European Championship Weekend includes history-making title game in Toledo, Ohio

It’s a big weekend for championship football in Europe with a total of four different leagues wrapping up their seasons.

In Norway, the Oslo Vikings and defending champion Eidsvoll 1814s will be playing to decide the Norwegian champion for the second straight year while the Brussels Black Angels and Amsterdam Crusaders square off in Brussels to determine who will be crowned BNL champions. For the first time in their history, the Marseilles Blue Stars will be playing in the French D1 Elite Championship final where they will take on the Thonon Black Panthers. Finally, Firenze Guelfi and Parma Panthers will clash in a historic Italian Bowl which will be held in the Glass Bowl stadium in Toledo, Ohio.

Saturday, July 1

Eidsvoll 1814s @ Oslo Vikings

The Oslo Vikings have waltzed through the Norwegian league without a loss and are facing an Eidsvoll squad that they defeated easily during the regular season. However, the situation was almost the same a year ago and the 1814s pulled off the upset to win the title.

Watch the game live. Eidsvoll 1814s vs Oslo Vikings, July 1, 16:00 CET (4 pm, 10 am EDT).

Amsterdam Crusaders @ Brussels Black Angels

The Brussels Blacks Angels have marched through the BNL season suffering just one loss – to the Crusaders. Amsterdam defeated the Black Angels in the final regular season game of the year and then downed the Límburg Shotguns in a come from behind victory last week. This game is up for grabs.

Watch the game live. Amsterdam Crusaders @ Brussels Black Angels, July 1, 18:00 CET (6 pm, 12 noon EDT).

Marseilles Blue Stars @ Thonon Black Panthers

The Marseille Blue Stars knocked off the defending champion La Courneuve Flash in the semifinals to advance to the title game for the first time in their history. They face a Thonon Black Panthers team that has not lost a game all season in the French league. This one is a toss up.

Watch the game live. Marseilles Blue Stars vs Thonon Black Panthers, July 1, 19:00 CET (7 pm, 1 pm EDT).

Firenze Guelfi vs Parma Panthers

The defending champion Firenze Guelfi will face the Parma Panthers in the historic 2023 Italian Bowl, set to be held in the Glass Bowl stadium in Toledo, Ohio. Parma handed the Guelfi their only loss during the regular season, 25-7.

Watch live PPV. Firenze Guelfi vs Parma Panthers, July 1 21:00 CET (9 pm, 3 pm EDT).

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