Watch the 2019 WBSC Premier12 Group C Press Conference live from Seoul, Korea


The WBSC and Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) — the nation’s premier professional sports league and host of Group C of the Premier12® — will reveal the group’s game schedule and Ambassador.

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