The final day of the Super Round at the WBSC U-18 Men’s Softball World Cup will see five teams battling for three berths in the medal games. Mexico (3-1 record in the Super Round standings) has clinched their spot in Sunday’s World Championship Final, while Japan, Canada, USA, Australia and Venezuela will play for the other three spots in the medal games.
We can expect hard-fought games today with a lot at stake for most of the teams. Japan has secured their presence in one of the medal games. The Asian champions will secure a spot in the World Championship Final if they win today against Mexico. If they lose, the results of the other two Super Round games will determine if they play for the World Championship trophy or the bronze medal.
For Canada and USA all options are open, including going to the final, qualifying for the Bronze Medal Game, or ending their participation today. They need a win, and hope other results go their way, to advance to tomorrow’s final.
Australia and Venezuela are fighting to make the Bronze Medal Game. They need a win, and a combination of results, to play for the bronze tomorrow.
All games of the tournament are streamed live on GameTime, the WBSC OTT platform.
For the Placement Round, Singapore will play New Zealand, while Colombia will face Argentina, both at Mundialistas Hermosillenses stadium. These games will set the final standings from eighth to 11th place. Czechia, with a day off today, secured…