Tunisia U-23 Baseball5 National Team opens training camp

Tunisia U-23 Baseball5 National Team opens training camp
A national championship will follow on 28 March. The Inter Youth Center Championship is set to begin in late May.

The Tunisian U-23 Baseball5 National Team opened camp today (Wednesday, 17 March) in the Governorate of Bizerte, the Tunisian Baseball Softball Federation (FTBS, Fédération Tunisienne de Baseball et Softball) reported.

A total of 20 players, 12 boys and 8 girls, will work out until Monday, 22 March.

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Tunisia's U-23 camp will be the first act of an intense Baseball5 season in the African country.

FTBS President Saber Jlajla announced that the Tunisian National Baseball5 season will have two editions in 2021. The first will open on 28 March and finish in late June. The second will open in July and finish at the end of October.

"We decided to have two shorter editions to minimize the risk of delay due to COVID-19 sudden outbreaks," commented Jlajla.

FTBS will also launch a Baseball5 tournament between the different Youth Centers across the country. The first phase, to open at the end of May, will involve 240 teams from the 25 different Governorates.