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CAFL Plans For Long Term Success

The China Arena Football League (CAFL) announced today its continuing strategy for bringing America’s most popular sport to the exciting sports landscape in China.

CAFL and CFRA Extend Start Date of Second Season
AFL China Press Release

Marty Judge, the founder and chairman of the China Arena Football League, has announced significant changes for the second season of play in the CAFL.

Arena football vets never saw anything like new Chinese league

J.J. Raterink has seen a lot in more than a decade of professional arena football.

Beijing Wins CAFL China Bowl on Final Play
AFL China Press Release

Patrick Clarke III kicked a game winning 17 yard field goal with no time on the clock to give the Beijing Lions a 35-34 win over the Qingdao Clipper to capture the first ever China Bowl and the China Arena Football League championship.

The Road To Shanghai Runs Through Beijing
AFL China Press Release

The Beijing Lions became the first team to earn a spot in the China Arena Football Leagues’ first ever Championship to be played in Shanghai in two weeks.

Li’s Winning Kick Keeps Clipper On Course
AFL China Press Release

The first field goal in the history of the China Arena Football League will forever be remembered by Chao Ran Li. His 21 yard boot with two seconds remaining gave the Qingdao Clipper a 51 to 49 victory over the Shanghai Skywalkers.

Guangzhou Holds Off Shenzhen As Playoff Matchups Are Set
AFL China Press Release

The Guangzhou Power Built a 19 point lead on the Shenzhen Naja then withstood an 18 point comeback and escaped with a 47 to 39 victory in a game that decided the matchups for the final weekend of play in the China Arena Football League. Even with a week remaining on the regular season schedule all six seeds have been established for the first ever China Bowl which will take place in Shanghai on November 6th.

Skywalkers Set Records in Victory
AFL China Press Release

Usually you won’t hear a team say a match in week three is a “must win,” but that’s exactly what it was when the Shanghai Skywalkers faced the Shenzhen Naja.

Beijing Lions Work Overtime for First Win
AFL China Press Release

The Beijing Lions defense came up big, stopping the Shanghai Skywalkers two point conversion attempt in overtime to come away with a 54 -53 victory in the season opener for both teams in the new China Arena Football League. The Skywalkers trailed by 15 points in the second half, yet were able to tie the game in the final 16 seconds.

History Made: Us Football Debuts in China
AFL China Press Release

On the first day of a national holiday, the founders of the “little company that could” had to be thrilled. More than 11,500 Chinese fans came to watch US-style football on their day off.

CAFL 2016 Super Series Team Rosters & Play Makers
AFL China Press Release

LEGEND SPORTSWEAR to Become the Exclusive Jersey and Merchandise Provider for the CAFL
AFL China Press Release

Today the China Arena Football League announced a new and exciting partnership with Legend Sportswear as the Exclusive Jersey and Merchandise Partner of the CAFL.

Xenith announced as the Exclusive Equipment Partner of the CAFL
AFL China Press Release

Today the China Arena Football League announced a new partnership with Xenith as the Exclusive Equipment Partner of the CAFL.

CAFL Partners with ONE World Sports
AFL China Press Release

The China Arena Football League (CAFL) and Arena Football League Global (AFL-G) today announced that ONE World Sports, America’s Network for Global Sports, would carry their upcoming inaugural season, Super Series 2016. Beginning with the inaugural match live from Beijing, China’s capital city, Stamford-based ONE World Sports will air the CAFL’s entire 18-game series.

CAFL Strikes Major TV Deal In China

The China Arena Football League is proud to announce a partnership with China’s leading on-line digital network, iQIYI, as the exclusive provider of the league’s inaugural season. All 18-games, played over six weekends in the “Super Series” tour, will be seen live, in full, only on iQIYI.

Joe Hills becomes first AFL player drafted to China
Adam Markowitz,

After years of dreaming, negotiating, scouting and general preparation, American football is officially headed to China. The initial six teams of the China Arena Football League underwent their draft on Friday night, and the franchises now officially have their first 20 players.

Watch the Historic CAFL Draft
AFL China Press Release

This Friday night (6/10), the CAFL will present the league’s first player draft, via a live stream presentation beginning at 6:00pm EST. The production can be viewed at in the United States, as well as at in China.

Six-Shooters – China’s First Coaches Set for Action
AFL China Press Release

China’s first professional football coaches all hail from – the United States of America. “It makes sense, when you think about it. After all, the game was first played here, refined here, and the US continues to be the hub of football even as it spreads across the planet” said Clint Dolezel, who will coach the Beijing Lions, and will serve as the host coach when the Super Series Tour kicks off the new league on the weekend of October 1.

CAFL To Fill Rosters with First Draft – Watch Draft Streaming Live
AFL China Press Release

The schedules are set, the arenas booked, the teams have hometowns, arenas, logos, names and coaches. The only missing are the players for China’s first US-style professional football league!

Chinese arena league eyes US football dreamers

His lifelong pursuit of a professional football career was handed another oxygen tank by the China Arena Football League, and the 29-year-old slot receiver wasn't about to let this opportunity pass him by.

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Record Ovr Home Away
  0-0 0-0 0-0
Last Game Sun Nov 6
  Loss @BEI 34-35
Next Game None scheduled
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