The WBSC announced that all 50 games of the WBSC U-18 Men’s Softball World Cup will be live-streamed globally and free-of-charge for audiences, through the WBSC Official OTT Platform Game Time and the WBSC Official YouTube Channel.
SKY TV has been awarded exclusive broadcast rights in New Zealand.
The U-18 Men's Softball World Cup will be played from February 22 to March 1. The tournament will feature the best 12 National Teams in the world, two of them from Europe. The 12 squads have been drawn into two groups:
Group A: Argentina (2), Canada (4), Australia (5), Czech Republic (7), South Africa (10) and Singapore (17).
Group B: Japan (1), New Zealand (3), USA (6), Mexico (8), Denmark (11) and Guatemala (21).
The top three teams from each group will advance to the Super Round, carrying the result of the game played between each other. The two nations with the best overall record at the end of the Super Round will play the World Cup decider on 1 March at 4 p.m. New Zealand time. You can see the complete game schedule here.
For more information, the official website of the U-18 Men's Softball World Cup is available in six languages (English, French, Japanese, Korean, Spanish and Traditional Chinese). All tournament information, including rosters, scores, statistics, standings, daily reports and photos for editorial use, will be published through the official website.
- WBSC pres release / photo by WBSC