SEOUL — The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) and Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) — the nation’s premier professional sports league and host of Group C of the Premier12® — will reveal the group’s game schedule and Ambassador at a press conference on Monday, 15 April, in the Korean capital.
Manager Kyung-moon Kim of the National Baseball Team of Korea — the defending Premier12 and Olympic Champions — will be present for the major announcements on the year’s flagship international baseball event.
WHEN: Monday, 15 April at 2:00 p.m. Korean Standard Time
WHAT: Group C schedule, Ambassador revealed; Trophy, Promo Video Presentations
WHERE: The Westin Chosun Seoul – Orchid Room (2nd floor), 106 Sogong-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul, Korea 04533 (Map)
- Riccardo Fraccari, WBSC President
- Chung Un-Chan, Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) Commissioner
- Kyung-moon Kim, Manager of the Korean National Baseball Team
- Euong-yong Kim, Korea Baseball Softball Association (KBSA) President
- To be announced — Ambassador of WBSC Premier12 Group C – Seoul
Group A and B schedules as well as the official promotional video were revealed at a press conference this past Friday in Taichung, Chinese Taipei.
The II WBSC Premier12 2019 will be staged from 2-17 November and serve as a direct qualifier for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. The major global competition will feature baseball’s 12 best National Teams in the world, including No. 1 Japan, No. 2 United States, No. 3 Korea, No. 4 Chinese Taipei, No. 5 Cuba, No. 6 Mexico, No. 7 Australia, No. 8 Netherlands, No. 9 Venezuela, No. 10 Canada, No. 11 Puerto Rico and No. 12 Dominican Republic.
Previous WBSC Premier12 Announcements:
- Group A and B schedules, promo video unveiled for 2019 WBSC Premier12 major international baseball event
- Groups, locations revealed for WBSC Premier12 2019 major international baseball event
- World’s Top 12 nations qualified for WBSC Premier12 2019 major international baseball event
- WBSC Premier12 2019 to be played 2-17 November with Finals at Tokyo Dome
- Two teams from WBSC Premier12 2019 to qualify for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Baseball
- WBSC names SSK as Official Ball and Kit Supplier for flagship 2019 Premier12, 2020 Olympic Baseball and Baseball World Cups
- WBSC awards Premier12 2019/Olympic Qualifier hosting rights to Japan’s NPB for 2nd Round and Finals