Overview J league clubs has tried to do social activity since it’s establishment. J League started in 1993 and derived from JSL, national amateur football league (You can refer to Ownership rule in J League). All clubs have their home town, but they were decided artificially by the owner companies. Then they needed to makeContinue reading “Social activity in J League”
AFC announces group stage selection for Asian Qualifiers Today Asian Football Confederation (AFC) announces group stage selection of Asian Qualifiers for FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. Top 2 countries in each group will get the ticket to WC. 3rd in each group will go to Play-off. Japan belongs to Group B. The rival countries areContinue reading “Asian Qualifiers for FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022”
What is the route to become a professional football player in Japan? As I told in the article After-school club activities culture in Japan, Japan has its unique football culture. Then there are 3 main route to become a professional football player in japan. How many people are professional football player in Japan? When weContinue reading “What is the route to become a professional football player in Japan?”
Lower squad value in Japanese club in transfer market Why Japanese club isn’t profitable in transfer market? The main reason is that European clubs don’t think J League is as high level as European Leagues. When you see the total squad value in J1 League, you can find the big difference. The total squad valueContinue reading “Why Japanese club isn’t profitable in transfer market?”
AFC Champions League 2021 is 19th competition since 2002-2003. If it includes former competition, it is 40th.
J League has a certain limitation for foreign players. What is the most necessary thing to J League is to become open to the world.
J League has not announce this information actively. So people hardly know that information not only in global but also in Japan. If someone living abroad has interest in investing into J clubs, you can anytime reach them at this moment.
Japan has special tax regulation for professional sports clubs. This tax regulation was made for professional baseball teams at first in 1954.
A lot of famous football players played in J-League since it started in 1993. In the beginning, J-League was one of the biggest football league in the world. European football league was not economically big as now.
When we look back the history of Japan Football, we can understand Japan Football has grown step by step. Japan has unique culture in sports industry. Football is influenced by this culture strongly, so that’s why the history and walk was different from European football culture. Japan is now standing the turning point where they should go forward in the future. Japan economy is stagnated in several decades. Japan Football will change from now on.