Month: August 2014

ELAF is now an official IFAF full-member

Photo, from left to right: Mr. Tommy Wiking (IFAF President), Mr. Mo’men Naiem (ELAF President).

In July 15th, 2014 at its General Assembly in Kuwait, the International Federation of American Football (IFAF) has officially granted Egypt a full-membership. This recognition now opens the door to an Egyptian participation in 2015 World Championships in Stockholm, Sweden. The Egyptian National Team will host Morocco in Cairo for an African qualifying match in December 13, 2014 where the winner will be directly qualified to IFAF World Championships 2015.

ELAF President has achieved the title of IFAF Africa vice-chair

The IFAF Congress 2014 concluded in 17 of April 2014, in Kuwait at the Holiday Inn Salmiya. Many issues pertaining to International Football were discussed. Chief among them is the inclusion of Qatar, Morocco, and Egypt as full members of IFAF as well as Kuwait’s Mishaal AlSabah retaining his title of IFAF Asia Vice Chair. Furthermore, Egypt’s Mo’men Naeem has achieved the title of IFAF Africa Vice Chair and Morocco’s Ahmed BenCadi has achieved the title of IFAF Africa Chairman and gained the right to be part of the IFAF executive committee.