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@wbsc   #Premier12 November 8, 2015 - November 21, 2015 TPE | JPN

LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- The World Baseball Softball Confederation released the Official Promotional Video for the U-23 Baseball World Cup® 2016, which opens on 28 October in Monterrey, Mexico.

The U-23 World Cup branded teaser incorporates an exciting international feel that spotlights the 12 participating nations and the following theme:

  • 2016’s Top Global Baseball Event
  • 12 Nations
  • 5 Continents
  • The Next Generation of Stars Will Collide
  • For the Title of World Champion
  • Road to PREMIER12® 2019

The video portrays the intense drama, action and emotion of international baseball – from the fan’s perspective and from the perspective of the players competing for their nations’ flags on the world stage.  And with the U-23 Baseball World Cup awarding the most ranking points of any international baseball event in 2016, the results in Monterrey will play a key role in qualifying for the flagship PREMIER12 in 2019.

The promo video has generated over 40k views within the first 24 hours of its release.

The video was produced in collaboration with mega-events branding experts WORKS – designers of the Baseball World Cup logo suite.