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France national American football team

The France national American football team is the official American football senior national team of France. It is controlled by the Fédération Française de Football Américain (FFFA) and competed for the first time in the American Football World Cup (IFAF World Cup) in 2003.

France
Association FFFA
Region Europe
Founded 1985
Nickname Fighting Frogs
IFAF Affiliation 1998
Colors White, Blue
Head coach Patrick Esume
First international
 Finland 52–0  France
(Castel Giorgio, Italy; July 23, 1983)
Biggest win
 Austria 0–82  France
(Castel Giorgio, Italy; July 26, 1983)
Biggest defeat
 United States 82–0  France
(Canton, United States; July 15th 2015)

They get their players from teams of Ligue Élite de Football Américain.[1]

Contents

ChampionshipsEdit

World GamesEdit

  • 2017 : Winner

IFAF World Championship recordEdit

Year Position GP W L PF PA
  1999 Did Not Participate
  2003 4th 2 0 2 13 59
  2007 6th 3 0 3 14 67
  2011 6th 4 1 3 61 117
  2015 4th 4 2 2 91 111

European ChampionshipsEdit

  • 1983 : Fourth Place
  • 1985 : Fourth Place
  • 1987 : Did not participate
  • 1989 : Did not participate
  • 1991 : Fourth Place
  • 1993 : Did not qualify
  • 1995 : Did not qualify
  • 1997 : Did not qualify
  • 2000 : Did not qualify
  • 2001 : Did not qualify
  • 2005 : Did not qualify
  • 2010 : Runner up
  • 2014 : Third Place
  • 2018 : Champions

Current RosterEdit

All time resultsEdit

Date Opponent Result Venue Competition
23 July 1983   Finland 00–52 Vince Lombardi Stadium, Castel Giorgio (Italy) 1983 European Championship
26 July 1983   Austria 82–00 Vince Lombardi Stadium, Castel Giorgio (Italy) 1983 European Championship
30 July 1983   Germany 20–27 Vince Lombardi Stadium, Castel Giorgio (Italy) 1983 European Championship
12 October 2002   Sweden 23–00 Kristinebergs IP, Stockholm (Sweden) 2003 IFAF World Championship qualification
26 October 2002   Finland 16–00 Velodrome, Helsinki (Finland) 2003 IFAF World Championship qualification
10 July 2003   Japan 06–23 Stadion an der Berliner Straße, Wiesbaden (Germany) 2003 IFAF World Championship
12 July 2003   Germany 07–36 Herbert Dröse Stadion, Hanau (Germany) 2003 IFAF World Championship
7 July 2007   Japan 00–48 Todoroki Athletics Stadium, Kawasaki (Japan) 2007 IFAF World Championship
10 July 2007   Sweden 14–16 Kawasaki Stadium, Kawasaki (Japan) 2007 IFAF World Championship
14 July 2007   South Korea 0–3 Kawasaki Stadium, Kawasaki (Japan) 2007 IFAF World Championship
25 July 2010   Sweden 14–70 Stadion Wetzlar, Wetzlar (Germany) 2010 European Championship
27 July 2010   Great Britain 50–00 Stadion Wetzlar, Wetzlar (Germany) 2010 European Championship
31 July 2010   Germany 10–26 Commerzbank-Arena, Frankfurt (Germany) 2010 European Championship (Final)
9 July 2011   Canada 10–45 UPC-Arena, Graz (Austria) 2011 IFAF World Championship
9 July 2011   Japan 10–35 UPC-Arena, Graz (Austria) 2011 IFAF World Championship
13 July 2011   Austria 24–16 UPC-Arena, Graz (Austria) 2011 IFAF World Championship
16 July 2011   Germany 17–21 Ernst-Happel-Stadion, Vienna (Austria) 2011 IFAF World Championship
2 June 2014   Denmark 52–00 UPC-Arena, Graz (Austria) 2014 European Championship
4 June 2014   Austria 09–24 UPC-Arena, Graz (Austria) 2014 European Championship
4 June 2014   Finland 35–21 Ernst-Happel-Stadion, Vienna (Austria) 2014 European Championship
9 July 2015   Brazil 31–60 Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium, Canton (United States) 2015 IFAF World Championship
12 July 2015   Australia 53–30 Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium, Canton (United States) 2015 IFAF World Championship
15 July 2015   United States 00–82 Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium, Canton (United States) 2015 IFAF World Championship
18 July 2015   Mexico 07–20 Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium, Canton (United States) 2015 IFAF World Championship
22 July 2017   Poland 28–20 Olympic Stadium, Wrocław (Poland) 2017 World Games
24 July 2017   Germany 14–60 Olympic Stadium, Wrocław (Poland) 2017 World Games
31 July 2018   Great Britain 42–90 Myyrmäen jalkapallostadion, Vantaa (Finland) 2018 European Championship
2 August 2018   Finland 21–14 Myyrmäen jalkapallostadion, Vantaa (Finland) 2018 European Championship
4 August 2018   Austria 28–14 Myyrmäen jalkapallostadion, Vantaa (Finland) 2018 European Championship (Final)

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Russ Crawford, Le Football: A History of American Football in France (University of Nebraska Press; 2016).

External linksEdit