Press Release Confederation of European Baseball
The Confederation of European Baseball (CEB) held a successful assembly in Dublin, Ireland from February 5 to 7, 2015 as part of the joint ESF-CEB Congress. More than 128 delegates from the various member federations travelled to the two annual congresses in European Baseball and Softball.
24 countries were present for the CEB Congress hosted by Softball Ireland and Baseball Ireland. Also on hand were representatives from the world governing body World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC), Little League International, PONY League and the European Softball Federation (ESF).
Following meetings of the commissions and the executive committee, as well as workshops on Thursday evening and Friday all day, the members of the EC chaired by CEB President Jan Esselman (NED) reported on their activities from the past year and about the plans for the 2015 season and beyond during the actual CEB Congress on Saturday afternoon. Additionally the winners of the 2014 competitions and individuals were recognized with awards.
The date and place of the 2016 ESF-CEB Congress and the organizer of the 2016 European Championship will be announced in April.
European Cup Qualifier – Olympic Sports School 42
European Cup Qualifier – Brest Zubrs
European Cup Qualifier – North Stars Moscow
European Cup – ASD Rimini Baseball
European Cup – T & A San Marino
Champions Cup – T & A San Marino
European Championship Juveniles – Russia
European Championship Qualifier Cadets – Poland
European Championship Cadets – Netherlands
European Championship Qualifier Juniors – Croatia
European Championship U21 – Czech Republic
European Championship Seniors C-pool – Israel
European Championship Seniors – Netherlands
Scorer of the Year: Pavol Mozola (SVK)
Umpire of the Year: Mojmír Jankovič (SVK)
Coach of the Year: Doriano Bindi (SMA)
Federation of the Year: Czech Baseball Association
Xavier Mateu Award for Excellence: Osvaldo Vavra (CRO)