Japanese Non-league Football News

8th Eastern Japan Football Tournament

Shizuoka FC took the title of 8th Eastern Japan Football Tournament winners in the three-day competition in Yamanashi prefecture over the weekend. The results are given below.

16 Jul 07 - Shizuoka FC take on a Yamanashi Prefectural XI

Shizuoka FC take on a Yamanashi Prefectural XI

Match Day 1

Sat 14 Jul: Match 1: Nagano Prefectural XI 0-2 Norbritz Hokkaido
Sat 14 Jul: Match 2: Shizuoka FC 3-3 Grulla Morioka (PK 4-2)

Match Day 2

Sun 15 Jul: Match 3: Furukawa Electrics Chiba 1-3 Norbritz Hokkaido
Sun 15 Jul: Match 4: Yamanashi Prefectural XI 1-3 Shizuoka FC

Sun 15 Jul: 5th / 6th Place Play-off: Grulla Morioka 3-3 Nagano Prefectural XI (PK 4-2)

Match Day 3

Mon 16 Jul: Final: Shizuoka FC 4-1 Norbritz Hokkaido

Mon 16 Jul: 3rd / 4th Place Play-off: Furukawa Electrics Chiba 6-1 Yamanashi Prefectural XI

All of which means that the unusual format of the tournament produces a first-to-sixth place final "league" table, as follows:

1. Shizuoka FC
2. Norbritz Hokkaido
3. Furukawa Electrics Chiba
4. Yamanashi Prefectural XI
5. Grulla Morioka
6. Nagano Prefectural XI

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