After a very busy Premier League Tournament a South African team was selected to participate in the 2020 Olympic Qualifiers being held in Europe, from 23 to 28 July in Utrecht, Netherlands. This eight-team qualifying event hosted by the Dutch Baseball and Softball Federation (KNBSB) will allocate one spot to the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. The competition will feature the top six finishers of the European Championship (to be held in Ostrava (CZE) only two weeks before the OQ) and the top two softball teams in Africa.
The SA Protea team held their Capping Ceremony in Johannesburg on Friday 19 June amidst a lot of well wishes. They face a tough challenges with matches against Netherlands, Great Britain and Spain in the opening round