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Marinos star Yuji Nakazawa to retire

Soccer / J. League Jan 8, 2019

Marinos star Yuji Nakazawa to retire

Yokohama F. Marinos defender Yuji Nakazawa, who played in two World Cups for Japan, has decided to retire, the J. League first division side announced Tuesday. The 40-year-old center back played for Japan at the 2006 World Cup in Germany and 2010 edition in South ...

Bellmare capture Levain Cup

Soccer / J. League Oct 27, 2018

Bellmare capture Levain Cup

by Dan Orlowitz

A clear autumn sky above Saitama Stadium offers endless possibilities, and that was again true on Saturday afternoon as Shonan Bellmare upset Yokohama F. Marinos to capture the club's first-ever J. League YBC Levain Cup. The two sides share little besides residency in Kanagawa Prefecture: ...

Marinos, Bellmare reach Levain Cup final

Soccer / J. League Oct 14, 2018

Marinos, Bellmare reach Levain Cup final

Goals from Hugo Vieira and Teruhito Nakagawa sent Yokohama F. Marinos into the Levain Cup final after a 2-2 semifinal second-leg draw with Kashima Antlers lifted the hosts to a 4-3 win on aggregate. Vieira, who scored the 95th-minute winner in Wednesday's first leg, opened ...

Hugo Vieira steers Marinos past Consadole

Soccer / J. League Oct 5, 2018

Hugo Vieira steers Marinos past Consadole

Hugo Vieira set up Yokohama F. Marinos' equalizer and scored the winner in a 2-1 victory over Consadole Sapporo on Friday. Consadole remained fourth in the league but would have moved up to third and into an Asian Champions League playoff spot with the three ...