Munich – Christopher Eziala looks forward to the first season of the newly established European League of Football (live on ran.de and ProSieben MAXX) serving Cologne Centurion. At the same time, another option in the direction of professional football has now opened up.
In the CFL Global Draft, the German running back, one of the Canadian Football League’s two selection processes, was selected in the first round at position 5 by the Saskatchewan Referriders.
“I am happy about it. I am happy to hear that I am a first-round pick in the Global Draft,” Ijela said in an interview. The run.
“I see it as another door. I have several other construction sites at the moment. In terms of the game, I’m focusing solely on ELF. But I’ll see if I’ll be combining with CFL later. I can. Not an exact plan. Has been set yet. ”
Agiala on the Razriders: “The Craziest, Loudest and Craziest Audience”
Ezeila, who spent two seasons in the NFL with the Baltimore Ravens, was informed in writing that he had been selected by the Saskatchewan Roughriders: “The coaches wrote to me that they drafted me, that I was part of the team And now I can decide whether I will go there or not. ”
Ezela knows that Saskatchewan Ruffriders will be great for fans: “I don’t know Canada well. But I know this team has the busiest, loudest and most insane audience.” What that means is the atmosphere at the Mosaic Stadium, which seats 33,350 spectators.
Calgary’s Aaron Donkor picked up
Azela is not the only German selected in the 2021 CFL Global Draft. In the third round, linebacker Aaron Donkor was selected by the Calgary Stampeders for 21st place in the NFL International Pathway program.
German kicker Dominic Eberl, who is under contract with the Las Vegas Raiders in the NFL, was selected in four rounds in the order of 29 by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.
The final pick of the CFL Global Draft at position 36 was German defensive liner Niklas Gustav, who plays for Morningside College in the USA and was selected by the BC Lions.
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