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The American Football Association of Finland - SAJL - was founded in 1979. It has grown to become a federation of 38 clubs, featuring more than 100 teams and 2,700 players participating in both male and female tackle leagues as well as youth leagues for 19, 17, 15, 13, 11 and 9-year-old players.

The federation is recognized by both the Finnish government and Finnish Sports Federation governing both tackle and flag football activities in Finland. SAJL info in English here (www.sajl.fi/in-english/)

Federation: Suomen Amerikkalaisen Jalkapallon Liitto ry

Pasilan puistotie 8
00240 Helsinki, Finland
Office Phone: +358-45-1565905 
Website: www.sajl.fi
Facebook: www.facebook.com/amerikkalainenjalkapallo
Youtube: www.youtube.com/user/SAJLJenkkifutis
Twitter: www.twitter.com/Vaahteraliiga
Office, employees ( www.sajl.fi/liitto_ja_seurat/liiton_toiminta/toimisto/  )
Board of Directors ( www.sajl.fi/liitto_ja_seurat/liiton_toiminta/hallitus/ )

Quick Facts

Finland is the only country in the world which broadcasts news in Latin
There are as many as 180,000 islands in Finland

Roope Noronen

Phone: +358-40-732 1469
Email: roope.noronen@sajl.fi

Matti Sorsa

Phone: +358-400-487656
Email: matti.sorsa@sajl.fi