Earlier today, the BAFA Facebook page confirmed that the Great Britain Student team would not be participating in World University Championships in 2014.
The British American Football Association (BAFA) can confirm that British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) have decided not to sanction the entry of a Great Britain Students team to the World University Championships in Sweden in 2014.
Andy Fuller, Director for Student Football at BAFA commented ‘We are disappointed that we are unable to attend the forthcoming World University Championships. As one of the key architects of a global student programme we have worked tirelessly to promote the student game and we will continue to do so.’
‘We respect the decision and wish to ensure that our members are in no doubt that we will do all we can to position ourselves well for future editions and are committed to exploring the possibility of hosting a World University championships.’
Fuller concluded ‘I would like to personally thank Coach Hill, his staff and the players for what they have achieved so far and their continued commitment to student football.’