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EFL and EFAF Cup groupings ready
The preliminary groupings for EFL and EFAF Cup were agreed on in EFAF Club Team meeting in Mallorca, Spain. A total of 13 teams from 8 countries will take part in the EFL next year, and EFAF Cup will consist of 11 clubs, representing 9 different countries.
Because of next year's World Cup in Austria, the EFL schedule is pushed a little earlier than in the past years. The Eurobowl will be played in the weekend of June 18th-19th. The quarterfinal dates are planned for early May, and the semifinals for the last weekend of May.
EFL Group 1: Prague Panthers and Danube Dragons. The winner of the two games between the Panthers and the Dragons will face the defending champions Berlin Adler in the quarterfinals.
EFL Group 2: Kiel Baltic Hurricanes and Carlstad Crusaders. The winner will face the Graz Giants in the quarterfinals.
EFL Group 3: Amiens Spartiates and Badalona Dracs. The winner will face the Swarco Raiders Tirol in the quarterfinals.
EFL Group 4: L`Hospitalet Pioners, Parma Panthers and Calanda Broncos. The winner will face the Vienna Vikings in the quarterfinals.
EFAF Cup Group 1: Thonon Black Panthers, Rhinos Milano, Prague Black Hawks
EFAF Cup Group 2: Hohenems Blue Devils and Kragujevac Wild Boars
EFAF Cup Group 3: Sollerod Gold Diggers, Paris Cougars and Coventry Jets
EFAF Cup Group 4: London Blitz, Amsterdam Crusaders and Valencia Firebats
The specific dates for the group games will be finalised later.