2008 Emperor's Cup

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2008 Emperor's Cup
CountryFlag of Japan.svg Japan
Teams82
Champions Gamba Osaka
(2nd title)
Runners-up Kashiwa Reysol
Matches played81
2007
2009

The 88th Emperor's Cup began on September 13, 2008 and ended on January 1, 2009 with the final at National Stadium in Tokyo. As the champion, Gamba Osaka participated in 2009 AFC Champions League.

Contents

Calendar

RoundDateMatchesClubsNew entries this round
First Round13 September 2008
14 September 2008
2448 → 2447 Prefectural Qualifying Cup Winners
1 University Qualifying Cup Winner
Second Round20 September 2008
21 September 2008
1224 → 12-
Third Round12 October 20081412+15+1 → 1415 J2 Clubs
1 JFL Seeded Club
Fourth Round2 November 2008
3 November 2008
5 November 2008
1614+18 → 1618 J1 Clubs
Fifth Round15 November 2008816 → 8none
Quarter-finals20 December 200848 → 4none
Semi-finals29 December 200824 → 2none
Final1 January 200912 → 1none

Participants

J.League Division 1

J.League Division 2

Japan Football League

Prime Minister Cup University football tournament Winner

Prefectures

Matches

All matches are Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)

First Round

Sagawa Printing SC 7  – 1 Aichi Gakuin University
Kainan FC0  – 2 Ehime University
FC Gifu SECOND 0  – 1 Hannan University
Yokkaichi University 1  – 3 Honda FC
Saurcos Fukui2  – 1 (a.e.t.) Nara Sangyo University
Niigata University of Management 1  – 5 Matsumoto Yamaga FC
Fagiano Okayama F.C. 6  – 0Hitachi Kasado F.C.
Fukuyama University 0  – 3 Volca Kagoshima
Banditonce Kakogawa F.C. 0  – 1 Kataller Toyama
Zweigen Kanazawa 4  – 3 (a.e.t.) Sagawa Shiga FC
Ryutsu Keizai University FC 4  – 2Y.S.C.C
Tamaho FC 0  – 10 Sony Sendai FC
Fukushima United F.C1  – 4 Kokushikan University
Kyushu INAX 1  – 3 Okinawa Kariyushi FC
Ohzu H.S2  – 1 Nippon Bunri University
Mitsubishi Nagasaki3  – 0 Dezzolla Shimane
New Wave Kitakyushu 1  – 1 (a.e.t.) Honda Lock SC
Penalties
4  – 2
Tokushima Vortis SECOND 2  – 1 Kochi University
Kamatamare Sanuki 1  – 0 Gainare Tottori
Hitachi Tochigi UVA SC 2  – 0Aomori Yamada H.S
Arte Takasaki 0  – 2 JEF United Ichihara Chiba Reserves
TDK S.C. 2  – 3 (a.e.t.) Osaka Taiiku University
Grulla Morioka 5  – 1 Yamagata University

Second Round

Sagawa Printing SC 5  – 1 Ehime University
Hannan University 0  – 4 Honda FC
Saurcos Fukui0  – 4 Matsumoto Yamaga FC
Kataller Toyama 1  – 2 Zweigen Kanazawa
Okinawa Kariyushi FC 2  – 1Ohzu H.S
Mitsubishi Nagasaki0  – 1 New Wave Kitakyushu

Third Round

The 15 J2 teams plus one JFL representative (Tochigi SC) entered at this round.

Sagawa Printing SC 1  – 2 Ehime FC
Hirai Soccerball shade.svg 37' Uchimura Soccerball shade.svg 42'
Oki Soccerball shade.svg 64'
Ningineer Stadium, Matsuyama
Attendance: 1,569

Sagan Tosu 4  – 0 Honda FC
Uchima Soccerball shade.svg 2'
Hirose Soccerball shade.svg 57'Soccerball shade.svg 67'
Funatani Soccerball shade.svg 82'
Best Amenity Stadium, Tosu
Attendance: 2,307

Shonan Bellmare 1  – 1 (a.e.t.) Matsumoto Yamaga FC
Hara Soccerball shade.svg 23' Kakimoto Soccerball shade.svg 26'
Penalties
4  – 5

Ventforet Kofu 1  – 0 Fagiano Okayama
Onishi Soccerball shade.svg 44'
Kose Sports Stadium, Kofu
Attendance: 4,420

Tochigi SC 1  – 1 (a.e.t.) Kumamoto
Yuki Okada Soccerball shade.svg 81' Komorida Soccerball shade.svg 54'
Penalties
5  – 3
Tochigi Green Stadium, Tochigi
Attendance: 3,011

Zweigen Kanazawa 0  – 1 FC Gifu
Aikawa Soccerball shade.svg 83'

Cerezo Osaka 1  – 0 Sony Sendai FC
Gilton Soccerball shade.svg 65'
Nagai Stadium, Osaka
Attendance: 2,403

Tokushima Vortis 0  – 1 (a.e.t.) Kokushikan University
Matsumoto Soccerball shade.svg 118'
Naruto Athletic Stadium, Naruto
Attendance: 1,174

Yokohama FC 2  – 1 Okinawa Kariyushi FC
Ikemoto Soccerball shade.svg 41'
Hakkaku Soccerball shade.svg 89'
Saito Soccerball shade.svg 37'
Mitsuzawa Stadium, Yokohama
Attendance: 2,358

Vegalta Sendai 2  – 0 New Wave Kitakyushu
Nakashima Soccerball shade.svg 20'
Tanoue Soccerball shade.svg 89'
Sendai Stadium, Sendai
Attendance: 6,357

Thespa Kusatsu 2  – 0 Tokushima Vortis Second
Goto Soccerball shade.svg 48'
Takada Soccerball shade.svg 66'
Shikishima Stadium, Maebashi
Attendance: 1,693

Avispa Fukuoka 0  – 1 (a.e.t.) Mito HollyHock
Matsumoto Soccerball shade.svg 114'
Level-5 stadium, Fukuoka
Attendance: 1,738

Montedio Yamagata 4  – 1 (a.e.t.) Hitachi Tochigi SC
Sakai Soccerball shade.svg 36'
Toyoda Soccerball shade.svg 93'Soccerball shade.svg 111'
Miyazaki Soccerball shade.svg 112'
Tatesawa Soccerball shade.svg 54'
Yamagata Park Stadium, Yamagata
Attendance: 2,185

Osaka Taiiku University 0  – 6 Sanfrecce Hiroshima
Makino Soccerball shade.svg 15'
Hattori Soccerball shade.svg 30'Soccerball shade.svg 75'
Moriwaki Soccerball shade.svg 60'
Takayanagi Soccerball shade.svg 86'
Kubo Soccerball shade.svg 87'
Yabase Athletic Stadium, Akita
Attendance: 1,271

Fourth Round

The 18 J1 teams will enter at this round.

Urawa Red Diamonds 1  – 0 (a.e.t.) Ehime FC
Ponte Soccerball shade.svg 96'
Urawa Komaba Stadium Saitama
Attendance: 16,724

Yokohama F. Marinos 1  – 0 Consadole Sapporo
Hyōdō Soccerball shade.svg 70'
Mitsuzawa Stadium Yokohama
Attendance: 5,728

Oita Trinita 0  – 2 Sagan Tosu
Hirose Soccerball shade.svg 28'Soccerball shade.svg 52'
Ōita Stadium, Ōita
Attendance: 5,512

Matsumoto Yamaga FC 0  – 8 Vissel Kobe
Yoshida Soccerball shade.svg 13'
Tanaka Soccerball shade.svg 29'
Leandro Soccerball shade.svg 50'Soccerball shade.svg 84'
Kurihara Soccerball shade.svg 63'Soccerball shade.svg 73', Soccerball shade.svg 75'
Ōkubo Soccerball shade.svg 65'
Home's Stadium Kobe, Kobe
Attendance: 3,268

Gamba Osaka 2  – 1 (a.e.t.) Ventforet Kofu
Yamaguchi Soccerball shade.svg 80'
Sasaki Soccerball shade.svg 104'
Maranhao Soccerball shade.svg 1'

Júbilo Iwata 3  – 1 Tochigi SC
Kawamura Soccerball shade.svg 43'
Nakayama Soccerball shade.svg 69'
Ota Soccerball shade.svg 72'
Sato Soccerball shade.svg 66'
Yamaha Stadium, Iwata
Attendance: 4,088

Nagoya Grampus 1  – 0 FC Gifu
Yoshida Soccerball shade.svg 89'
Toyota Stadium, Toyota
Attendance: 7,597

Omiya Ardija 1  – 0 Cerezo Osaka
Lavrič Soccerball shade.svg 61'
NACK5 Stadium, Ōmiya, Saitama
Attendance: 3,574


Shimizu S-Pulse 1  – 0 JEF United Ichihara Chiba
Okazaki Soccerball shade.svg 89'

Albirex Niigata 2  – 0 Yokohama FC
Alessandro Soccerball shade.svg 18'
Uchida Soccerball shade.svg 20'
Niigata Stadium, Niigata
Attendance: 7,607

FC Tokyo 2  – 1 Vegalta Sendai
Hirayama Soccerball shade.svg 19'Soccerball shade.svg 89' Nakahara Soccerball shade.svg 72'
Ajinomoto Stadium, Chōfu
Attendance: 10,528

Kashiwa Reysol 1  – 0 Thespa Kusatsu
Suganuma Soccerball shade.svg 83'

Mito HollyHock 0  – 3 Kyoto Sanga FC
Ando Soccerball shade.svg 11'
Nishino Soccerball shade.svg 46'
Hayashi Soccerball shade.svg 47'

Kawasaki Frontale 3  – 1 Montedio Yamagata
Taniguchi Soccerball shade.svg 19'
Vitor Júnior Soccerball shade.svg 43'
Renatinho Soccerball shade.svg 56'
Ishii Soccerball shade.svg 9'

Tokyo Verdy 0  – 1 Sanfrecce Hiroshima
Takayanagi Soccerball shade.svg 89'

Fifth Round


Sagan Tosu 5  – 2 Vissel Kobe
Fujita Soccerball shade.svg 1'Soccerball shade.svg 57'
Takahashi Soccerball shade.svg 9'
Hirose Soccerball shade.svg 36'Soccerball shade.svg 52'
Komoto Soccerball shade.svg 46'
Park Kang-Jo Soccerball shade.svg 80'
Home's Stadium, Kobe
Attendance: 2,856

Júbilo Iwata 1  – 3 Gamba Osaka
Nishi Soccerball shade.svg 1' Sasaki Soccerball shade.svg 15'
Yamaguchi Soccerball shade.svg 55'
Yamazaki Soccerball shade.svg 74'
Yamaha Stadium, Iwata
Attendance: 2,648

Omiya Ardija 1  – 2 Nagoya Grampus
Uchida Soccerball shade.svg 25' Johnsen Soccerball shade.svg 2'Soccerball shade.svg 34'
NACK5 Stadium, Ōmiya
Attendance: 4,371

Kashima Antlers 3  – 4 (a.e.t.) Shimizu S-Pulse
Masuda Soccerball shade.svg 28'
Marquinhos Soccerball shade.svg 50'
Marcinho Soccerball shade.svg 114'
Hyodo Soccerball shade.svg 17'
Yamamoto Soccerball shade.svg 80'
Edamura Soccerball shade.svg 104'
Hara Soccerball shade.svg 119'
Kashima Soccer Stadium, Kashima
Attendance: 5,158

Albirex Niigata 2  – 3 FC Tokyo
Marcio Soccerball shade.svg 6'
Chiba Soccerball shade.svg 21'
Emerson Soccerball shade.svg 31'
Akamine Soccerball shade.svg 53'
Kajiyama Soccerball shade.svg 62'
Tottori Soccer Stadium, Tottori
Attendance: 3,211

Kashiwa Reysol 1  – 0 Kyoto Sanga FC
Popó Soccerball shade.svg 63'

Kawasaki Frontale 0  – 2 Sanfrecce Hiroshima
Aoyama Soccerball shade.svg 33'
Morisaki Soccerball shade.svg 57'

Quarter-finals

Sagan Tosu 1  – 3 Yokohama F. Marinos
Hirose Soccerball shade.svg 23' Nakazawa Soccerball shade.svg 26'
Kurihara Soccerball shade.svg 44'
Kano Soccerball shade.svg 89'
Best Amenity Stadium Tosu
Attendance: 9,656

Gamba Osaka 2  – 1 Nagoya Grampus
Lucas Soccerball shade.svg 13'
Nakazawa Soccerball shade.svg 22'
Sugimoto Soccerball shade.svg 70'

Shimizu S-Pulse 1  – 2 FC Tokyo
Takagi Soccerball shade.svg 25' Akamine Soccerball shade.svg 49'Soccerball shade.svg 50'
Yurtec Stadium Sendai, Sendai
Attendance: 8,051

Kashiwa Reysol 3  – 2 (a.e.t.) Sanfrecce Hiroshima
Koga Soccerball shade.svg 3'
Suganuma Soccerball shade.svg 13'
França Soccerball shade.svg 99'
Satō Soccerball shade.svg 6'Soccerball shade.svg 26'
Momotaro Stadium, Okayama
Attendance: 8,531

Semi-finals

Yokohama F. Marinos 0  – 1 (a.e.t.) Gamba Osaka
Yamazaki Soccerball shade.svg 117'
National Stadium, Tokyo
Attendance: 19,843

FC Tokyo 1  – 2 Kashiwa Reysol
Suzuki Soccerball shade.svg 31' França Soccerball shade.svg 68'
Lee Soccerball shade.svg 88'
Shizuoka Stadium, Fukuroi, Shizuoka
Attendance: 12,458

Final

Gamba Osaka 1  – 0 (a.e.t.) Kashiwa Reysol
Bando Soccerball shade.svg 116'
National Stadium, Tokyo
Attendance: 44,066
Referee: Yuichi Nishimura

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