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2017-02-08

Continental bodies elect new baseball Presidents
Didier Seminet of France as European Head and Dominican Republic’s Tito Pereyra as Pan American Leader




Baseball and softball bodies in Europe and the Americas have elected new leadersIn Serbia, the 40-nation Confederation of European Baseball (CEB) unanimously elected Didier Seminet of France as its President. He will now replace The Netherlands' former President Jan Esselman on the Executive Committee of the World Baseball and Softball Confederation's (WBSC) baseball divisionThe 37-nation European Softball Federation (ESF) selected the Czech Republic's Gabriel Waage as its new President, again by a unanimous verdictBoth men were elected at a joint baseball and softball Congress, attended by WBSC President Riccardo Fraccari, WBSC treasurer Angelo Vicini and Serbian Sports Minister Vanja UdovicicElsewhere, Dominican Republic’s Tito Pereyra was unanimously elected President of the 29-nation Pan Am Baseball Confederation (COPABE) in Panama CityHe will replace Nicaragua’s Nemesio Porras on the Executive Committee of the WBSC baseball divisionMember countries and Executives of CEB and COPABE are as follows:rnrn