22 November 2017

2018 World Championship awarded to Mexico

The International Federation of American Football (IFAF) is pleased to announce that the 2018 u19 World Championship will be hosted in Mexico.

'We are delighted to be able to host the IFAF World Championship' said Jorge Orobio, President of FMFA. 'We look forward to welcoming the best young players from around the world and staging an event to be proud of.'

Richard MacLean, President of IFAF, spoke of his excitement. 'Mexico have a proud football history and undoubtedly a bright future. The wonderful facilities in the country, coupled with exciting young players and the undoubted passion and knowledge of their fans makes for an exciting mix. Add in the success of the NFL games in the country and it all bodes well.'

The u19 World Championships will be held in July 2018.


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