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The World Games 2022 will have Flag Football as a guest sport

The World Games 2022 will have Flag Football as a guest sport

A world-renowned sport that will make its debut and will have an important showcase to continue growing internationally in the World Games, which have been held since 1981. This is due to the sponsorship of the NFL with the World Games that will take place in its country and with the organization of the IFAF (International Federation of American Football).American football has already been part of this event twice, 2005 and 2017, however now is the time for Flag Football to step up. He will join as one of the guests the 32 sports that were already part of the World Games. Rugby, lacrosse and wheelchair decathlons also enter as invited modalities.

For now there is talk that the competition

Will have 8 teams from around the world. Eight in the male category and eight in the female category. The United States after being champions of the 2018 World Cup in both categories will be one of the classified teams. The rest will be hand in hand with an IFAF classification process.

The impact that this 해외축구중계 will have all over the world will be incredible since during the event you will be able to see the values ​​and benefits that it brings to people regardless of their age, in addition this provides the opportunity to enjoy a very competitive, athletic and dynamic style. of Flag Football for the entire audience.

So far it is estimated that 3,600 athletes from more than 100

countries will meet, among which will be the players of this new sport, which would help to think that in the future American football can become an Olympic sport.

Panama has the opportunity to qualify for these games through the Flag Football World Cup that will be played in Israel from December 6 to 8. To ensure a quota, the selection must be among the seven best teams in the male and female category.

The Panamanian team was crowned world champion at the IFAF

Tournament in Miami in September 2016 in the women’s branch when they beat Austria 35-21. This competition was originally scheduled to take place in Denmark in 2020, however it had to be postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, then the event was moved to Spain to be held this summer, however for various reasons in which it was also found the pandemic, it was decided to move it to Israel in December.

The main sponsor of this world championship is the owner of one of the most famous teams in American football, Robert Kraft, owner of the New England Patriots, who has been one of the most supportive people of American football in Israel.



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