Latin America 9s

Latin America AFL jumpers


Australian Football International (AFI) is currently seeking feedback from competing teams to stage the inaugural Latin America 9s in Santiago, Chile in 2019.

The proposed date is Saturday 12 October, 2019.

The tournament will be played under the rules of Footy 9s.

Competition Format

  • The tournament will be played on one day.
  • 6 national teams – 4 men’s teams & 2 women’s teams.
  • Junior exhibition match.
  • 9-a-side (maximum of 15 players per squad).
  • Matches will commence every 35 minutes to facilitate a carnival type atmosphere.
  • Each match will consist of 2 x 14 minute halves, plus 2 minutes for half-time.
  • Each team will play a minimum of 3 matches during the event.
  • Each team will play in their national colours.
  • The top two teams will advance to the Grand Final.

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