Other Sports of Thursday, 28 March 2013
The Ghana Baseball and Softball Association has confirmed April 26 and 27 international friendly with Nigeria in Tema Park, Accra.
In a letter sent to the Nigeria Baseball and Softball Federation signed by the Secretary General of Ghana Baseball and Softball Association, Francis Asare, formally conveyed the message of the game to their Nigeria counterpart.
The letter reads: “on behalf of Ghana Baseball and Softball Association, I wish to formally accept and invite you to Accra to engage the senior side of Ghana Baseball team in a two-day friendly match.
“The Association is expecting your arrival in Accra on April 25, 2013 and depart on April 28, 2013. The game will be played on April 26 and 27 at the Tema Community 7 Park. This is in line with our biennial matches’ agreement for this year,” he added.
In a quick reaction to the confirmation letter from Ghana Baseball and Softball Association, the Secretary General of Nigeria Baseball and Softball Federation, Kayode Olaniyan said the match would serve as part of the nation’s long preparations for next year’s World Baseball Classic, adding that with the current aggressive development of baseball going on in the country, Nigeria is ready to once again dominate the game in Africa.