The Korea Baseball Softball Association will hold the national selection match for the ‘2023 Youth (U18) Baseball 5 Asia Cup’ at the gymnasium of Songgok High School in Seoul on the 28th.
Baseball 5 is a new sport in which five people form a team using a rubber ball in a space of 18 meters in all directions, so-called ‘baseball with fists’, and is an event adopted as an official event for the 2026 Dakar Youth Olympics. 스포츠토토
The 2023 Youth (U18) Baseball 5 Asia Cup, which will be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from February 8 to 11, serves as an Asian qualifier for the 2023 WBSC Youth (U18) Baseball 5 World Cup scheduled to be held in 2023. Up to 3rd place will qualify for the World Cup.
The Baseball 5 National Team Selection Competition, which determines the players who will participate in the competition, is eligible to participate to those born between 2005 and 2008, and eight people (4 males and 4 females) become the Taegeuk Mark protagonists through individual physical strength and skill tests and selection matches. are selected In this selection, many students from sports specialized high schools such as Baemyeong High School and Songgok High School, as well as active baseball and softball players and athletes, will participate and challenge the national team.
The Baseball5 national team plans to focus on preparations for winning the Asian Cup, such as batting, defense, and various tactical training through strengthening training from February 2nd to 6th, and plans to participate in various projects of the association to promote Baseball5 in the future to be.
On the other hand, this representative selection match and strengthening training venue are carried out with the active cooperation of Songgok High School, a school specializing in physical education curriculum (former, physical education focus school). By attracting international competitions, it plans to take the lead in expanding and revitalizing the domestic Baseball 5 base.