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[10/24/2013] WBAJ: 6th Women’s Baseball World Cup to take place in Miyazaki

by on Oct.24, 2013 @ 2:25 pm, under Women's Baseball

The Women's Baseball Association of Japan (WBAJ) announced on Wednesday that the 6th Women's Baseball World Cup will take place in Miyazaki next year, between September 1 and 7.  Games will take place at Sun Marine Miyazaki and Ivy Stadium.  Teams from eight countries, including Japan, are expected to participate in the tournament.

Player candidate meetings for Japan's team will take place during meetings on November 30 and December 1.

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Past Tournaments

Year   Host Country Teams Gold Silver Bronze
2004 1 Edmonton, Canada 5 United States Japan Canada
2006 2 Taipei, Taiwan 7 United States Japan Canada
2008 3 Matsuyama, Japan 8 Japan Canada United States
2010 4 Maracay, Venezuela 11 Japan Australia United States
2012 5 Edmonton, Canada 8 Japan United States Canada
2014 6 Miyazaki, Japan        

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Source: Sponichi 10/23/2013, Sponichi 10/24/2013