2019 Africa Cup Baseball Championship

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The 2019 African Championship was held from May 1 to May 5 in South Africa. It was the 5th African Championship but first in 18 years. There were three regional qualifiers leading up to it, starting in March 2019 in Ghana with ones in Kenya and South Africa in April. Flag of Burkina Faso Burkina Faso was the first team to qualify, followed by Flag of Nigeria Nigeria, Flag of Kenya Kenya, Flag of Uganda Uganda, Flag of South Africa South Africa and Flag of Zimbabwe Zimbabwe. Nigeria and Kenya, though, withdrew before the Championship began. The winner, South Africa, advanced to the 2019 Europe-Africa Qualifier for the 2020 Olympics in September 2019 to face the top five teams from the 2019 European Championship.

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South Africa 3B Darren Boltman was named best hitter while C Kyle Botha was named tourney MVP.

See also 2019 Africa Cup Baseball Championship (Rosters)