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Last tickets for the Clásico leave Panama

New Zealand and Brazil open this qualifying round on Friday, which ends on Wednesday, October 5

With the meeting between the New Zealand and Brazil teams at 1 pm at the Rod Carew Stadium in Panama City, this Friday begins the second qualifying stage of the 2023 World Baseball Classic, which grants the remaining two places in this competition to celebrate the group rounds in March in Taichung (China-Taipei), Tokyo (Japan), Miami and Phoenix.

Since the first days of this week, all the delegations have worked hard in the facilities of said venue where the objective is to reach the two key duels on Tuesday and next Wednesday that give the much-desired quota to the other phase.

First thing in the morning, those led by former major leaguer Steve Finley will try to take the victory at the Rod Carew field against an oceanic ninth that wants to surprise to play the game on Saturday (also at 1 pm) where the Nicaraguan team is already waiting .

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While at 8 pm, the Pakistani delegation will face its counterpart from Argentina, which on Tuesday notified that five players (all with Venezuelan nationality) could not travel to Panamanian territory due to visa problems that prevented them from playing the tie. .

However, the Gauchos under manager Rolando Arnedo hope to overcome those setbacks and stay in the race to face the host team this Saturday at 9 pm.

The winners of the Saturday matches will compete on Tuesday the 4th at Rod Carew at 8 pm and the one who wins will become the owner of the first ticket to the WBC group round in March 2023.

While the defeated will play that day at 1 pm and whoever wins this game will have another opportunity to be the second classified to the next stage of the WBC this Wednesday 5 at 8 pm with the loser on Tuesday.

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