Amazonian team wins second victory and gets closer to qualifying for the next phase
Manaus (AM) – In a game valid for the second round of the 2023 Brazilian American Football Championship, the Ismael Benigno Stadium hosted this Sunday (17), the match between Manaus Futebol Americano (FA) and Remo Lions. The Amazonian team emerged victorious with a score of 54 to 0, the two best teams in the northern group qualify for the inter-region clashes.
“Sport is our priority, hosting a game like this in such an important sporting venue is gratifying. We have been working to help the evolution of American football in the state, having a place like Colina to support athletes so they can compete at the highest level”,
said the Secretary of State for Sports and Leisure (Sedel), Jorge Oliveira.
Organized by the Brazilian American Football League (BFA), the competition is divided into five regional groups, Manaus FA is in the North Group along with Remo Lions-PA, Avengers-PA and São Luís Sharks-MA. The two best classified in the group will compete for a place in the inter-regional clashes.
“I think it is important for our city to have an event of this size, many people did not have access to come to a game like this in person and now we are having this opportunity. And I am even happier that our representative is very prepared, well trained and is having great success”,
praised Ramilly Araújo, Manaus FA fan.
The Amazon team’s next match will be against São Luís Sharks-MA, in Maranhão, with a date yet to be defined. “We are here because we want to support and encourage American football even more in our state”, highlighted Rangel Paulain, a fan who went to watch American football for the first time.
*With information from consultancy
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