Samurai Japan wins its first Asia championship
The Japanese youth baseball team “Samurai Japan” won its first U12 Asian Championship at the 9th BFA U12 Asian Baseball Championships in Zongshan, China. The Japanese team won the championship after beating South Korea 4 – 1 in the final game on Dec. 13.
“Samurai Japan” won 5 games from qualifying to the finals to become the champion in Asia for the first time. The team collected 47 points in total in 5 games, and lost 3 points.
The team had four players from Okinawa contributing to the championship.