In 2011, Austria yet again leads the way in American Football in Europe. Of the 20 teams qualified for the EFL (European Football League) four are from Austria and a fifth AFL (Austrian Football League) team, the Prague Panthers also plays in the EFL.
As in previous years, the leaderboard is full of Austrian teams. In the quarterfinals, all 4 games had Austrian teams, and 3 of the 4 won their games last weekend thus qualifying for the semifinals.
The world knows that Austria is the number one place for American Football outside of America. This is why Austria will host the American Football World championship http://www.americanfootball2011.com/ from July 8th to July 16th, 2011 in Graz, Innsbruck and Vienna. Teams participating are those of the USA, Mexico, Canada, Australia, Japan, France, Germany, and of course Austria.