June 6, 2019
Sadaharu OH (79), WCBF President and former Tokyo Yomiuri Giants great who slugged 868 carrier home runs, announced at press conference in Tokyo the 29th edition of the WCBF in Fukushima City, Fukushima Prefecture for 9 days from July 31 to August 7.
The girls and boys of 10-and 11 years old will learn from ten veteran coaches of the World Baseball Softball Confederation to play baseball and participate in cultural and other sport events to create goodwill and friendship. The cultural program includes a tour of the Olympic Venue for Softball and Baseball “AZUMA Stadium” which is currently under renovation for completion in September, 2019
The participating countries and regions are:
Americas: Argentine, Peru, U.S.A.
Asia: China, Chinese Taipei, Laos (for the first time), Nepal, Thailand, Japan
Europe: France, Netherlands, Switzerland