Former NPB, MLB superstar Hideki Matsui backs baseball/softball development in Africa

Former NPB, MLB superstar Hideki Matsui backs baseball/softball development in Africa
04/12/2021
"I've always dreamt of the possibility of interacting with kids from all over the world through baseball," commented the 507-career-home run hitter. The ultimate goal is to have an African Koshien.
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Africa: Senegal launches '50,000 Baseball5 Members' campaign to grow the sport ahead of hosting 2026 Youth Olympic Games

Africa: Senegal launches '50,000 Baseball5 Members' campaign to grow the sport ahead of hosting 2026 Youth Olympic Games
02/12/2021
The first event was on 27 November in the town of Yoff. The goal is to make the most of the Senegalese people familiar with the five-on-five version of baseball/softball within the Youth Olympic Games 2026.
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WBSC First Vice President Beatrice Allen is the new president of the Gambia Olympic Committee

WBSC First Vice President Beatrice Allen is the new president of the Gambia Olympic Committee
29/11/2021
"I'm excited about having the opportunity to help grow Gambia's stature in the international sporting world by improving the sharing of knowledge and expertise," she commented.
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WBSC partners with ANOCA, Olympafrica to promote baseball, softball, Baseball5 on the African continent

WBSC partners with ANOCA, Olympafrica to promote baseball, softball, Baseball5 on the African continent
25/10/2021
WBSC President Riccardo Fraccari, ANOCA President Mustapha Berraf (pictured signing with President Fraccari) and Olympafrica Foundation CEO Alassane Diack signed an MOU today in Crete, Greece. ASOIF President Francesco Ricci Bitti and ANOCA Secretary General Ahmed Abu Elgasim were also in attendance.
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Ernest Denso elected new president of Ghana Baseball and Softball Federation

Ernest Denso elected new president of Ghana Baseball and Softball Federation
19/10/2021
Danso will replace Albert Frimpong, the founder and past president of the federation who stepped down after over three decades of promoting and developing the sports in Ghana. 
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Africa: Burkina Faso crowns women’s softball cup champions

Africa: Burkina Faso crowns women’s softball cup champions
01/10/2021
The Central League team defeated Hauts-Bassins, 12-4, and claimed the maiden edition of the event.
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Global Development: WBSC presents Baseball5 to African Olympic Committees

Global Development: WBSC presents Baseball5 to African Olympic Committees
30/09/2021
Baseball5 has been a boost to baseball and softball's development and expansion efforts, particularly in Africa and Europe.
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WBSC to present Baseball5 to African Olympic Committees with aim at boosting the game across continent

WBSC to present Baseball5 to African Olympic Committees with aim at boosting the game across continent
27/09/2021
Requiring only a ball to play, Baseball5 will make its Youth Olympic Games debut at Dakar 2026 in Senegal, Africa.
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Nigerian Baseball Softball Association President William Boyd passes away at 71

Nigerian Baseball Softball Association President William Boyd passes away at 71
17/06/2021
Boyd was among the founding members of Nigeria's baseball and softball national governing body in 1989.
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Zambia's Lusaka League takes Baseball5 to new communities

Zambia's Lusaka League takes Baseball5 to new communities
06/05/2021
A game played at the Kuanda Square Community Ground gave a chance to try the five-on-five discipline to the local youth.
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