2002 J.League Cup
J.League Yamazaki Nabisco Cup
Country Japan
Dates27 April – 4 November 2002
Teams16
ChampionsKashima Antlers (3rd title)
Runners-upUrawa Red Diamonds
Semi-finalists
Matches played55
Goals scored144 (2.62 per match)
Attendance527,291 (9,587 per match)
Top goal scorer(s)Emerson Sheik
Magrão
(6 goals each)
MVP AwardMitsuo Ogasawara
2001
2003

Statistics of J. League Cup, officially the 2002 J.League Yamazaki Nabisco Cup, in the 2002 season.

Overview

It was contested by 16 teams, and Kashima Antlers won the championship.

Results

Group A

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Jubilo Iwata 6 3 3 0 9 2 +7 12 Quarterfinals
2 Kashiwa Reysol 6 1 4 1 2 2 0 7
3 Vegalta Sendai 6 1 3 2 4 8 −4 6
4 Consadole Sapporo 6 1 2 3 3 6 −3 5
Source: rsssf.com

Group B

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 FC Tokyo 6 4 1 1 8 3 +5 13 Quarterfinals
2 Shimizu S-Pulse 6 4 0 2 9 8 +1 12
3 Tokyo Verdy 1969 6 2 1 3 10 10 0 7
4 Vissel Kobe 6 0 2 4 5 11 −6 2
Source: rsssf.com

Group C

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 JEF United Ichihara 6 3 2 1 14 10 +4 11 Quarterfinals
2 Gamba Osaka 6 2 2 2 12 12 0 8
3 Yokohama F. Marinos 6 2 1 3 5 8 −3 7
4 Kyoto Purple Sanga 6 1 3 2 7 8 −1 6
Source: rsssf.com

Group D

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Urawa Red Diamonds 6 4 1 1 12 10 +2 13 Quarterfinals
2 Kashima Antlers 6 3 0 3 9 10 −1 9
3 Nagoya Grampus Eight 6 2 1 3 11 9 +2 7
4 Sanfrecce Hiroshima 6 1 2 3 4 7 −3 5
Source: rsssf.com

Quarterfinals

Júbilo Iwata1–2Kashima Antlers
Nakayama 7' Report Euller 22', 74'
Júbilo Iwata Stadium, Iwata
Attendance: 10,706
Referee: Masayoshi Okada

JEF United Ichihara0–3Shimizu S-Pulse
Report Hiramatsu 27'
Alex 55'
Kuboyama 89'
Ichihara Stadium, Ichihara
Attendance: 3,345
Referee: Toru Kamikawa

FC Tokyo1–3Gamba Osaka
Toda 28' Report Endō 53'
Araiba 62'
Oguro 76'
Ajinomoto Stadium, Tokyo
Attendance: 10,895
Referee: Joji Kashihara

Urawa Red Diamonds1–0Kashiwa Reysol
Emerson Sheik 69' Report

Semifinals

Kashima Antlers2–1 (a.e.t.)Shimizu S-Pulse
Unknown 25' (o.g.)
Hasegawa gold-colored soccer ball 106'
Report Alex 67'

Gamba Osaka2–3 (a.e.t.)Urawa Red Diamonds
Magrão 34', 38' Report Emerson Sheik 20', 49' gold-colored soccer ball 107'

Final

Main article: 2002 J.League Cup Final

Kashima Antlers1–0Urawa Red Diamonds
Ogasawara 59' Report
National Stadium, Tokyo
Attendance: 56,064
Referee: Toshimitsu Yoshida

Kashima Antlers won the championship.

References