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Portugal is Looking for National Team Players

OTTAWA, ON – The Portuguese Baseball and Softball Federation is on the look out for baseball players with a Portuguese passport or are of Portuguese decent to participate in a European baseball tournament.

The city of Abrantes, Portugal is hosting the European Championship Qualifying Tournament where four nations will take part.  Portugal will take on the national teams from Russia, Ireland and Greece.

The Portuguese Senior National Team is looking for players who have played at a university level or higher.  They are specifically looking for, but not limited to, pitchers, catchers, middle infielders and a center fielder.  Tryout dates are July 2-13 in Portugal.

For those who meet the demanded criteria and are interested or for those looking for more information please contact the Portuguese National Team coach Nus Jurgens at, or the President of the Portuguese Baseball and Softball Federation Sandra Monteiro at