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/ Jul 28, 2017

Forward Ibarbo makes permanent move to Tosu

Former Colombia international striker Victor Ibarbo has made his loan move to Sagan Tosu permanent, theclub said Friday. The 27-year-old Ibarbo initially joined Tosu from Italian Serie A side Cagliari in March on a loan deal through the end of the season. He has made ...

Kofu's Michibuchi arrested on suspicion of assaulting woman

/ Jul 28, 2017

Kofu's Michibuchi arrested on suspicion of assaulting woman

Ventforet Kofu midfielder Ryohei Michibuchi has been arrested on suspicion of beating a female acquaintance, the first-division club said Friday. According to police, the 23-year-old Michibuchi has admitted to the charges. He is being detained on suspicion of punching the woman in the face and ...

FC Tokyo falls again during German tour

/ Jul 20, 2017

FC Tokyo falls again during German tour

FC Tokyo suffered its second straight defeat on its summer tour of Germany on Wednesday, losing 5-2 to Bundesliga side Mainz. Keigo Higashi leveled for Tokyo shortly after Gerrit Holtmann gave Mainz the lead six minutes into the second half. But goals from Danny Latza, ...

/ Jul 19, 2017

FC Tokyo falls to Augsburg in friendly

J. League first-division side FC Tokyo lost 2-1 in a friendly away to Takashi Usami's German club Augsburg on Tuesday. Michael Gregoritsch opened the scoring for Augsburg in the 51st minute. Shoya Nakajima leveled with a free kick for Tokyo in the 62nd, but Christoph ...

/ Jul 13, 2017

Sanfrecce finalize deal with veteran striker Burns

Struggling Sanfrecce Hiroshima have signed Australian striker Nathan Burns, the J. League first-division club said Thursday. A member of Australia's 2015 Asian Cup-winning squad, the 29-year-old Burns joined FC Tokyo in July that year and left after his contract expired at the end of last ...

Kashima rolls into last 16 of Emperor's Cup

/ Jul 12, 2017

Kashima rolls into last 16 of Emperor's Cup

Holders Kashima Antlers cruised into the fourth round of the Emperor's Cup with a 5-0 drubbing of second-division Montedio Yamagata on Wednesday night. Kawasaki Frontale, who lost to Antlers in last season's final in Osaka, beat J2 club Thespakusatsu Gunma 4-0 and also reached the ...

/ Jul 12, 2017

FC Tokyo signs Thai midfielder Jakkit on loan

FC Tokyo has signed Thai midfielder Jakkit Wachpirom from Bangkok United on a loan deal to the end of the season, the J. League first division club announced Wednesday. The 20-year-old Jakkit has played for his under-23 national side, and was a part of the ...