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English: Sea Devils edge rusher Kasim Edebali is ELF MVP of the Week

Kasim Edebali (Hamburg Sea Devils) was awarded MVP of the Week. The edge rusher prevailed over Vienna Vikings’ defensive Tackle Florian Sudi. Edebali is the third Sea Devils athlete as well as the second German to be selected this season. He completely switched to “Vollmaschinen”-mode in the semifinals and dominated against the Raiders Tirol. The 33-year-old recorded eight tackles, including three sacks and 1.5 additional tackles for loss, and a QB hit. Thus, Edebali was decisive for the 19:7 victory over the Tyrolean franchise.

Jonathan Kasim Edebali is one of the most famous people in Germany when it comes to American football. Thus, he is one of the few German athletes who actually made it to the National Football League (NFL). There, Cam Jordan’s brother-in-law was under contract with a total of eight teams. He was most successful with the New Orleans Saints, for whom he was on the active roster between 2014 and 2016. With eight sacks, Edebali is the German record holder for sacks. However, Edebali is widely popular in the football community not only because of his career as an athlete, but also because he is part of Football Bromance around Patrick Esume and Björn Werner.

Learn more about him and his career here: Kasim Edebali

2022 ELF MVPs of the Week

Week Name Nation Team Position
1 Flamur Simon GER Cologne Centurions Outside Linebacker
2 Zach Edwards USA Barcelona Dragons Quarterback
3 Matt Adam USA Rhein Fire Quarterback
4 Giovanni Nanguy FRA Hamburg Sea Devils Outside Linebacker
5 Glen Toonga GBR Hamburg Sea Devils Running Back
6 Kyle Kitchens USA Berlin Thunder Defensive End
7 Joe Germinerio USA Berlin Thunder Quarterback
8 Isaiah Green USA Istanbul Rams Quarterback
9 Glen Toonga GBR Hamburg Sea Devils Running Back
11 Jadrian Clark USA Rhein Fire Quarterback
12 Zach Edwards USA Barcelona Dragons Quarterback
13 Nate Robitaille USA Rhein Fire Wide Receiver
14 Gabriel Cunningham USA Leipzig Kings Quarterback
SF Kasim Edebali GER Hamburg Sea Devils Edge Rusher

Sascha Sonnenberg

Jonathan Kasim Edebali (Hamburg Sea Devils) wurde zum MVP der Woche gewählt. Der Edge Rusher setzte sich gegen den Defensive Tackle der Vienna Vikings, Florian Sudi, durch. Edebali ist der dritte Sea Devils-Athlet und der zweite Deutsche, der in dieser Saison mit diesem Preis ausgezeichnet wurde. Er wechselte im Halbfinale komplett in den “Vollmaschinen”-Modus und dominierte die Trenches gegen die Raiders Tirol. Der 33-Jährige verzeichnete acht Tackles, darunter drei Sacks und 1,5 weitere Tackles for Loss, sowie einen QB Hit. Damit war Edebali ausschlaggebend für den 19:7-Sieg über das Tiroler Franchise.

Erfahrt mehr über ihn auf seinem Spielerprofil: Kasim Edebali

Bisherige ELF MVPs der Woche

WeekNameNationTeamPosition
1Flamur SimonGERCologne CenturionsOutside Linebacker
2Zach EdwardsUSABarcelona DragonsQuarterback
3Matt AdamUSARhein FireQuarterback
4Giovanni NanguyFRAHamburg Sea DevilsOutside Linebacker
5Glen ToongaGBRHamburg Sea DevilsRunning Back
6Kyle KitchensUSABerlin ThunderDefensive End
7Joe GerminerioUSABerlin ThunderQuarterback
8Isaiah GreenUSAIstanbul RamsQuarterback
9Glen ToongaGBRHamburg Sea DevilsRunning Back
11Jadrian ClarkUSARhein FireQuarterback
12Zach EdwardsUSABarcelona DragonsQuarterback
13Nate RobitailleUSARhein FireWide Receiver
14Gabriel CunninghamUSALeipzig KingsQuarterback
SFKasim EdebaliGERHamburg Sea DevilsEdge Rusher
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Elias ist seit Ende August 2021 Teil von Foot Bowl. Mail: hoffmann-footbowl@gmx.de