American Football - Participating Countries


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Many other western sports like baseball, rugby, soccer and Formula 1 Racing are being successful in branching to other nations and have gained hype in the international markets. American football has struggled in this regard and was more of American than any other sport. Just recently the game is gaining action worldwide with different championship league matches, out of which the most popular being the National Football League (NFL). There are two important federations viz European Federation of American Football (EFAF) and International Federation of American Football (IFAF).

Countries Participating in American Football

Around 40 countries are currently participating in this sport listed below alphabetically −

American Football Participating Countries Championship Leagues
Australia
  • Australian Gridiron League
  • Down Under Bowl
Austria
  • IFAF World Championship
  • EFAF European Championship
Bahamas
  • Bahamas Bowl
Belgium
  • Belgian Football League (BFL)
  • The Belgian Bowl
  • Flemish American Football League (FAFL)
Brazil
  • Carioca Bowl (beach American football league)
  • Torneio Touchdown Tournament
Canada
  • Amateur Gridiron Football League
  • Bills Toronto Series
  • International Bowl
China
  • China American Football League
Cuba
  • Bacardi Bowl
Denmark
  • National Ligaen
Egypt
  • Egyptian League of American football
Finland
  • Vaahtera Liiga season
France
  • Ligue Élite de Football Américain (LEFA)
Germany
  • German Football League (GFL)
India
  • Elite Football League of India (EFLI)
Ireland
  • Irish American Football League (IAFL)
  • Shamrock Bowl
Israel
  • Israeli Football League
Italy
  • Italian Football League (IFL)
  • Spaghetti Bow
Japan
  • Atomic Bowl
  • Koshien Bowl
  • Rice Bowl
Mexico
  • Organización Nacional Estudiantil de Futbol Americano (ONEFA)
  • Global Kilimanjaro Bowl
Netherlands
  • AFBN Division One
  • Tulip Bowl
  • Roots indoor American football tournament
New Zealand
  • Capital Bowl
  • Haka Bowl
  • American Football Wellington
Poland
  • Polish American Football League
  • Polish Bowl
Portugal
  • Liga Portuguesa de Futebol Americano (LPFA)
Puerto Rico
  • ArenaCup Championship
Romania
  • Campionatul Naţional de Fotbal American (CNFA)
Russia
  • Russian American Football Championship
Serbia
  • Serbian National League
South Korea
  • Kimchi Bowl
Spain
  • Spain's American Football Cup
  • Liga Nacional de Fútbol Americano (LNFA)
Sweden
  • Superserien
Swizerland
  • Nationalliga A
  • Non Professional Swiss Romande Americain Football League (NSFL)
  • Swiss Bowl
United Kingdom
  • British American Football League (BAFL)
  • British Gridiron Football League (BGFL)
  • British Collegiate American Football League
  • Capital League
  • BritBowl

United States of America (USA)

United States of America
  • National Football League (NFL)
  • Super Bow
  • United Football League (UFL)
  • Ohio League
  • Anthracite League
  • Regional Football League (RFL)
  • World Series of Football
  • American Football Women's League (AFWL)
  • American Indoor Football League
  • Arena Football League (AFL)
  • Champions Indoor Football (CIF)
  • Continental Indoor Football League (CIFL)
  • Champions Professional Indoor Football League (CPIFL)
  • Indoor Football League
  • Legends Football League (LFL)
  • Lone Star Football League (LSFL)
  • National Indoor Football League
  • Professional Indoor Football League (PIFL)
  • Southern Indoor Football League (SIFL)
  • Supreme Indoor Football
  • Ultimate Indoor Football League (UIFL)
  • United Indoor Football
  • X-League Indoor Football (X-League)
  • All American Football League
  • Mid Continental Football League
  • Minor League Football Association
  • North American Soccer Football League
  • United National Gridiron League (UNGL)
  • World Football League
  • Stars Football League (SFL)


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