WBSC Youth Baseball5 World Cup: Ivory Coast targets Africa qualifier with new Baseball5 programme and Youth Championship

WBSC Youth Baseball5 World Cup: Ivory Coast targets Africa qualifier with new Baseball5 programme and Youth Championship
25/01/2023
Twice a week, 15 coaches and more than 200 kids from 10-12 and 13-15 years old participate in training sessions aiming to introduce kids to the basics of Baseball5.
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South Africa qualify for XIV WBSC U-18 Men’s Softball World Cup

South Africa qualify for XIV WBSC U-18 Men’s Softball World Cup
25/01/2023
The South African squad prevailed over host Uganda in a seven-game series, 4-3, and became the third qualified nation for the XIV WBSC U-18 Men’s Softball World Cup.
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David Matoma: Uganda 16-year-old pitcher signs for MLB's Pittsburgh Pirates

David Matoma: Uganda 16-year-old pitcher signs for MLB's Pittsburgh Pirates
23/01/2023
Matoma is the third player from Uganda to have a chance in US-affiliated baseball after Ben Serunkuma and Umar Male signed for the Los Angeles Dodgers.
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Zambia completes second part of Baseball5 development project

Zambia completes second part of Baseball5 development project
23/01/2023
After the educational part, the competition will start in five provinces and lead to the first Baseball5 National Championship in April.
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WBSC Youth Baseball5 World Cup: Ghana to host Africa qualifier in May

WBSC Youth Baseball5 World Cup: Ghana to host Africa qualifier in May
18/01/2023
The tournament is scheduled from 14 to 23 May on the Cape Coast. France and Turkey are the only National Teams so far qualified for the inaugural Youth Baseball5 World Cup.
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Dominican Republic signs deal to support development of baseball in South Africa

Dominican Republic signs deal to support development of baseball in South Africa
16/01/2023
Dominican Baseball Federation president Juan Núñez said his organisation will "support the agreement to showcase our country and its number one sport and boost baseball development in all of Africa."
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Tunisian Baseball Softball Federation honoured by National Olympic Committee for sports governance

Tunisian Baseball Softball Federation honoured by National Olympic Committee for sports governance
10/01/2023
The Olympic Torch award acknowledges the progress of the Tunisian Baseball Softball Federation in developing Baseball5, Baseball and Softball.
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Zambia starts major Baseball5 development project

Zambia starts major Baseball5 development project
22/12/2022
WBSC instructor Andrea D'Auria oversaw the educational phase in December. The best physical education teachers selected in six provinces will go through extensive education in early January. Local competitions will start in February and run through to March. A National Championship will be the final step.
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Burkina Faso opens 2022-23 season with mixed-gender softball game

Burkina Faso opens 2022-23 season with mixed-gender softball game
20/12/2022
All teams of the capital city Ouagadougou participated in the event on 18 December.
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Sierra Leone plans to launch inter-school Baseball5 competitions in 2023

Sierra Leone plans to launch inter-school Baseball5 competitions in 2023
05/12/2022
The National Federation introduced 20 school teachers to the five-on-five version of baseball/softball
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