Saturday, April 9, 2011

Nabisco Cup 2011

Nabisco Cup 2011
Following the devastating earthquake and tsunami that occurred in Japan on March 11, the J-League has rearranged the schedule for the Yamazaki Nabisco Cup.

The two group format has been abandoned in favor of a straight two-leg knock-out competition.

1st Round 1st Leg June 5

Urawa Reds vs Yamagata
Kashiwa Reysol vs Sendai
Yokohama F Marinos vs Vissell Kobe
Venforet Kofu vs Shimizu S-Pulse
Jubilo Iwata vs Fukuoka
Sanfrecce Hiroshima vs Kawasaki Frontale

1st Round 2nd Leg June 27

27 Jul Wed
Sendai vs Kashiwa Reysol
Yamagata vs Urawa Reds
Kawasaki Frontale vs
Shimizu S-Pulse vs Ventforet Kofu
Vissel Kobe vs Yokohama F Marinos
Fukuoka vs Jubilo Iwata

Nabisco Cup 2011.


Second round two-leg games will take place on 14 September and 28 September when Omiya Ardija and Albirex Niigata will join the competition.

The single-leg quarterfinals will take place on5 October when the the four clubs competing Japan in the ACL Cerezo Osaka, Gamba Osaka, Kashima Antlers and Nagoya Grampus will join the competition.

The single leg semifinals are slated for October 9 with the final yet to be arranged and pending the progress of Japanese clubs in the ACL.

J.League News

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