The first day of the U-16 Women’s Softball European Championship has brought a surprising win of the Serbian team, a few close games and a 27-run offense performed by Russia.

Eight games were scheduled for the first day, and all of them were played despite an evening rain.


The Czech Republic recorded two wins and took the first spot in their round robin group. Germany and Slovakia will play today for the second place in the group A at 11:15 at field 1.


The Netherlands took an important win over Italy, Italy won against Belgium. The Netherlands will face Belgium today at 9:00 at field 2.


Russia didn’t have any troubles with neither Poland or Ukraine and placed first in the group C. Poland and Ukraine will finish the round robin group C today at 9:00 at field 1.


Surprisingly, Serbia scored seven runs against GB, while the team from the United Kingdom only scored five times – the first big surprise of the tournament was born. Great Britain has recorded a close win over France (6-5). Today France can complicate the situation in group D, if they manage to win against Serbia at 11:15 at field 2.