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December 21, 2016
Young Bahamians get a taste of American football

Keeping consistent with their plan of developing the sport of American football locally, starting at the youth level, organizers of the Popeyes Bahamas Bowl held their third annual youth clinic yesterday, ahead of the big game on Friday.
Over 70 kids from around the island took part in the clinic, which was held at the Roscow A.L. Davies Soccer Field inside the Baillou Hills Sporting Complex. The ...

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September 25, 2015
Government plans for permanent home for American football in the works

With more and more Bahamians getting into American football, the government is working on providing a permanent venue in order facilitate the growth of the sport here in The Bahamas.

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September 25, 2015
CAFL claims to be local governing body for American football

Executives of the Commonwealth American Football League (CAFL) came together yesterday to clear the air on the situation

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September 10, 2015
Local American football leagues looking to unite sport

In an effort to raise the level of American football in The Bahamas, members of three local organizations have come together with the hope of forming one governing body supporting the sport both locally and internationally.

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March 05, 2015
Members of the Commonwealth American Football League (CAFL)

Members of the Commonwealth American Football League (CAFL) called upon Her Excellency Governor General Dame Marguerite Pindling at Government House on Wednesday, March 4, 2015...

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December 19, 2014
Popeyes Bahamas Bowl connects local American Football groups

Internal strife in sporting disciplines has become common in recent times. Democracy allows freedom of expressions and at times the conflicts have stalled the progress of sporting programs.
There is now what could be considered an uneasy peace between the hierarchy executives of the Bahamas American Football Federation (BAFF) and the Commonwealth American Football League (CAFL). Actually, present ...

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December 18, 2014
American football youth clinic planned ahead of Bahamas Bowl

NASSAU, The Bahamas -- The highly anticipated inaugural Popeyes Bahamas Bowl is set for a 12 noon start at the Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium on December 24, in Nassau, The Bahamas. The game will be televised live on ESPN, featuring the Central Michigan University Chippewas from the Mid-American Conference (MAC) and the Western Kentucky University (WKU) Hilltoppers from Conference USA. Howeve...

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May 30, 2014
American football on the rise here in The Bahamas

American football has been a part of the sports scene in The Bahamas since the 1950's, but has never blossomed into a mainstream sport here in the country. The league has managed to stay afloat despite a reduction in support over the years. Also, in recent years, the sport has had to compete with flag football in terms of garnering support, but now, efforts are being made to rejuvenate American fo...

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May 22, 2014
More American football to be held in The Bahamas

The Bahamas will play host to the first ever historically black colleges and universities (HBCU) classic game on Saturday September 13, 2014 at the Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium. Two schools have committed to playing in a multi-year football classic. This year's game will feature the Central State University Marauders going up against the Texas Southern University Tigers.
Central State is lo...

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