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Home team - Away team
1
×
2
Betimate
Correct score
Avg. goals
Odds
Weather conditions
Score
56
31
13
1
1 - 0
1.66
1.79
0 - 0
43
26
31
1
2 - 1
2.67
2.33
3 - 1
44
27
29
1
1 - 0
2.33
2.27
2 - 1
23
30
47
2
0 - 1
1.96
2.13
2 - 1
21
23
56
2
1 - 2
2.73
1.79
1 - 0
7
22
71
2
0 - 1
2.02
1.41
1 - 1
72
17
11
1
2 - 1
3.41
1.39
1 - 0
53
28
19
1
1 - 0
2.11
1.89
3 - 1
25
24
51
2
1 - 2
2.85
1.96
3 - 2
35
31
34
1
1 - 0
2
2.86
6 - 1
Home team - Away team
Under
Over
Betimate
Avg. goals
Odds
Score
76.76
23.24
Under
1.66
1.53
0 - 0
68.29
31.71
Under
1.98
1.36
1 - 0
50.19
49.81
Under
2.67
1
3 - 1
58.09
41.91
Under
2.36
1.16
2 - 1
59.49
40.51
Under
2.31
1.18
58.95
41.05
Under
2.33
1.17
2 - 1
68.91
31.09
Under
1.96
1.37
2 - 1
48.61
51.39
Over
2.73
1.02
1 - 0
77.62
22.38
Under
1.63
1.55
1 - 2
67.22
32.78
Under
2.02
1.34
1 - 1
33.79
66.21
Over
3.41
1.32
1 - 0
64.67
35.33
Under
2.11
1.29
3 - 1
45.79
54.21
Over
2.85
1.08
3 - 2
67.85
32.15
Under
2
1.35
6 - 1
Home team - Away team
No
Yes
Betimate
Correct score
Avg. goals
Odds
Score
75
25
No
1 - 0
1.66
2.5
0 - 0
46
54
Yes
2 - 1
2.67
2.07
3 - 1
63
37
No
0 - 1
1.96
2.26
2 - 1
49
51
Yes
1 - 2
2.73
2.02
1 - 0
76
24
No
0 - 1
2.02
2.52
1 - 1
45
55
Yes
2 - 1
3.41
2.09
1 - 0
62
38
No
1 - 0
2.11
2.23
3 - 1
45
55
Yes
1 - 2
2.85
2.1
3 - 2
Home team - Away team
Probability in%
Betimate
Correct score
Avg. goals
Odds
Score
56%
Home
0
1 - 0
1.66
1.12
0 - 0
57%
Away
0
2 - 1
2.67
1.13
3 - 1
56%
Away
+1
2 - 1
3.24
1.12
1 - 3
56%
Away
0
1 - 0
2.33
1.12
2 - 1
53%
Home
+1
0 - 1
1.96
1.06
2 - 1
56%
Away
-1
1 - 2
2.73
1.11
1 - 0
64%
Home
+1
0 - 1
1.63
1.27
1 - 2
59%
Home
+2
0 - 1
2.02
1.17
1 - 1
50%
Home
-1
2 - 1
3.41
1
1 - 0
53%
Home
0
1 - 0
2.11
1.06
3 - 1
51%
Away
-1
1 - 2
2.85
1.02
3 - 2

Japan Football League: The Fourth Level of the Japanese Football Pyramid

What is the Japan Football League?

The Japan Football League is simply known as the JFL. This is the fourth level of the Japanese association football league system, which is ranked below the three best divisions of the professional J-League named J1 League, J2 League, and J3 League.

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Japan Football League
Japan Football League

 

The Japan Football League began in the 1999 season, along with the J2 League. In principle, the JFL is equal to a J3, but in fact, it is considered a 4th division. After the 2013 season, ten of the league's 18 teams joined the newly formed J3 League, resulting in yet another reduction. Since 2014, it has also dropped a notch, becoming a fourth-division league. 

 

Yokohama FC (2007), Otsuka Pharmaceuticals (2014, as Tokushima Vortis), Matsumoto Yamaga (2015), and V-Varen Nagasaki have all played in the top division (2018).

How is the Format of the JFL?

The JFL is played in a one-stage double round-robin format, where the team with the highest points is announced the champion. After a season, an impressive team will be promoted to the J3 League. On the other hand, the worst-ranked teams will be relegated to a site of Japanese Regional Leagues. 

 

From 2014 to 2018, the Apertura and Clausura system was applied, with two winners of each stage competing for the championship in the playoff. Since 2019, a single table with a double round-robin system has been used for 30 matches each season. 

Which Teams are playing in the 2021 Japan Football League?

The 2021 JFL is the eighth season of the new JFL as the fourth tier in Japanese football. For the first time, there are 17 clubs joining a JFL edition. 

Due to the impact of the Coronavirus, the 2020 season was only operated in the second half-season. As a result, only  Tegevajaro Miyazaki was promoted to the J3 instead of the promotion of the 2 best teams as usual. In addition, FC Tiamo Hirakata and FC Kariya won promotion to the JFL by qualifying in the top two slots of the 44th Regional Pro Series. 

 

2021 JFL Teams

Club Name

Home Town

Position

FC Tiamo Hirakata

Hirakata, Osaka

RPS 1st

FC Kariya

Kariya, Aichi

RPS 2nd

Verspah Oita

Yufu & Ōita, Ōita

JFL (1st)

Sony Sendai

Tagajō, Miyagi

JFL (3rd)

Honda FC

Hamamatsu, Shizuoka

JFL (4th)

Suzuka Point Getters

Suzuka, Mie

JFL (5th)

Veertien Mie

All cities/towns in Mie

JFL (6th)

Iwaki FC

Iwaki, Fukushima

JFL (7th)

F.C. Osaka

Higashiōsaka, Osaka

JFL (8th)

MIO Biwako Shiga

Kusatsu, Shiga

JFL (9th)

Matsue City FC

Matsue, Shimane

JFL (10th)

Tokyo Musashino United FC

Musashino, Tokyo

JFL (11th)

Honda Lock

Miyazaki, Miyazaki

JFL (12th)

Nara Club

All cities/towns in Nara

JFL (13th)

Kochi United SC

Kōchi, Kōchi

JFL (14th)

ReinMeer Aomori

Aomori, Aomori

JFL (15th)

Maruyasu Okazaki

Okazaki, Aichi

JFL (16th)

Title by Clubs

Club

Winners

Runners-up

Honda FC

9

4

Sagawa Shiga

3

1

Otsuka Pharmaceuticals

2

1

Yokohama FC

2

0

Nagano Parceiro

1

2

Sony Sendai

1

1

Ehime FC

1

0

Gainare Tottori

1

0

V-Varen Nagasaki

1

0

Verspah Oita

1

0

Champions of the JFL over the years

Season

Champions

Runners-up

Season

Champions

Runners-up

Third-Tier

Fourth-Tier

1999

Yokohama F.C.

Honda F.C.

2014

Honda FC (A)

SP Kyoto FC (C)

2000

Yokohama F.C.

Honda F.C.

2015

Sony Sendai (C)

Vanraure Hachinohe (A)

2001

Honda F.C.

Otsuka Pharmaceutical F.C.

2016

Honda FC (C)

Ryutsu Keizai Dragons (A)

2002

Honda F.C.

Sagawa Express Tokyo S.C.

2017

Honda FC (1)

ReinMeer Aomori (2)

2003

Otsuka Pharmaceutical F.C.

Honda F.C.

2018

Honda FC (1)

FC Osaka (2)

2004

Otsuka Pharmaceutical F.C.

Honda F.C.

2019

Honda FC

Sony Sendai

2005

Ehime F.C.

YKK AP F.C.

2020 (only 2nd half)

Verspah Oita

Tegevajaro Miyazaki

2006

Honda F.C.

Sagawa Express Tokyo S.C.


NOTE:


(A): Apertura champion

(C): Clausura champion

(1): Won both stages

(2): Earned the second-most total points in the overall table if (1) applies

2007

Sagawa Express S.C.

Rosso Kumamoto

2008

Honda FC

Tochigi SC

2009

Sagawa Shiga

Tokyo Musashino City

2010

Gainare Tottori

Sagawa Shiga

2011

Sagawa Shiga

Nagano Parceiro

2012

V-Varen Nagasaki

Nagano Parceiro

2013

Nagano Parceiro

Kamatamare Sanuki

All-time Best Goalscorers in the JFL 


#

Player

Goals

Career

1

Junya Nitta

146

1999–2011

2

Tatsuya Furuhashi

127

1999–2004, 2014–2020

3

Kodai Suzuki

111

2000–2010

4

Sho Gokyu

104

2006–2007, 2009–2013, 2015

5

Mitsuru Hasegawa

103

2001–2008

6

Masatoshi Matsuda

100

2014–2015

7

Hajime "Gen" Nakamura

94

2003–2017

8

Takehiro Hayashi

91

1999–2004

9

Shoma Mizunaga

83

2005–2006, 2009–2012, 2018–2020

Reference Source

  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japan_Football_League
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2021_Japan_Football_League