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Italy to host Venezuela for International softball friendlies

Italy to host Venezuela for International softball friendlies

Caronno Pertusella was one of the venues of the European Pro Softball Series earlier this year. The ‘azzurre’ are playing their last 2 games in preparation to the WBSC Softball World Championship, set to start in Chiba (Japan) on Thursday, 2 August

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.