European Champions Cup 2022 to commence on Tuesday in Bonn

European Champions Cup 2022 to commence on Tuesday in Bonn
03/06/2022
From Tuesday, June 7 to Saturday, June 11, 2022 the European Champions Cup 2022 will be played in Bonn, Germany. Hosted at the facility of the European Championship of 2019 eight teams from the Netherlands (2), Germany (2), Czech Republic (2), Italy (1) and San Marino (1) will compete to become the top club team in European Baseball.

The eight teams are split into two groups of four each. Group A consists of defending champion ASD Parma (ITA), Draci Brno (CZE), VOITH Heidenheim Heidekoepfe (GER) and L&D Amsterdam (NED), Group B of host Bonn Capitals (GER), Curacao Neptunus Rotterdam (NED), ASD San Marino (SMA) and Arrows Ostrava (CZE).

Parma, which is also the record title holder with 14 European Cup titles, defeated Bonn 6-4 in an exciting final of the European Champions Cup 2021 held in Ostrava, Czech Republic. Teams from Italy and the Netherlands have won a combined 50 titles in the history of the tournament, from Spain four times and from San Marino three times. Teams from Germany and the Czech Republic still wait for their premiere win in that category.

The Men's Baseball European Champions Cup will start with a preliminary round robin from Tuesday to Thursday. The top two teams each from both pools will then meet in the semifinals on Friday. The final is set for Saturday evening at 7pm. Every day games are scheduled at 10.30am, 12.30pm, 3pm and 7pm at the two fields at the ballpark in Bonn.

Thanks to local sponsor Deutsche Telekom all 20 games of the European Champions Cup will be streamed live through the YouTube channels of WBSC Europe and the hosting Bonn Capitals. Additionally live scoring will be provided through www.wbsceurope.org. Check the schedules on the WBSC Europe website for the links to the live streaming and the live scoring.

Photo by Bonn Capitals