National American Football Championship of Romania ( CNFA) ( Romanian: ) is the elite league for Campionatul Naţional de Fotbal American American football in Romania. It was formed in 2010. Playing rules are based on those of the American NCAA. Each end of season culminates with the championship game, known as the Romanian Bowl.
The popularity of American football in Romania can also be attributed to the nation's interest in the career of Romanian-born American
punter for the New England Patriots of the NFL, Zoltán Meskó. [1 ]
History [ edit ]
The league is played annually, and follow
NCAA rules. A flag championship is also organized every year, in order to promote better the sport.
The first-ever game in the history of the championship was played on July 24, and featured
Timişoara Lions and Cluj Crusaders. [2 ]
On November 21, 2010, in Bucharest,
Bucharest Warriors met Cluj Crusaders, in the first-ever Romanian Bowl. The home team won the game, 56-12, becoming the first champion of Romania. [3 ] [4 ]
Bucharest Warriors retained the CNFA title in 2011, after 14–6 and 15-20 against the same opponent from the previous year, Cluj Crusaders. [5 ] [6 ]
Romanian Bowl [ edit ]
Romanian Bowl is the CNFA championship game, the Romanian equivalent of the NFL's Super Bowl.
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