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BAFA to host European Championship qualifiers

Saturday, January 9, 2016

Event due to take place at Allianz Park on 16th and 18th of September

BAFA is pleased to announce the successful bid to host the Group B championship in September 2016, we look forward to hosting the teams and showing them what British American football is all about.

Competitions Director Russ Hewitt led the charge and was instrumental in formulating the successful bid. He said “This is a fantastic opportunity for BAFA and its members to showcase its passion and drive to make Football the sport we know it can be to Europe and the rest of the world."

BAFA Vice Chairman Martin Cockerill stated “The work Russ put into the bidding process was staggering on top of his already full plate preparing for the upcoming 2016 domestic season, he took it in his stride and delivered an excellent bid, we are now in the planning process to make this event world class, and are working with the Great Britain coaching staff to build a team with the skills and capabilities to crush all opposition and win it all."

Further details on the event can be found on the IFAF Europe website.


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