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U-23 Baseball World Cup 2020: Americas Qualifier schedule revealed

07/02/2020

The Pan American Baseball Federation (COPABE) revealed the groups and schedule of the WBSC U-23 Baseball World Cup 2020 Americas Qualifier. The 12-team continental tournament, where the top three nations will qualify for the U-23 World Cup, is scheduled from 21 February to 1 March and is being co-hosted in Nicaragua and Honduras.

  • Group A in Managua, Nicaragua: World No. 15 Nicaragua, No. 9 Venezuela, No. 10 Dominican Republic, No. 22 Brazil, No. 43 Peru and No. 65 El Salvador.
  • Group B in Tegucigalpa, Honduras: World No. 54 Honduras, No. 8 Cuba, No. 13 Panama, No. 14 Colombia, No. 24 Argentina and No. 59 Guatemala.

OPENING ROUND SCHEDULE

Friday, 21 February

Dominican Republic-Venezuela
Brazil-El Salvador
Peru-Nicaragua
Colombia-Guatemala
Cuba-Panama
Honduras-Argentina

Saturday, 22 February

Venezuela-Brazil
Peru-El Salvador
Nicaragua-Dominican Republic
Guatemala-Cuba
Argentina-Colombia
Panama-Honduras

Sunday, 23 February

El Salvador-Venezuela
Dominican Republic-Peru
Brazil-Nicaragua
Cuba-Colombia
Argentina-Panama
Honduras-Guatemala

Monday, 24 February

El Salvador-Dominican Republic
Brazil-Peru
Nicaragua-Venezuela
Cuba-Argentina
Guatemala-Panama
Colombia-Honduras

Tuesday, 25 February

Dominican Republic-Brazil
Venezuela-Peru
Nicaragua-El Salvador
Argentina-Guatemala
Panama-Colombia
Honduras-Cuba

SUPER ROUND

The Super Round between the top three finishers of each group is scheduled for 27-29 February, in Managua, Nicaragua. The top two teams in the final Super Round standings will compete for the Pan-American U-23 Title and will advance to the WBSC U-23 Baseball World Cup. The winner of the bronze medal game will claim the 12th and final spot in the WBSC U-23 Baseball World Cup. The Finals will take place at Dennis Martinez Stadium on Sunday, 1 March.

The III WBSC U-23 Baseball World Cup is scheduled from 2 to 11 October in Mexico, while the host cities have yet to be awarded.

WBSC U-23 BASEBALL WORLD CUP 2020 -  QUALIFIED TEAMS BY CONTINENT

  • Africa (1): No. 23 South Africa
  • Americas (4): No. 5 Mexico (host), plus three from the Americas Qualifier
  • Asia (3): No. 1 Japan, No. 4 Chinese Taipei and No. 21 China
  • Europe (2): No. 16 Czech Republic and No. 19 Germany
  • Oceania (1): No. 48 New Zealand
  • Wild Card (1): No. 3 Korea