AFI Live: Special Finland Edition – Sunday, July 26, 4p CET (10a ET)

This week’s special edition of AFI Live on Europe will cover the opening of the new season in Finland with coaches from each of the teams on hand.

Six coaches – Juha Hakala from Finland’s defending champion Helsinki Roosters, head coach Michael Mattingly of the Helsinki Wolverines, Pekka Utriainen head coach of the Kuopio Steelers, John Booker, offensive coordinator of the Wasa Royals, Samu Juppo, head coach of the  Seinäjoki Crocodiles and Mika Ahonen ,head coach of the Porvoon Butchers will discuss the upcoming Finnish Maple League season which kicks off July 30 and what life has been like trying to prepare for a historic, “post COVID-19 lockdown” season.

This is a very special and historic show in that Finland’s Maple League will be the first American football league in the world to play since the pandemic struck in mid March.

So please tune in for this episode of AFI Live on Facebook Sunday, July 26 at 4 pm Central European Time (10 am Eastern Daylight Time). We want to hear your thoughts on this topic.

Our panel – John McKeon and Roger Kelly – will be on hand to ask questions and hopefully answer questions as we discuss everything from how the conronavirus situation has affected football in Finland and the world to the roster changes and everything related to the teams in final preparations for the long-awaited season.

Wherever you are in the world, we want to hear from you Sunday, July 26 at 10 am Eastern (4 pm CET)

So please don’t hesitate to jump in on the discussion.

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