Defending champion France names 35-player roster for European Women's Baseball Championship

Defending champion France names 35-player roster for European Women's Baseball Championship
17/05/2022
The women's baseball movement has been steadily gaining momentum across the world.

Lahcène Benhamida, the French Women's National Team Baseball manager, has named a 35-player squad for the 2022 European continental championship. The French Baseball Softball Federation (FFBS) will host the tournament from 3 to 6 August in Montpellier.

The French national team's pre-selection includes 14 pitchers and 6 catchers.

France is the defending European Women's Baseball Champion. They defeated the Netherlands, 5-2, in the final of the first-ever edition of the tournament on 3 August 2020.

The women's baseball movement has been steadily gaining momentum across the world.

Across the Atlantic, Cuba finished ahead of Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic to win the first-ever Caribbean Women's Baseball Cup this past weekend.