Jr Blu Girls clash with Taiwanese in Asian U19 Softball opener at Clark

THE Philippines and Chinese Taipei slug it out in one of the top matches kicking off the seventh Asian Junior 19-and-under Women’s Softball Championship on Sunday at The Villages Softball Field in Clark, Pampanga.

Seven of the region’s top junior softball squads are competing in the week-long event with the hosts also set to mix it up with the Thais later in the day. Also in the fold are South Korea, India, Malaysia and powerhouse Japan.

Fancied Japan will play against Malaysia and Korea in other opening matches of the event organized by AsaPhil for the Softball Confederation of Asia and the World Baseball and Softball Confederation and backed by the Cebuana Lhuillier Sports, Philippine Sports Commission, Philippine Olympic Committee and the Department of Foreign Affairs.

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