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Cambodia Baseball Federations adds Katsumi Hirosawa as coach

by on Nov.23, 2011 @ 2:43 pm, under NPB

The Cambodia Baseball Federation (CBAF) announced on Tuesday that they hired former Hanshin Tigers batting coach Katsumi Hirosawa (49) as a coach for their national baseball team.  A press conference has been scheduled for the 28th.

During the summer, Shigeaki Nishimura was named vice president of the CBAF.  He is also the manager of the Cambodia national team.  In October, Hirosawa met with Nishimura and about 20 members of the team and decided he wanted to lend them his support.  He is scheduled for another visit some time in January.

UPDATE 11/28 @ 9:36pm - A press conference was held today in order to announce Hirosawa as a coach for the Cambodia national baseball today.