Tag: Europe-Africa Region

2019 Europe and Africa Region Tournament Umpires Announced, Regional Clinic Held

The Little League® Europe and Africa Region officially announced its selection of umpires for the 2019 Europe and Africa Regional tournaments. In addition to announcing the selections, the region also hosted a regional training clinic for 28 students from nine different countries across the region, marking the first umpire clinic in several years for the […]

Little League® Volunteers Throughout Europe and Africa Region Gather For Fall Events

This fall, volunteers from across the Little League® Europe and Africa Region joined together with leaders of the baseball and softball industry for two weekends of exciting events. On October 26-27, Little League District Administrators (D.A.s) from more than 15 countries throughout the region joined together with leadership from various baseball and softball organizations in […]

Idaho Topples Spain, 5-0

One bright spot for Europe-Africa was a single by Juan Salazar in the first inning. Christopher Reynolds was the winning pitcher for Northwest. He went four and a third innings, allowing zero runs on two hits and striking out six. Juan took the loss for Europe-Africa. He went four and a third innings, allowing five […]

Catalunya’s Little League® World Series Appearance Is a Triumph That Transcends Baseball

In Barcelona, Spain, the soccer pitch provides biggest opponent for sports fans in Real Madrid. However, for Catalunya Little League, their opponents come from a different sport: baseball. The Europe-Africa Region Champions arrived at the World Series as a relative unknowns because Spain has not been represented in the Little League Baseball® World Series in […]

Canada Defeats Europe-Africa in Extras, 2-1

Canada seized victory in dramatic walk-off fashion, thanks to a walk-off single at the end of the game to topple Europe-Africa. The game was tied at one with Canada batting in the bottom of the tenth when Joey Marino singled on a 3-1 count, scoring one run. The pitching was strong on both sides. Canada […]

Shisei Fujimoto And Yuya Ito Power Japan To Win

Japan ran off with the lead late in the game in an 11-1 victory over Europe-Africa on Friday. The game was tied at 1-1 with Japan batting in the bottom of the fourth when Kenji Takada singled on the first pitch of the at-bat, scoring two runs. Japan’s Region Champion from Kawaguchi Little League secured […]

Catalunya Little League Wins 2018 Little League Baseball® Europe and Africa Region Tournament

For the first time in more than 30 years, a team from Spain will be heading to the Little League Baseball® World Series after Catalunya Little League out of Barcelona took home the 2018 Little League Baseball Europe and Africa Region Championship title. Catalunya Little League opened the tournament with an impressive 13-3 win over […]

Homemade Glove From Nigeria Is The Newest Acquisition At World Of Little League® Museum

The World of Little League® Museum and Official Store’s newest acquisition is made mostly of cardboard. The hand-made, right-hander’s baseball glove, fashioned by 9-year-old Little Leaguer® Philip Adeeri Fagbenro of the Ekiti Kete Little League in Ado Ekiti, Nigeria, is now considered one of the Museum’s most important artifacts. “I saw a photo of Philip […]

Europe and Africa Region UIC Embraces Opportunity to Instruct During Little League® Umpire School

Each spring, umpires travel to Little League® International in Williamsport, Pa., for Little League Umpire School. The week-long school immerses game officials in training and education opportunities that are designed to hone their skills, build confidence, and all them to serve as role models for other local officials. Throughout the five days, Tom Rawlings, Little […]

New Structure for Little League Baseball® Europe and Africa Region Tournament Set for 2018

Earning the right to represent your region at the Little League Baseball® World Series in Williamsport, Pa., each year is an exciting opportunity for leagues from all around the world. Due to an increase in leagues throughout Europe and Africa wishing to participate in the tournament, the Little League® Europe and Africa Region has announced […]