Pakistan will participate in the upcoming four-day-long B-5 Asia Cup from April 9 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, the Pakistan Federation Baseball (PFB) announced on Friday.
PBF’s president Syed Fakhar Ali Shah revealed the decision in a meeting with the Softball Federation of Pakistan (SFP) led by its Secretary-General Asif Azeem. He said that the best possible players will participate in the event.
“We have consulted with Softball federation and I hope the best players will participate in the event,” Shah was quoted saying.
He said that Softball and Baseball federations will continue working for the growth of B-5 event in Pakistan.
On the other hand, it was revealed that Pakistani officials will also take part in the first World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC)’s Baseball-5 Technical Commission, Scorer, and Umpires Seminar, scheduled for April 7-8 at the same venue.
SFP’s secretary-general, Asif Azeem, on the occasion said that participation of the Pakistani team in B-5 technical seminar and Asia Cup would help to promote the B-5 sports. “We will contribute equally to take this game on top in the country,” he said.