LIVESTREAM Spanish season opener: Osos Rivas @ Alcobendas Cavaliers, Jan. 13, 12:00 CET (12 noon, 6 am ET)

In the opening game of the Spanish season, 2023 finalists, Osos Rivas from Madrid are on the road to face the Alcodendas Cavaliers.

These two teams faced each other twice in 2023 with Osos Rivas winning both games, 38-0 and 28-8.

In their first year in Spain’s top league last season, the Cavaliers struggled, finishing with just one win and seven losses. However, the team showed definite improvement towards the end of the year and will be looking to build on that in 2024.

David Yu returns as quarterback for the Cavaliers after a strong performance in the Copa de Espana throwing for three touchdowns and running in another against the Mallorca Voltors back in November. Defensively the team also brings back veteran edge defender Leo Rovesti who will also play for the Madrid Bravos this summer in the ELF.

For an Osos Rivas team with championship aspirations, head coach Ricardo Martin has returned. The team is definitely one of the league favorites. They have brought in quarterback Russell Tabor (University of North Carolina) and have returned key players such DL Johnny Escobar (Mexico), QB Sergio Barbera (Barcelona Dragons), and Ruben Caja. They also added all ELF pass rusher Alejandro Fernandez to the coaching staff. Recently the Osos Rivas announced they will be bringing back defensive back and running back Ronald Tomasello. The skilled athlete is fresh off of a fantastic season with the Osos Rivas, followed by a championship with the Potsdam Royals in the German Football League.

Spanish season opener:
Osos Rivas @ Alcobendas Cavaliers, Jan. 13, 12:00 CET (12 noon, 6 am ET)

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