Gijón Mariners

Gijón Mariners
Team helmet
Team logo
Established2001
Based inGijón  Spain
Home stadiumLas Mestas
Head coachJesús Sánchez Mexico
General managerIván Chao Ballesteros Spain
LeagueLNFA
DivisionSerie B
Colors
  Green
  black
  White
League titles1 Serie C
Websitegijonmariners.net
Current uniform
Helmet
Left armBodyRight arm
Trousers
Socks
Home
Helmet
Left armBodyRight arm
Trousers
Socks
Away
Players at a home game

Gijón Mariners is an American football team based in Gijón, Asturias (Spain).

History

The team was established in 2001 by a group of players of flag football at the beach. They joined the Spanish league for the 2006 season, and got included on the Western Conference of the LNFA 2. They played their first game ever on that competition February 19, 2006, against Zaragoza Hurricanes with a score against of 60–6. On their second season, again in the LNFA 2, they qualified for the play-offs and only lost on the last round (semi-finals) for the championship bowl.

The success of the merchandise finally made it possible to reach the top competition, the LNFA, on the 2008 season. They finished with a 4–4 (Won-Lost) record, the best ever for a rookie team on the league's history.

Other Languages
español: Gijón Mariners
italiano: Gijón Mariners