Slovenian Football League

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Slovenian Football League
Sport American football
Founded 2009; 9 years ago (2009)
Founder Slovene American Football Association
Inaugural season 2009–10
Director Jernej Pavlič[1]
No. of teams 4
Country  Slovenia
Most recent
champion(s)
Ljubljana Silverhawks
Most titles Ljubljana Silverhawks (6 titles)
Official website zans.si

The Slovenian Football League (Slovene: Državno prvenstvo v ameriškem nogometu) is an American football competition in Slovenia, founded in 2009 by the Slovene American Football Association. Each season culminates with the Slovenian Bowl, the national bowl game of Slovenia.

League history[edit]

2009–10: The Initiation[edit]

The Slovenian national league was founded on October 9, 2009 by the Slovene American Football Association. The first league game in Slovenia was played in the said year and four teams competed that year. Those teams were the Ljubljana Silverhawks, Maribor Generals, Alp Devils, and Gold Diggers.

The final game of the season, the inaugural Slovenian Bowl was played on June 26, 2010, where the Ljubljana Silverhawks defeated Alp Devils 41–0.

2011–2012: The Growth[edit]

In the following season, the league added teams from the Croatian Federation of American Football. Those teams were the Zagreb Raiders and Zagreb Thunder.

The following Slovenian Bowl games were played in 2011, 2012, and 2013, where the Ljubljana Silverhawks obtained the title three times in a row.

2017 Teams[edit]

Team Location Stadium Founded
Ljubljana Silverhawks Ljubljana ŽŠD Ljubljana 2002
Maribor Generals Maribor Tabor Sports Park 2008
Alp Devils Visoko Stadion Oval 2008
Domžale Tigers Domžale Radomlje Sports Park 2013

Seasons[edit]

2009–10[edit]

Pos. Team P W L Points For Points Difference Winning Percentage
1. Ljubljana Silverhawks 6 6 0 358 338 1.000
2. Alp Devils 6 3 3 110 –57 0.500
3. Maribor Generals 6 3 3 143 –59 0.500
4. Gold Diggers 6 0 6 46 –222 0.000

2011[edit]

Pos. Team P W L Points For Points Difference Winning Percentage
1. Ljubljana Silverhawks 6 6 0 277 185 1.000
2. Maribor Generals 6 2 4 200 14 0.333
3. Zagreb Thunder 6 4 2 146 4 0.667
4. Alp Devils 6 0 6 25 –203 0.000

2012[edit]

Pos. Team P W L Points For Points Difference Winning Percentage
1. Ljubljana Silverhawks 5 5 0 155 141 1.000
2. Maribor Generals 6 4 2 143 20 0.667
3. Alp Devils 6 2 4 123 –2 0.333
4. Zagreb Raiders 2 0 2 42 –48 0.000
5. Zagreb Thunder 3 0 3 18 –111 0.000

Slovenian Bowl champions[edit]

Year Champions Opponents Result
2009–10 Ljubljana Silverhawks Alp Devils 41–0
2011 Ljubljana Silverhawks Zagreb Thunder 29–19
2012 Ljubljana Silverhawks Maribor Generals 23–10
2013 Ljubljana Silverhawks Maribor Generals 45–0
2016 Ljubljana Silverhawks Alp Devils 55–6
2017 Ljubljana Silverhawks Alp Devils 47–0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Vodstvo" [Board] (in Slovenian). Slovene American Football Association official website. Retrieved 17 July 2016. 

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