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American Football In Brazil

  • Third largest and one of fastest growing NFL Markets in the World with over 19 million Fans;
  • Over 250 Semi-Pro Teams playing in 10 Conferences;
  • Growth Rate of 900% in the last 7 years: fastest growing sport in Brazil;
  • Movie Theaters all over Brazil have Thousands of Fans paying to watch the Super Bowl;
  • From its humble start on the beaches of Rio de Janeiro to being played in the stadiums of the World Cup, American Football is now being enjoyed by both men and women of all ages both on the field of play and in the stands.

NATIONAL BRAZILIAN AMERICAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE

  • First and only Professional American Football League in Brazil
  • 8 Teams: Privately Owned Franchises, located in major metropolitan areas
  • 2 Conferences: Northern Football Conference (NFC) and Southern Football Conference (SFC)
  • Season: Games Played from April to July consisting of 40 Regular Season Games (10 per Team) 2 Conference/Playoff Games (Top 4 Teams), and 1 National Championship Game
  • Rules: Games will be played using NFL rules and Official NBAFL Balls

NBAFL LEAGUE BREAKDOWN

8 TEAMS

Privately Owned Franchises, 2 Conferences
NFC
Salvador, Bulls
Manaus, Tribe
Brasilia, Nationals
Recife, Golden Tide
SFC
Rio de Janeiro, Sky Hawks
Belo Horizonte, Miners
São Paulo, Stallions
Curitiba, Cougars

320 PLAYERS

Players 240 Brazilian and 80 International Total 40 Players per Team: 30 Brazilian and 10 International
Player 1
Player 2
Player 3
Player 4

72 + COACHES

Both Brazilian and International
Coach

40 + NBAFL Game Officials and Referees

32 Game Referees and 8 Game Alternates 4
Referees

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