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[5/22/2014] 18U Coaches, 15U World Cup Groups, Samurai Japan uniforms for Women’s Softball team

by on May.23, 2014 @ 1:12 am, under International

Coaches for the 18U Asian Championship were selected on Thursday.

  • Koya Higa - Okinawa Shogaku manager
  • Toshiyuki Ofuji - former Chukyo Daigaku Fuzoku Chukyo manager

Source: Sponichi 5/22/2014


The groups for the 15U Baseball World Cup were revealed on Wednesday.

Group A

  • Chinese Taipei (number four seed)
  • Italy (number six seed)
  • Mexico (number seven seed)
  • Brazil (number ten seed)
  • Czech Republic (number thirteen  seed)
  • Tunisia (number eighteen seed)

Group B

  • United States (number one seed)
  • Japan (number two seed)
  • Panama (number eight seed)
  • Germany (number eleven seed)
  • New Zealand (number fourteen seed)
  • South Africa (number sixteen seed)

Group C

  • Cuba (number three seed)
  • Venezuela (number five seed)
  • Australia (number nine seed)
  • Argentina (number twelve seed)
  • Hong Kong (number fifteen seed)
  • Lithuania (number seventeen seed)

Source: IBAF 5/21/2014


The Women's National Softball team will wear Samurai Japan uniforms when they play in the 14th Women's Softball World Championship in the Netherlands (August 15-24) and the 17th Asian Games Championship in Incheon, Korea (September 27-October 2).  The Japan Softball Association received permission to use the designs from the NPB.

Source: Sponichi 5/22/2014