European men's junior softball championships open in Czech Republic

European men's junior softball championships open in Czech Republic
13/07/2021
The U-16 and U-18 Men’s European Softball Championships started on Monday in Havlickuv Brod.

The U-18 and U-16 European Men’s Softball Championships have opened in Havlickuv Brod, Czech Republic, and will run through 17 July.

Four nations are taking part in the U-18 European Championship, with world No. 6 Czech Republic, No. 10 Denmark, No. 22 Croatia and No. 23 Israel playing a double round-robin. The top two teams will advance to the final on 17 July.

In the U-16 championship, the Czech Republic, Denmark and Israel are engaged in a triple-round-robin. The two top finishers after the round-robin will play for the European title on 17 July.

The Czech National Teams are the defending European champions in both categories, after winning the 2017 editions.

Featured games of the 2021 European junior men's softball championships are being live-streamed on the Czech Softball YouTube channel and baseballsoftball.tv.

Team rosters, the game schedule, play-by-play, statistics and additional tournament information can be viewed on the WBSC Europe website here.

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