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Park Chul Soon appointed as SL baseball coach

The second Korean baseball player to play in Major League Baseball in the US and a former Korean Professional League baseball pitcher Park Chul Soon has been appointed as the head coach of the national baseball team which will be competing in the six nation Asian Baseball Cup 2015.

Sri Lanka Baseball Association and the Korea Baseball Association signed an agreement in getting the veteran baseball coach Park Chul Soon’s services to the Sri Lanka team. He will conduct full day coaching camp for a month before the team travel to Indonesia for the championship.

The team has been practicing with two well experienced coaches Amila Bandupathiraja and Malindi Hewage and Park will join them from April third.

Championship is conducted by the Baseball Federation of Asia and six countries have been finalized to compete. Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore and Hong Kong are the other participants in the championship that will be held from 03rd to 10th May in Jakarta, Indonesia.



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