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IV U-23 Baseball World Cup 2022 - Official Payoff

Mexico, Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela qualify, complete 12-team lineup for U-23 Baseball World Cup

Mexico, Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela qualify, complete 12-team lineup for U-23 Baseball World Cup
20/06/2022
Host México ended their tournament at home undefeated as they shutout Cuba 4-0 in the final to earn the championship. The 12-team lineup for this October's WBSC U-23 Baseball World Cup is now set.

Mexico, Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela qualified for the WBSC U-23 Baseball World Cup having advanced to the semifinals of the Pan American U-23 Baseball Championship which finished in Aguascalientes, Mexico on Sunday.

México ended the 10-day tournament at home undefeated as they shutout Cuba 4-0 in the final to earn the championship. 

In the bronze medal game, Nicaragua just beat Venezuela 4-3 to complete the podium.

On Saturday, Cuba beat Nicaragua 6-5 in the first semifinal before Mexico reversed the result of the final of last year's edition of the WBSC U-23 Baseball World Cup by beating Venezuela 5-0 in the second semifinal.

A total of seven teams participated in the event. Puerto Rico (fifth), Argentina (sixth) and Guatemala (seventh) closed the standings.

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The 12 participating teams in the WBSC U-23 Baseball World Cup are now confirmed:

Africa (1) No. 26 South Africa
Americas (4) No. 4 Mexico, No. 6 Venezuela, No. 9 Cuba, No. 15 Nicaragua
Asia (4) No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Chinese Taipei, No. 3 Korea (wild card), No. 21 China
Europe (2) No. 8 Netherlands, No. 18 Germany
Oceania (1) No. 10 Australia

The IV WBSC U-23 Baseball World Cup is scheduled from 14 to 23 October in Taipei City, TPE. Venezuela is the defending world champion in the category.