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Japan – Korea Championships Update

by on Sep.28, 2009 @ 7:42 pm, under NPB

The NPB announced on the 28th that the Japan - Korea Championship will take place on November 11th at 1pm at Nagasaski Big N Stadium.

The winner of the Nihon Series will be considered the away team while the winner from the Korean Series will be considered the home team.  Umpires from Taiwan and China will preside over the game.

Ryozo Kato, NPB Commissioner also said, "I won't want to take away the excitement of an International series in Asia.  Starting from next season, we'd like to try and do what we were doing up until last year."

The four Asia leagues will also consider the possibility of opening holding the next Asia Series in Taiwan.