Tuesday, December 9, 2008

UFJC Title Successfully Defended

Sanfrecce Hiroshima defeated Tokushima Vortis by a score of 2-0 to retain the UFJC title at home on Saturday, December 6. This was a J2 league match.


The current Unofficial Football Japanese Championship holders are Sanfrecce Hiroshima, winning the title from Shonan Bellmare on October 4 by a score of 2-0.

Since that match, Sanfrecce Hiroshima has successfully defended the title against:

-Osaka Sports University on October 12 with a 6-0 win
-Sagan Tosu on October 25 with a 5-1 win
-Tokyo Verdy on November 2 with a 1-0 win
-Vegalta Sendai on November 9 with a 1-1 draw
-Kawasaki Frontale on November 15 with a 2-0 win
-Thespa Kusatsu on November 22 with a 4-3 win
-Roasso Kumamoto on November 30 with a 2-1 win
-Tokushima Vortis on December 6 with a 2-0 win

This is Hiroshima's 15th reign as UFJC title holder.

Hiroshima's next defense will take place on December 20 with an Emperor's Cup match in Okayama against Kashiwa Reysol.





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