Baseball5 showcase at Arnold Sport Festival in South Africa enjoys big success

Baseball5 showcase at Arnold Sport Festival in South Africa enjoys big success
16/06/2022
Members of the South African National Team, the current/first-ever African Baseball5 champions, introduced 70 kids to the five-on-five version of baseball/softball.


WBSC Africa holds Extraordinary Congress, approves new statutes

WBSC Africa holds Extraordinary Congress, approves new statutes
03/06/2022
The WBSC Africa Extraordinary Congress approved the organisation’s new statutes as well as the timeline towards the WBSC Africa Elective Congress, which will be held on 4 July, a day before the IV WBSC Congress in Taipei City, TPE.


South Africa defeats Kenya to win historical first-ever Baseball5 African Championship, both qualify for WBSC Baseball5 World Cup

South Africa defeats Kenya to win historical first-ever Baseball5 African Championship, both qualify for WBSC Baseball5 World Cup
26/05/2022
"This tournament was a great success," said Angelo Vicini, WBSC Treasurer and Chair of the WBSC Development Commission. "It's historical to see an African Qualifier to a WBSC World Cup...we believe the Baseball5 African Championship will represent a milestone in development."


Baseball5 African Championship: Kenya, Uganda, South Africa and Tunisia qualify for semifinals

Baseball5 African Championship: Kenya, Uganda, South Africa and Tunisia qualify for semifinals
25/05/2022
The winners of the semifinals will advance to the first-ever WBSC Baseball5 World Cup. Semifinals and medal games are scheduled for Thursday, 26 May.


South Africa and Kenya lead undefeated after Day 2 of the Baseball5 African Championship

South Africa and Kenya lead undefeated after Day 2 of the Baseball5 African Championship
24/05/2022
On Wednesday, 25 May, four more games are scheduled to complete pool play. The top four finishers of each group will advance to the elimination phase. WBSC President Fraccari: "This tournament demonstrates the power of our new discipline and its youth appeal."


Baseball5 African Championship - Day One: Hosts Tanzania lead the way with three wins from three as the country's baseball and softball leaders target Youth Olympic Games 2026

Baseball5 African Championship - Day One: Hosts Tanzania lead the way with three wins from three as the country's baseball and softball leaders target Youth Olympic Games 2026
23/05/2022
"It's a big event, the first of this magnitude in Africa and, of course, the first in Tanzania," baseball and softball leaders in the country say.


Historic: First ever Baseball5 African Championship to open on Monday 23 May

Historic: First ever Baseball5 African Championship to open on Monday 23 May
22/05/2022
Egypt @ Tanzania will open round robin play at 9.30 am. The top two teams will qualify to the WBSC Baseball5 World Cup later this year. Eleven officers of eight participating National Teams attended a two-day WBSC Workshop before the start of the tournament.


Taal M'Bi Yameogo of Koudougou repeats as Burkina Faso baseball high school and college champions

Taal M'Bi Yameogo of Koudougou repeats as Burkina Faso baseball high school and college champions
20/05/2022
"High schools have a formidable pool of talent," commented the National Federation president Ibrahima Sibore after the finals. "That's why we must have this National Championship every year."


Baseball5 African Championship: Zimbabwe baseball, softball governing bodies team up to field Baseball5 National Team

Baseball5 African Championship: Zimbabwe baseball, softball governing bodies team up to field Baseball5 National Team
20/05/2022
Zimbabwe baseball and softball leaders are working together to grow the game in the country.


Japan initiative looks to develop a Koshien inspired baseball tournament in Ghana

Japan initiative looks to develop a Koshien inspired baseball tournament in Ghana
20/05/2022
The ultimate goal is to hold a national baseball tournament inspired by the world-famous Koshien. Former NPB and MLB superstar Hideki Matsui is a 'dream partner'.