|Champions|| Consadole Sapporo |
1st J2 title
4th D2 title
|Promoted|| Consadole Sapporo |
Urawa Red Diamonds
|Top goalscorer||Emerson (31 goals total)|
Statistics of J.League Division 2 in the 2000 season.
It was contested by 11 teams, and Consadole Sapporo won the championship.
|1||Consadole Sapporo (C)||40||27||4||5||0||4||71||22||+49||94||Promoted to the 2001 J.League Division 1|
|2||Urawa Red Diamonds||40||23||5||3||2||7||82||40||+42||82||Promoted to the 2001 J.League Division 1|
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