The South African’s national team won the African Championship and will advance to the World Baseball and Softball Confederation Europe-Africa Baseball 2019 Qualifying Event for the Games of the Tokyo Olympic 2020, which will be detained in Parma and Bologna, Italy, from 18 to 22 of September.
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South African Baseball team will enter in the Olympic qualifier in Italy as the No. 6 seed, with the other five National Teams coming out of the WBSC European Baseball Championship, to be staged in Bonn and Solingen, Germany, from 7 to 15 September.
“Congratulations to the South African players and federation, who demonstrated once again that they are the best on the continent,” said WBSC
“Let me also congratulate the whole African baseball community. African qualifier helping to blowout baseball in Ghana and Kenya. We believe a lot in Africa’s potential and we will keep investing in development there. I have great confidence in our disciplines as well as Baseball, our new street version the game, in attracting more youth and fans to our sport.” Said, President Riccardo Fraccari.
Victorious South Africa
The road to the mainland title and qualification process involved nine national teams in Africa, divided into three zones: East (Uganda, Tanzania, and Kenya), West (Burkina Faso, Nigeria, and Tanzania) and South (South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Lesotho).
South Africa was the National Team to beat and showed it on the field. At the Championship of South Africa, the Baseball Africa Cup.
The South Africa Baseball team, 23rd Rankings in the current WBSC Baseball World, is the only nation on the African continent to have ever great front to a Baseball World Cup. South Africa is only African baseball programmed featured in the World Baseball Softball Confederation rankings; though, all nations participating in the qualification process are expected to be awarded points and enter the world rankings.
“South African Baseball is self-funded and has very active baseball activities covering all age groups, from U-8, with peewee baseball, right through to adult baseball.” said, Marc Moreau, the President of the South African Baseball Union.
“The activities” continued Moreau “cover general coaching, specialized coaching for our elite players and very competitive league structures at all age groups and a national baseball championship.”
“Our contact to world baseball is increasing and our active asset in ensuring our players in all age groups is bare to international baseball is ongoing. We are strongminded to improve our world ranking and increase the interest in baseball within our country and in Africa.” Said, South Africa’s head coach Neil Adonis.
On the way to Tokyo 2020
The Tokyo Olympic 2020 qualifier in Parma and Bologna will be played according to the single round-robin format. The winner will on the front of the baseball competition of the Tokyo 2020 Games, while the runner up will earn a spot in the final Baseball Qualifiers, to be played in Taipei City in April 2020.
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