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The IFAF U19 World Cup is the world championship of American football for players under the age of 19 organized by the International Federation of American Football. It was announced on June 2008 and the first competition started on Saturday, June 27, 2009 at Canton, Ohio.[1] The tournament replaced the eleven-year running NFL Global Junior Championship and is held every two years.

IFAF Junior World Cup
SportAmerican football
Founded2008
No. of teams6 in 2018
Most recent
champion(s)
 Canada (3rd title)
Most titles Canada (3 titles)

ResultsEdit

Year Host Final Third-place game
Winner Score Runner-up 3rd place Score 4th place
2009
Details
  United States  
United States[2]
41–3  
Canada
 
Japan[3]
42–27  
Mexico
2012
Details
  United States  
Canada[4]
23–17  
United States
 
Japan
7–0  
Austria
2014
Details
  Kuwait  
United States[5]
40–17  
Canada
 
Mexico
31–30  
Austria
2016
Details
  China  
Canada[6]
24–6  
United States
 
Mexico
24–7  
Japan
2018
Details
  Mexico  
Canada
13-7  
Mexico
 
United States
61-9  
Sweden

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "IFAF Junior World Championship". International Federation of American Football. Retrieved 23 October 2011. The inaugural IFAF Junior World Championship will be played at Fawcett Stadium at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, in the summer of 2009.
  2. ^ "THE U.S., BEATS CANADA IN FINAL" (PDF). Football Canada. 5 July 2009. Retrieved 23 October 2011. The United States defeated Canada 41–3 in the final on Sunday at the 2009 IFAF World Junior Football Championships in Canton, Ohio.
  3. ^ "THE U.S., BEATS CANADA IN FINAL" (PDF). Football Canada. 5 July 2009. Retrieved 23 October 2011. Japan defeated Mexico 42–27 on Saturday for the bronze medal.
  4. ^ "CANADA WINS U-19 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP". IFAF. 8 July 2012. Retrieved 18 July 2011.
  5. ^ "2014 IFAF U19 WC RESULTS AND FINAL STATS INFORMATION". IFAF. 16 July 2014. Retrieved 29 April 2016.
  6. ^ "Canada defeats U.S. National Team, 24-6, in IFAF Under-19 World Championship Game". USA Football. 10 July 2016. Retrieved 11 July 2016.