Shenzen, China– Korea and Japan head to the super round of the U-15 Asia Baseball Championship undefeated and are the favourites for the two spots for the WBSC U-15 Baseball World Cup 2020.
In the super round, Korea and Japan will face each other on Friday, 23 August, at 6.30 pm local time (CEST + 6 hours, US Eastern + 12 hours).
The other two teams that qualified for the super round are the hosts China and Chinese Taipei, both with a 2-1 record. Pakistan, Philippines (1-2), Indonesia, Hong Kong (0-3) were eliminated after group play.
Group play-the results
Monday, 19 August
Chinese Taipei-Hong Kong 18-0
Tuesday, 20 August
Philippines-Hong Kong 7-1
Japan-Chinese Taipei 1-0
Wednesday, 21 August
Chinese Taipei-Philippines 10-0
Hong Kong-Japan 0-16
The top two teams in the super round will qualify for the WBSC U-15 Baseball World Cup 2020 and compete in the final Sunday, 25 August, at 6 pm local time.
The third and fourth place team after the super round will play at 10 am the same day for a bronze medal.
U-15 Asia Baseball Championship: Japan, Korea, China and Chinese Taipei advance to Super Round*!!!
Chinese Taipei 2-1*
Hong Kong 0-3
Asia Champion and 2nd Place go to WBSC U-15 Baseball World Cup 2020 pic.twitter.com/udSex44pcH
— WBSC ⚾ (@WBSC) August 22, 2019
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