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Thursday, March 14, 2019

CFL COMBINE WELCOMES 18 WORLD-WIDE PLAYERS

The Canadian Football League (CFL) unveiled the list of 18 players from five different nations that will participate in the CFL Combine presented by New Era taking place in Toronto from March 22-24.

The 18 players will test alongside the top prospects eligible for the 2019 CFL Draft. Several delegates from each nation’s football federation will be attending the Combine to take in the events and to continue the momentum on the CFL’s ‘2.0’ international strategy.

Below is the list of ‘global’ players that confirmed their participation at Combine:

NAME-POSITION-TEAM-HOMETOWN

Jordan Bouah - WR - Saddleback College Gauchos - Rome, Italy
Valentin Gnahoua - DL - Berlin Rebels - Le Mans, France
Thiadric Hansen - LB - Potsdam Royals - Flensburg, Germany
Marc Anthony Hor - DL- Frankfurt Universe - Mannheim, Germany
Kimi Linnainmaa - WR - Helsinki Roosters - Espoo, Finland
Mads Nielsen - DL - Copenhagen Towers - Vejle, Denmark
Frederik Nielsen - WR - Potsdam Royals - Aalborg, Denmark
Okko Outinen - DE - Helsinki Roosters - Hämeenlinna, Finland
Benjamin Plu - WR - Thonon-les-Bains Black Panthers - Le Mans, France
Asnnel Robo - RB - University de Montreal - Cayenne, France
Maxime Rouyer - LB - McGill  - Troyes, France
Roni Salonen - LB - Braunschweig New Yorker Lions - Vantaa, Finland
Hendrik Schwarz - WR - Marburg Mercenaries - Marburg, Germany
Arttu Tennberg - OL - Porvoo Butchers - Helsinki, Finland
Alessandro Vergani - OL - Schwäbisch Hall Unicorns - Monza, Italy
Sonny Weishaupt - QB - Grenoble Centaures - Aschaffenburg, Germany
Max Earvin Zimmermann - WR - Potsdam Royals- Berlin, Germany
Johannes Zirngibl - DE - Straubing Spiders - Landau, Germany

COUNTRY AND POSITION BREAKDOWN:

Country:

Germany – 6
Finland – 4
France – 4
Denmark – 2
Italy – 2

Position:

Receivers - 6
Defensive Linemen – 5
Linebackers – 3
Offensive Linemen – 2
Running Back – 1
Quarterback – 1

The CFL will once again have exclusive live coverage of the 2019 Combine, starting with the Bench Press on Saturday and continuing with the 40-yard dash and 1-on-1 drills on Sunday.  For more information, please visit CFL.ca/Live.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

A big waste of time and money onto each teams purse as was the venture to Mexico previous. Shouldn't the league be bargaining a new collective agreement with its players association right now. Its mid March and the 2019 season is just around the corner.