AFL Europe are thrilled to announce that next year’s Champions League will once again be held in Amsterdam on the 6th of April, 2019.
This will be the fifth consecutive year Amsterdam has hosted the AFL Europe event since the inaugural competition in 2015.
Europe’s premier international club competition will bring together the best teams from around Europe in their quest of becoming club champions of the continent.
Hosted by AFL Europe in conjunction with AFL Netherlands and the Amsterdam Devils, the continent’s feature tournament of its type will remain at the Sportpark De Eendracht complex.
Both Grand Final’s will be played at the complex’s marquee venue, the National Rugby Centre Stadium (NRCA Stadium), home of the Netherlands national rugby team.
AFL General Manager Ryan Davey said the announcement “illustrates the outstanding success of previous Champions League competitions.”
“These events take considerable time and effort and I would like to thank AFL Netherlands and the Amsterdam Devils for their continued support in growing the game of Australian Football within Europe.”
“AFL Europe are confident that next year’s competition will once again showcase some of the best talent from some of the best clubs across the European continent.”
“We are very excited to work alongside all staff involved to ensure the 2019 Champions League is another rousing success.”
Confirmation of next year’s Champions League date finalises an exciting line-up of events on the AFL Europe calendar in 2019.
Following the Champions League, the annual Euro Cup tournament will be held in Nörrtalje, Sweden in June.
Four months later in October, the European Championships, AFL Europe’s premier 18-a-side international tournament, will be held in London.
Champions League 2019
6th of April
Hosted by AFL Europe in conjunction with AFL Netherlands and Amsterdam Devils
Will Taylor – AFL Europe