Tag: Europe-Africa Region

Emilia Romagna Little League Wins Italy’s Sixth Europe and Africa Region Championship, Will Play in the 75th LLBWS

Emilia Romagna Little League (Bologna, Italy) will compete in the 75th Anniversary of the Little League Baseball® World Series next month after defeating South Czech Republic Little League, 4-1, in the Europe and Africa Region Championship. After narrowly falling to the team from Czech Republic, 1-0, earlier in the Region Tournament, Emilia Romagna LL was […]

Rotterdam Little League Pours on the Runs to Win the Europe-Africa Regional

The team from Rotterdam brought the offense to Moergestel, Netherlands in the Europe-Africa Regional, pounding out 62 runs in their 5 games. In their final game, they faced off with the Czech team, winning a close 12-10 game. That win earned Rotterdam a trip to Lower Sussex, Delaware for the Little League Senior Softball World […]

Emilia Romagna Little League Crowned Europe and Africa Region Champ for 2022 Little League Softball® World Series

Emilia Romagna Little League of Bologna, Italy, took home the Europe and Africa Region Championship banner with a 6-2 win over the Czech Republic to punch its ticket to Greenville, North Carolina, for the 2022 Little League Softball® World Series (LLSWS). This marks the second-straight time a team from Italy represented the Region at the […]

Little League® International to Relocate Europe & Africa Region Tournaments as Poland Facility Welcomes Ukrainian Refugees

Little League® International has announced that it will relocate its 2022 Little League Baseball and Junior League Baseball Europe & Africa Region Tournaments, originally scheduled to be held at its European Region Headquarters in Kutno, Poland. Working with the Polish government, the facility will host a group of softball players and coaches seeking refuge from […]

Little League® Celebrates 2021 Champions from Around the World

Although the 2021 Little League® World Series will only be made up of teams from the United States due to the coronavirus pandemic, local leagues from around the world are continuing to live out their dream of competition all the way through to their country tournament level. “While we are disappointed that our international teams […]

Six Innings with Sophie Khidasheli, Little League® District Administrator and First Female Secretary General for the Georgian Baseball & Softball Federation

As the world’s largest youth sports organization, Little League® International relies on the dedication and commitment of its more than one million volunteers to grow the game and provide a memorable Little League experience to millions of children each year. Working with its highest-level volunteers, the District Administrators, along with national and global Baseball and […]

Talking Little League Softball® With Italian National Team Players

As part of a continued celebration of its award-winning Girls with Game Initiative, Little League® International had the opportunity to sit down and talk with three members of the Italian National Softball team who grew up playing for Lombardia Little League (Milano, Italy) and had the unique opportunity to participate in one of its World Series events. […]

“Little League® Days” Event Gets Players Back to the Field in Czech Republic

Over the past few months, the COVID-19 Pandemic has kept players, volunteers, and families away from the Little League® field, but now as health and government officials have eased restrictions on gatherings in the Czech Republic, Little League officials have made it their priority to find a way to bring the Little League experience to […]

2020 Little League Baseball® Europe and Africa Region Tournament Dates and Field Announced

The field for the 2020 Little League Baseball® Europe and Africa Region Tournament was officially announced as 12 teams will take the field in Kutno, Poland, on July 19-26. Based on the results of the 2019 tournament, the 10 countries who will receive an automatic bid into the 2020 Little League Baseball Europe and Africa […]

Northwest Takes 4-3 Victory Over Europe-Africa

Sprague (Ore.) Little League topped Emilia-Romagna (Italy) Little League 4-3 to claim their first victory in the Little League Baseball® World Series. Oregon jumped ahead to an early lead with one run in the first inning. They scored three more in the third inning to tally four total runs. Italy answered, with one run in […]