|Champions|| Júbilo Iwata |
1st J. League title
|Asian Club Championship||Júbilo Iwata|
|Goals scored||898 (3.3 per match)|
|Top goalscorer||Patrick Mboma (25 goals)|
|Highest attendance||38,707 - Reds vs. Sanfrecce (April 19)|
|Lowest attendance||2,245 - JEF Utd. vs. Sanfrecce (May 7)|
The 1997 season was the fifth season of the J-League. The league began in March and ended in November. For this year, the division was contested by 17 teams. Kashima Antlers won the 1st stage and Júbilo Iwata won the 2nd stage. Júbilo won the J.League title after winning both matches in the Suntory Championship.
|5||Nagoya Grampus Eight||16||10||0||0||0||0||6||23||24||−1||30|
|7||Urawa Red Diamonds||16||8||1||0||2||0||5||26||21||+5||26|
|14||JEF United Ichihara||16||3||3||0||3||1||6||22||32||−10||15|
|16||Kyoto Purple Sanga||16||3||0||0||2||1||10||21||38||−17||9|
|Júbilo Iwata||3 – 2||Kashima Antlers|
| Nakayama |
| Bismarck |
|5||Urawa Red Diamonds||21|
|Most Valuable Player||Júbilo Iwata|
|Rookie of the Year||Kashima Antlers|
|Manager of the Year||Kashima Antlers|
|Top Scorer||Gamba Osaka||25 goals.|
|GK||Tomoaki Ogami||Júbilo Iwata|
|DF||Naoki Soma||Kashima Antlers|
|DF||Masami Ihara||Yokohama Marinos|
|DF||Yutaka Akita||Kashima Antlers|
|MF||Hidetoshi Nakata||Bellmare Hiratsuka|
|MF||Motohiro Yamaguchi||Yokohama Flügels|
|MF||Hiroshi Nanami||Júbilo Iwata|
|FW||Masashi Nakayama||Júbilo Iwata|
|FW||Patrick Mboma||Gamba Osaka|
The following are statistics commonly tracked in ice hockey.
This page details J. League records.
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The J.League Championship is a two-legged championship series which determined the season champion for the first 12 J.League seasons (1993–2004) excluding the 1996 season. In the early years, the J.League seasons were divided into two halves, the first and second stages, and the champions of each stage participated in the series. The competition did not take place in 1996, since the single season format was used in that year. Japanese beer company Suntory sponsored the championship, thus the name Suntory Championship was used in the media and among the general public.
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