Press Release: Ghana Baseball Confirms Nigeria Friendly


Ghana Baseball and Softball Association have confirmed the April 25th and 27th friendly with Nigeria in Tema Park, Accra.

In a letter sent to Nigeria Baseball and Softball Federation signed by the Secretary General of Ghana Baseball and Softball Association Francis Asare formally conveyed the message of the epic game to their Nigeria counterpart.

The letter reads in parts; “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 25th, 2013 and departs on April 28th, 2013. The game will be played on 26th and 27th April, 2013 at Tema Community 7 Park”

“This is in line with our biennial matches’ agreement for this year”

In a quick reaction to the confirmation letter from Ghana Baseball and Softball Association, the Secretary General of Nigeria Baseball and Softball Federation, Mr. Kayode Olaniyan said that the match will 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 presently to once again dominate the game in Africa.

“Almost all African nations want to play with Nigeria. I believe that it’s due to the effort we have put in for the past one year in the development of this game that has necessitated this”

“The next line of action for us now is to consolidate on the achievement so far, so that we can hit our expected target and subsequently make the necessary impact in the world stage during the Baseball Classic” he said.

Ikenna Agu

Head of Media



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