Søllerød Gold Diggers

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Søllerød Gold Diggers
SGD Primary.Logo.CMYK.LARGE.png
Founded January 13th, 2003
League Nationalligaen
Based in Rudersdal, Denmark
Stadium Rundforbi Stadion
Colors Black and gold
         
President Kim Johannsen
Head coach Kim Ewé
Championships 2 (2009, 2010)
Website www.sgdfootball.com

The Søllerød Gold Diggers are an american football team from Rudersdal, Denmark. The club was founded in 2003.

Søllerød Gold Diggers are members of the Danish American Football Federation (DAFF) and compete in the Nationalliga, the highest division of american football in Denmark.

National competition[edit]

The Gold Diggers has won the Danish championship, Mermaid Bowl, twice, in 2009 and 2010, both times against Triangle Razorbacks from Vejle. Gold Diggers had their first Mermaid Bowl-experience in 2008 where they lost to Razorback. Gold Diggers has been playing in Nationalligaen since 2008.

International competition[edit]

In 2009 Gold Diggers competede for the first time in EFAF Cup, where they meet and lost to Carlstad Crusaders from Sweden. They played again in 2011 where they defeated Les Cougars de Saint-Ouen L'Aumone (from the outskirts of Paris) and Coventry Jets before losing against later winners of the tournament London Blitz in the semifinals.

In 2012, the Gold Diggers won the EFAF Cup. During the tournament they played and defeated Wroclaw Giants (PL) and Prague Black Hawks (CZ) in the group stage, Amiens Spartiates (FR) in the semifinal and Triangle Razorbacks (DK) in the finale. The finale score being 31–21 and Danish QB Alexander Cimadon was named the games MVP.

Honours[edit]

  • Mermaid Bowl - Danish Champions
    • Winners : 2009, 2010
    • Runner-up : 2008, 2011, 2012
  • EFAF Cup
    • Winners : 2012
  • Junior Bowl - Danish U19 Champions
    • Winners : 2011
    • Runner-up : 2010

Youth teams[edit]

Søllerød Gold Diggers has youth teams for three age groups, Under-19, Under-16 and Under-14.

Famous players[edit]

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