German Bowl

The German Bowl is the annual national championship game in the sport of American football in Germany. It is contested by the two best teams of the German Football League.

The Braunschweig Lions are the record winners of the German Bowl, with seven successful participations out of twelve overall. The Düsseldorf Panther and the Berlin Adler both have six titles to their name, but Berlin has the best win-loss record of all clubs, 75 percent. Altogether, as of 2011, eleven clubs have won a German Bowl, while a further three clubs have reached the finals game but never won it. The most-played match up in the history of the game is the Braunschweig Lions versus the Hamburg Blue Devils, having been played six times, last in 2005.

Apart from the German Bowl, a Junior Bowl has also been contested in Germany since 1982. A Ladies Bowl was introduced in 1990. Other, related, national championship games in Germany include the German Flag Bowl (est. 2000), German Junior Flag Bowl (1999) and a German Indoor Flag Bowl (2000).

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... to take part in tournaments in 1993, defeating a number of European top clubs, including the German champions, the Munich Cowboys ... having worked its way up through the league system in 1995 and reached the German Bowl in its first attempt ... The team won both the German Bowl and the Eurobowl, however, the teams head coach since 1992, George White, died two days before the play-off semi finals ...
German Bowls - By City
... The host cities of the German Bowl were City State No ... hosted Frankfurt Hesse 5 Hamburg Hamburg Braunschweig Lower Saxony Hanover Lower Saxony 3 Berlin Berlin Nuremberg Bavaria 2 Cologne North Rhine-Westphalia Essen North Rhine-Westphalia Magdeburg Saxony-Anhalt 1 Stuttgart Baden-Württemberg Wolfsburg Lower Saxony Hanau Hesse Munich Bavaria Düsseldorf North Rhine-Westphalia Würzburg Bavaria ...
German Football League - History - Early Years
... At first, this team was only able to play US Army teams, lacking German opposition ... the AFBD, the American Football Federation of Germany (German American Football Bund Deutschland), was formed, the first of its kind in Europe ... replaced by the AFVD, the American Football Association of Germany (German American Football Verband Deutschland) ...

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