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Maple Bowl XLIV on Nelonen Media’s nation wide JIM channel.

The Finnish American Football Association and Nelonen Media have agreed to produce the Finnish Maple League’s championship game for JIM channel. The Maple Bowl XLIV will be played on September 9th, 2023 at Seinäjoki’s OmaSP Stadium.

It has been several years since the nation widen open TV channel has broadcast the championship game of the Maple League. On Saturday, September 9th, the American football championship game will be offered on Nelonen Media’s JIM channel at an excellent viewing time starting at 4:00 PM. The game will also be available on Ruutu, where American football fans can delve into the game’s dynamics through comprehensive pre-game coverage.

Janne Vainio, the Head of Communications at American Football Assiciation of Finland, is excited about the return of domestic American football to the national free-to-air channel.

-Proadcasting the Maple Bowl XLIV on open JIM channel is an excellent decision that enables us to offer visually powerful contact sports to a broader Finnish audience during the summer. American football’s popularity has been rapidly increasing among the Finnish, and the Maple Bowl is the best possible showcase for those football fans who have previously focused primarily on following the NFL across the pond,” said Vainio.

-Of course, it is worth getting to know the teams and star players during the season’s at games and through live Ruutu broadcasts,” Vainio continued.

As is typical for South Ostrobothnians, the Maple Bowl XLIV is being developed as a wier thaan usual weekend event. The OmaSP Stadium and its immediate surroundings provide excellent facilities for the ”Finnish Super Bowl.” There will be more and wider-ranging side events around the game, combining entertainment and sports.

Maple Bowl XLIV on September 9th, 2023 at Seinäjoki’s Oma SP Stadium, starting at 4:00 PM.

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