Soccer / J. League Feb 27, 2019

Sanfrecce youth midfielder Ohori set to join Portimonense

J. League side Sanfrecce Hiroshima announced Tuesday that 18-year-old youth team midfielder Ryonosuke Ohori is transferring to Portuguese first-division club Portimonense. Ohori, who has not played for Sanfrecce's senior side, will initially join Portimonense's under-23 team, the J. League first-division club said. "I hope to showcase ...

Antlers easily down Jets as Sanfrecce need penalties to beat Chiangrai

Soccer Feb 19, 2019

Antlers easily down Jets as Sanfrecce need penalties to beat Chiangrai

Kashima Antlers will have the chance to defend their Asian Champions League title after qualifying for the continental club tournament with a 4-1 demolition of Australian side Newcastle Jets on Tuesday. Brazilian forward Serginho scored a second-half brace in the ACL playoff at Kashima Stadium ...

Thai international Teerasil Dangda parts ways with Sanfrecce

Soccer / J. League Dec 30, 2018

Thai international Teerasil Dangda parts ways with Sanfrecce

J. League first division runner-up Sanfrecce Hiroshima will part ways with Thai international Teerasil Dangda after his loan period concludes on Monday. The 30-year-old forward joined Sanfrecce on loan from Thai side Muangthong United on a deal running from February through the end of December. ...

V-Varen earn upset victory over FC Tokyo

Soccer / J. League Jul 27, 2018

V-Varen earn upset victory over FC Tokyo

V-Varen Nagasaki upset FC Tokyo 1-0 with an adventurous display of attacking soccer Friday night, thwarting the second-place side's hopes of closing the gap on J. League leaders Sanfrecce Hiroshima. The loss was just the first in 10 matches for FC Tokyo, which was ...

Knee injury rules midfielder Toshihiro Aoyama out of World Cup

Soccer May 24, 2018

Knee injury rules midfielder Toshihiro Aoyama out of World Cup

Sanfrecce Hiroshima defensive midfielder Toshihiro Aoyama has been ruled out of the World Cup starting next month in Russia because of a right knee injury, the Japan Football Association said Thursday. Aoyama, who complained of knee pain following Sanfrecce's 2-0 loss to Cerezo Osaka on ...