Saturday, November 22, 2003

Out of Africa 

"A Tema-based organisation, KPM Africa Baseball Limited, has initiated a programme to popularise baseball as an alternate game with mass following among the youth of Tema (Ghana)... "more follows

This is a follow up to another story yesterday. Ghana didn't participate in baseball during last month's All-Africa Games. South Africa won the baseball competition and will play Guam or Australia for a chance to make the 2004 Olympics in Athens. They also represented Africa in the 2000 Olympics.

Major league baseball has signed some African players in the past; including Paul Bell from South Africa, Nigerian Augustine Ozorede who died in a car crash earlier this year, and Ntema "Papy" Ndungidi of Zaire.

My spellchecker is working overtime with this entry :).

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