The youth baseball team is leaving for Taiwan for a decisive battle.
The Korea Baseball Softball Association 메이저놀이터 said in a press release, “The 31st World Youth Baseball Championship (U-18 Baseball World Cup) will be held in Taipei and Taichung, Taiwan from September 1 (Fri) to 10 (Sun). ) at 10:00 on the 30th (Wednesday), departing via OZ flight 711.”
Chungam High School head coach Lee Young-bok and U-18 youth baseball national team, who were appointed as the national team command tower through the contest, digested domestic strengthening training from the 21st (Mon) and checked their adaptation to each position and operational performance during the training period. Through practice games against Hanil University and Wonkwang University, and open evaluation matches against JTBC’s strongest baseball team, Monsters, we focused on maximizing our sense of actual combat.
A total of 12 countries will participate in the tournament, divided into Groups A and B. South Korea competes against home teams Taiwan, Australia, Puerto Rico, Mexico and the Czech Republic in Group A, while the United States, Japan, Venezuela, Panama, Netherlands and Spain in Group B play the qualifying round. The top three countries in each group will advance to the Super Round, and the results of the Preliminary Round and Super Round will be added together to determine the medal.
Korea, which won the first championship in 1981, won the championship a total of five times in 1994, 2000, 2006, and 2008, and in the 30th tournament held in Sarasota, USA last year, the overall record was 7 wins and 2 losses. , Despite the good record of winning the Super Round, I had to be content with 4th place, shedding tears at Dae Jin-woon.
The 31st World Youth Baseball Championship game will be broadcast on SPOTV.