Sanfrecce open with win

Feb 22, 2014

Sanfrecce open with win

by Andrew Mckirdy

Teenage strikers Gakuto Notsuda and Takuma Asano put Yokohama F. Marinos to the sword as Sanfrecce Hiroshima opened the new soccer season with a 2-0 victory in the Xerox Super Cup on Saturday. Notsuda got the two-time defending J. League champions off the mark ...

Marinos capture Emperor's Cup

Jan 2, 2014

Marinos capture Emperor's Cup

Yokohama F. Marinos got payback for their heartbreaking defeat to Sanfrecce Hiroshima in the J. League title race with a 2-0 victory in the last Emperor’s Cup final at the existing National Stadium on Wednesday. First-half goals from Manabu Saito and Yuji Nakazawa in ...

Sanfrecce, Marinos book places in Emperor's Cup final

Dec 29, 2013

Sanfrecce, Marinos book places in Emperor's Cup final

Japan international Shusaku Nishikawa produced three clutch saves in the shootout as J. League champion Sanfrecce Hiroshima reached the Emperor’s Cup final with a 5-4 victory on penalties over FC Tokyo on Sunday. With Sanfrecce down 3-1 in the shootout following a 0-0 draw ...

Dec 26, 2013

Veteran midfielder Fujimoto to transfer to Marinos

Jungo Fujimoto, a midfielder with national team experience, will move from Nagoya Grampus to Yokohama F. Marinos, it was learned Thursday. The 29-year-old native of Kanagawa Prefecture, moved from J.League club Shimizu S-Pulse to Grampus in 2011. Fujimoto scored three goals in 28 games ...

Sanfrecce defend J. League crown

Dec 7, 2013

Sanfrecce defend J. League crown

by Andrew Mckirdy

Defending J. League champions Sanfrecce Hiroshima retained their title as Yokohama F. Marinos suffered a final-day meltdown with a 1-0 loss to Kawasaki Frontale on Saturday. Marinos, who began the day two points clear at the top of the table, needed a win to ...