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LAUSANNE (Switzerland) — The World Baseball Softball Confederation announced the groups for the 2015 WBSC U-18 Baseball World Cup, which will be staged from 28 August – 06 September in Osaka, Japan.
The twelve qualified nations (alongside their current world ranking) of the XXVII U18 Baseball World Cup have been placed into two groups by the WBSC International Baseball Tournaments Commission:
A group round robin will open action of the 2015 U18 Baseball World Cup. The top three finishers from each group will meet in the Super Round Robin, with the two nations with the best total records qualifying for the U18 World Championship finale at Japan’s “Baseball Mecca”, historic Koshien Stadium, which was built in 1924.
The 2015 U18 Baseball World Cup will feature six out of the Top 10 nations in the world, and eleven out of the Top 20, setting the stage for the most competitive U18 World Cup on record and will represent a global footprint that spans across the entire western hemisphere from North-, South-, and Central America and the Caribbean — and Africa, Asia, Europe and Oceania.