IFAF U19 World Championship: U.S. National Team players, coaches look back fondly on experience

By Adam Wire | Posted 7/23/2018

Ezekiel Ennis (5) and other members of the U.S. National Team get fired up Sunday before their bronze-medal game against Sweden. The National Team claimed the bronze with a 61-9 victory.

The Internation Federation of American Football U19 World Championship didn’t end the way the U.S. National Team hoped, but players and coaches still gleaned plenty of good from their experience in Mexico City.

The National Team claimed the bronze medal with a 61-9 win over Sweden on Sunday. Canada defended its championship in the biennial event with a 13-7 win over Mexico.

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The National Team defeated Australia 38-0 on July 14, but lost to host Mexico 33-6 on Wednesday, which forced the U.S. to settle for a shot at the bronze.

Despite the outcome, players and coaches enjoyed the experience. Here’s a sampling of what they shared about it on social media:

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