Nigeria: National 12U Baseball Camp Opens


The national baseball camp for U-12 Under Baseball Team that will represent Nigeria in IBAF 12U Baseball World Cup in Taipei, China, has opened in Ibadan, Oyo state capital.

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MLB International hosting Elite Camp in South Africa


For the second year, Major League Baseball International (MLBI) will hold an African Elite Camp in Cape Town, South Africa from December 5-14th for 36 of Africa’s top young baseball players. Fifteen coaches from the participating nations – Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa and Uganda – are also on hand to learn from the experienced MLB staff. Majestic continues their sponsorship of MLBI game development programs with a financial contribution to the African Elite Camp.

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Fall Competitions under way in Cameroon


The Cameroon Baseball and Softball Federation has organized a couple of softball and baseball tournaments this fall. They commenced in mid-October and will be concluded with the finals in early December.

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Japanese Baseball and Softball Welcome African Representative’s Visit to Tokyo

Japanese Baseball and Softball Welcome African Representative’s Visit to Tokyo

Francoise Kameni Lele, Vice President of Baseball and Softball Federation of Cameroon and a member of International Softball Federation’s Task Force was the guest of honor at the luncheon jointly hosted by the officials of Baseball Federation of Japan and Japan Softball Association in Tokyo on September 24, 2012. She was former Treasurer of African Baseball and Softball Association.

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WBCQ: France vs South Africa suspended in 10th


Jupiter, Florida. The Friday evening game at the World Baseball Classic Qualifier in Jupiter, Florida between France and South Africa is in overtime. With the score tied at 2-2 in the tenth inning, the game was suspended due to rain seven hours after the original scheduled starting time.

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WBCQ: Israel downs South Africa in Florida Opener


Jupiter, Florida. Israel had a strong start into the World Baseball Classic Qualifier in Jupiter, Florida. They scored six of their seven runs in the last three innings of a 7-3 win over South Africa. The lone African participant in the event is now one loss away from being ousted from the double-elimination competition.

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The baseball Clinic conducted in Nigeria was a success


The highlights of a 6-day baseball clinic that was conducted in Ibadan (Nigeria) are the Awards given to 6 sports personalities who contributed to organization, promotions, sponsorship and overall success of the baseball clinic that was facilitated by coach Gerard Hall and coach Charles Barbee from the United States.

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A coaching clinic took off in Nigeria


The much awaited baseball Coaching Clinic organised by the Nigerian Baseball and Softball Association (NBSA) and promoted by Peace Hospice in Chicago (USA) took off on 3rd of july, 2012 at “Adamsingba” Stadium Complex Ibadan and will run for 6 days. The major event is supported by the Oyo State government through the dynamic commissioner for sports Dapo Lam Adesina, the National Sports Commision, stakeholders from different parts of the country.

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Peace Hospice in Chicago donated baseball gear to Nigeria


Ronke Champion-Adeyemi of Peace Hospice & Palliative Care Chicago (Illinois) in the United States, has donated new baseballequipment to the Nigerian Baseball and Softball Association, NBSA). The equipment includes balls, bats, gloves, helmet, catchers’ mitt and sets of catchers’ equipment, all enough to strengthen 4 baseball teams.

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Developing Baseball in Tanzania, A Field of Dreams in East Africa


In response to the call of The Association for Friends of African Baseball (AFAB), a non-profit organization certified by the Japanese Government, Baseball Federation of Japan and its affiliates as well as many individuals in Japan are sending donations of baseball equipment to AFAB in Tokyo who will send them to Tanzania in June, 2012.

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