20,000 Expected for Brazil’s CBFA Opener – Corinthians Steamrollers v. Cuiaba Arsenal

Brazil’s Confederação Brasileira de Futebol Americano (CBFA) Corinthians Steamrollers vs. Cuiaba Arsenal at Arena Pantanal. Over 20,000 people expected to attend.

Saturday night features a major attraction in Cuiabá, Brazil that will be broadcast live by Brazilian sports site GloboEsporte.com. The game between Cuiabá Arsenal and Corinthians Steamrollers kick off the opening of the CBFA.

Arena Pantanal is a multi-use stadium in Cuiabá, Brazil and home for the Arsenal’s big matches. Completed on April 26, 2014, it is used mostly for soccer and hosted four group stage matches during the 2014 FIFA World Cup. During the World Cup, the arena had a capacity of 41,390, and currently can seat 44,003 spectators. Organizers expect to see between 15,000 and 20,000 on Saturday night.

The transmission begins at 17:30 (MT), 11:30 CET, and 5:30 EST.

Watch live here.


John McKeon is a former professional and collegiate American Football player and coach now living and working in New York. His goal is to spread news, information, and opinion on the global growth of the sport he loves.