RP Blu Boys Start World Cup Campaign

November 26, 2022

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Filipino softball fans will have something to look forward to as the RP Blu Boys begin their quest for the World Cup Crown on November 26 at the Rosedale Park, Auckland, New Zealand. This milestone comes after the RP Blu Boys’ months of grueling preparations to achieve physical and mental fitness.

RP Blu Boys Start World Cup Campaign

RP Blu Boys Start World Cup Campaign

The Philippines Men’s National Softball, who qualified to the World via a strong runner-up finish in the Asia Qualifiers, is bracketed in Group A with very strong teams such as Argentina, USA, Cuba, Czech Republic, and host, New Zealand.

“Our RP Blu Boys’ confidence is on a high. They have been doing well in practice and in tune-up games and we hope to translate those to good performances in the upcoming games. It will be a tall order but we’re gunning for a win or 2 against the very strong teams in our bracket.”, said ASAPHIL President Jean Henri Lhuillier.”

“Our boys are ready. Preparations have went well and we are all eager to compete. We don’t want to make any promises except for giving our best every game, every inning and hopefully we should pull off some upset.”, said RP Blu Boys Head Coach, Jasper Cabrera.

The WBSC Men’s Softball World Cup is slated on November 26-December 4 in Auckland, New Zealand. Other participating countries comprising Bracket B are equally strong Teams, Japan, Canada, Venezuela, and Denmark. The defending champion is Argentina.

You can support the RP Blu Boys in their World Cup bid by watching their games on social media or by following news updates about them.

The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) is the international governing body for baseball and softball. It currently has 193 (185 full Members, 8 provisional Members) National Federations and 14 Associate Members located in 137 countries and territories in Asia, Africa, the Americas, Europe, and Oceania.

The WBSC is mandated to oversee all international competitions involving official National Teams, namely the Premier12, the World Baseball Classic, the Baseball World Cups, the Softball World Cups, and the official disciplines Baseball5 and eSports as well as Baseball, Softball, and Baseball5 events at the Olympic Games.
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