2020 Japanese Regional Leagues

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League tables for teams participating in the Japanese Regional Leagues, the fifth tier of the Japanese association football league system, in 2020. A total of 134 teams compete, split into 9 groups.

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Due to the coronavirus pandemic in Japan, all matches in all regions were changed from double round-robin into single round-robin, except Chūgoku and Tōkai.

All regional champions will be qualify for the Regional Promotion Series. Similar to J.League, there will be no relegation in this season to Prefectural Leagues (promotion and relegation between divisions is still available for some region).

Chūgoku

Due to the coronavirus pandemic in Japan, the Chūgoku region will play in a tournament (known as the CSL Championship 2020, or C-1 Cup), with 8 teams compete for a spot in the 2020 Regional Promotion Series. NTN Okayama and Dezzolla Shimane are not participate in this season.

Group stage

Group A

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsQualification
1 Baleine Shimonoseki 220063+36Qualification to the Knockout stage
2 SRC Hiroshima 210142+23
3 Energy Mizushima 20022750
4 Yonago Genki 00000000Withdrawn
Updated to match(es) played on 13 September 2020. Source: Soccerway
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored

Group B

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsQualification
1 Mitsubishi Mizushima 321040+47Qualification to the Knockout stage
2 Fuji Xerox Hiroshima 31114514
3 Bergarosso Hamada 31024513
4 Pacific University 31024623
Updated to match(es) played on 13 September 2020. Source: Soccerway
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored

Knockout stage

Semi-finals
September 20th
Final
September 27th
      
1A Baleine Shimonoseki 2 (5)
2B Fuji Xerox Hiroshima 2 (3)
Baleine Shimonoseki 0
SRC Hiroshima 2
1B Mitsubishi Mizushima 0 (2)
2A SRC Hiroshima 0 (4)

Hokkaido

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsPromotion or qualification
1 Hokkaido Tokachi Sky Earth 7700384+3421Qualification to the Promotion Series
2 Norbritz Hokkaido 7601385+3318
3 Nippon Steel Muroran 75022311+1215
4 Sapporo 74032810+1812
5 Shintoku 73041332199
6 Nippon Express 72051125146
7 Sapporo University 7106829213
8 Iwamizawa Hokushukai 7007750430
Updated to match(es) played on 4 October 2020. Source: Soccerway
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored

Hokushinetsu

Division 1

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsPromotion or qualification
1 Fukui United 7700184+1421Qualification to the Promotion Series
2 Artista Asama 7511113+816
3 Toyama Shinjo 75022011+915
4 Japan Soccer College 7412129+313
5 Niigata UHW 72051312+16
6 Hokuriku University 711561044
7 Sakai Phoenix 7106820123Relegation to the 2021 Hokushinetsu Soccer League Division 2
8 Kamo 7106625193
Updated to match(es) played on 27 September 2020. Source: Soccerway, Hokushinetsu Football League
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored

Division 2

Kansai

Division 1

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsPromotion or qualification
1 Tiamo Hirakata 7340146+813Qualification to the Promotion Series
2 Laranja Kyoto 7412149+513
3 Cento Cuore Harima 7412116+513
4 Ococias Kyoto 73221111011
5 Kandai 732288011
6 Arterivo Wakayama 722391568
7 Porvenir Kashihara 71246825Relegation to the 2021 Kansai Soccer League Division 2
8 Lagend Shiga 7025111102
First match(es) will be played on 22 August 2020. Source: Soccerway
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored

Division 2

Kantō

Division 1

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsPromotion or qualification
1 Tochigi City 220081+76Qualification to the Promotion Series
2 Briobecca Urayasu 220093+66
3 Hitachi Building Systems 211041+34
4 Tokyo United 110020+23
5 Vonds Ichihara 110010+13
6 Tokyo 23 20112531
7 Criacao Shinjuku 00000000
8 Ryutsu Keizai Dragons Ryugasaki 20020330Qualification to the Relegation play-off
9 Joyful Honda Tsukuba 20023850Relegation to the 2021 Kantō Soccer League Division 2
10 Ryutsu Keizai University 20020880
Updated to match(es) played on 19 July 2020. Source: Soccerway, Goal Note Cloud, Kanto Soccer League
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored

Division 2

Kyushu

On August 11, the Kyushu League was abandoned, due to Kaiho Bank's withdrawal and the spread of coronavirus in Okinawa and Kumamoto. Okinawa SV, as the 2019 Kyushu League champions, are elected to play in the Regional Promotion Series.

League table at the time of abandonment

PosTeamPldWPWPLLGFGAGDPtsPromotion or qualification
1 Okinawa 43100122+1011Qualification to the Promotion Series
2 Miyazaki 33000122+109
3 Kumamoto Teachers 3210063+38
4 Saga LIXIL 3210042+28
5 Kaiho Bank 301112313
6 Kawasoe Club 4100361043
7 Kyushu Mitsubishi Motors 4100331293
8 NIFS Kanoya 400223632
9 Nakatsu 400131981
10 Nippon Steel Oita 000000000Withdrawn
Updated to match(es) played on 19 July 2020. Source: Soccerway, KYFA
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored

Shikoku

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsPromotion or qualification
1 Nankoku 3300120+129Qualification to the Promotion Series
2 FC Tokushima 2200162+146
3 Tadotsu 320175+26
4 Yanagimachi 31024513
5 Llamas Kochi 21011433
6 Koyo Sealing Techno 310251053
7 Lavenirosso 31024953
8 R. Velho Takamatsu 3003216140
Updated to match(es) played on 19 July 2020. Source: Soccerway
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored

Tohoku

Division 1

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsPromotion or qualification
1 Blancdieu Hirosaki 9810484+4425Qualification to the Promotion Series
2 Sendai University 97112912+1722
3 Cobaltore Onagawa 9630317+2421
4 Ganju Iwate 94141617113
5 Nippon Steel Kamaishi 93331520512
6 Primeiro 93159211210
7 Morioka Zebra 92251022128
8 Fuji Club 2003 9144142397
9 Omiya 92071027176Relegation to the 2021 Tohoku Soccer League Division 2
10 Saruta Kōgyō S.C. 9027534292
Updated to match(es) played on 18 October 2020. Source: Soccerway
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored

Division 2

Division 2 North

Division 2 South

Tōkai

Owing to the coronavirus pandemic in Japan, the Tōkai region will play in a knockout tournament to decide the team qualify for the 2020 Regional Promotion Series (for Division 1 only).

In Division 1, Yazaki Valente did not participate, so Kariya will receive a bye to Semi-finals.

Division 1 Bracket

 Quarter-finals  Semi-finals  Final
              
  Fujieda City Hall SC   
  Chukyo University FC w/o  
     FC Kariya 1 
       Chukyo University FC 0  
        
    FC Kariya 4
  Tokai Gakuen FC 4        Tokai Gakuen FC 1
  Chukyo univ. FC 0       
     Tokai Gakuen FC 3  
     Tokoha University 1 
  FC Ise Shima 2 (3)  
  Tokoha University 2 (5) 

Division 2 Bracket

 Quarter-finals  Semi-finals  Final
              
  Nagoya SC    
  Nagara Club    
     Toyota Industries SC   
           
        
      
  Rivielta Toyokawa            
  AS Kariya         
         
       
  FC Gifu SECOND    
  Yokkaichi University   

See also

League(s)
Cup(s)

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