The European Baseball Championship 2021 will take place from September 12th to 19th in the Piemont Region. For the first time in history, a total of 16 teams will participate. The tournament will be played in four groups of four teams each.
The draw for the European Championship groups took place in a virtual ceremony on Wednesday March 3rd. Fans could watch the draw live, but the event is still available on demand on the Euro 2021 Facebook Page and below.
A the host Italy was set in Group A and will be joined by Belgium, Austria and the Winner of the Qualifier Event in Utena (LTU).
Group B features Spain, Germany, Croatia and the Winner of the Qualifier Event in Beograd (SRB).
In the third Group C, the representative at the Olympics Israel will face the national teams of France, Great Britain and the Winner of the Qualifier Event in Moscow (RUS).
The defending champion The Netherlands was drawn in Group D together with Sweden, The Czech Republic and the Winner of the Qualifier Event in Bratislava (SVK).