Europe/Africa Softball Olympic Qualifier

23/07/2019 - 27/07/2019

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Europe/Africa Softball Olympic Qualifier - Official Payoff

Asia Cup Women’s Softball Championship ready to go in Jakarta, Indonesia

30/04/2019

The Road to Tokyo 2020 is set to begin for the Asian Continent nations, with the start of the 2019 Asia Cup Women’s Softball Championship in Jakarta, Indonesia. A total of 10 teams will be competing in the event, slated to be played from 1-7 May at the Gelora Bung Karno’s Softball Stadium.

The event will serve as a qualifier for the WBSC Softball Asia/Oceania 2019 Qualifying Event for the XXXII Games of the Olympiad, Tokyo 2020. The top six teams in Jakarta (not named Japan, host of the Games) will advance to the final Olympic qualifier, to be played in Shanghai, China, from 24-29 September. Only the winner of this event will be present in the historic softball return to the Olympic Programme.

World No. 2 Japan, six-time champion, have been drawn in Group A together with No. 8 China, No. 23 Korea, No. 27 India and No. 51 Thailand.

In Group B are four-time runner-up No. 6 Chinese Taipei, No. 13 Philippines (champions in 1972 and last year’s losing finalist to Japan), No. 37 Indonesia, No. 42 Hong Kong and No. 50 Singapore.

The three-day groups stage begins on Wednesday (1 May), with a total of eight games. The top four teams of each group will advance to the single elimination playoffs, starting on Saturday 4 May. The Asia Cup Final and the Bronze Medal Game are slated to be played on Tuesday, 7 May.

SCHEDULE

Wednesday, 1 May

 

TIME

FIELD

GAME

8:30

1

Japan

 11

0

Thailand

2

Philippines

 13

0

Singapore

10:45

1

China

15

0

India

2

Chinese Taipei

11

0

Indonesia

14:00

1

Korea

0

 12

Japan

2

Hong Kong

0

 10

Philippines

16:15

1

India

 0

 12

Thailand

2

Indonesia

6

 2

Singapore

 

Thursday, 2 May

 

TIME

FIELD

GAME

8:30

1

Chinese Taipei

 11

1

Hong Kong

2

China

 7

2

Korea

10:45

1

Indonesia

 0

 8

Philippines

2

Japan

 12

0

India

15:00

1

Singapore

 0

 10

Chinese Taipei

2

China

 8

 0

Thailand

 

Friday, 3 May

 

TIME

FIELD

GAME

8:30

1

Hong Kong

 7

6

Indonesia

2

Korea

 15

0

India

10:45

1

Japan

 12

0

China

2

Philippines

 4

6

Chinese Taipei

15:00

1

Thailand

 2

9

Korea

2

Hong Kong

 10

6

Singapore

 

Saturday, 4 May – PLAYOFFS

 

TIME

FIELD

GAME

8:30

PO1

1

B4 – Indonesia

A1 – Japan

PO2

2

B3 – Hong Kong

A2 – China

10:45

PO3

1

A3 – Korea

B2 – Philippines

PO4

2

A4 – Thailand

B1 – Chinese Taipei

15:00

9-10

1

A5 – India

B5 – Singapore

 

Sunday, 5 May

 

TIME

FIELD

GAME

8:30

PPO1

1

L PO1

L PO4

PPO2

2

L PO2

L PO3

10:45

SPO1

1

W PO1

W PO3

SPO2

2

W PO4

W PO2

15:00

5-6

1

W PP01

W PP02

7-8

2

L PP01

L PP02

 

Tuesday, 7 May

 

TIME

FIELD

GAME

8:30

Bronze

1

L SPO1

L SPO2

11:30

Final

1

W SPO1

W SPO2