Japanese Regional Leagues
Season2017
PromotedCobaltore Onagawa
Tegevajaro Miyazaki
2016
2018

The 2017 Japanese Regional Leagues were a competition between parallel association football leagues ranking at the bottom of the Japan Football League.

Champions list

Qualified for the Japan Regional Football Champions League 2017
Region Champions
Hokkaido Tokachi FC
Tohoku Cobaltore Onagawa
Kanto Vonds Ichihara
Hokushinetsu Saurcos Fukui
Tokai Suzuka Unlimited FC
Kansai Amitie SC Kyoto
Chugoku Mitsubishi Mizushima FC
Shikoku Kochi United SC
Kyushu Tegevajaro Miyazaki

Along them, also Matsue City FC and FC TIAMO Hirakata qualified for the final tournament as they featured in the Top 4 of 2017 All Japan Senior Football Championship. To complete the scenario, also FC Kariya were picked to participate.

Hokkaido

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Tokachi FC (C, Q) 14 10 2 2 39 22 +17 32
2 Sapporo Football Club 14 10 1 3 38 17 +21 31
3 Norbritz Hokkaido 14 9 2 3 32 13 +19 29
4 Sapporo GOAL PLUNDERERS 14 6 1 7 28 24 +4 19
5 Nippon Steel Kamaishi 14 5 2 7 29 36 −7 17
6 Imamizawa FC Hokushukai 14 5 2 7 28 38 −10 17
7 Nippon Express FC (R) 14 2 3 9 18 38 −20 9 Relegated to Sapporo Prefectural League
8 Kyokusyukai (R) 14 2 1 11 18 42 −24 7
Source: [1]
(C) Champion; (Q) Qualified for the Japan Regional Football Champions League; (R) Relegated

Tohoku

Division 1

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Cobaltore Onagawa (C, Q, P) 18 16 1 1 73 10 +63 49 Promoted to JFL
2 Fuji Club 2003 18 13 0 5 47 18 +29 39
3 Blancdieu Hirosaki FC 18 11 3 4 35 20 +15 36
4 Nippon Steel Kamaishi 18 9 2 7 30 39 −9 29
5 Morioka Zebra 18 8 4 6 54 35 +19 28
6 FC Primeiro 18 6 3 9 26 34 −8 21
7 Bandits Iwaki FC 18 5 4 9 29 39 −10 19
8 FC Ganju Iwate 18 5 0 13 31 58 −27 15
9 Merry FC 18 4 2 12 24 59 −35 14
10 Sendai Sasuke FC (R) 18 2 3 13 20 57 −37 9 Relegated to Div. 2 South
Source: RSSSF [1]
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted; (Q) Qualified for the Japan Regional Football Champions League; (R) Relegated

Division 2 North

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Akita FC Cambiare (C, P) 18 13 2 3 58 22 +36 41 Promoted to Div. 1
2 Saruta Kōgyō S.C. [tl] 18 13 0 5 71 35 +36 39
3 Omiya Club 18 12 2 4 45 21 +24 38
4 Akita University School of Medicine 18 12 1 5 58 37 +21 37
5 TDK Shinwakai 18 9 3 6 36 39 −3 30
6 Mizusawa Club 18 7 3 8 34 35 −1 24
7 Hachinohe Gakuin University FC 2014 18 6 3 9 38 48 −10 21 Disbanded
8 OIRASE Football Club 18 4 4 10 28 47 −19 16
9 Hokuto Bank SC 18 3 2 13 23 62 −39 11
10 TONO Club 18 1 0 17 13 58 −45 3
Source: RSSSF [2]
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted

Division 2 South

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Iwaki Furukawa FC (C, P) 18 13 3 2 63 23 +40 42 Promoted to Div. 1
2 Soma SC 18 10 4 4 27 12 +15 34
3 FC Parafrente Yonezawa 18 9 2 7 36 34 +2 29
4 AIZU OLYMPUS Soccer Club 18 7 7 4 30 26 +4 28
5 Nakaniida Soccer Club 18 8 3 7 37 35 +2 27
6 Sendai Nakada FC 18 7 3 8 32 43 −11 24
7 Ricoh Industry Tohoku Soccer Club 18 5 6 7 41 31 +10 21
8 FC Scheinen Fukushima (R) 18 5 5 8 36 39 −3 20 Relegated to Fukushima Prefectural League
9 Kureha SC (R) 18 3 5 10 25 48 −23 14
10 Mikawa SC (R) 18 2 4 12 16 52 −36 10 Relegated to Yamagata Prefectural League
Source: RSSSF [3]
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated

Kanto

Division 1

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Vonds Ichihara (C, Q) 18 13 3 2 44 18 +26 42
2 Tsukuba FC 18 13 2 3 43 17 +26 41
3 Tokyo United FC 18 8 6 4 40 25 +15 30
4 Tokyo 23 FC 18 7 6 5 28 21 +7 27
5 Vertfee Takahara Nasu 18 8 3 7 29 23 +6 27
6 Ryutsu Keizai University FC 18 8 0 10 36 34 +2 24
7 Yokohama Takeru (O) 18 7 3 8 25 37 −12 24 D1/D2 Play-offs
8 Saitama SC (O) 18 5 2 11 25 41 −16 17
9 Hitachi Building SystemTonan Maebashi (R) 18 5 2 11 24 40 −16 17 Relegated to Div. 2
10 Aries FC Tokyo (R) 18 1 3 14 12 50 −38 6
Source:[citation needed]
(C) Champion; (O) Relegation/Promotion Play-off; (Q) Qualified for the Japan Regional Football Champions League; (R) Relegated

Division 2

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Tokyo International University FC (O, C) 18 12 3 3 38 18 +20 39 D1/D2 Play-offs
2 Tonan Maebashi (O) 18 9 4 5 26 21 +5 31
3 Toin University of Yokohama 18 9 3 6 45 28 +17 30
4 Waseda United 18 8 4 6 41 33 +8 28
5 Kanagawa Prefecture Teachers SC 18 8 3 7 37 37 0 27
6 Esperanza SC 18 6 5 7 33 26 +7 23
7 YOKOHAMA GS Football Club (O) 18 6 5 7 31 32 −1 23 D2/Prefectural Play-offs
8 FC Korea (R) 18 6 5 7 18 21 −3 23
9 Toho Titanium SC (R) 18 5 2 11 27 44 −17 17 Relegated to Kanagawa Prefectural League
10 Nippon Engineering College F. Marinos (R) 18 3 2 13 13 49 −36 11
Source:[citation needed]
(C) Champion; (O) Relegation/Promotion Play-off; (R) Relegated

Hokushinetsu

Division 1

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Saurcos Fukui (C, Q) 14 11 2 1 55 5 +50 35
2 Artista Tomi 14 11 1 2 54 8 +46 34
3 Japan Soccer College 14 9 2 3 42 11 +31 29
4 Sakai Phoenix 14 4 4 6 17 32 −15 16
5 '09 Keidai FC 14 5 1 8 18 40 −22 16
6 FC Hokuriku 14 4 3 7 21 35 −14 15
7 Toyama Shinjo Club 14 2 3 9 17 52 −35 9
8 FC Antelope Shiojiri (R) 14 1 2 11 8 49 −41 5 Relegated to Div. 2
Source:[citation needed]
(C) Champion; (Q) Qualified for the Japan Regional Football Champions League; (R) Relegated

Division 2

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 FC Ueda Gentian (C, P) 14 11 1 2 52 15 +37 34 Promoted to Div. 1
2 Artista Grande 14 9 3 2 37 27 +10 30
3 Hokuriku Futures 14 9 0 5 27 20 +7 27
4 Nakano Esperanza 14 7 1 6 29 29 0 22
5 CUPS 14 5 3 6 27 28 −1 18
6 '05 Kamo FC 14 4 3 7 23 29 −6 15
7 AS Jamineiro (R) 14 2 2 10 18 43 −25 8 Relegated to Niigata Prefectural League
8 Teihens FC (R) 14 1 3 10 15 34 −19 6 Relegated to Ishikawa Prefectural League
Source:[citation needed]
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated

Tokai

Division 1

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Suzuka Unlimited FC (C, Q) 14 11 1 2 35 11 +24 34
2 FC Kariya (Q) 14 10 3 1 35 15 +20 33
3 FC Ise-Shima 14 8 1 5 30 20 +10 25
4 Chukyo univ. FC 14 8 1 5 28 22 +6 25
5 Tokai Gakuen FC 14 5 1 8 24 30 −6 16
6 Toyota Shukyu-dan 14 3 3 8 24 31 −7 12
7 FC Gifu Second (R) 14 2 4 8 15 33 −18 10 Relegated to Div. 2
8 Tokoha University FC (R) 14 1 2 11 11 40 −29 5
Source: [2]
(C) Champion; (Q) Qualified for the Japan Regional Football Champions League; (R) Relegated

Division 2

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Fujieda City Hall SC (C, P) 14 13 1 0 59 11 +48 40 Promoted to Div. 1
2 Yazaki Valente (P) 14 11 2 1 45 9 +36 35
3 Chukyo University FC[a] 14 7 2 5 47 27 +20 23
4 Nagoya SC 14 7 1 6 30 32 −2 22
5 Toyota Industries SC 14 4 1 9 22 41 −19 13
6 Nagara Club 14 4 1 9 16 42 −26 13
7 Kasugai Club (R) 14 3 2 9 24 64 −40 11 Relegated to Aichi Prefectural League
8 TSV1973 Yokkaichi (R) 14 1 2 11 26 43 −17 5 Relegated to Mie Prefectural League
Source: [3]
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated
Notes:
  1. ^ Chukyo University FC (中京大学FC, Chūkyō Daigaku Ffu Sī) is different from Chukyo univ. FC in Division 1. Both of them are subsidiary teams of the football club of Chukyo University.

Kansai

Division 1

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Ococias Kyoto AC (C, Q) 14 10 2 2 41 7 +34 32
2 FC TIAMO Hirakata (Q) 14 8 3 3 36 28 +8 27
3 Arterivo Wakayama 14 8 0 6 23 18 +5 24
4 Kansai FC 2008 14 6 3 5 24 30 −6 21
5 Hannan University SC 14 6 3 5 26 20 +6 21
6 Banditonce Kakogawa 14 5 3 6 12 16 −4 18
7 Lagend Shiga FC (R) 14 2 2 10 7 21 −14 8 Relegated to Div. 2
8 St. Andrew's University FC (R) 14 2 2 10 7 37 −30 8
Source:[citation needed]
(C) Champion; (Q) Qualified for the Japan Regional Football Champions League; (R) Relegated

Division 2

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Takasago Mineiro (C, P) 14 7 4 3 21 12 +9 25 Promoted to Div. 1
2 AS.Laranja Kyoto (P) 14 7 4 3 24 20 +4 22[a]
3 Ain Foods 14 6 3 5 25 19 +6 21
4 FC EASY 02 14 5 3 6 23 22 +1 18
5 Renaiss School Koga 14 5 2 7 23 24 −1 17
6 Kyoto Shiko SC 14 4 5 5 16 22 −6 17
7 Kandai Club 2010 (O) 14 4 4 6 18 27 −9 16 Relegation play-off
8 Diablossa Takada FC (R) 14 3 5 6 23 27 −4 14 Relegated to Osaka Prefectural League
Source:[citation needed]
(C) Champion; (O) Promotion/Relegation Playoffs; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated
Notes:
  1. ^ 3 points deducted for using a suspended player.

Chugoku

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Mitsubishi Motors Mizushima FC (C, Q) 18 15 1 2 47 18 +29 46
2 Matsue City FC (Q) 18 14 2 2 82 18 +64 44
3 SRC Hiroshima 18 11 2 5 51 34 +17 35
4 Dezzolla Shimane 18 7 5 6 40 31 +9 26
5 HATSUKAICHI FC 18 8 1 9 33 35 −2 25
6 NTN Okayama 18 7 3 8 33 31 +2 24
7 IPU FC 18 7 2 9 34 39 −5 23
8 JXTG Mizushima FC 18 7 2 9 31 39 −8 23
9 Panasonic Okayama SC (R) 18 2 2 14 15 61 −46 8 Relegated to Okayama Prefectural League
10 Yonago Genki SC (R) 18 1 2 15 14 74 −60 5 Relegated to Tottori Prefectural League
Source:[citation needed]
(C) Champion; (Q) Qualified for the Japan Regional Football Champions League; (R) Relegated

Shikoku

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Kōchi United SC (C, Q) 14 12 2 0 83 5 +78 38
2 FC Tokushima 14 9 4 1 41 13 +28 31
3 KUFC Nangoku 14 7 2 5 29 29 0 23
4 Tadotsu FC 14 6 3 5 26 30 −4 21
5 R. VELHO Takamatsu 14 4 4 6 21 24 −3 16
6 NIISHO Club 14 4 1 9 17 44 −27 13
7 Llamas Kochi FC 14 3 3 8 17 35 −18 12
8 Koyo Sealing Techno SC (O) 14 1 1 12 20 74 −54 4 Promotion/Relegation Playoffs
Source:[citation needed]
(C) Champion; (O) Promotion/Relegation Playoffs; (Q) Qualified for the Japan Regional Football Champions League

Kyushu

Pos Team Pld W PKW PKL L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Tegevajaro Miyazaki (C, Q, P) 20 18 1 0 1 70 12 +58 56 Promoted to JFL
2 J.FC Miyazaki 20 15 2 0 3 47 15 +32 49
3 Kyushu Mitsubishi Motors 20 8 6 1 5 41 40 +1 37
4 Nippon Steel Oita 20 10 2 2 6 44 31 +13 36
5 NIFS Kanoya Soccer Club 20 9 2 4 5 45 27 +18 35
6 Kaiho Bank SC 20 8 4 1 7 38 40 −2 33
7 FC Nakatsu 20 6 2 2 10 29 52 −23 24
8 Kumamoto Teachers 20 5 1 4 10 25 45 −20 21
9 Saga Lixil FC 20 4 2 1 13 27 39 −12 17
10 Mitsubishi HI Nagasaki SC (R) 20 3 0 4 13 21 44 −23 13 Relegation to Nagasaki Prefectural League
11 FC Naha (R) 20 1 1 4 14 23 65 −42 9 Relegation to Okinawa Prefectural League
Source:[citation needed]
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted; (Q) Qualified for the Japan Regional Football Champions League; (R) Relegated

See also

References