Venezuela prepares for Baseball5 World Cup with first national championship

Venezuela prepares for Baseball5 World Cup with first national championship
10/10/2022
The tournament is seen as ideal preparation for Venezuela’s participation in the inaugural Baseball5 World Cup taking place in the El Zocalo, Mexico City from 7-13 November

The Venezuela Baseball Federation (FEVEBISBOL) completed its first Baseball5 National Championship on Sunday with a total of 64 athletes participating over the weekend with eight teams representing different States competing for the title.

With FEVEBISBOL president Aracelis Léon watching on, hosts Lara beat Falcón in a thrilling final, winning the first game 4-3 before claiming the second game 2-1. Falcón had defeated Carabobo 2-0 and Lara 4-3 in the semifinals before losing to the Capital District 2-1. Lara, meanwhile, reached the final by beating the Capital District 4-2 and Carabobo 5-1.

The tournament is seen as ideal preparation for Venezuela’s participation in the inaugural Baseball5 World Cup taking place in the El Zocalo, Mexico City from 7-13 November. The members of the Venezuela team and coaching staff will be announced this week.