The World Baseball Softball Confederation has unveiled the official promotional video for the upcoming WBSC U-23 Baseball World Cup® 2018 — the biggest international baseball event of the year and biggest ever to be held in Colombia — which will be staged from 19-28 October in Barranquilla and Monteria.

Twelve teams — including the U-23 National Teams of Australia, Chinese Taipei, Colombia, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Netherlands, Puerto Rico, South Africa and Venezuela, representing Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe and Oceania — will compete For the Title of World Champion across 50 games in Colombia.

National Team rosters are expected to feature players within the organisations of the Australian Baseball League (ABL), Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL), Colombian Professional Baseball League (LCBP), Dominican Professional Baseball League (LIDOM), Korean Baseball Organization (KBO), Major League Baseball (MLB), Mexican Baseball League (LMB), Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB), Puerto Rico’s Roberto Clemente Professional Baseball League (LBPRC) and the Venezuelan Professional Baseball League (LVBP), in addition to other leagues from around the world.