Tag: Europe-Africa Region

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 […]

A Young Italy Team Living the Williamsport Dream

By Will Desautelle When Europe-Africa Manager Francesco Lamanuzzi played for Emilia Romagna Little League years ago, his team’s quest to get to Williamsport fell short twice. Now as the manager for the youngest team in the Little League Baseball® World Series, he is leading the fourth team from Emilia Romagna to play in Williamsport. When […]

Canada Closes out Europe-Africa, 10-0

Coquitlam Little League, the Canada Region Champions, collected its first 2019 Little League Baseball® World Series win with a four-inning 10-0 victory over Europe-Africa’s Emilia Romagna Little League. Brady Dorwart earned the mound win for Canada. He allowed zero hits and zero runs over one-third of an inning, walking zero. Offensively, Canada’s Matt Shanley went […]

Chofu City, Japan Defeats Italy’s Emilia Romagna Little League in Dominant Showing, 20-0

Chofu (Japan) City Little League kicked off its Little League Baseball® World Series tournament in dominant fashion, defeating Emilia (Italy) Little League, 20-0. The Japan Region Champion had a slow start, but after a scoreless first inning Taishi Kawaguchi opening launched the offense witha solo home run. The Chofu City Little Leaguers would post 18 […]

Emilia Romagna Little League Returns to Williamsport as the 2019 Little League Baseball® Europe and Africa Region Champions

Emilia Romagna Little League from Bologna, Italy, has officially been crowned the Europe and Africa Region Champion and is headed to Williamsport for the 2019 Little League Baseball® World Series. Emilia Romagna Little League went undefeated throughout the regional tournament, beating teams from the Netherlands twice, Spain, and Austria while outscoring opponents, 27-7, in four […]

Host Family for the SLBWS Europe-Africa Region Team

Please help welcome Anthony, Amy, Kayla, Dylan, and Tyler Swain as the host family for the Senior League Baseball World Series Europe-Africa Region Team. This is their second year hosting!