VIDEO: France’s Elite Highlights & Players of the Week

The first week of the FFFA (French Federation of American Football) action is in the books, and if it is any indication this will be a season to remember in the French league.

Defending champion the Thonon-les-bains Black Panthers got off to a quick start jumping to an early lead and then cruising to beat the Centurions de Nimes 33-20.

10854372_919798594732101_7044589067018624953_o (1)Then the Flash de la Courneuve gained their revenge for last year’s bitter semi-final loss, taking care of Molosses d’Asnières-sur-Seine 34-12.

The Templiers d’Elancourt and the Saint-Ouen-L’Aumône Cougars battled to a 14-14 tie while the Aix-En-Provence Argonautes asserted themselves handing
Nice Dauphins a 49-7 drubbing.

The FFFA Elite players of the week are the Centurions American import TE Benjamin Weischedel who caught 7 passes for 107 yards and 2 TDs.  Flash de la Courneuve‘s French DL Samuel Norca recorded 5 solo tackles and 3 sacks on his way to be named defensive player of the week.

FFFA Elite Week 1 Highlights

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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.