Italy will host Venezuela in Caronno Pertusella, west of Milan, for 2 international women’s softball friendlies scheduled on Friday 1 (7 pm CEST) and Saturday 2 June (3 pm CEST).

The games are included in the Torneo della Repubblica and will award the Aldo Majer Cup, in memory of the Caronno Softball Club founder.

The 2 games, sanctioned by WBSC, are the last stop for Italy on the way to the WBSC Women’s Softball World Championship. In Chiba (Japan; 2-12 August) he azzurre will compete in group B together with Venezuela, Japan, Canada, Australia, China, Great Britain and Botswana.

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Italy is ranked by WBSC number 9 in the world, while Venezuela is ranked number 17.