Poland sets schedule for shortened 2020 season

Poland’s Liga Futbolu Amerykańskiego, LFA,  has set the final schedule for a “post lockdown coronavirus shortened” 2020 season with a kickoff on September 5.

The league will wind up with a championship final November 14.

In its last act before the new federation in Poland, the American Football Association in PolandZFAP (Związek Futbolu Amerykańskiego w Polsce), takes over as the fully-recognized governing body of Polish American football, the LFA is organizing a season of top division football along with a lower division.

The LFA had suspended all activities in mid March at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Wroclaw Panthers, Tychy Falcons, Warsaw Mets, Bialystok Lowlanders, Silesia Rebels and Bydgoszcz Archers will all play in a seven week season with a semifinal round and championship final on November 14.

Another lower division – LFA9 – will play in a 9 man league involving 15 teams.

Current COVID-19 numbers in Poland

There have been a total of 52,410 cases of COVID-19 recorded in Poland since the outbreak of the pandemic with 1,809 deaths attributed to the pandemic.

DateHomeAway
Sept. 5Bialystok LowlandersSilesia Rebels
Tychy FalconsWroclaw Panthers
Sept. 6Warsaw MetsBydgoszcz Archers
Sept. 12Silesia RebelsWroclaw Panthers
Sept. 13Warsaw MetsTychy Falcons
Sept. 19Bydgoszcz ArchersBialystok Lowlanders
Sept. 20Silesia RebelsTychy Falcons
Sept. 26Warsaw MetsBialystok Lowlanders
Oct. 3Bydgoszcz ArchersSilesia Rebels
Tychy FalconsBialystock Lowlanders
Oct. 4Wroclaw PanthersWarssaw Mets
Oct. 10Wroclaw PanthersBydgoszcz Archers
Oct. 17Bialystock LowlandersWroclaw Panthers
Oct. 18Silesia RebelsWarsaw Mets
Tychy FalconsBydgoszcz Archers
Oct. 31Semifinal
Nov. 1Semifinal
Nov. 14Championship Final

 

 

 

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