Kawasaki reaches Emperor's Cup final with win over J3's Akita

Soccer Dec 27, 2020

Kawasaki reaches Emperor's Cup final with win over J3's Akita

Young guns Kaoru Mitoma and Ao Tanaka delivered a goal in each half Sunday as J. League champion Kawasaki Frontale eased into the Emperor's Cup decider with a 2-0 semifinal win against visiting third-division champion Blaublitz Akita. Despite dominating every facet, the runaway J1 holders ...

JFA suspends Emperor's Cup ticket sales over coronavirus

Soccer Dec 25, 2020

JFA suspends Emperor's Cup ticket sales over coronavirus

The Japan Football Association decided Thursday to halt general ticket sales for the Emperor's Cup and national high school championships after the government re-tightened entry limits for large-scale events in response to rising coronavirus infection numbers. Tickets already sold for the Emperor's Cup semifinals on ...

Vissel Kobe, Kashima Antlers advance to Emperor's Cup final

Soccer Dec 21, 2019

Vissel Kobe, Kashima Antlers advance to Emperor's Cup final

Andres Iniesta scored one goal and helped set up another as Vissel Kobe advanced to the Emperor's Cup final with a 3-1 win over Shimizu S-Pulse on Saturday. The star-studded J. League club will christen the new National Stadium in Tokyo on New Year's Day ...