The Dominican Republic became last night the fifth and last country qualified for Barranquilla 2018 Central American and Caribbean Games. The win by Mexico against Panama assured the Dominican team the fifth place between the regional teams and will be present in Barranquilla.
Last night the round robin was completed with a win by Mexico against Panama, by 9-1, in a game that was rained out. Panama needed a win to force a tie with the Dominican Republic, but Mexico defeated them in six innings and left them with no chances to qualify.
This way, Bahamas (for the English Caribbean), Colombia (host team), Cuba, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Mexico and Venezuela will play the Men’s Softball competition in the 2018 Central American and Caribbean Games.
The 2018 Central American and Caribbean Games will be held in Barranquilla, Colombia, from July 20 to August 3, 2018. These Games is a multi-sport event held every four years since 1926 in different cities and countries from Central American and Caribbean Sea region and is the oldest regional multi-sport event in the world. The event is coordinated by the Central American and Caribbean Sports Organization (ODECABE).