Helsinki Roosters will drop out from ECTC tournament at playoff stage due to financial reasons. The decision was done in co-operation with IFAF already before entering the competition. Helsinki Roosters had a major change in the Board in the beginning of 2019 with strict and responsible financial planning in focus – which also meant the budget for the tournament could not be secured.
The Club President of Helsinki Roosters, Ms Jenni Hakala: ‘ Of course the decision was not optimal but in bigger picture as a club we need to secure also the continuity of all other teams and operations for the whole forthcoming season.’
The Roosters would like to thank IFAF for the opportunity to play only at the group stage and wishes all the teams luck for the final stages.