22 December 2017
The British Baseball Federation (BBF) is a member of the Confederation of European Baseball (CEB).
Periodically, CEB holds a variety of competitions, e.g., whereby our National Team Programme takes part and select clubs in our Federation (NBL), e.g., First and second place finishers in our National Baseball Championships in the NBL.
In 2018, the London Mets (winners of the NBL) and Southampton Mustangs (runner-up to the NBC's) will be competing in the CEB Federations Cup Qualifier.
Today, CEB announces the dates, venues and groups for all teams taking part in the Federations Cup Qualifiers.
Pool 1 – Blagoevgrad/Bulgaria | June 11/12 – 16/17, 2018
1) Blagoevgrad Buffaloes (BUL)
2) Barons Wroclaw (POL)
3) London Mets (GBR)
4) Vienna Wanderers (AUT)
5) Athletico Alexandria (ROM)
6) BSC The Wolfes Tbilisi (GEO)
7) Beograd 96 (SRB)
Pool 2 – Rybnik/Poland | June 11/12 – 16/17, 2018
1) KS Silesia Rybnik (POL)
2) Athletic Sofia (BUL)
3) Southampton Mustangs (GBR)
4) Sundbyberg (SWE)
5) Kaunas County (LTU)
6) Brest Zubrs (BLR)
7) Zuerich Barracudas (SUI)
A spokesperson for the BBF said, "We are grateful and honoured two of our most successful NBL Clubs will be representing the BBF, in June at the CEB Federation Cup Qualifier. Both clubs involvement and success is a testament to the entire British Baseball community, and we expect to provide them support in their quest to win in June 2018. Go Mets and Go Mustangs!"
You can follow both clubs in the tournament in June, through CEB real-time feeds. The BBF will be providing more details about how you can support both teams in June, as it becomes available.
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