We are extremely grateful for ESR's sponsorship of the Tokyo Metropolis League and the FJ Cup. In such difficult times, ESR's support will be vital in ensuring that we can continue to provide a high standard of football to international teams in the Kanto region. We look forward to a long and fruitful collaboration.
A few turn of events occured on the weekend of March 20th/21st.
With BFC Vagabonds forfeit against Saitama Jets, it solidifies Brunello and Clash FC as the two teams getting promoted. Eastern Capital have also guaranteed a first place finish in Division 2 with the second place team being a toss up between Dutch FC, YeBoiz FC, Nepal United. Division 1 winners are also still up in the air with FC International, Pumas FC and Hibernian FC.
Team of the Week goes to Clash FC over their win over Brunello FC at Shigaku. A 4-1 victory giving Clash FC their 7th win in a row. Brunello are currently at the top of the division with 10 points clear from the second place team but that did not stop Clash FC. Clash, positioned third, have had their on and off games. Sometimes they will have their top goal scorer, winner of the Div 3 Golden Boot from Season 16, Kai Tsutomu, playing in nets. Sometimes they barely have 11...
This weeks (cause clearly this is a weekly thing) Robert Walters Team of the Week is YCAC!
They played Dutch FC, who are currently in the third in Division 2, at YCAC on Sunday. YCAC are infamous for their slow start. A team that hardly warmsup and always seem to be laid back. Yet they somehow manage to go even with Dutch in the first half with a 0 - 0 score. Things really started to pick up once Masato Fujii (YCAC) came on in the second half. A shot from half way...
In midst of the corona virus looming over Japan, the international Samurai 7's 2020 went ahead on March 21st. A beautiful sunny afternoon welcomed 12 teams to the YCAC pitch.
Group A had British Embassy FC, Aurora FC, FJ Masters, F-League O30 FC, Robert Walters & Friends, Kilamanjaro FC Group B had Peru FC, FC International, Oito FC, Toma's Peons, SV Wacker Durchsaufen, International Ronin