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XVI Men's Softball World Championship 2019 - Official Payoff

Botswana beat Czech Republic, remains alive in the playoffs hunt. South Africa collects first win

Botswana beat Czech Republic, remains alive in the playoffs hunt. South Africa collects first win
20/06/2019

Botswana scored three runs in the second, and Mogale pitched 4.1 hitless innings in relief to grab a key victory over Czech Republic, 4-2, and remain alive in the hunt for the playoffs. South Africa secured today its first win of the tournament, with a brilliant performance by Tidimia Kekana



Big fourth inning powers USA over Denmark. Argentina KOs Mexico in four

Big fourth inning powers USA over Denmark. Argentina KOs Mexico in four
19/06/2019

USA secured a spot in the quarter-finals on Friday, with a five-inning, come from behind win over Denmark, 12-4. Argentina clinched today a spot in the playoffs with a solid four-inning victory, 11-1, over Mexico.

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Comfortable win gives Canada first place in Group B. New Zealand tops Philippines in three

Comfortable win gives Canada first place in Group B. New Zealand tops Philippines in three
19/06/2019

Canada reached its sixth win in a row and secured the number one place in Group B. Today the Red and White team beat Singapore, 8-0, in five innings. New Zealand had an easy win today against Philippines, 15-0, and added its fourth win in the Men’s Softball World Championship.



Australia defeats Venezuela, clinches second place in Group B. Matsuda’s homer secures top spot in Group A for Japan

Australia defeats Venezuela, clinches second place in Group B. Matsuda’s homer secures top spot in Group A for Japan
19/06/2019

Australia defeated Venezuela 5-3 at Hippos Arena in Havlickuv Brod and secured one of the two top spots in Group B. Japan secured today the first place in Group A, with a 2-0 win over Cuba at Svododa Park, in Prague. Hikaru Matsuda was the man of the match.



WBSC Softball World Championship in Prague showcases potential in Europe, youth appeal

WBSC Softball World Championship in Prague showcases potential in Europe, youth appeal
19/06/2019

Only halfway through the WBSC Men’s Softball World Championship in central Europe, it has already generated the most online views and social media volume in the event’s history, with over 3 million views and over 4 million impressions on WBSC’s social media accounts. 

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Back-to-back inside the park homers ignite Japan past New Zealand. Six-run third lift USA over Singapore

Back-to-back inside the park homers ignite Japan past New Zealand. Six-run third lift USA over Singapore
18/06/2019

Japan claimed a pivotal win today in Havlickuv Brod, defeating the reigning world champions New Zealand, 5-1, and is the only undefeated in Group A. United States is back over .500 in Group A after a 7-0, five innings victory over Singapore.

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Hill’s two-run homer helps Canada remain unbeaten. Argentina tops Cuba

Hill’s two-run homer helps Canada remain unbeaten. Argentina tops Cuba
18/06/2019

A 2-run homer by Jason Hill in the bottom of the second inning was all the offense Canada needed to win a key match against Venezuela in Group B, in the fight for the top spot of the standings. Argentina scored three runs in the first two innings of play to clinch an important victory, 3-2, over Cuba



Gonzalez homers as Mexico tops Botswana. Folkard, Reid no-hit South Africa as Australia wins in six

Gonzalez homers as Mexico tops Botswana. Folkard, Reid no-hit South Africa as Australia wins in six
18/06/2019

Mexico defeated Botswana 5-3 in the first game of the day in Havlickuv Brod. Adam Folkard and Layton Reid combined for a six-inning no-hitter as Australia clinched an 11-0 victory over South Africa, in six innings, to improve its record to 4-1



Canada still unbeaten on top of Group B. Australia defeats Denmark. Three homers power Argentina past Czech Republic

Canada still unbeaten on top of Group B. Australia defeats Denmark. Three homers power Argentina past Czech Republic
17/06/2019

Canada beat United States, 4-1, and remains undefeated on top of Group B. Australia clinched a come from behind win over Denmark, 5-3. Argentina used three long balls to score the first four runs of the game, en route to a key victory in Group A against host Czech Republic, 6-3, for the Group A



Enoka brothers lift New Zealand over Botswana. Venezuela remains unbeaten with easy win over Botswana

Enoka brothers lift New Zealand over Botswana. Venezuela remains unbeaten with easy win over Botswana
17/06/2019

Ben Enoka hit a two-run homer, and his brother Ben produced the first two runs of the day at Svoboda Park to guide New Zealand to its third win of the tournament. Venezuela scored six runs in the bottom of the fourth to remain undefeated in the Men’s Softball World Championship, after four games.