The Belgian U15 National Team Baseball will enter the U15 European Baseball Championship Qualifiers, which will be played from July 18 to 23 in Budapest, Hungary and Valencia, Spain. Split into two groups eleven Baseball Cadets National Teams will compete to earn two spots in next year’s U15 European Baseball Championship.
U15 managers Chris Schoonheydt and Tom Lorrentop have taken on a tremendous last-minute task of getting our U15 players – 15 boys and a girl (Yana) – ready for the Qualifiers during the past months.
Belgium will play in Group 1 – Valencia: Spain, Belgium, Great Britain, Israel, Switzerland and Türkiye.
Three games each day are scheduled at 10.30am, 2.30pm and 6.30pm during the preliminary round from Monday to Friday. The top two teams will meet in the final on Saturday at 12pm. The group in Budapest will be played with host Hungary, Austria, Croatia, Lithuania and Ukraine.
Belgium will play its first game against Israel, Monday 18 July at 10:30 in Valencia.
Official link to Live Games, schedule, results and stats:
|FIRST NAME||LAST NAME||CLUB||CITY||POSITION|
|Axl||Weyn||ANTWERP EAGLES||Oudsbergen Opglabbeek||C/IF|
|Brieuc||Schoenaers||MONT-SAINT GUIBERT PHOENIX||Grez-Doiceau||P/IF|
|Giënco||Pacheco Alvarez||BORGERHOUT SQUIRRELS||Mortsel||P/IF/OF|
|Joe||Spurgeon Mizunoya||BRUSSELS KANGAROOS||Brussels||P/C/IF|
|Kyen||Van Strijdonck||ANTWERP EAGLES||Schoten||P/IF|
|Oscar||Seynaeve Vroman||MONT-SAINT GUIBERT PHOENIX||Ottignies||IF/OF|
|Owen||Van Droogenbroeck||MERCHTEM CATS||Merchtem||P/IF/OF|
|Kristof||Van Droogenbroeck||3rd Base Coach|
|Martin||Nicolay||1st Base Coach|