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February 16, 2017

International Women’s Baseball Tournament to start on February 17 in Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Baseball Association (HKBA) announced that Hong Kong International Women’s Baseball Tournament (Phoenix Cup 2017) will be held at both Sai Tso Wan Recreation Ground and Lion Park Baseball Field on 17-20 February 2017.

The Phoenix Cup 2017, organised by HKBA, subvented by the Home Affairs Bureau (Arts & Sport Development Fund) and the Leisure and Cultural Services Department, is celebrating its tenth anniversary this year. There will be a total of 10 teams to compete for the championship this year, including teams from Australia, China, Japan, Guam, Singapore, Taiwan, and two Hong Kong national teams (senior team and development team).

Taiwan Sunflower Women’s Baseball Team has been established for over 15 years. The Taichung-based side will be competing in the Phoenix Cup for the third time and will look to make a push for a podium finish.  Could it be “third-time lucky” for the well-liked side from Taiwan?Find out more for yourself by closely following all the exciting match-day actions in this year’s Phoenix Cup.