Baseball Europe Africa Qualifier

18/09/2019 - 22/09/2019

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Hosted by:   ITA

Baseball Europe Africa Qualifier - Official Payoff

Host China kicks off U-15 Asia Baseball Championship with victory over Pakistan

20/08/2019

SHENZHEN, China — The Chinese U-15 Youth National Team topped counterparts Pakistan, 5-2, to officially open the 2019 BFA U-15 Asia Baseball Championship — a WBSC U-15 Baseball World Cup 2020 qualifier — which is being played from 19-25 August.

Asian superpowers Chinese Taipei and Japan both threw no-hitters in their openers against respective opponents Hong Kong and Philippines, while Korea allowed only one hit in a 27-0 victory over Indonesia.

In a sign of international friendship and sport, players from Japan and Korea, and players from Chinese Taipei and Hong Kong joined together for a symbolic photo.

Day 1 Scores

  • CHN 5-2 PAK
  • KOR 27-0 INA
  • TPE 18-0 HKG
  • JPN 3-0 PHI

Day 2 will be highlighted by a Group B clash between Chinese Taipei and Japan. (See full schedule)

The Asian champion and runner-up will qualify into the 12-team WBSC U-15 Baseball World Cup® 2020, where European champion Germany and runner-up Italy have already qualified.

WBSC U-15 Baseball World Cup 2020 – Continental Representation

  • Africa (1):
  • Asia (2):
  • Americas (5):
  • Europe (2): Germany, Netherlands
  • Oceania (1):
  • Wild Card (1):