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IFAF World Championship History
« on: July 22, 2018, 01:13:32 AM »

WORLD CUP WINS:
USA -  3
GERMANY - 2
PAKISTAN - 1
QATAR - 1
PHILIPPINES - 1
UKRAINE - 1
UNITED KINGDOM - 1
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Re: IFAF World Championship History
« Reply #1 on: July 22, 2018, 09:11:35 PM »
1976 World Championship
United States 34 - Bulgaria 13
Team USA defeated Philippines and Ukraine by double digits while Bulgaria defeated Finland easily before barely edging Ghana 17-16 to reach the first annual IFAF World Championships.  Behind the arm of "Captain America" Roger Hughes the Americans cruised to victory starting a run of dominance that would span two decades.

1977 World Championship
United States 59 - Canada 9
The Canadians knocked off Bulgaria in the field of 8 validating themselves after an up and down season that featured a 9-5-2 record.  In the semi-finals Canada catapulted themselves to their first World Championship game on a last second field goal to send the French home broken hearted but in the finale, The Americans utterly destroyed their northern neighbors in the most one-sided Championship game in international-play history.

1978 World Championship
United States 41 - France 13
The French brought a much improved team into the '78 season, dominating Germany and then Curacao on the way to a head-to-head with the back-to-back defending Champion Americans.  While France claimed the only victory over the Americans during qualifying play, the 15-1 American squad got their revenge in a blow out that saw France shutout after the first quarter of play.

1979 World Cup
Germany 30 - United States 14
The 1979 Season marked the first-ever World Cup. Team USA went undefeated with only one draw blemishing their record while the German Squad had to run the gauntlet to reach the finals. A 30-16 victory over France in the round of 16, a 27-20 win over Brazil in the final 8, and then a 16-12 defensive struggle in the semi-finals lead to the greatest upset in International play history to date.  The Germans stunned Team USA with an early Touchdown and then a punt return touchdown on the next possession to put the Germans ahead early.  Against all odds it was Germany and not the United States raising the $20,000,000 World Cup Trophy, having the name GERMANY engraved in the history books.
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Re: IFAF World Championship History
« Reply #2 on: July 22, 2018, 09:12:04 PM »
1980 World Championship
United States 38 - Ghana 21
Fresh off of an upset loss to Germany in the World Cup finals, the United States returned focused and unstoppable.  Roger Hughes dominated the season as the Americans went a perfect 16-0 in qualifying play before destroying Philippines 40-5 and Zimbabwe to reach the finals.  Meanwhile at 7-7-2 Ghana was the last team to qualify for the knockout stage (final 12).  An unlikely 30-27 overtime upset of Canada in the first round set up a shockingly dominant 37-23 victory over Israel before a semi-finals game against India ended with last second field goal win the game 22-19.  Ih the finals, Ghana was no match for the defensive prowess of The United States, turning the ball over far too many times to keep pace.

1981 World Championship
United States 34 - Bulgaria 13
After a 19-0 (qualifying and tournament) season, The Americans continued to flex their dominance by again going 16-0 in the qualifying stage. Meanwhile the Bulgarians had revenge of their mind as they battled through Austria and then completely dominated Egypt 36-6, however when Bulgaria and the United States met again in the finals five years after their first championship clash, the result was identical as the Brutes of Bulgaria were thoroughly dominated, giving the Americans their second straight perfect season.

1982 World Championship
Australia 37 - Qatar 13
The 1982 Tournament brought an end to the United States streak of appearances in the finals, their round of 8 loss to South Africa insured a fresh finals that raised interest all across the globe.   Meanwhile Qatar began their unexpected run to the finals with a round of 16 win against Pakistan before winning a 7-6 defensive battle with the 12-1-3 Ukraine and finally upending South Africa 48-24.  Australia on the other hand earned a bye from the round of 12, first shutting out India 16-0 before going into overtime against Brazil and eventually winning 34-24.  In the Championship finals Australia QB Jeremy Taylor proved too much for Qatar to handle as he picked apart their defense to bring the world championship down-under.

1983 World Cup
United States 31 - France 10
Motivated by their crushing round of 8 elimination a year before, The American squad returned to dominance, going 16-0 once again during qualifying play. In the tournament a close call in OT against the Samoans and then a last second FG win over Pakistan appeared to re-focus the juggernaut Americans while France clawed into the tournament play with a 9-5-2 record. A 20-13 win over Curacao followed by a 34-33 win over Australia set up a date with Canada in the semi-finals, a game the French won 30-22.  Riding a wave of momentum into the finals with a chance to become the second team to raise the World Cup, the French scored on their first possession with a touchdown strike to receiver Jacques Francois, but it was all Team-USA after that as the Americans completed another perfect season to win their first World Cup.
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« Reply #3 on: July 22, 2018, 09:12:24 PM »
1984 World Championship
United States 25 - Germany 22
5 years after their first battle in the 1979 World Cup finals, America and Germany would once again clash.  Both World Powers rolled easily into the finals with the US dominating Pakistan and Philippines while Germany held Israel and Egypt to a combined 13 points while scoring 30+ in both contests.  the 14-1-1 Germans and the 14-2 Americans did not disappoint in the finale as both teams traded 4th quarter touchdowns. In the end it was the Americans taking a bold risk and sending out Australian-American kicker Noah Kramer to win the game with a 59 yard FG sinking the Germans.

1985 World Championship
United States 33 - Croatia 7
Croatia turned heads in the 1985 tournament going from a Round of 12 team that dominated Israel and Ghana before winning a shootout with Egypt while the Americans once again looked for Perfection. the 16-0 club marched through Ukraine and destroyed fan-favorite Sweden 43-3 setting up a David vs. Goliath finale that was never close.  The Croatians only scored in the final minutes of garbage time as the American Dominance of the IFAF was clearly back in full effect.

1986 World Championship
United States 44 - Australia 16
Having won 3 championships in a row and 8 total in the IFAF's 10 year history, Team USA was now a bone-a-fide villain in this tournament.  Having lost only 2 games in the last 54 contests, America stumbled late due to injuries and came into the tournament at 12-4, forced to compete in the round of 12 for the first time ever.  Team USA dominated Russia before upsetting 13-2-1 Ukraine and 13-3 Qatar to move to the championship once again. Meanwhile Australia also began in the round of 12 upending France, upsetting Curacao, and then edging out the Egyptians, but in the finals America once again proved to be too talented as they ran away with yet another championship, leaving many to wonder if they could ever be thwarted.

1987 World Cup
United States 49 - Egypt 16
With "Captain America" Roger Hughes announcing that he would step down as starting QB and team captain after the tournament, Team USA finished qualifying play at 11-5, only good enough for a Field of 12 slot, however once the tournament started the Americans roared through the field beating South Korea, Russia, and then dominating The United Kingdom to advance to the World Cup Finals.  Across the bracket, Egypt came in as the 11th seed of 12 but upsets against Curacao, a 1 point upset over Croatia, and a dominant route of Israel brought the Egpytians within one win of a World Cup parade in Cairo.  However Roger Hughes saved his best for last leading Team USA to 49 points in a dominant victory before stepping into a reserve roll, leaving Team USA's future in question.
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Re: IFAF World Championship History
« Reply #4 on: July 22, 2018, 09:12:45 PM »
1988 World Championship
Croatia 28 - United States 21
With QB Justin Bumgardner taking over as the teams Starting QB, Team USA was determined to prove that the departure of several key veterans would not hinder the Countries standing in the IFAF hierarchy.  Going 13-3 in tournament qualifying play, the USA walked into the finals after dominating Turkey and Sweden by a combined 96-41 score. Meanwhile the 9-6-1 Croatians showed grit at every turn.  Lead by QB Borislav Jerko,  the Croatians won close game after close game beating Australia on a last second field goal, Finland on a last-drive touchdown, and going into Overtime with Israel in the semi-finals to win 30-27.  The odds were stacked in favor of the dominant American squad, but the underdog Croatians showed grit, holding Team USA to only 21 points.  Jerko out dueled Bumgardner in the 4th quarter, converting clutch pass after clutch pass to set up the final goal line stand for the United States.  In the end, it was Jerko and the Croatians bringing a crashing end to the Americans' run of dominance. The Americans would struggle to recover in the years to come.


1989 World Championship
France 27 - Turkey 7
A 12-2-2 qualifying record for Turkey and a 12-3-1 record for France earned both teams a trip straight to the field of 8. France won close games against Egypt and defending champions Croatia to punch their ticket to the Finals while the Turkish beat 12-3-1 Pakistan in the round of 8 before matching up with 15-1 Team USA in the Semis... A controversial penalty late in the game gave Turkey a chance to win it late with a long field goal, one that found its way home sending the Americans home and Turkey to the finale.. In the finals however the French proved to be too talented to be stopped, earning France it's first world championship!

1990 World Championship
Philippines 20 - Australia 15
In 1990 neither Turkey or France even qualified for the final elimination stage of the tournament. Instead it was a fresh crop of teams mixed with some of the traditional powers looking to make a claim for the Championship.  The Philippines dominated the UK in the round of 8 and easily handled Zimbabwe to reach the finals,  meanwhile Australia snatched a victory away from fan-favorite Austria before pulling out a surprise victory over India setting up an odd finals where the team with the better Record (Australia) was the underdog against the 9-4-3 Philippines squad.   In a forgettable finals, Philippines managed a 20-15 win in rain soaked Portugal.


1991 World Cup
Pakistan 26 - Croatia 20 F/OT
The 4th World Cup tournament provided excitement at every turn, starting with a round of 12 - triple overtime thriller between team USA and Qatar, and ending with the first Overtime game in IFAF finals history.  Pakistan defeated Mexico in the round of 12 before shutting down favorite-Zimbabwe in the field of 8.  Meanwhile at 10-5-1, Croatia advanced straight to the round of 8 and dominated China 30-3 to advance to the semi finals where they would defeat Egypt in a defensive slugfest.  For Pakistan the semi-finals meant a date with the resurgent American squad, but the Pakistani's dug deep and surprised the world with a 34-20 victory sending them into the World Cup Finals for the first time against A Croatian team that had established a history of strong play and victory. With much of their 1988 championship team still in place, Croatia struck early and relied on their defense to keep the game tight while Pakistan leaned heavily on their secondary to fluster Borislav Jerko late in the game.  In the end a missed Croatian Field Goal sent the game to overtime tied 20-20.  Pakistan entered the extra-quarter exhausted and banged up, but managed to score a pair of field goals while limiting Jerko and the Croatian offense to only 57 yards in the extra frame, securing the biggest win in Pakistani history, and bringing the World Cup trophy to Islamabad for the next 4 years.
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« Reply #5 on: July 22, 2018, 09:53:55 PM »
1992 World Championship
Croatia 26 - Pakistan 18
A year after their instant classic over-time World Cup finals match, Croatia and Pakistan met for a rematch in the '92 World Championships.  Defending champions Pakistan entered as the #1 seed after a 14-2 qualifying record and easily dispatched the South Africans in the round of 8.  In the semi-finals they once again faced Team USA who was hot off of a 56-3 defeat of Zimbabwe but just like a year before, Pakistan handled the Americans, this time 30-10.  For Croatia an 11-3-2 record was good for the #2 seed in the tournament and a round of 8 victory over Germany showed that they were ready for a long run.  In the semi-finals Australia tried but failed to knock off the hungry Croatian squad. In the finals with a valiant effort from new Quarterback Luka Šuker who returned to the game late after bruising his kidneys late in the first half, the Croatians scored late in the 4th quarter and converted a 2pt attempt to take the lead and win the 1992 World Championship. With Šuker at the helm, the Croatians believed their run of dominance was only beginning but it would in fact be their last tournament game until 1998.


1993 World Championship
Mexico 34 - Bulgaria 24
New Blood was the theme of the 1993 tournament as classic powers like the United States, Croatia, Germany, Pakistan, and the Philippines failed to even qualify for the elimination stage of the tournament.  Instead Bulgaria ran the table as the lowest seed in the round of 12 to an unlikely finals clash with Mexico. Bulgaria had upset China, Italy, and France as the #3 seed Mexican team defeated the United Kingdom and #1 seeded Zimbabwe.  In the championship game, Mexico fell behind early in a 21-10 halftime deficit but behind the strong legs of 5'7 running back Richardo Turner, Mexico pummeled the Bulgarian defense late, rushing for over 190 yards on the way to their first world championship.

1994 World Championship
United States 34 - China 13
After failing to qualify for the knockout rounds for the first time in tournament history, Team USA qualified as the #3 Seed with a 12-4 qualifying round record.  a strong win over Ukraine and a close 28-21 victory over Russia in the semi-finals the Bumgardner-lead Americans awaited a Chinese team that had completely dominated France 31-3 before thumping the Canadians 34-19.  The high-powered Chinese offense was shutdown from the start as they were held to a season-low 13 points.  Meanwhile American Legend, 39 year old WR David Kennedy scored 4 touchdowns in his final game, retiring as the tournament MVP. He retired with 56 receiving TDs in 48 career tournament games (304 TDs in 295 qualifying games).

1995 World Cup
Philippines 17 - China 15
Controversy struck the 1995 World Cup tournament, with the Croatian national team struggling, two-time Croatian world champion Defensive End, 6'8 Monster Davor Srna announced his decision at the registration deadline to leave Croatia and join the Philippines National team due to a loophole in the lineage rules.  The now Filipino Srna dominated the competition with 17 sacks in the qualifying rounds.  The Philippino defense dominated the Samoans in the round of 12, limited the United Kingdom to only 5 points in the Round of 8 and helped keep Qatar in check as the semi-finals battle went to Overtime.  On the opposite side of the field, China was hungry to avenge their loss the year prior and again used a high-powered Shanghai-Offense to enter the tournament as the #2 seed.  Routes of Brazil and Canada lead them a chance to hoist the World Cup trophy.  However Srna saved his most dominant performance for last, sacking Chinese quarterback Li Zhang 5 times, battering the offense, leaving them no room to operate while the Filipino offense managed to score just enough to earn the win, one that to this day comes with the cloud of corruption thanks to the strange "conversion" of Snra.

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Re: IFAF World Championship History
« Reply #6 on: July 22, 2018, 10:25:33 PM »
1996 World Championship
South Korea 31 - Germany 21
The South Korean national team became an instant world-favorite after knocking off the still-tainted Filipino squad in the round of 8, riding that wave of sudden fan support to up end and route the South Africans 41-24 in the semi-finals.  On the flip side, Germany earned a win against the Chinese in the round of 8 and then battered the Australian club 33-7.  In the finals Germany and South Korea traded scores early but a late German turnover gave the underdog Koreans a chance to pull away. After the game marked the start of North Korea's interest in football, claiming that their own non-existent team would have clearly dominated South Korea and the rest of the world in any tournament format.  They would try for years to gain admittance into the IFAF, without success.

1997 World Championship
Qatar 17 - Germany 10
The Qatar / Germany championship game will always be remember as the Ice-Bowl.  The Tournament, hosted by Canada was full of cold and often snowy games. However the final round was played in sub-zero temperatures with inches of ice covering much of the frozen tundra around the stadium.  The game was constantly stopped for crews to heat the field and try to make it more survivable but the game was riddled with injuries due to the harsh nature of the playing conditions.  In the end Qatar rode a wave of momentum after defeating Japan, South Korea, and Mexico while the German's walked easily into the championship round with dominant wins over Curacao and India.  After The Quatar upset victory, Germany's Head Coach Hugo Löw resigned, citing a lack of team respect as the main factor for the teams loss.

1998 World Championship
Italy 21 - Pakistan 7
Pakistan scored a victory in the round of 8 to knock out the defending champions and turned that win into an 11-3 win over the high-powered Netherlands offense to reach the championship game while the Italians and their 8-6-2 record overcame the odds with wins over Brazil, Croatia, and India before turning on a defensive clinic to punish the Pakistani's who seamed to never get out of the blocks.  The 21-7 victory rocked Pakistan beyond just the 98 tournament, as internal struggles would cost them a chance to even qualify for the 1999 World Cup.

1999 World Cup
Germany 27 - Russia 13
A German/Russian finale was a fitting ending to a competitive tournament that saw The American's return to competitive relevance while new blood Finland pushed to the Semi-Finals to garner some attention for their club.  Germany at 11-3-2 and coached by 2nd year man Günter von Richtoven  banished Italy 26-21 in the round of 8 before ending the Cinderella season of Finland 26-7 in the semi-finals.  Meanwhile The Russians defeated Japan 10-6 in the round of 12, before holding of a resilient Mexican team 29-27 in the round of 8.  In the Semi-Finals the United States fresh off of a double overtime victory over top-seeded Ukraine ran out of gas as the Russians pulled away late to win 31-19.  In the finals Germany over-powered the Russian club in a game that while competitive was never in doubt.  The Germans celebrated their second world cup victory on the left arm of quarterback Friedrich Schweinsteiger, who's son would later become a player in the High Impact Football League.
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« Reply #7 on: July 22, 2018, 11:23:07 PM »
2000 World Championship
Pakistan 24 - Italy 20
Y2K didn't bring the end of the world, but a Pakistan/Italy championship round was quite the unexpected match up.  The Pakistani team managed to make it to knockouts with only a 7-6-3 record. A 40-0 shutout against Zimbabwe moved them to the round of 8 where they managed to upset 1-seed Mexico 27-24.  In the semi-finals a bitter 18-13 win over rival Qatar propelled the 7-6-3 club to the finals in unexpected fashion where they would face an Italian club that won on a missed extra point from Canada in the Round of 12 before defeating the #2 seeded Croatians to advance to the semi-finals where a missed Brazilian field goal insured that the Italians would get a chance at the first championship of the new millennium. The Pakistani's first quarter onslaught of 3 Touchdowns proved too much for Italy to recover from, leaving a bitter taste in the mouth of Italy, motivating them for revenge.

2001 World Championship
Italy 28 - Pakistan 3
Pakistan looked primed to defend their unlikely crown in 2001, qualifying as the #4 seed with a 10-6 qualifying round record. Italy, hungry for revenge, qualified as the #2 seed with an 11-5 record. Italy dominated Austria in the round of 8 before thumping Brazil 40-17 while the Pakistanis again thwarted Qatar before matching up with a feisty Japanese Team hungry to reach their first championship round.  The defending champions proved worthy, defeating Japan 27-9, but in the finals the Italians relied on their trio of tournament MVP candidates WR Giuseppe Angelo, QB Luca Giovatelli, and RB Francesco Stefano to easily dispatch the Pakistani team to win the World Championship.


2002 World Championship
Brazil 40 - Samoa 20 F/OT
Samoa came into the tournament on a tidal wave of momentum. As the #2 seed, the island nation bashed Mexico and Turkey with their physical style of play.  Meanwhile for Brazil a high-frequency pass offense with high tempo made them the greatest show on turf.  High scoring victories over Curacao, Ghana, and Austria made the Brazilians a fan favorite due to their explosiveness. The Samoans slowed the pace, limiting Brazil to only 20 points in regulation, but a late injury to their top corner Iosefa Familua proved to be the breaking point as the overtime period was a slaughter.  Brazil doubled their score in the final frame, punishing the Samoans on both sides of the ball on the way to clinch their championship.


2003 World Cup
Ukraine 33 - Finland 16
With  a field that did not feature the USA, Germany, or the Philippines, Pakistan was the only former World Cup champion that qualified for the elimination stage of the Tournament at 10-4-2.  Mexico eliminated Pakistan in the round of 8 and were later eliminated by the #2 seed Ukrainian team that also eliminated Qatar on the way to the Finals.  Their opponents, Finland defeated Italy in overtime in the round of 12.  In the round of 8 Finland defeated Austria 36-31 before pummeling France 41-17 to push their way into a chance at the World Cup.  Finland was outgunned against a Ukrainian defense that allowed only 30 points during the tournament prior to the finale.  The Ukrainians ran, passed, and defended well and Finland was unable to recover, both in the game and in the year to follow.
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« Reply #8 on: July 22, 2018, 11:51:53 PM »
2004 World Championship
Australia 38 - Qatar 17
The 2004 games revolved around the Ukraine's quest to repeat as champions, but Qatar foiled those plans in the semi-finals with a last second field goal to win 16-13.  Meanwhile Australia was finally positioned to overcome years of early termination from the tournament with a 13-2-1 record in qualifying that gave them the #1 overall seed.  They easily dispatched China 24-6 in the round of 8 and won 30-6 against a previously high-powered French team who had combined for 89 points in the first two rounds of the tournament.  In the finale Australia continued to flash their strong defense as they bashed the Qatar offense while their nearly flawless "Wild-Kangaroo" offense continued to take defenses by storm.  the unique use of their running back as the quarterback was nearly unstoppable as the Aussies went on to claim the World Championship in grand fashion.


2005 World Championship
France 27 - South Africa 20
With South Africa entering the tournament as the #2 seed, a 38-3 victory over the United Kingdom in the round of 8 was no shock nor was the 21-15 win over Mexico, but France on the other hand made a habit of upsetting the favorites.  France blew out Higher-seed Finland 40-7 in the round of 12 before beating the defending world champion Australians 31-10.  In the semi-finals the #4 seed Israeli team came on strong early, but France beat them back in the second half winning 28-14.. in the finals an overly confident South African club was caught off-guard early giving up two quick scores and were never able to recover.  Despite dominating the 2nd half of the game, France was able to hold off a last minute rally with a timely pass defense from French safety Carlisle Bourgeois breaking up 4th down pass play from South African Quarterback David Scott-McQueen.


2006 World Championship
Israel 31 - Samoa 6
The tragic story of the Samoan National team continued in 2006 as the Samoan squad entered elimination play as the 4-seed.  Big wins over Zimbabwe and then Japan in the semi-finals once again made it appear as if the Samoans were destined to finally win a championship, but Israel had other plans.  Coming in as the unquestioned 1-seed, Israel dispatched of India in the round of 8 before truly proving themselves against a battle hardened Croatian team in the semi-finals.  In the championship round the Samoans had no answers for Israel's passing game, and the Israeli defense crippled the Samoan's with its attacking 3-4 style.  After the game Samoan players could not stop talking about the number of exotic blitzes Israeli defensive coordinator Noam Abelman who was promoted to head coach after his father Joseph Abelman retired.


2007 World Cup
United Kingdom 21 - Canada 3
In 2007 Canada, piggybacking off of the success of Israel's defense found a way to ride a blitz heavy defense to a tournament bid. As the 8 seed, they defeated Croatia in a 10-6 slug fest before shutting out France 12-0 and then moving on to Brazil in the semi-finals who they defeated 17-12.  Having not allowed a single touchdown in tournament elimination play, they moved on to the finals to take on a British team that scored 20+ points per game with wins over South Korea 21-19, South Africa 23-17, and The Netherlands 27-20.  In a battle of run and gun offense vs. suffocating blitz heavy defense, The Canadians could not find a way to score points being held to only a field goal as the United Kingdom finally claimed the World Cup as their own, bringing the Trophy to London for the first time ever!


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« Reply #9 on: July 22, 2018, 11:56:02 PM »
2008 World Championship
South Africa 44 - Ghana 17
Lead by David Scott-McQueen, the South African offense poured it on heavy starting with a 46-16 victory over Pakistan in the round of 8 and then a 34-13 win over the Netherlands in the Semi-Finals.  Meanwhile the speedy Ghana squad upset Germany in the round of 8 before continuing the trend with a 27-21 upset win over Egypt. In the finals Scott-McQueen was just too good to be contained, unleashing bomb after bomb on the undersized yet speedy Ghana defense.  A 500 yard passing game was the cherry on top for the tournament MVP as South Africa claimed its first championship, and on home soil no less!


2009 World Championship
Israel 23 - Philippines 20



2010 World Championship
China 15 - Japan 10



2011 World Cup
United States 28 - Austria 14



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« Reply #10 on: July 22, 2018, 11:56:16 PM »
2012 World Championship
Netherlands 34 - Australia 13


2013 World Championship
Canada 20 - Netherlands 17


2014 World Championship
Sweden 23 - Israel 10


2015 World Cup
Qatar 25 - Canada 16
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« Reply #11 on: July 22, 2018, 11:56:30 PM »
2016 World Championship
Qatar 21 - Curacao 10


2017 World Championship
Turkey 34 - Austria 31


2018 World Championship
Italy 20 - Sweden 17


2019 World Cup
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