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Ligue Élite de Football Américain

The Ligue Élite de Football Américain or LEFA (Elite League of American Football in English) is the top-level American Football league of France. The league was founded in 1982.[1]

Ligue Élite de Football Américain
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SportAmerican football
Inaugural season1982
No. of teams8, in two four-team divisions
CountryFrance
Most recent
champion(s)
La Courneuve Flash (2018)
Most titlesLa Courneuve Flash (11)
Official websiteweb site

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League set-upEdit

The league is partitioned into two divisions, each with four teams. The top two teams of each division enter the playoffs. Until 1994 the final was called Casque d'Or. Since 1995 the trophy of the league and the name of the final is the Casque de Diamant.

TeamsEdit

Active teamsEdit

NotesEdit

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

External linksEdit