MS ELLE’s - 2 Minute American Football in Central America ‘Beat Report’
1. The SAAIF - Salvadorian Association of American Intramural Football will resume the 2018 national championship calendar on Sunday, September 30th at 11:00 AM. The Estadio de Universidad Gerardo Barrios will be the venue for the game with the competing teams of Santa Tecla Jaguares 4th place and the San Miguel Fire 2nd place in the Republic Division.
1. The LINAFAH 2018 National championship calendar under the FENAFAH - Federacion Nacional de Football Americano de Honduras hosted the playoffs on Sunday, September 23rd. The Centauros took the win over the Huracanes 20-12 and the Raptors lost to the Lobos 32-52. The remaining 2 teams of the league, Cuervos and Jaguares didn’t make the road to the playoffs. The Tegucigalpa Bowl XI 2018 will be on Sunday, October 14th at Olimpic Village Stadium at 1:30 PM.
Standings Entering Bowl: Centauros 8-1-1, Lobos 3-6-1, Raptors 7-3, Huracanes 3-5-2, Cuervos 4-6, Jaguares 1-9
1. Saturday, September 29th the AGFA - Asociación Guatemalteca de Football Americano will commence with it’s 2018 national championship calendar. The Cabros Xela vs Dragones and Toros vs Bulldogs.
1. The LNFA - Liga Nicaraguense de Football Americano took the decision to cancel the 2018 National Championship calendar in June after only 4 game weeks and several postponements because of the political unrest. The teams are still recruiting new players and practices take place when possible. The league has discussed resuming games in October although still tentative. If not than the league expects to resume games with a fresh start in 2019.
1. WAFL - World Arena Football League dedicated to full contact 8 vs 8 hosted their 2018 championship calendar playoffs on Sunday September 16th. The Aguilas beat the Vikings 18-6 and the Sharks beat the Warriors with a shut-out score of 38-0. The 5th team in the league, Panama Harpies didn’t make the playoffs.
The Fiesta Bowl & Arena Bowl IV will be hosted on Sunday, September 30th at Estadio Cascarita Tapia in Panama City. The Fiesta Bowl will kickoff at 8:00 PM with the Vikings vs Raptor West and the Arena Bowl IV at 9:00 PM with the Sharks vs Aguilas.