2002 Japan Football League

2002 Japan Football League

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Japan Football League is the 3rd tier of the Japanese association football league system, following J. League Division 1 and J. League Division 2. Also known as the JFL, it is generally considered as the top amateur league in Japan although in reality it is a semi-professional league as many full-time footballers play in the league. The Japan Football League started from the 1999 season when the second division of J. League (J2) was also born. Until then, J. League consisted of only one division and the former JFL was the second highest division. Out of 16 teams who played the last season of the former JFL, 9 decided and were accepted to play in J2 and the other 7 teams as well as Yokogawa Electric, the winners of the resional league play-off, formed the new Japan Football League. These 8 teams together with Yokohama F.C. that was allowed to participate as a special case after the merger of Yokohama Fl gels and Yokohama Marinos competed in the inaugural 1999 season.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 136g
  • Equ Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 613582970X
  • 9786135829709