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Shenyang Black Rhinos 2017 Roster

August 14, 2017

Mick Moninghoff chronicles the revitalized Black Rhinos from free agents to draft selections. About the China Arena Football League (CAFL): The CAFL is China’s … Read More

Qingdao Clippers 2017 Roster

August 14, 2017

The Qingdao Clippers look to return to the China Bowl after making several roster changes. About the China Arena Football League (CAFL): The CAFL … Read More

Guangzhou Power 2017 Roster

August 14, 2017

After adding Collin Taylor to the roster, the Guangzhou Power has announced other off season acquisitions, including a Chinese QB. About the China Arena … Read More

Beijing Lions 2017 Roster

August 14, 2017

The defending China Bowl Champions have updated their roster after a busy off season. About the China Arena Football League (CAFL): The CAFL is … Read More

Wuhan Gators 2017 Roster

August 10, 2017

The Wuhan Gators have announced their 2017 roster. Mick Moninghoff of the CAFL recaps the 2017 off season moves by the league’s top rushing … Read More

Jake Metz: CAFL to NFL

August 3, 2017

This Bill loved football so much he went to China to continue his career Buffalo Bills defensive end Jake Metz has kept his football … Read More

Wuhan Announces Free Agent Signings

July 18, 2017

July 18, 2017 – by Mick Moninghoff The Wuhan Gators became the first China Arena Football League team to sign free agents as they … Read More

2017 CAFL Draft Recap – Beijing Lions

July 15, 2017

First Round – Sixth Overall, Michael Chiang, CB It might be hard to find a Chinese defensive back from Vancouver, BC, but Lions coach … Read More

2017 CAFL Draft Recap – Guangzhou Power

July 15, 2017

First Round – Third Overall, Tang Canming, OL Coach Ernesto Purnsley sees Canming having a great upside. As a first round pick he becomes … Read More

2017 CAFL Draft Recap – Qingdao Clipper

July 15, 2017

First Round – Fifth Overall, Cheng Chi Sing, WR/DB Coach Rod Miller hopes that Cheng can fill a void on both sides of the … Read More

2017 CAFL Draft Recap – Shanghai Skywalkers

July 15, 2017

First Round – Fourth Overall Pick, Yang Shunjun, LB Coach Derek Stingley projects Yang as a linebacker as he has good size and is … Read More

2017 CAFL Draft Recap – Shenyang Black Rhinos

July 15, 2017

First Round – First Overall, Chris Dieker, QB Coach Robert Gordon watched Dieker in the offseason during a camp workout and liked what he … Read More

Second CAFL Draft Produces “Firsts”

July 14, 2017

Wayne, PA (July 14, 2017) By Mick Moninghoff The 2017 China Arena Football League Draft saw 36 players selected.  During the process a few “firsts” … Read More

2017 CAFL Draft Recap – Wuhan Gators

July 14, 2017

First Round – Second Overall, Boqiao Li, DE Wuhan Head Coach J.W. Kenton was impressed with Li at the Austin, Texas combine.  His size … Read More

2017 CAFL DRAFT RESULTS

July 11, 2017

  Round One: 1  Shenyang Chris Dieker QB  2 Wuhan Boqiao Li DE  3 Guangzhou Tang Canming OL  4 Shanghai Yang Shunjun LB  5 … Read More

CAFL SERIES – COACHES TALK ABOUT THE 2017 DRAFT AND SEASON 2

July 7, 2017

Wuhan Gators Head Coach, J.W. Kenton looks ahead to season 2 discussing wide receivers and lineman. The season 2 draft takes place on on … Read More

CAFL SERIES – COACHES TALK ABOUT THE 2017 DRAFT AND SEASON 2

July 6, 2017

Shenyang Black Rhinos Head Coach, Robert Gordon looks ahead to season 2 discussing prospects for the draft which takes place on on July 10th, … Read More

CAFL SERIES – COACHES TALK ABOUT THE 2017 DRAFT AND SEASON 2

July 5, 2017

Shanghai Skywalkers Head Coach, Derek Stingley looks ahead to season 2 discussing filling the offensive and defensive line positions this year. The season 2 … Read More

CAFL SERIES – COACHES TALK ABOUT THE 2017 DRAFT AND SEASON 2

July 3, 2017

Guangzhou Power Head Coach, Ernesto Purnsley looks ahead to season 2 discussing team chemistry and building off last season. The season 2 draft takes … Read More

CAFL SERIES – COACHES TALK ABOUT THE 2017 DRAFT AND SEASON 2

July 2, 2017

Qingdao Clippers Head Coach, Rod Miller looks ahead to season 2 discussing whats ahead in the new season from last year. The season 2 … Read More

CAFL SERIES – COACHES TALK ABOUT THE 2017 DRAFT AND SEASON 2

July 1, 2017

Wuhan Gators Head Coach, J.W. Kenton looks ahead to season 2 discussing the learning curve he had from season one. The season 2 draft … Read More

CAFL SERIES – COACHES TALK ABOUT THE 2017 DRAFT AND SEASON 2

June 29, 2017

Shenyang Black Rhinos Head Coach, Robert Gordon looks ahead to season 2 discussing his team of new players this year. The season 2 draft … Read More

CAFL SERIES – COACHES TALK ABOUT THE 2017 DRAFT AND SEASON 2

June 28, 2017

Darrick Branch, CAFL Head of football operations, looks ahead to season 2 discussing lineman prospects for the draft which takes place on on July … Read More

Collin Taylor, Man On The Move

May 23, 2017

(May 23, 2017) By Mick Moninghoff On May 11th, China Arena Football League Vice President of Football Operations Darrick Branch announced the updated list of … Read More

GOVERNMENT STATES THAT CAFL LEADS FOOTBALL INTEREST IN CHINA

May 16, 2017

May, 16, 2017  (from broadcast and wire reports) By Mick Moninghoff This past week Zhong Guowei, the Deputy Secretary General of the China Rugby Football … Read More

China Daily Feature: Chinese hopefuls flock to CAFL tryouts in Shanghai and Beijing ahead of draft

May 16, 2017

China Daily (Tuesday, May 16, 2017) By YANG XINWEI Chinese hopefuls flock to CAFL tryouts in Shanghai and Beijing ahead of draft The China … Read More

CAFL 2017 Shanghai Combine a Resounding Success!

May 8, 2017

Shanghai, China – May 7, 2017 What a day it was at the CAFL’s 2017 Shanghai Combine! We saw record attendance, impressive testing numbers, … Read More

Gordon No “Flash In The Pan”

May 1, 2017

Philadelphia, Pa (May 10, 2017) By Mick Moninghoff Skill, discipline and a knack for the bright lights are some of the qualities of marquee … Read More

CAFL UPDATED LIST OF VETERAN FREE AGENTS

May 4, 2017

(May 11, 2017) China Arena Football League Vice President of Football Operations Darrick Branch has released an updated list of veteran free agents that … Read More

CAFL Stars Continue In AFL

May 1, 2017

Philadelphia, PA (May 1, 2017) By Mick Moninghoff 22 China Arena Football League players and two coaches are making an impact in the Arena … Read More

Big Ed Making Big Move in China

April 19, 2017

Philadelphia (April 19, 2017) At 6-feet-5 and over 250 pounds, Ed Wang stands out wherever he goes. He was imposing as a high school … Read More

DB Picks off a Promotion

April 15, 2017

Ever since his stellar playing career as a WR and kick returner that took him from Texas High School fame to a starring role … Read More

CAFL Announces Promotions as Super Series II Approaches

April 5, 2017

April 5, 2017 (Beijing, China) China Arena Football League Chairman Marty Judge and CEO Gary Morris, the driving forces behind China’s first US-style pro … Read More

The China Arena Football League (CAFL) Announces Two Key Promotions

April 2, 2017

April 2, 2017 (Beijing, China) The China Arena Football League’s (CAFL) Chairman, Martin E. Judge, Jr. and its Chief Executive Officer, Gary Morris, announced … Read More

CGTN Features CAFL during Super Bowl Week

February 3, 2017

As we get ready for the Super Bowl, China’s own national TV News network is focused on US, the CAFL – see their just … Read More

FOX 8 WVUE New Orleans Feature: Rummel product Russolino hopes to kick his way to NFL

January 29, 2017

New Orleans, LA – By, Chris Hagan, Sports Reporter Ten years ago at Rummel High School began Taylor Russolino’s journey that no one could … Read More

CAFL Continues To Grow

January 13, 2017

New York, NY (January 11, 2017) By Mick Moninghoff China Arena Football League Founder and Chairman Marty Judge outlined the league’s expansion plans at … Read More

China Daily USA.com Feature: China football league thrilled with debut

November 14, 2016

  By William Hennelly in New York (China Daily USA) Any doubts about how Chinese players would adapt to American football were put to … Read More

The Washington Post Feature: Take note, NFL: China’s arena football league features the best touchdown celebrations

November 21, 2016

By Marissa Payne Sick of watching your favorite NFL players get penalized and fined for celebrating touchdowns? Then look no further than the China Arena Football League, … Read More

The New Orleans Advocate Feature – Rec & Leisure: Doctor works on the sidelines for Chinese football league

December 11, 2016

BY ANDREW CANULETTE | Special to The Advocate DEC 7, 2016 Michael Feldman grew up in New England, so it’s no surprise that the … Read More

ESPN.com Feature: Arena football vets never saw anything like new Chinese league

November 18, 2016

By Thomas Neumann – ESPN.com J.J. Raterink has seen a lot in more than a decade of professional arena football. The 35-year-old former University of … Read More

USA Today.com Feature: The China Bowl touchdown celebrations are absolutely electrifying!

November 11, 2016

November 10, 2016 – By Nate Scott Thee CAFL is a professional arena football league in China, and every year they hold their championship … Read More

BARSTOOL SPORTS.com Feature: The Celebrations At The China Bowl Didn’t Disappoint

November 11, 2016

November 10, 2016 – By Jordie Kind of a shame that the Shanghai Skywalkers didn’t make it to the China Bowl this season as … Read More

IN-SPIRE LS Magazine Feature: BeInspired | Chasing Greatness, A Dream Fulfilled

December 19, 2016

It was the start to achieving a dream when Maurice “Mo” Woodard received a call from the Elms Horn Fighting Pirates in Germany to … Read More

Series Final: One for the Record Books

November 6, 2016

by Mick Moninghoff SHANGHAI, CHINA, November 6, 2016 – The first season of the China Arena Football League is in the books. The Beijing … Read More

Beijing Wins CAFL China Bowl on Final Play

November 6, 2016

Shanghai, China (November 6, 2016) By Mick Moninghoff Patrick Clarke III kicked a game winning 17 yard field goal with no time on the … Read More

Shanghai Takes Third With 57-52 Win

November 6, 2016

Shanghai, China (November 5, 2016) By Mick Moninghoff Shane Austin, the Offensive Player of the Year in the China Arena Football League, threw seven … Read More

Naja Finish at .500 with 46-30 win over Dalian

November 6, 2016

Shanghai, China (November 5, 2016) By Mick Moninghoff Dak Britt ran for over 100 yards for the second straight game and Adrian Ferns scored … Read More

CAFL Fan’s Dream Team 2016

November 4, 2016

Shanghai, China (November 4, 2016) By Lou Tilley The CAFL fans have spoken. Their 2016 Dream Team is the result of nearly 1/2 million … Read More

The CAFL has announced their 2016 All-Pro South Division All-Stars

November 4, 2016

Shanghai, China (November 4, 2016) By Lou Tilley The CAFL has announced their 2016 All-Pro South Division All-Stars CAFL All-Pro South QB: Shane Austin, … Read More

The CAFL has announced their 2016 All-Pro North division All-Stars

November 4, 2016

Shanghai, China (November 4, 2016) Bu Lou Tilley The CAFL has released their 2016 All-Pro North division All-Stars CAFL All-Pro North QB: Luke Collis, … Read More

CAFL POST SEASON AWARDS – The MVPs

November 4, 2016

L-R: Torez Jones, Mike Washington, Shane Austin, Jame Romain Shanghai, China (November 4, 2016) By Lou Tilley The China Arena Football League officially announces … Read More

Lou Tilley Previews Super Series VI – The China Bowl Playoffs

November 1, 2016

Saturday, November 5, 2016 – Shanghai, China – Super Series VI – The China Bowl Game 1, 2:00 pm, Shanghai Oriental Stadium Arena, capacity: … Read More

The Dream Team – The Best of the Best for 2016

October 28, 2016

October 27, 2016 – Shenzhen, China – The Super Series is pleased to announce that the fans of the CAFL are now invited to … Read More

CAFL Title Game Rematch of Week Three Battle

November 2, 2016

Shanghai, China (November 2, 2016) By Mick Moninghoff The last time the Beijing Lions and the Qingdao Clipper went head to head it was … Read More

Clint Dolezel Chasing Titles World Wide

November 2, 2016

Shanghai, China (November 2, 2016) By Mick Moninghoff Clint Dolezel, the head coach of the Beijing Lions has put together a five game unbeaten … Read More

CAFL Standings: Inside the Stats

November 1, 2016

by Mick Moninghoff Shanghai, China, Nov. 2 2016 – The Beijing Lions are undefeated in the China Arena Football League and their stats back … Read More

Historic Week Five in CAFL: Stats and Analysis

October 30, 2016

  SHENZHEN, CHINA, October 30, 2016 – by Mick Moninghoff Week five in the China Arena Football League produced a rushing performance that would … Read More

CAFL Kickers Dance with the Devil

November 1, 2016

By Mick Moninghoff Shanghai, China, November 1, 2016 – As the China Arena Football League prepares for its first ever China Bowl, to crown … Read More

Naja Run Past Qingdao in Shenzhen Upset Win

October 30, 2016

Shenzhen QB Dak Britt heads to the endzone in upset win over Qingdao. Shenzhen, China (October 30,2016) By Lou Tilley – For China Daily … Read More

Naja Nip Clipper As Britt Runs For Records

October 30, 2016

Shenzhen, China (October 30, 2016) By Mick Moninghoff Quarterback Dak Britt established three China Arena Football League records with 115 yards rushing, 25 carries … Read More

Beijing Proves Its Number One

October 30, 2016

Shenzhen, China (October 30, 2016) By Mick Moninghoff The most balanced team in the China Arena Football League used a balanced attack to defeat … Read More

Skywalkers Do It With Defense

October 30, 2016

  Shenzhen, China (October 30, 2016) By Mick Moninghoff The Shanghai Skywalkers recovered two Dalian fumbles, intercepted three pass and returned two of those … Read More

Lou Tilley Previews Super Series Week 5 Matchups

October 27, 2016

Saturday, October 28, 2016 – Shenzhen, China – Super Series V Game 1, 2:00 pm, Shenzhen Arena, capacity: 15,450 Matchup: Dalian Dragon Kings (0-4) … Read More

Week Four Stat Leaders

October 24, 2016

Moving into the second half of the Super Series, let’s take a look at the biggest winners in passing, rushing and receiving. Passing Name … Read More

History-Making Week in CAFL

October 24, 2016

By Mick Moninghoff GUANGZHOU, CHINA, Oct. 23, 2016 – Week four in the China Arena Football League produced two more “firsts” and set the … Read More

CAFL Week 4 – China Daily Report By Lou Tilley

October 24, 2016

Amir Ismael reaches for the goal in Dalian’s loss to Beijing in Gaungzhou. Guangzhou, China (October 24, 2016) – By Lou Tilley The China … Read More

Guangzhou Holds Off Shenzhen As Playoff Matchups Are Set

October 23, 2016

Guangzhou, China (October 23, 2016) by Mick Moninghoff The Guangzhou Power Built a 19 point lead on the Shenzhen Naja then withstood an 18 … Read More

And they were watching again after CAFL SS Weekend 4

October 23, 2016

Let me tell you what the most impressive thing is here. Earlier in the week, we saw that the Chinese Football League brings the … Read More

The Road To Shanghai Runs Through Beijing

October 22, 2016

Guangzhou, China (October 22, 2016) By Mick Moninghoff The Beijing Lions became the first team to earn a spot in the China Arena Football … Read More

Li’s Winning Kick Keeps Clipper On Course

October 22, 2016

Guangzhou, China  (October 22, 2016) By Mick Moninghoff The first field goal in the history of the China Arena Football League will forever be remembered … Read More

Week Three Stat Leaders

October 21, 2016

As we move into week four of action in the CAFL Super Series, let’s take a look back at the big winners from last … Read More

CAFL Super Series – Makes History in China, then Breaks the Internet!

October 20, 2016

Guangzhou, China (October 20, 2016) – By Lou Tilley As the 232 players, coaches, trainers, staff and media that make up the CAFL Super … Read More

Super Series IV – Game Previews

October 20, 2016

Guangzhou, China (October 20,2016) – By Lou Tilley Dalian vs Beijing Saturday, 10/22/16 – 2:00 PM TV: iQIYI Network in China/ONE World Sports in … Read More

CBS Sports.com Feature: Chinese football league shows the NFL why it needs to let players celebrate

October 17, 2016

Breakdancing and elbow drops are just the tip of the iceberg. By Colin Ward-Henninger The NFL has caught a lot of flak for cracking down … Read More

2016 CAFL Super Series Tour Team Standings

October 13, 2016

  2016 CAFL Super Series Tour Team Standings   Wins: 3 Loss: 0 Points For: 149 Points Against: 127 TDs: 25 Average Points Per … Read More

Austin Awesome – Stats Prove It

October 17, 2016

Qingdao, China – By Mick Moninghoff A record setting night by Shane Austin of the Shanghai Skywalkers on Saturday in a win over the … Read More

Super Series III Weekend Wrap up

October 16, 2016

Qingdao, China – (October 16, 2016) – By Lou Tilley – special to China Daily Beijing Emerging as CAFL Team to Beat After surviving a … Read More

Beijing Remains Undefeated

October 16, 2016

Qingdao, China (October 16,2016) – By Mick Moninghoff The Beijing Lions prevailed 47 to 33 over Qingdao in a battle of unbeaten teams to secure … Read More

Bleacher Report Feature: The Chinese Arena Football League Has Better TD Celebrations Than the NFL

October 16, 2016

By David McCracken , Featured Columnist Oct 16, 2016 The No Fun League (NFL) has a serious competitor when it comes to touchdown celebrations. … Read More

CAFL Week Three Game 2 -Johnson Puts on Display as Guangzhou Overpowers Dalian

October 15, 2016

Qingdao, China (October 15, 2016) – By Mick Moninghoff It’s not often when a 6-4, 315lb lineman steals the show but that Dashawn Johnson … Read More

CAFL Week Three Game 1- Skywalkers Set Records in Victory over Naja

October 15, 2016

Qingdao, China  (October 15, 2016) – By Mick Moninghoff Usually you won’t hear a team say a match in week three is a “must … Read More

American Football International Feature: Diary of a Producer

October 12, 2016

The CAFL TV Network’s team, lead by Lou Tilley Media, is employing more than 40 professionals each weekend to bring the entire CAFL Super … Read More

Chinese Players Shine in Week Two of Super Series

October 10, 2016

Dalian, China. October 9, 2016 – By Lou Tilley – For China Daily Beijing, Qingdao Unbeaten After Dalian Tripleheader Fresh off a successful first … Read More

Beijing Wins Battle of Unbeatens

October 9, 2016

Dalian, China – October 9, 2016 – by Mick Moninghoff The China Arena Football League is a league of firsts. Today the first ever … Read More

Shanghai Over Powers Guangzhou in the Second Half for First CAFL Win

October 9, 2016

Dailan, China – October 9,2016 – By Mick Moninghoff A total of four points was all that separated the Guangzhou Power and the Shanghai … Read More

CCTV Interview with David Wang on CAFL Football In China

October 7, 2016

Beijing, China David Wang, tight end and nose guard for the Guangzhou Power is featured. David is the brother of Ed Wang, VP of … Read More

The CAFL is Truly an International League

October 6, 2016

CAFL Game Officials represented from US, China and Italy  Beijing, China, October 4, 2016 – History was made the weekend of October 1st and 2nd … Read More

In Beijing, a Rivalry is Born

October 6, 2016

Beijing. China, October 3, 2016, – by Lou Tilley Is it possible for a rivalry to exist before the a game is even played? … Read More

Meet The CAFL Broadcast Teams

September 28, 2016

Beijing, China – September 28, 2016 With its historic kickoff less than 48 hours away, the CAFL announced its starting lineup for their two broadcast booths. CAFL … Read More

Maritz Travel Tackles the Big Task of Taking Care of the CAFL

October 5, 2016

Dalian, China, October 4, 2016 – Imagine trying to move over 200 people to 6 different cities, in 6 weeks on the other side … Read More

Los Angeles Times Feature: American football is gaining traction in China

October 4, 2016

By Jonathan Kaiman – October 4, 2016 Stadium lights glared through heavy Beijing smog, top-40 bass lines shook the stands, the smell of cheap … Read More

China Daily Feature: Chinese football players take to their new sport like old pros

October 4, 2016

By William Hennelly (China Daily USA) – October 4, 2016 Tao Yu took the snap in pistol formation and scampered left four yards into … Read More

Beijing Lions Work Overtime for First Win

October 3, 2016

Beijing, China- By Mick Moninghoff The Beijing Lions defense came up big, stopping the Shanghai Skywalkers two point conversion attempt in overtime to come … Read More

History Made: US Football Debuts in China

October 1, 2016

Beijing,China – October 1, 2016 On the first day of a national holiday, the founders of the “little company that could” had to be … Read More

First China QB to run in touchdown!

October 1, 2016

Beijing, China – October 1, 2016 By all accounts they left entertained. The historic first game of China’s first pro football league saw the … Read More

TIME Magazine Feature: Pro Football Is Coming to China. But Will the Chinese Care?

September 30, 2016

Charlie Campbell – Beijing The NFL and Arena Football both have eager eyes on China’s 1.4 billion potential fans It’s a few minutes before … Read More

REUTERS Feature: Peyton Manning promotes China’s new American Football league

September 28, 2016

REUTERS – September 28, 2016 Former Denver Bronco and Indianapolis Colt quarterback Peyton Manning helped promote American football in China on Wednesday, meeting young aspiring … Read More

Four Head Coaches Talk About The 2016 CAFL Super Series Team Preparations

September 26, 2016

  Left to right: Terry Bates, J.W. Kention, Ernesto Purnesley and Derek Stingley. Beijing, China – September 26, 2016 LTM crews had the opportunity … Read More

Steve Tang of the Dalian Dragon Kings Shares His Views on Football In China

September 25, 2016

Beijing, China – September 25, 2016 LTM crew members had a chance to sit down with DL – OL Steve Tang of the Dalian … Read More

James Romain of The Beijing Lions Demonstrates His Skills

September 25, 2016

Beijing, China – September 25, 2016 James Romain, the star DB of the Beijing Lions demonstrates his workout skills in preparation for the 2016 … Read More

Shenzhen players and coaches visit The Great Wall

September 25, 2016

Beijing, China – September 25, 2016 Shenzhen players and coaches visit The Great Wall in between their busy practice schedules in preparation of the … Read More

Interview with David Hong of the Shenzhen Naja

September 26, 2016

Beijing, China – September 26, 2016 LTM had a chance to sit down with David Hong, the OL/DL of the Shenzhen Naja, as he … Read More

Interview with Shida Wong of the Shenzhen Naja

September 26, 2016

Beijing, China – September 26, 2016 LTM camera crew speaks one on one with Shida Wong, the DB of the Shenzhen Naja, as he … Read More

Interview with Shenzhen OL “The OX” Jia Qi Zhhang

September 25, 2016

Beijing, China – September 25, 2016 LTM Reporter Mick Moninghoff interviews Shenzhen Naja OL Jia Qi Zhhang during field workouts for the CAFL Super … Read More

CAFL Teams Prepare for 2016 Super Series

September 25, 2016

Beijing, China – September 25, 2016 LTM cameras capture the CAFL teams working out on the practice field, in preparation for the CAFL 2016 … Read More

Interview with CAFL Coaches Clint Dolezel and J.W. Kenton

September 25, 2016

Beijing, China – September 25, 2016 LTM camera crew speaks with CAFL Coaches Clint Dolezel and J.W. Kenton, plus Beijing QB Chris Dieker, during … Read More

CAFL 2016 Super Series Team Rosters and Play Makers

September 24, 2016

After winning the 2016 Arena Bowl Championship with the Philadelphia Soul, Head Coach Clint Dolezel now will try to work his magic with the … Read More

A Day In The Life with CAFL players in Beijing

September 24, 2016

Beijing, China – September 24, 2016 LTM camera crews spent a day in the life with CAFL players as they prep for the 2016 … Read More

Shaun Kauleinamoku Preps for Super Series with Shanghai Skywalkers Team Mates

September 24, 2016

  Beijing, China – September 24, 2016 LTM cameras roll as we spend some time with WR Shaun Kauleinamoku and his team mates of … Read More

The CAFL – Happy Campers!

September 23, 2016

Beijing. September 23, 2016 – by Lou Tilley It’s a football camp unlike any other. Instead of massive players being crammed two to a room … Read More

LEGEND SPORTSWEAR to Become the Official on and off field Apparel Partner for the China Arena Football League

September 16, 2016

Philadelphia, PA., September 16, 2016 –Today the China Arena Football League announced a new and exciting partnership with Legend Sportswear as the official on and … Read More

Xenith and CAFL Collaborate on Players Safety Player Protection as Xenith becomes the Exclusive Equipment Partner of the China Arena Football League

September 14, 2016

  Philadelphia, PA., September 8, 2016 Today the China Arena Football League announced a new partnership with Xenith as the Exclusive Equipment Partner of … Read More

CAFL Partners with ONE World Sports

September 12, 2016

Conshohocken, PA (September 12, 2016) The China Arena Football League (CAFL) and Arena Football League Global (AFL-G) today announced that ONE World Sports, America’s Network … Read More

Tickets Now on Sale for CAFL Super Series

September 8, 2016

Conshohocken, PA (8 September, 2016) – By Mick Moninghoff The China Arena Football League announces that tickets for the CAFL Super Series are available … Read More

CAFL Strikes Major TV Deal In China

September 1, 2016

  Beijing, China (1 September, 2016) The China Arena Football League (CAFL), China’s first professional American-style football league, is proud to announce a partnership with … Read More

The Beijinger Feature: Beijing Pro Football Team Kicks Off Oct 1-2; NFL’s Peyton Manning Stops By Sep 28

September 23, 2016

Beijing, China  September 23, 2016 – By Blog Author -Kyle Mullin The Beijinger, one of the most popular media sources for information and entertainment … Read More

Interview: Arena Football League Global President David Niu on CAFL (China) League Start

September 20, 2016

Football frenzy is upon us, and this worldwide sport will be expanding with a new AFL league in China called the China Arena Football … Read More

Chinese Take First Steps to Stardom

September 14, 2016

(Beijing, China – 9/12/16) It this were Foxboro, Philadelphia, the Meadowlands, or Landover, the sight would be familiar. Vans pulling up, huge muscle bound athletes pouring … Read More

Steve Tang’s Football Journey

September 18, 2016

(Beijing, China) September 16, 2016 – By Mick Moninghoff For the most part football is a young mans’ game. Of course there are exceptions which … Read More

Wang a Rising Star in China’s CAFL

September 18, 2016

(Beijing, China) September 16, 2016 – By Mick Moninghoff Anyone can identify Tom Brady, LeBron James and Mike Trout with their respective sports. Does the … Read More

SMITTY Official Apparel is going international as the Official Outfitter of the Game Officials for the China Arena Football League

September 12, 2016

Philadelphia, PA., August 21, 2016 – The China Arena Football League has entered into an agreement with SMITTY Official Apparel to outfit all game … Read More

SISU® Named the Official Mouth Guard of the China Arena Football League

September 9, 2016

Philadelphia, PA. September 8, 2016 — The China Arena Football League has announced SISU® Mouthguard as the Official Mouthguard of the CAFL. The league’s … Read More

Hong Beats The Odds In CAFL

September 20, 2016

(Beijing, China) September 18, 2016 – By Mick Moninghoff How many division III football players in the United States live out their dream of playing … Read More

Typhoon Hits CAFL Camp

September 14, 2016

It’s tempting to call former B.C. Lions first-round draft pick Paul Cheng the Comeback Kid — except for two things. He admittedly face-planted as … Read More

USA China Daily – American football’s next big fanbase is China

September 11, 2016

New York, New York  (September 9, 2016) – By Matthew Sedacca As the clock started on Super Bowl XLII—Arizona Cardinals vs Pittsburgh Steelers, 2009, … Read More

QZ.com – Scoring a touchdown in China

September 11, 2016

By Alywin Chew in Shanghai (China Daily USA) – September 9, 2016 While many Chinese are still apprehensive about trying out a sport that … Read More

China to See AFL’s Best in Metz!

September 9, 2016

Conshohocken, PA – (September 9, 2016) – by Lou Tilley “He’s a beast, with a high speed motor.”  That’s Ron Jaworski, one of the NFL’s … Read More

Hangin’ With … Arena Football League Global President David Niu

September 2, 2016

By Charlie Snyder, Staff Writer Published September 2, 2016 Former National Rugby League side St. George Illawarra Dragons player and official DAVID NIU has championed the … Read More

CAFL Gains Traction

September 8, 2016

Conshohocken, PA (8 September, 2016) – By Mick Moninghoff As the kickoff of the CAFL approaches on October 1st, the interest in the new … Read More

Wang Brings Experience to CAFL

September 7, 2016

Conshohocken, PA (September 7, 2016) – By Mick Moninghoff Arena Football may be new to China but it’s become a way of life for … Read More

Shanghai Daily Feature – Professional American Football League to kick off in China

August 31, 2016

Source: Xinhua | August 30, 2016, Tuesday | ONLINE EDITION Administered by the Chinese Rugby Football Association (CRFA), the new China Arena Football League (CAFL) … Read More

“LOCAL” PLAYERS LOOK TO MAKE THEIR MARK

September 6, 2016

Conshohocken, PA (9 September, 2016) – By Mick Moninghoff With the kickoff of the Chinese Arena Football League fast approaching, fans of the new … Read More

AFL Title Game Sets Stage For CAFL

August 30, 2016

Conshohocken, PA (30 August, 2016) By Mick Moninghoff The CAFL may not kick off until the first week of October, but if fans were … Read More

ArenaBowl Champs Kickoff the CAFL!

August 27, 2016

Left to right: Chairman and Founder of the CAFL, Marty Judge with Ron Jaworski, being interviewed by ESPN after the big Philadelphia Soul Arena … Read More

Exclusive Interview with JW Kenton, Head Coach of Shenzhen Naja

August 23, 2016

Shanghai, China (23 August, 2016) – By Allan Price On the 20th July, the first of the international coaches, coach JW Kenton made his … Read More

Why Football In China?

August 22, 2016

Conshohocken, Pa (22 August, 2016) – By Mick Moninghoff After perfecting their game in arena football, roughly 60 players will be taking their talents … Read More

AFLG Expanding Down Under

August 12, 2016

Jarryd Hayne is now with the Gold Coast Titans. Picture: David Clark NICK WALSHAW – The Daily Telegraph JARRYD Hayne, two years ago, disappeared to … Read More

Doctors on Call in China

July 21, 2016

As the CAFL gets ready to officially plant the flag of American football on the shores of China, the daunting task of a trans-Pacific … Read More

WFMZ-TV: CAFL football kicking off in China

July 19, 2016

Professional football is America’s most popular sport. Globally however it’s playing catch-up but there’s a local man who wants to change that, and he’s … Read More

CAFL announces partnership with leading China Digital Network, HUPU Sports

July 13, 2016

  Mr. Gary Morris (Left), CEO of the CAFL, and Mr. Cheng Hang (Right), Chairman of the Board & Founder of HUPU Sports   … Read More

The Stingleys Play On

June 29, 2016

Derek Stingley Sr., Head Coach Shanghai Sjywalkers Conshohocken, Pa (29 June, 2016) – By Lou Tilley The CAFL’s roster of head coaches who will … Read More

CAFL Draft Sizzle Highlights

August 4, 2016

Conshohocken, Pa (August 4, 2016 ) – by Lou Tilley The historic inaugural draft to fill the rosters of the new CAFL is complete. … Read More

The Typical CAFL Player

August 29, 2016

Conshohocken, PA (29 August, 2016) By Mick Moninghoff The player who takes the field in the China Arena Football League is a well prepared … Read More

CAFL Success Fueled By Emotion

August 23, 2016

Conshohocken, Pa (23 August, 2016) – By Mick Moninghoff Accountants’ crunch numbers, marketing gurus sell tickets and players play the game.  They all contribute … Read More

Inside the Numbers – The CAFL DRAFT

June 14, 2016

Conshohocken, Pa  (June 14, 2016 )  –  by Lou Tilley Some raw numbers and analytics from the inaugural player draft for the new China … Read More

CAFL DRAFT RESULTS – SEE IT AGAIN – FULL RESULTS HERE

June 11, 2016

Conshohocken, Pa (June 10, 2016 ) – by Lou Tilley The historic inaugural draft to fill the rosters of the new CAFL is complete. The … Read More

World Media Following CAFL

June 17, 2016

Conshohocken, PA (17 June 2016) – The CAFL continues to get great noticeable media attention around the world, and inside mainland China. Our friends … Read More

Final Draft Picks Are In

June 16, 2016

Conshohocken, PA  (15 June 2016) The CAFL conducted a supplemental draft, an additional two rounds of selections for each of the six teams, as … Read More

WANG IS TOPS IN CLASS

June 13, 2016

Conshohocken, Pa  (June 13, 2016) – by Lou Tilley The founder, and creator was about to turn dream into reality. Marty Judge, the businessman turned … Read More

Watch the historic CAFL Draft Live!

June 7, 2016

Friday night, the CAFL will present the league’s first player draft, via a live stream presentation beginning at 8:00pm EST. The production can be … Read More

Must see TV! Tonight – Live! – Worldwide – Streaming from the US across the globe and into China!

June 10, 2016

Phoenixville, Pa (June 10, 2016 ) – by Lou Tilley Must see TV! Tonight – Live! – Worldwide – Streaming from the US across … Read More

CAFL To Fill Rosters with First Draft – Watch Draft Streaming Live

June 3, 2016

  The schedules are set, the arenas booked, the teams have hometowns, logos, names and coaches. The only missing are the players for China’s first … Read More

Meet the Super Six! The CAFL’s Teams, Names and Official Logos

May 5, 2016

  Conshohocken, Pa (May 3, 2016) – The CAFL today officially introduced the founding team members of China’s first ever professional football league. Franchises will be … Read More

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

June 1, 2016

Conshohocken, Pa (June 1, 2016) China’s first professional football coaches all hail from – the United States of America. “It makes sense, when you … Read More

If You Build It, They Will Come

May 27, 2016

Conshohocken, Pa  (May 27. 2017) – The line from “Field of Dreams” is famous for bringing baseball’s past back to life, but it has since been applied … Read More

About American Football

May 26, 2016

“American style” football began in 1869, almost 150 years ago, but did not begins its rise to become the overwhelmingly most popular sport in … Read More

“What’s In a Name?” The Original Six of China Football

May 24, 2016

Conshohocken, Pa (May 23, 2016) – The CAFL will kick off the first season of professional arena football in the Autumn of 2016, with the … Read More

CAFL Releases New Timeline Recap Video

May 20, 2016

Conshohocken, Pa  (May 20, 2016) – The CAFL will kick off its inaugural season of US-style professional football in China this Autumn. Recently, Lou … Read More

US Players Aim for China!

May 16, 2016

Conshohocken, Pa (May 16, 2016) – Fresh off a tour seeking new talent in mainland China, the CAFL held the first of two combines and … Read More

The Sites and Cities of the CAFL Super Series

May 3, 2016

Conshohocken, Pa (May 3, 2016) – Six cities,1300 miles, 110 million potential fans. Those are just some of the impressive raw numbers attached to the recently announced … Read More

CEO: “We’re ready to go”

May 9, 2016

Conshohocken, PA (May 10, 2016) – Gary Morris, CEO of the CAFL and a resident of Shanghai, was in attendance for the final day … Read More

CAFL Announces Official Super Series Schedule

May 2, 2016

Conshohocken, Pa. (May 3, 2016) – The CAFL today released Its official schedule of competition for the 2016 “Super Series” inaugural season of professional football play in … Read More

China Super Series to Kick Off Historic Season

April 29, 2016

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Conshohocken, Pa (April 29, 2016) – The CAFL (China Arena Football League) is proud to announce the launch of its … Read More

Shanghai Combine Attracts International Interest

April 28, 2016

Shanghai, China (April 28, 2016) – The CAFL continued to build towards its inaugural season of professional football in China, with a combine and tryout camp … Read More

Here Comes The Judge!

April 25, 2016

Official football of The CAFL named after founder and Chairman. (Beijing, China, April 25, 2016) – The CAFL continues to make news as China’s … Read More

CAFL Hopefuls Shine Despite Weather

April 24, 2016

(above: CAFL coach Darrick Branch welcomes some of the league hopefuls in Shanghai.) (Shanghai, April 23, 2016) – A little rain did little to … Read More

China Daily: “Nascent CAFL holding first scouting combines”

April 22, 2016

by William Hennelly Taking a promotional page from the NFL playbook, the China Arena Football League (CAFL) is conducting its own scouting “combines”. A … Read More

CAFL Combine – a chance to Shine in Shanghai

April 20, 2016

(Shanghai, April 19, 2016) – After a successful combine and tryout camp in Beijing, the CAFL (China Arena Football League) staff has arrived in … Read More

CAFL Combine Highlights

April 19, 2016

(Beijing, April 19, 2016 ) – The CAFL continues its search for their first Chinese professionals this coming weekend in Shanghai. The league, which … Read More

Spalding joins The CAFL Team!

April 19, 2016

  (Philadelphia, April 20, 2016) – The China Arena Football League and Spalding China are pleased to announce a new partnership in China for … Read More

Historic China Combine Kicks Off New League

April 16, 2016

(Beijing, China April 16, 2016 ) Brilliant blue skies and hundreds of brilliant smiles marked this historic day in Beijing, as the China Arena Football … Read More

CAFL Kicks Off Open Tryouts in China

April 14, 2016

PHILADELPHIA, April 14, 2016) – The CAFL (China Arena Football League) announces an exciting mile post on the road towards their historic first season … Read More

Announcing the New CAFL Logo

April 14, 2016

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AFL Global LLC announces a re-designed logo for newly formed China Arena Football League PHILADELPHIA (April 14, 2016)  –  In … Read More

CAFL USA TRYOUTS ANNOUNCED!

March 7, 2016

March 8, 2016 The China Arena Football League is pleased to announce its 2016 USA Tryouts/Combines in search of the best football players in America … Read More

CAFL Announces Tryouts for Chinese Athletes:

February 19, 2016

The 2016 China Arena Football League will kickoff it’s inaugural season in October. The CAFL will host open tryouts for athletes at the following … Read More

Lou’s Views: In the Finals: Cheers, Tears, and Victory for Football in China

November 8, 2015

If there remained any doubts about the future of US-style football in China, they were resolved on a chilly, rainy night in the mid-land … Read More

China Football “Passes” Another Big Test

November 7, 2015

by Lou Tilley WUHAN, CHINA, November 7, 2015 – With only the championship game left to be played in China’s second annual government supported … Read More

Lou’s Views: Players Hungry for Football and Advice

November 7, 2015

As the final day of play dawns over a rainy Wuhan, I’m wondering how the Chinese football players slept. Yes, slept. You always hear … Read More

A New Country, A New Sport – Nothing New for Niuy

November 6, 2015

by Lou Tilley Wuhan, China, November 6, 2015 – He cuts quite a figure. Take a look at the chiseled chin. You know it’s … Read More

Lou’s Views: Judge’s Colorful Characters Come to life

November 5, 2015

Hebei University has been learning, observing, and practicing the otherwise brand new concept of US-style football for about 28 months. When the team that … Read More

LTM in China to Capture the CAFL Story

November 6, 2015

“If you were to compare this to a football drive, with the goal line being the launch of the CAFL pro league in China, … Read More

PHOTOS: College Tournament, Day Two

November 6, 2015

A largely young, enthusiastic crowd on hand for the tournament. LTM (Lou Tilley Media) is on site in Wuhan for the tournament this week. … Read More

Lou’s Views: US Coaches See China’s Changes

November 5, 2015

It’s not like they have never been in this spot before – on the sidelines of a football game, coaching up the players. But, … Read More

PHOTOS: 2015 College Tournament, Day One

November 5, 2015

Opening ceremonies Fans wait excitedly for the tournament to begin. Teams warm up before kickoff. NFL and Virginia Tech great Ed Wang, now on … Read More

Take A Look at Our Website in China

November 5, 2015

WUHAN, November 4, 2015 – as the second annual DeHeng Cup college arena-style football tournament official opened in Wuhan, our CAFL website’s coverage looked … Read More

China Braces for College Kickoff

November 4, 2015

WUHAN, November 4, 2015 – With China’s second-ever intercollegiate Arena-style football tournament about to be held here in Wuhan,many of the coaches and CAFL … Read More

China Rapidly Moving Towards World Standard in Sports

November 2, 2015

WUHAN – As the CAFL holds it second annual college arena-football tournament, we are watching the Chinese news media, and came across this encouraging … Read More

AFL-G and CAFL: taking American Football to the World!

September 10, 2015

We all know the world is shrinking. For the American version of football, that has never been more evident. The “Ruggers from Down Under” … Read More

Plans Announced for 2nd Annual Sports University Tournament

August 31, 2015

The CAFL, under the leadership of AFL-Global, met the national and local media in China’s capital to lay out plans for the second annual … Read More

GBTimes Spotlights CAFL

August 20, 2015

As we head towards the kickoff of China’s first ever pro football league, the work continues to develop local talent from the Chinese Sports … Read More

CAFL to kick off China’s professional American arena football league in 2016

May 28, 2015

In order to lay a solid foundation for the launch of the China Arena Football League (CAFL), the China Rugby Football Association (CRFA), in … Read More

NFL Wants Piece of the Action in World’s Largest Market

April 22, 2015

When Ed Wang was a child, doctors predicted he would grow to be big and strong. He would, they projected, perhaps stretch to as … Read More

VIDEO: CAFL Gaining Traction in International Media

February 10, 2015

In this televised segment by Bloomberg news, the CAFL is a central point of reference for the growth of football in China. Watch below.

VIDEO: CAFL Timeline

November 23, 2014

The CAFL has passed another milestone on the road to kicking off China’s first-ever professional American-style football league. Watch below to learn about the … Read More

CampaignLive.com: “Branding blitz? China kicks off American football”

November 17, 2014

Written by Jason Wincuinas, Campaign Asia-Pacific, and Matthew Rothenberg, Campaign US HONG KONG AND NEW YORK — In an innovative deal with U.S. backers, … Read More

Report: “New Policy Change Could Catapult Sports in China”

November 16, 2014

In an article for China Sports Review, Shanghai-based sports marketing professional David Yang reports that recent sports reform measures in China will make it … Read More

CHINA DAILY: “China to join pro football wars”

November 4, 2014

Written by WILLIAM HENNELLY for CHINA DAILY Lou Tilley (holding football), media relations director for AFL Global, says he’s often asked if the Chinese … Read More

SHANDONG FLAMES WIN INAUGURAL CHINA UNIVERSITY CHAMPIONSHIPS

October 23, 2014

Shandong Flames defeat Hebei Nirvana 46-42 China’s First-Ever College Football Tournament a Success in Lead-Up to Pro League BEIJING, China (October 23, 2014) – … Read More

CHINA DAILY: “College Football Touches Down in China”

October 23, 2014

Originally appeared Oct 20, 2014 in China Daily USA – Written by Jack Freifelder China got its first taste of American football this weekend … Read More

VIDEO: Marty Sums Up the Week in Beijing

October 20, 2014

Beijing – There he stood with the trophy, the spoils of victory for the winners. The end of an historic week that saw the … Read More

VIDEO: Shandong Upsets Hebei for China Championship in Thriller

October 19, 2014

Beijing – Shandong, the last of the six Chinese universities to begin a CAFL football program, was the first in the end. The program, … Read More

VIDEO: Lou’s Look Back

October 19, 2014

CAFL’s Lou Tilley looks back on the action from the first-ever Chinese collegiate tournament.

VIDEO: Recap – Day Two

October 18, 2014

As the week-long round robin tournament gets set to crown a championship, the CAFL’s own pros take you inside the Chinese college event. Former … Read More

It’s All New for the Officials, Too!

October 17, 2014

(in more ways than one) Beijing- The new CAFL has many tasks to tackle on its way to launching China’s first professional indoor football … Read More

VIDEO: David Niu Developing American Football In China

October 17, 2014

CAFL’s David Niu discusses the future of American Football in China.

Day Three in Photos

October 17, 2014

Pre-game intensity Xi’an linebacker leaves with cramps Xi’an and Tianjin square off on the field Chinese CRFA officials join CAFL’s Marty Judge Xi’an Wolves … Read More

COLLEGE FOOTBALL BEGINS IN CHINA

October 17, 2014

Hebei Nirvana Defeat Wuhan Nine Headed Birds 46-26 in Historic, First Ever American-Style College Game BEIJING, China (October 17, 2014) – With a snap … Read More

China Daily: “American style arena football to open in China”

October 17, 2014

Written for China Daily by Jessica Stone China is about to add indoor American-style football, known as arena football, to its national roster. CCTV … Read More

PHOTO RECAP: College Tournament, Day Two

October 17, 2014

A look back, in photos, at the second day of the college tournament.

CAFL Founder Seeding Future in China

October 16, 2014

Beijing – Marty Judge paces the sidelines like the wildcat he was, and will always be. The founder of the CAFL, the man whose … Read More

US Pros Review the Chinese Debut

October 16, 2014

Beijing – Building towards the launch of a professional indoor league in China, the CAFL is seeding the future by taking a page out … Read More

VIDEO: Game Day – Latest from Beijing

October 15, 2014

CAFL ops team take indoor game outside Beijing – The new CAFL, the first ever professional US-style football league in China, will be played … Read More

CAFL’s David Niu Comments on Festival of Sports

October 15, 2014

Beijing – David Niu is no stranger to the myriad details involved in starting a professional sports league in a strange land. Born in … Read More

PHOTOS: College Tournament, Day One

October 15, 2014

The “Official Team” – The men and “lady” in stripes who will officiate all nine tournament games were flown in from the US. The … Read More

CAFL Kicks Off US Football in China Today

October 14, 2014

College tournament is big first step BEIJING – It only makes sense. In order to develop a successful US-style pro football program in China, … Read More

Indoor Football – Played Outdoors?

October 14, 2014

BEIJING – As a brand new professional sport in China, the CAFL will do whatever it takes to cross the goal line of success. This week, … Read More

PHOTOS: Preparing for the First China College Cup

October 14, 2014

The CAFL team gathers at Chaoyang Stadium, site of the College Kickoff Tournament in Beijing The CAFL team meets with the China government host, … Read More

VIDEO: Is China Ready for Some Football?

October 13, 2014

CAFL marks official debut with college tournament The countdown to kickoff of the first ever China collegiate level CAFL football tournament is just hours … Read More

Countdown to Kickoff in China

October 13, 2014

CAFL College Tournament this week in Beijing Beijing – The CAFL (China American Football League) takes another big step towards its launch of US-style … Read More

HISTORY IN THE MAKING: AMERICAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE APPROVED FOR CHINA

October 13, 2014

PHILADELPHIA, PA (October 13, 2014) – American football is coming to China. In an unprecedented move, the Chinese sports authorities have entered into an … Read More

Forbes Features CAFL on TV

September 18, 2014

“What Judge has achieved is extraordinary.” – Steve Forbes The CAFL and Marty Judge already had the attention of Steve Forbes, who penned a … Read More

Marty on Varney – Part Two

September 17, 2014

On a busy news day, on a day when the U.S. stock market hit an all-time high, the Fox Business Network found the time … Read More

China National Media Question Judge about CAFL

September 16, 2014

Here are a few of the many questions asked of Marty Judge (Chairman and Founder of the CAFL) by members of the Chinese National … Read More

Judge Back in China for Major Announcement

September 16, 2014

Colleges Set to Kickoff in China Fresh off a whirlwind media tour in the U.S., Marty Judge (Chairman and Founder of the CAFL) was … Read More

“Monday Morning Quarterback” Spotlights CAFL

August 26, 2014

Peter King’s “Monday Morning Quarterback” column on pro football for Sports Illustrated is perhaps the top “must-read” on the sport in America. So when … Read More

CAFL Welcomes Ed Wang

September 2, 2014

As the CAFL gathers momentum towards the kickoff of its inaugural season in 2015, AFL Global and the CAFL announce the official signing of … Read More

VIDEO: CAFL Timeline

September 4, 2014

Take a look back on the progress of our first two years, and ahead to the future — of professional American football in China!

Marty’s Big Day in NYC

August 25, 2014

In his five decades as one of America’s leading businessmen, Marty Judge has been to Wall Street many times. This time was very different. … Read More

VIDEO: Marty Judge Appears on Fox Business’ “After The Bell”

August 21, 2014

For the second time in a week, Marty Judge was a special guest on the nationally broadcast Fox Business Channel. This time he appearing … Read More

Philadelphia Business Journal Spotlights CAFL’s Local Ties

August 19, 2014

Tuesday’s edition of the Philadelphia Business Journal draws attention to CAFL’s Marty Judge and his Philadelphia-based team, bringing American professional indoor football to China. … Read More

VIDEO: Marty Judge Goes International on CNN

August 18, 2014

Marty Judge continued to tell the CAFL story this morning – appearing “live” throughout the world, including China, on CNN International. He used the … Read More

VIDEO: Marty Judge on “Varney & Co”

August 14, 2014

Watch the latest video at video.foxbusiness.com

Media Round-Up, Aug 15

August 15, 2014

Another whirlwind day of coverage for CAFL! Here are the highlights: The Wall Street Journal: China’s Latest Import: American Football The Washington Times: Gridiron … Read More

CAFL’s Marty Judge to Appear Live on CNN This Monday

August 15, 2014

Philadelphia’s Marty Judge continues to tell the CAFL story to the world. He will be appearing “live” on CNN this coming Monday at 9:45am … Read More

Sports Radio Roundup: Vermeil and Jaws Talk CAFL

August 15, 2014

On Thursday, August 14, CAFL’s own Dick Vermeil and Ron “Jaws” Jaworski took to the phone lines to speak with sports radio morning shows … Read More

Media Round-Up, Aug. 14

August 14, 2014

Over twenty major news outlets reported on today’s big CAFL news. Here’s a look at the best: Sports Illustrated: China to launch American football … Read More

Bleacher Report Weighs in on CAFL

August 14, 2014

BleacherReport’s Mike Chiari had this to say about today’s news: China American Football League: 2015 Start Date, Roster Info, Comments and More Football is … Read More

Bloomberg Breaks CAFL Plans

August 14, 2014

American Football Heads to China With Professional Indoor League by By Erik Matuszewski American football is coming to China next year with its first professional league. … Read More

Forbes Asks the Big Question!

August 14, 2014

Will New China Football League Surpass NFL? by Steve Forbes AT A TIME OF TENSION between Washington and Beijing—China’s worrying naval assertiveness, serious charges … Read More

Sports Business Journal Alerts the World to CAFL

August 14, 2014

Sports Business Jorunal’s Daniel Kaplan posted the following story this morning: Chinese American Football League Will Be Unveiled Today The Chinese American Football League … Read More

Marty Judge Takes CAFL story to CNBC – and the World

August 14, 2014

Marty Judge kicked off a day long media blitz, by appearing on CNBC’s international morning show, “Squawk Box.” The appearance coincided with the press … Read More

HISTORY IN THE MAKING: AMERICAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE APPROVED FOR CHINA

August 14, 2014

PHILADELPHIA, PA (August 14, 2014) – American football is coming to China. In an unprecedented move, the Chinese sports authorities have entered into an … Read More

TV Alert: CAFL Founder Marty Judge on CNBC, Fox Business News & More

August 13, 2014

AFL Global founder Marty Judge will appear live on the popular CNBC Show “Squawk Box” live tomorrow morning, Thursday, August 14, 2014. CNBC’s producers … Read More

Jaws Talks China Football Across the US

August 13, 2014

Ron Jaworski, a key founding partner in the new CAFL, will be heard in most major US sports markets, and in more than a … Read More

Coach Vermeil Making A Comeback in China?

August 13, 2014

…Probably not, but the legendary coach and teacher is thrilled about the historic entry of football into the world’s fastest growing market. Dick Vermeil … Read More

Kickoff Time in China?

July 29, 2014

Find out first live on CNBC’s “Squawk Box” at 8:40am, then check back here for the official written update on Marty Judge’s “China Project.” … Read More

Philly Inquirer Spotlights Jaworski’s AFL Assist

April 29, 2014

PHILDELPHIA, April 29, 2014 – Philadelphia Inquirer’s Jane Von Bergen sat down with CAFL’s Ron Jaworski to discuss the AFL’s return to ESPN broadcasts, … Read More

VIDEO: Judge Receives President’s Award at Maxwell Gala

March 26, 2014

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – In recognition of his efforts in expanding the game of football globally, Marty Judge recently received the prestigious President’s Award … Read More

Judge Watches Dream Turn Into Reality

March 10, 2014

Wuhan, China – “It’s almost scary how much these kids have progressed in just 9 months.” Marty Judge, the US businessman who is leading … Read More

PHOTOS: Wuhan University Training Camp

March 9, 2014

US-based officials from the AFL, and NCAA – Carl Pagnotti and David Cuttaia at the whiteboard, working with Chinese officials during training at Wuhan. … Read More

CAFL Forms Chinese College League

March 9, 2014

Weekend scrimmages set the tone WUHAN, CHINA – “This was a tremendous leap forward for us… not a step, a leap!” An excited Ken … Read More

Chinese NFL Vet leads AFLC Training Camp

March 7, 2014

Wuhan, China – AFLC and GMI (Ganlan Media International) concluded five days of intensive training in advance of a full weekend of live scrimmages, … Read More

AFL China Attends Sportel Asia

March 3, 2014

Shanghai, China – CAFL, and their Chinese based company, Ganlan Media International, joined over 300 international sports companies at Sportel Asia in Shanghai, as … Read More

CAFL Moving The Ball Forward in China’s Universities

March 3, 2014

Wuhan, China – Continuing its commitment to setting a solid foundation for American style football in China, AFL China and Ganlan Media International (the … Read More

Miller Time: An American in Beijing

February 17, 2014

With some very exciting announcements coming soon from our AFL China team, we’re taking a look back at some of the fascinating segments you … Read More

Catch “Climbing the Wall” on Cox7 in AZ and Online

February 4, 2014

Missing football already? Still haven’t had a chance to watch our historic game? Well, here’s your chance… Thanks to our Friends at Cox 7 … Read More

Fast and Furious Arena Football!

January 16, 2014

Where? Why, in China! How? Visit www.AFL-China.com to learn more, and become part of the future. We’ve already done it – join the team … Read More

Climbing The Wall Premieres Jan 6 & 12

January 1, 2014

The first ever pro football game on mainland China was staged by AFL China a month ago. Now, you can see it, as well … Read More

China Daily: AFLC/GMI Exhibition a “Huge Hit”

November 24, 2013

View the full article here: http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/sports/2013-11/23/content_17126471.htm First Arena Football game a huge hit in China BY YANG XINWEI The show is over, but the … Read More

ESPN3 to Carry AFL China’s Hawaii Exhibition Game

October 28, 2013

HONOLULU (October 28, 2013) – AFL China announced today that they have reached an agreement to deliver their upcoming November 2nd AFL China Arena … Read More

AFL CHINA ANNOUNCES EXHIBITION GAME ROSTERS

October 24, 2013

East vs. West Teams Set For Games in Honolulu and Beijing FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PHILADELPHIA (October 24, 2013) – AFL China announces the rosters … Read More

AFL CHINA TO LEAD TRAINING CAMP IN CHINA

May 23, 2013

PHILADELPHIA, May 22, 2013 – Less than 9 months after announcing their intent to develop professional Arena Football in China, a special team from … Read More

PHILADELPHIA OFFICIALS MEET WITH CHINESE TO STRENGTHEN SUPPORT FOR PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL ROLLOUT IN CHINA

February 28, 2013

Philadelphia-based AFL Global leading the way FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PHILADELPHIA, PA, February 27, 2013 – Philadelphia-based AFL Global, LLC met today with Philadelphia City … Read More

AFL GLOBAL TO HOLD OPEN TRYOUT IN HAWAII ON MARCH 9

February 26, 2013

Partnership With Hawaii Gridiron League Helps Launch Arena Football in China FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PHILADELPHIA, PA, February 26, 2013 – AFL Global LLC announces … Read More

AFL Global to Introduce Arena Football in China

February 19, 2013

Training Plan Announced with Two Exhibition Games Set For October 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PHILADELPHIA, PA, February 19, 2013 – Following an extremely successful … Read More

Jaws Contributes to China Daily

December 23, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PHILADELPHIA, PA – December 23, 2012 – Lou Tilley Media will work with noted ESPN football analyst Ron Jaworski to deliver a … Read More

AFL Global LLC Receives Official Rights to Establish Professional American Arena Football in China

August 30, 2012

Above: Hong Gang, CEO Gary R. Morris and President David Wu. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PHILADELPHIA, PA – August 30, 2012 – AFL Global LLC proudly … Read More