AFI’s Recap of all the football in Europe this past weekend

It was another jam-packed weekend of football throughout Europe on AFI tv as the leagues in Austria, Italy and Poland were underway while the Spanish League of American Football wound up its season.

The Central European Football League, Polish Football League, Italy’s Division 1 and Hungarian Football League all featured high scoring games filled with plenty of excitement. The showcase of the weekend was the championship game in Spain, Spanish Bowl XXVII.


The Swarco Raiders wasted no time against the visiting Milano Seamen in Central European Football League tournament play this past weekend, jumping out to a 35-0 lead and then cruising to a 41-14 win. Marco Schneider led the way with 100 yards receiving and two touchdowns.

The Dacia Vienna Vikings were simply too good on this day as they overwhelmed an outmatched Kragujevac Wild Boars squad in CEFL play scoring 42 points in the first half and adding another 40 in the second for an 82-7 win. Vikings QB Nico Hrouda threw for 348 yards and six touchdowns in the lopsided victory.


The reigning Hungarian champion, the Fehervar Enthroners, earned their second straight win in the Hungarian Football League in shutting out the Budapest Cowbells 20-0.

The Gyor Sharks evened their Hungarian Football League record at 1-1 after defeating the Budapest Wolves 35-28.


The unbeaten Parma Panthers took a 27-0 lead against the Lazio Ducks before Lazio’s offense finally came alive in the 2nd half. Still, Parma was able to hold on to defeat the Ducks 40-26 and keep a firm hold onto first place in Italy’s Divison 1 standings.

In other action in Italy, the Firenze Guelfi stunned the Milano Rhinos, whipping them 69-21. The

The Bologna Warriors surprised the Ancona Dolphins, defeating them 14-6, improving their record to 2-3 and keeping them in the race for a playoff spot.



The Tychy Falcons scored on the opening kickoff as LaParish Lewis scooped up a fumbled kickoff return and took it into the end zone, and then despite the loss of starting quarterback Jules St. Ge went on to beat the Silesia Rebels 27-12 in Polish Football League action.

The Bydgoszcz Archers remained unbeaten in the Polish Football League by downing the winless Warsaw Mets 26-18. The Mets, with former Texas Longhorn David Ash at quarterback, were close to tying the game in the dying seconds but a last gasp hail mary was knocked down.

Spanish Bowl

The Badalona Dracs won an historic fifth consecutive Spanish title in beating the slightly favored Las Rozas Black Demons 31-21. Badalona took a 24-14 third quarter lead and held on for the win.

Graphics: Igor Lazarevic

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