EFL Bowl, 9th of June: Milano Seamen against the Potsdam Royals
The Milano Seamen and the Potsdam Royals will meet in the final of the European Football League in Milan on 9th of June, 7 p.m. at the Stadio Breda Gesto San Giovanni.
For both teams winning the EFL Bowl would be the biggest success in club history.
Since the re-founding in 2009, the Seamen have won the Italian championship three times and are once again in 1st place after the regular season in Italy with a record of 10-0 victories.
Last year, the Italians participated in the BIG6 competition, but did not get past the preliminary rounds. This year, it is doing much better in the EFL tournament. The Seamen easily defeated the Badalona Dracs with 23-10 and the Thonon Black Panthers with 49-3, taking them to the top of Group A.
The Potsdam Royals are in the middle of the German Football League season. They started as a newcomer with 2 wins from 5 games and have sold well in the defeats against established teams of the GFL. Currently, the Royals occupy the 6th place in the North league.
In the EFL tournament they could win against the Brussels Tigers with 72-0 and against the Calanda Broncos dramatically with 33-31. The victories gave Potsdam the 1st place in Group B and the final ticket to Milan.
In the final, the two undefeated teams of the EFL season 2018 want to fulfill the dream of the first international title.
That it is a duel at eye level, also knows the head coach of the Seamen. " We are looking forward to a tough, physical fight for 48 minutes. It will be the team that executes the best under pressure, remains poised at the critical moments, and seizes the day "carpe diem", this team will be the one who hoists the cup in the end. We are proud to not only represent the Seamen Organization but all of Italy in the EFL Final. Fino in fondo!”
The stadium gates open at 4:30 p.m. were among other the acrobatic group “Da Move” will perform.
Sat, 9th of June, 7 p.m., Stadio Breda Gesto San Giovanni: Milano Seamen - Potsdam Royals