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J.League Division 2
Season1999
ChampionsKawasaki Frontale
1st J2 title
2nd D2 title
PromotedKawasaki Frontale
FC Tokyo
Top goalscorerTakuya Jinno (19 goals total)
2000

Statistics of J.League Division 2 in the 1999 season.

Overview

This was the first season of J2, the professional second tier in Japan. It replaced the JFL, which was moved to the 3rd tier. The league was contested by 10 teams, and Kawasaki Frontale won the championship.

Team changes

Promoted from JFL 1998 Relegated from 1998 J.League
Albirex Niigata
FC Tokyo
Kawasaki Frontale
Montedio Yamagata
Oita Trinita
Omiya Ardija
Sagan Tosu
Vegalta Sendai
Ventforet Kofu
Consadole Sapporo

Final table

Pos Team Pld W OTW D OTL L GF GA GD Pts Promotion
1 Kawasaki Frontale (C) 36 20 5 3 1 7 69 34 +35 73 Promoted to the 2000 J.League Division 1
2 FC Tokyo 36 19 2 3 2 10 51 35 +16 64 Promoted to the 2000 J.League Division 1
3 Oita Trinita 36 18 3 3 4 8 62 42 +20 63
4 Albirex Niigata 36 16 4 2 1 13 46 40 +6 58
5 Consadole Sapporo 36 15 2 6 2 11 54 35 +19 55
6 Omiya Ardija 36 14 4 1 2 15 47 44 +3 51
7 Montedio Yamagata 36 14 1 4 4 13 47 53 −6 48
8 Sagan Tosu 36 11 1 2 2 20 52 64 −12 37
9 Vegalta Sendai 36 7 3 4 4 18 30 58 −28 31
10 Ventforet Kofu 36 4 1 4 4 23 32 85 −53 18
Source:[citation needed]
(C) Champion

References