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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
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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

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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

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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

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Japan withdraws from the 2012 15U Baseball World Championship

by on May.23, 2012 @ 8:41 pm, under International
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The Baseball Federation of Japan held a meeting today and reported that Japan withdrew from the 2012 15U Baseball World Championship in Mexico this year due to political instability in the region.  The US and Australia have also reportedly backed out of the tournament.

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