CAFL – Professional American Indoor Football in China

2017 CAFL Draft to be held July 10 – 8:00pm EST

The CAFL has announced that it will hold its 2nd annual player draft on Monday, July 10, 2017 at 8:00pm EST.

“There have been some exciting developments as the CAFL continues to grow in popularity and demand in China since our first official season of play in the Fall of 2016,” stated Marty Judge, Founder and Chairman of the league and its worldwide operating company, AFL-Global.  “We will soon be announcing some exciting news to the public, but right now I feel we need the extra time in order for our coaches and internal staff to prepare for the influx of players who continue to make themselves available in our systems from China and all around the world.”

“The CAFL open tryout combines in Beijing, Shanghai and Austin, TX attracted many new players  and we are processing their data into our scouting files to be shared with our coaches ” said Darrack Branch, CAFL VP of Football Operations. “We want to make sure that the best possible players line up with us next season and that our coaches have time to prepare and utilize the information.”

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About the China Arena Football League (CAFL):

The CAFL is China’s only Professional American Football League. Each professional team is comprised of a total of 22 players, 11 Chinese and 11 Foreigners, (mostly from America).

The CAFL enjoys a multi-year working formal partnership with China’s Sports Bureau’s China Rugby Football Association (CRFA), which has been a driving force behind the success of the CAFL.

For more information please contact:

Lou Tilley, VP CAFL Communications and Media

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