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Bandits will host playoff game on Sunday

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The Sioux City Bandits will host a first round game in the APFL playoffs on Sunday against the Mid-Missouri Outlaws. The Sioux City Bandits will host a first round game in the APFL playoffs on Sunday against the Mid-Missouri Outlaws.

The American Professional Football League announced the matchups and schedule for the 2012 APFL Playoffs today after finishing its 10th season of play last evening.

The first round of playoff games will be July 7-8th. The Council Bluffs Express (9-3) earned the number two seed in the past few weeks with victories over the Kansas Koyotes and the Oklahoma Defenders (9-3, #3 seed). The Express will host the Defenders at the Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs on Saturday night July 7th at 7:05 PM.

The second game of the weekend pits the regular season champion Sioux City Bandits (12-0, #1 seed) against the number four seed Mid-Missouri Outlaws (7-5). The game is set for Sunday, July 8th at 4:05PM at the Tyson Events Center in Sioux City, IA.

This year has been unprecedented one for the APFL. There were two ties in the seeding of the playoffs. The Council Bluffs Express earning the #2 seed tie-breaker over the Oklahoma Defenders via the head to head point difference. The Mid-Missouri Outlaws won the #4 seed by virtue of a ruling from the league based on the number of wins the Kansas Koyotes accumulated as a result of forfeit.

The winners will play for the 2012 APFL Championship on Saturday, July 14th at 7:05PM at the venue of the highest remaining seed following the semifinal games.

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