Hanoi 's junior baseball team will be competing in the Little League Asian Pacific Baseball U14 Championship tournament in Nha Trang City from June 30 to July 7, the team's chairman Nguyen Ngoc Thuy said on June 25.

The event is expected to attract teams from Japan, China, Singapore, Thailand, the Republic of Korea, Chinese Taipei, Indonesia and the Philippines, as well as Vietnam.

The organising committee will also host a tournament for U10 teams from Indonesia, International Saigon, International Nha Trang and Hanoi.

The Hanoian team, founded in 2008, draws over 100 players to train each weekend in Hanoi under the supervision of American lawyer Thomas Treutler.

The team has collected a clutch of medals including the Asian Pacific Baseball U14 and U12 Championships in 2010 and 2011, respectively.-VNA