LIVE STREAM: ONEFA Playoffs – Auténticos Tigres v. UNAM Acatalan Pumas

Mexico’s ONEFA –  Organización Nacional Estudiantil de Futbol Americano (National Student Organization of American Football) – heads into the quarterfinal playoffs this weekend.

The ONEFA is the league in Mexico made up of mostly of the public university American football teams in the nationIn 2015, the Auténticos Tigres took the title defeating the UNAM Pumas CU 16-7.

The structure of the playoffs in the ONEFA is a little challenging even for some experts. The playoff teams are drawn from two conferences, the Green and the White conferences. The Green conference teams are more heavily weighted with the top two teams ranked #1 and #2 overall. The first two teams from the White conference are ranked #5 and 6 in the ranking.

The second game on tap is the 7-2 UAdeC Lobos who finished first in the ONEFA White conference hosting the 4-5 UNAM Pumas, fourth place finishers in the Green conference.



Roger Kelly is an editor and a writer for AFI. A former PR Director the B.C. Lions of the Canadian Football League for 7 years, he now lives in Sweden writing about and scouting American Football throughout the world.