Kenya Joins IFAF Family of Nations

The Executive Board of the International Federation of American Football (IFAF) is pleased to announce that the Kenya Union of American Football has become part of the IFAF family on the way to member status.

IFAF Senior Vice President Mac Keneuji welcomed the decision

“We are delighted that the Kenya Union of American Football are recognized by IFAF. The organisation’s management committee have worked tirelessly in recent years to lay the foundations for the development of the game in Kenya and we look forward to supporting them in continuing that work in the coming years.”

IFAF Africa Chairman Ahmed Ben El Cadi

IFAF Africa Chairman Ahmed Ben El Cadi

IFAF Africa Chairman Ahmed Ben El Cadi also welcomed the Kenyan federation.

“An increasing number of nations across Africa are seeing a rise in interest in American football. Our colleagues in Kenya have shown a real willingness to work with other nations to share good practice in order to develop as an organization and support the growth of the sport. They will be a welcome addition to our continental federation and to the IFAF family as a whole.”

John McKeon
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.
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