By Sohail Ali

LAHORE, June 16 (APP):-:Pakistan Federation baseball federation said that its national team will not take part
in the Asian U18 championship as the event has been postponed owing to growing
corona pandemic.
“Baseball Federation of Asia has informed that the Asian premier U18 baseball activity
scheduled to take place in Chinese Taipei has been postponed and will now be played
at the same venue in the end of this year in December”, said President, PFB, Syed
Fakhar Ali Shah while talking to APP here on Tuesday.
He said the postponed was made in view of the ongoing situation of cronavirus in Asia
and especially in South Asian countries.
“The Asian baseball body is not going to take any risk to hold the event when situation
is not conducive for holding baseball events in Asia “he said adding“ The Baseball
federation of Asia is taking into consideration every aspect as far as health and safety
of the participating teams are concerned”.
He said, PFB has prepared a comprehensive training programme for the training and
participating of the Pak team in the Asian junior baseball event which will be participated
by top eights of the continent.
Syed Fakhar Ali Shah instructed the players to continue their training at home while keeping
themselves safe.
In his message to the coaches, he urged the coaches to stay in touch with the players online
and take special care of the fitness and training of the players. “The safety of the players
should be our top priority,” added the PFB Chief.