IFAF Women's World Championship

Last updated
IFAF Women's World Championship
Sport American football
Founded2010
No. of teams6
Most recent
champion(s)
  United States (3rd title)
Most titles  United States (3 titles)

The IFAF Women's World Championship is the international championship for women in American football. The first event was held in 2010, in Stockholm, Sweden, with six countries competing. The United States took home the gold while not letting any team they played score. The second event was held in 2013, with Vantaa, Finland, hosting the games. The United States swept the competitors again, winning the gold medal. [1] [2] Third event was played in 2017 with Canada as the host nation. USA took the gold medals for the third time again beating the host nation Canada in the final.

Contents

In December 2018 IFAF announced that Finland will host the final tournament in 2021. [3]

Results

YearHostFinalThird-place match
WinnerScoreRunner-up3rd placeScore4th place
2010
Details
Sweden
Sweden [4]

United States
[5]
66–0
Canada

Finland [6]
26–18
Germany
2013
Details
Finland
Finland

United States
64–0
Canada

Finland
20–19
Germany
2017
Details
Canada
Canada [7]

United States
41–16
Canada

Mexico
19–8
United Kingdom
2021
Details
Finland
Finland [3]

Classification

PosNational team Total
1.  United States 3003
2.  Canada 0303
3.  Finland 0022
4.  Mexico 0011
Total2226

Participating nations

Legend
Team 2010
Sweden
(6)
2013
Finland
(6)
2017
Canada
(6)
  Australia 6
  Austria 6
  Canada
  Finland 5
  Great Britain 4
  Germany 44
  Mexico
  Spain 6
  Sweden 55
  United States

References

  1. "IFAF Women's World Championship".
  2. Welch, Matt (21 January 2014). "Female football standout Welter to try out for Texas Revolution". Allen American. Allen, Texas: Star Local News. Retrieved 21 January 2014.
  3. 1 2 "Finland to host Women's World Championship in 2021 with Australia staging Men's event in 2023". IFAF. 6 December 2018.
  4. "SWEDEN WELCOMES FIRST IFAF WOMEN'S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP". International Federation of American Football. 29 June 2010. Retrieved 22 October 2011. The world's best female American Football players will converge on Stockholm, the capital city of Sweden, from June 26 to July 4 for the inaugural International Federation of American Football (IFAF) Women's World Championship.
  5. "USA Wins Gold Medal at Inaugural IFAF Women's World Championship of American Football". USA Football. 3 July 2010. Retrieved 22 October 2011. The United States won the first IFAF Women's World Championship gold medal with a 66-0 victory over Canada at the Zinkensdamms IP Stadium in Stockholm, Sweden, today.
  6. "USA Wins Gold Medal at Inaugural IFAF Women's World Championship of American Football". USA Football. 3 July 2010. Retrieved 22 October 2011. Earlier in the day, Finland won the Bronze medal with a 26-18 win over Germany, while on a good day for Scandinavia, host Sweden took fifth place overall by beating Austria 20-18.
  7. http://gridirondownunder.com/2016/12/ifaf-womens-championship-to-be-held-in-canada/