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Valencia Firebats
Helmet valencia firebats.png
Valencia firebats logo.png
Helmet Logo
League LNFA
Year Founded 1993
Home Field Estadio Municipal Jardín del Turia
City Valencia  Spain
Team Colors      Yellow

     black      White

Valencia Firebats is an American football team based in Valencia, Valencian Community (Spain).

History

The team was established in april, 1993 as Valencia Bats, joining the extinc American Football League (AFL) for the 1994 season. The following season a new national league is created in Spain, divided in two divisions, First and Second. Valencia Bats are invited to compete in the First Division, where they have been playing ever since.

In the 2002 season, the team makes his first appearance at the EFAF Cup.

2006 was a remarkable season, as the team won their first national bowl, beating L'Hospitalet Pioners and qualifying for the first time for the European Football League, where they met Bergamo Lions and Tirol Raiders in the 2007 season. They won the spanish bowl again on the next season, 2007, against Badalona Dracs this time. Once again, they played in the European Football League. This time, rivals were Coventry Jets and Oslo Vikings, in the 2008 season. For the third time in a row, they played the spanish bowl in 2008, losing this time to L'Hospitalet Pioners, but qualifying for their third appearance in the European Football League (2009 season).

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