LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Baseball World Cup officials recently concluded inspections, alongside officials of the Mexican Baseball Federation, of the venues in the Mexican State of Sinaloa.
Following the site inspection across Sinaloa, Baseball World Cup officials announced today, from their headquarters in Lausanne, the competition cities for the three six-nation groups, wihch are to be based in Culiacan, Los Mochis and Mazatlan.
It had been previously announced that only Culiacan and Mazatlan would be the new host cities — following news that the event would be moved from Baja California, but after the recent site inspection, it has been confirmed that Los Mochis, a city that is home to a professional baseball club in the Mexican Pacific Leauge, has been added the list of host cities.
Mazatlán will serve as the site for the Opening/Closing Ceremonies, Baseball World Cup final, and awards presentation.
GROUP A – based in Culiacán for the first round
- Chinese Taipei
- Czech Republic
GROUP B – based in Mazatlán for the first round
- United States of America
- New Zealand
- South Africa
GROUP C – based in Los Mochis for the first round
- Hong Kong