Schedule unveiled for first-ever Baseball5 African Championship

Schedule unveiled for first-ever Baseball5 African Championship
16/05/2022
The tournament opens on 23 May in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. The continental championship will send the top two finishers to the inaugural WBSC Baseball5 World Cup.


Record 10 nations to feature in first-ever African Baseball5 Championship as groups revealed

Record 10 nations to feature in first-ever African Baseball5 Championship as groups revealed
12/05/2022
The unprecedented tournament in Africa opens on 23 May and will send the top two finishers to the inaugural WBSC Baseball5 World Cup.


WBSC donates equipment to support baseball, softball development in Zambia

WBSC donates equipment to support baseball, softball development in Zambia
04/05/2022
Equipment, including Baseball5 balls, will go to 15 different receivers, starting with the Lusaka OYDC Zambia sports development centre.


Kenya baseball and softball federations team up to develop Baseball5 National Teams

Kenya baseball and softball federations team up to develop Baseball5 National Teams
27/04/2022
The cooperation sees Softball Kenya overseeing the adult Baseball5 National Team, while the Baseball Kenya is responsible for the Youth National Teams. The two baseball and softball leaders explained the reasoning behind this strategy.


Baseball5 in Africa: Zambia Olympic Committee supports Baseball5 with an eye to the Dakar 2026 Youth Olympic Games

Baseball5 in Africa: Zambia Olympic Committee supports Baseball5 with an eye to the Dakar 2026 Youth Olympic Games
25/04/2022
ZBSA Vice President Andrew Zulu said Baseball 5 has the potential to become one of the most celebrated and played sports in the country.


Baseball, softball season opens in West Africa's Ivory Coast

Baseball, softball season opens in West Africa's Ivory Coast
22/04/2022
The country's national baseball and softball federation introduced the sport to 100 new players on the occasion of Opening Day.


Baseball5 in Africa: Cape Verde Olympic Committee latest to come on board

Baseball5 in Africa: Cape Verde Olympic Committee latest to come on board
19/04/2022
Five-on-five Baseball5 will be played at the 2026 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Dakar, Senegal.


Andrew Mokoto, ‘The Godfather of Botswana Softball’, passes away at 80

Andrew Mokoto, ‘The Godfather of Botswana Softball’, passes away at 80
18/04/2022
Mokoto was one of the founders of the Botswana Softball Association in 1977 and served for 19 years as its first president.


WBSC runs key Baseball5 / Mini Baseball workshop for OlympAfrica directors in Africa

WBSC runs key Baseball5 / Mini Baseball workshop for OlympAfrica directors in Africa
08/04/2022
The workshop is one of the first initiatives under the MOU between the World Baseball Softball Confederation, Olympafrica Foundation and Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa to promote baseball and softball in Africa. Baseball5 will feature at the 2026 Youth Olympic Games in Dakar, Senegal.


Africa: Japanese Embassy to support new baseball field in Burkina Faso

Africa: Japanese Embassy to support new baseball field in Burkina Faso
18/03/2022
The Japanese Embassy will grant $87,500 over 12 months. "It's a historic day," baseball officials in the country say.