World N° 2 Japan defeated N° 5 Chinese Taipei in the final of the Asian Junior Women’s Softball Championship, and claimed undefeated the continental title. With this victory, the Japanese team earned their fourth continental title and advances to the WBSC Junior Women’s Softball World Championship 2019.
Along with the champions, 2nd Place Chinese Taipei and 3rd Place China have also qualified to compete For the Title of World Champion in Irvine, USA.
In the first playoff game, China prevailed over host team Philippines by 4-2 in a win or o home game to clinch a berth in the next WBSC Junior Women’s Softball World Championship. Then, in the semifinal game, Chinese Taipei beat the Chinese representative to advance to the final.
Kudo Kanna from Japan was named MVP of the tournament, being the leader of the tournament in home runs and RBIs.
- Chinese Taipei