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Men’s Softball European Championship 2023 - Official Payoff

Czechia claims victory in the Men's Softball European Championship 2023

Czechia claims victory in the Men's Softball European Championship 2023
29/07/2023
Czechia emerged triumphant in the Men's Softball European Championship 2023, solidifying their status as one of the continent's softball powerhouses.

The defending champions put on a performance, defeating the home team Denmark in the championship game with a resounding score of 6-0 in seven innings. 

The Men's Softball European Championship 2023, which showcased twelve top-tier softball teams, took place at Hurricane Park in Hørsholm, Denmark, from July 24 to 29.

The final showdown between Czechia and Denmark was a game to remember. Denmark, playing on their home turf, fought valiantlybut, Czechia's players were unstoppable, exhibiting exceptional form in both offense and defense.

Czechia scored on the bottom of the first inning thanks to a double by KLEIN taking home MAGULA, on base on a fielders choice. The second run fpr the Czechs was scored by HAJNÝ on a single on the pitcher by VOLF.

On the bottom of the fifth the Czech national team tried to close the game beforehand scoring four runs: JALUŠKA opened the attack with a double, follwed by MAGULA's single, KLEIN walked, and HARRIS sent one over the net to take the game to 6-0, final result of the game.

Behind Czechia and Denmark, Netherlands and Belgium finished strong in the third and fourth positions, respectively.

The final standings of the Men's Softball European Championship 2023 are as follows:

  1. Czechia
  2. Denmark
  3. Netherlands
  4. Belgium
  5. Israel
  6. Croatia
  7. France
  8. Great Britain
  9. Spain
  10. Slovakia
  11. Germany
  12. Sweden

All games of the Men's Softball European Championship 2023 can be streamed on the WBSC Europe YouTube account. Furthermore, results, statistics, and further event details are accessible through the WBSC Europe event's website.

Cover photo by Grega Valancic