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Local flag football federations plan to boycott 2016 Flag Football World Championships | 10th Year Seniors
With just over a month to go before the start of the International Federation of American Football (IFAF) Flag Football World Championships (FFWC) in Freeport, Grand Bahama, reports are now surfacing that the weeklong tournament isn't being welcomed by the local flag football community the way most would be led to believe. In fact, in a statement released yesterday by Bahamas Flag Football League (BFFL) President Jayson Clarke, on behalf of the Grand Bahama Flag Football League (GBFFL) and the Abaco Flag Football League (AFFL), he said that neither of the organizations have played any role in selecting the teams representing the country in September. He went on to say that they have been left out of the loop since plans to host the event first came about. The 2016 IFAF Flag Football World Championships are set for September 7-12. A total of 28 teams are expected to play in the five-day tournament. "It is disappointing to see that despite the many concerns raised by the various leagues