Maple League 2022 set to be kicked off May 14th
The Board of the American Football Association of Finland has confirmed the schedule of the Maple League (Vaahteraliiga) for the season 2022. The games will start in May and culminate in the Maple Bowl XLIII game to be played on September 10th.
The Maple League will be played next summer with seven teams facing each other twice. Game days are Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. All 42 regular season games, semi-finals and the Maple Bowl can be watched live in Finland on the Ruutu channel and globally on AFI.tv. The kickoff times for regular season games are weekdays (Thursday, Friday) at 6.30pm and Saturday games at 4.30pm (UTC+3).
The reigning champion Kuopio Steelers will start the season chased by six hungry challengers. The new team in the league will be Kotka Eagles. The other teams who crave a place for the Mapple Bowl XLIII are Helsinki Roosters, Porvoon Butchers, Seinäjoki Crocodiles, Helsinki Wolverines and United Newland Crusaders from Lohja.
- Saturday 13.5. 16.30 Roosters – Steelers
- Thursday 19.5. 18.30 Roosters – Eagles
- Friday 20.5. 18.30 Wolverines – UN Crusaders
- Saturday 21.5. 16.30 Crocodiles – Butchers
See the full schedule: Maple League 2022
Photo: Jari Turunen