|Number of teams|| Div 1: 8|
Div 2: 8
|Level on pyramid||5-6|
|Promotion to||Japan Football League|
|Relegation to||Prefectural Leagues|
|Domestic cup(s)||Emperor's Cup|
|Current champions|| Arterivo Wakayama |
|Most championships||NTT West Kyoto SC (8 titles)|
Kansai Soccer League(関西サッカーリーグ) is a Japanese football league covering most of the Kansai region, the prefectures of Hyōgo, Kyōto, Nara, Osaka, Shiga and Wakayama. Mie, usually considered part of Kansai in non-football usage, is allotted to the Tōkai Soccer League.
The Kansai region or the Kinki region lies in the southern-central region of Japan's main island Honshū. The region includes the prefectures of Mie, Nara, Wakayama, Kyoto, Osaka, Hyōgo and Shiga, sometimes Fukui, Tokushima and Tottori. While the use of the terms "Kansai" and "Kinki" have changed over history, in most modern contexts the use of the two terms is interchangeable. The urban region of Osaka, Kobe, and Kyoto is the second-most populated in Japan after the Greater Tokyo Area.
Hyōgo Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan located in the Kansai region on Honshu island. The capital of Hyogo is Kobe.
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|Division||Names of teams||Hometown|
|Division 1||Amitie S.C.||Kyoto, Kyoto|
|Nara Club||Nara, Nara|
|Banditonce Kakogawa||Kakogawa, Hyogo|
|Arterivo Wakayama||Wakayama, Wakayama|
|F.C. Osaka||Osaka, Osaka|
|Lagend Shiga FC||Moriyama, Shiga|
|Kandai F.C. 2008||Suita, Osaka|
|Hannan University F.C.||Matsubara, Osaka|
|Division 2||AS. Laranja Kyoto||Ukyo-ku, Kyoto|
|Tatsuno F.C.||Tatsuno, Hyogo|
|Ain Foods S.C.||Izumi, Osaka|
|Diablossa Nara||Yamatotakada, Nara|
|Kwangaku Club||Nishinomiya, Hyōgo|
|F.C. TIAMO||Hirakata, Osaka|
|Kyoto Shiko Club||Kita-ku, Kyoto|
|Takasago Mineiro F.C.||Takasago, Hyōgo|
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