Gellainville. Bonville Gellainville: European baseball championship elections. For the second time this year, the staff of the French team in the French Baseball and Softball Federation (FFBS) trusted C’Chartres Baseball and Softball, to organize their selections for the European Baseball Championship in Gellainville.
After the U15s, in early June, this first weekend in July, it was the 49 best baseball players (regional selection under 12 years), from all over France, who participated in the final selection for the European Championship that was held. takes place in Mortsel (Belgium) from 9 to 14 August.
Gaëtan Fourmont and Eliot Préveaux, members of C’Chartres Baseball and Softball, participated in the selection.
Geoffrey Moschetti, one of the coaches of the French team, who accompanies Patrice Briones, the leader of the French FFBS team, does not hide his satisfaction at utilizing “this fantastic structure, in line with European standards for organizing this national tournament, using by many volunteers, in the field, but also in the kitchen, to secure travel, organize activities … ”
The young people and their coaches were accommodated at Franz-Stock’s private agricultural school in Mignières.
On the way to the European Championships
The 20 athletes (16 players and 4 reservists) selected (results during the week) will take part in a preparatory course in Valenciennes from 2 to 8 August.