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U-18 Men's Softball World Cup 2020 - Official Payoff
Super Round schedule revealed for WBSC U-18 Men’s Softball World Cup in Palmerston North
26/02/2020 2 Minute Read

Super Round schedule revealed for WBSC U-18 Men’s Softball World Cup in Palmerston North

Argentina, Australia, Czech Republic, Guatemala, Japan and New Zealand will battle For the Title of World Champion.

The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) today announced the WBSC U-18 Men’s Softball World Cup Super Round schedule following the conclusion of the 30-game Opening Round. The Super Round will be played over 9 games from 27-29 February at Colquhoun Park in Palmerston North, New Zealand.

The U-18 Men’s Softball World Cup 2020 is now down to six teams representing No. 2 Argentina, No. 5 Australia, No. 7 Czech Republic, No. 21 Guatemala, No. 1 Japan and No. 3 New Zealand.

Group A winner Australia, along with second place Argentina and third place Czech Republic advanced to the Super Round.

Group B winner Japan, second place New Zealand and third place Guatemala advanced to the Super Round to battle the Group A winners head-to-head over the next three days.

Only results between the Super Round teams (including matches in the Opening Round) count toward the Super Round standings. As a result, Australia and Japan (2-0) will enter the Super Round atop the standings. New Zealand and Argentina will enter the Super Round with 1-1 records, while Czech Republic and Guatemala enter with an 0-2 record.

The top two teams at the conclusion of the Super Round will compete For the Title of World Champion at Colquhoun Park on Sunday, 4:00 p.m. NZDT.

The two top-ranked nations in the world, Argentina and Japan, will officially kick off the Super Round on Thursday, 27 February, at 14:30 NZDT at Colquhoun Park, Guatemala and Australia following at 17:00. The final game of the day will be Czech Republic against New Zealand.

See full schedule here.

World No. 4 Canada, No. 6 USA, No. 8 Mexico, No. 10 South Africa, No. 11 Denmark, No. 17 Singapore will play the Placement Round.

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