Published On: Wed, Aug 8th, 2018

Baseball players welcomed as heroes

P1100397WILLEMSTAD - The Curaçao youth baseball players who became world champions in the Senior League on Saturday in South Carolina were yesterday welcomed as heroes at Hato Airport.

In a full arrival hall, the champions in their blue uniforms were received with loud shouts and cheers. It is the first time in sixteen years that Curaçao won the World Series and that has been celebrated.

At the airport, the boys were praised in speeches by, among others, Ministers Hensley Koeiman and Marilyn Alcalá-Wallé, and they then toured the island with a party bus.

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