Marinos outplay S-Pulse in Nabisco Cup match

Soccer / J. League Mar 28, 2015

Marinos outplay S-Pulse in Nabisco Cup match

Yokohama F. Marinos got the rub of the green and defeated Shimizu S-Pulse 2-0 to post their first win in Group B in the Nabisco Cup on Saturday. Yokohama was second best in all departments until an own goal from Shimizu defender Yasuhiro Hiraoka turned ...

Grampus striker Kawamata puts on show for Halilhodzic

Soccer / J. League Mar 18, 2015

Grampus striker Kawamata puts on show for Halilhodzic

Nagoya Grampus striker Kengo Kawamata stated his case to new Japan coach Vahid Halilhodzic with a brace in a 3-1 win against Kawasaki Frontale in the Nabisco Cup on Wednesday. Under the gaze of Halilhodzic who was among the crowd at new-look Todoroki Stadium, Kawamata ...

Gamba win Nabisco Cup

Soccer / J. League Nov 8, 2014

Gamba win Nabisco Cup

by Andrew McKirdy

Gamba Osaka lifted the Nabisco Cup after coming from two goals down to beat Sanfrecce Hiroshima 3-2 on Saturday, stoking hopes of a trophy treble. Gamba, last season's second-division champions, found themselves swimming against the tide when a double from Hisato Sato gave reigning J. ...

Sato brace pushes Sanfrecce past Reysol

Soccer / J. League Oct 9, 2014

Sato brace pushes Sanfrecce past Reysol

Hisato Sato scored twice as reigning J. League champions Sanfrecce Hiroshima seized control of their Nabisco Cup semifinal tie with a 2-0 first-leg home win against holders Kashiwa Reysol on Thursday night. Sato struck either side of the break at Edion Stadium to put Hiroshima ...

Holders Reysol march into Nabisco Cup semis

Soccer / J. League Sep 7, 2014

Holders Reysol march into Nabisco Cup semis

Kashiwa Reysol took another step toward defending their Nabisco Cup title after reaching the semifinals with a 3-1 second-leg win over Yokohama F. Marinos on Sunday night. A well-taken late header from Eduardo wrapped up the scoring to earn the holders a 5-2 aggregate win ...

Vissel reach Nabisco Cup quarters

Soccer / J. League Jun 1, 2014

Vissel reach Nabisco Cup quarters

Pedro Junior's goal in the final seconds lifted Vissel Kobe to a 2-1 home win over Vegalta Sendai on Sunday and into the Nabisco Cup quarterfinals for the first time. On the final day of first-round action, defending champions Kashiwa Reysol reached the final eight ...

Kobe halts Shimizu's perfect Nabisco Cup run

Soccer / J. League May 24, 2014

Kobe halts Shimizu's perfect Nabisco Cup run

Vissel Kobe ended Shimizu S-Pulse's perfect start to the Nabisco Cup campaign with a 2-1 away win on Saturday. Jung Woo-young opened the scoring for Kobe shortly after the half hour. Milivoje Novakovic equalized on the other side of halftime in the 63rd minute, but ...

Reysol capture Nabisco Cup title

Soccer / J. League Nov 2, 2013

Reysol capture Nabisco Cup title

Kashiwa Reysol completed their domestic trophy collection under manager Nelsinho with a resilient 1-0 victory over Urawa Reds in the Nabisco Cup final on Saturday. Man of the match Masato Kudo headed home the lone goal in first-half injury time as Kashiwa lifted the league ...

Urawa looking to end title drought in Nabisco Cup final

Soccer / J. League Nov 1, 2013

Urawa looking to end title drought in Nabisco Cup final

Former Asian champions Urawa Reds hope to end a six-year title drought in Saturday's Nabisco Cup final against Emperor's Cup holders Kashiwa Reysol. Reds have not won a single trophy since rising to the top of the continent with victory in the 2007 Asian Champions ...