Tohoku Soccer League

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Tohoku Soccer League
Tohoku Soccer League logo.gif
Founded1977;44 years ago (1977)
CountryJapan
Confederation AFC
Divisions2
Number of teamsDiv 1: 10
Div 2 North: 10
Div 2 South: 10
Level on pyramid5-6
Promotion to Japan Football League
Relegation toPrefectural Leagues
Domestic cup(s) Emperor's Cup
Current champions Blancdieu Hirosaki
(2020)
Most championships TDK SC (11 times)
Website Official Website
Official Website
Current: 2021 Japanese Regional Leagues

Tohoku Soccer League (東北社会人サッカーリーグ) is a Japanese football league covering the Tōhoku region, the 6 prefectures of Akita, Aomori, Fukushima, Iwate, Miyagi and Yamagata. It is one of the nine Japanese Regional Leagues, the fifth and sixth league levels in the Japanese association football league system.

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Division 2 is divided into North (Akita, Aomori and Iwate Prefectures) and South (Fukushima, Miyagi and Yamagata Prefectures) divisions.

2020 clubs

Division 1

TeamHometown
Blancdieu Hirosaki FC Hirosaki, Aomori
Cobaltore Onagawa Onagawa, Miyagi
Fuji Club 2003 Hanamaki, Iwate
Morioka Zebra Morioka, Iwate
FC Ganju Iwate Hachimantai, Iwate
Nippon Steel Kamaishi Kamaishi, Iwate
FC Primeiro Koriyama, Fukushima
Saruta Kogyo SC logo.PNG Saruta Kogyo [tl] Akita, Akita
Omiya SC Morioka, Iwate
Sendai University Shibata, Miyagi

Tohoku Soccer League Champions

YearWinner
1977 Nippon Steel - Logo.svg Nippon Steel Kamaishi
1978 Nippon Steel - Logo.svg Nippon Steel Kamaishi
1979 Nippon Steel - Logo.svg Nippon Steel Kamaishi
1980 Morioka Zebra
1981 Nippon Steel - Logo.svg Nippon Steel Kamaishi
1982 TDK-Logo.svg TDK
1983 TDK-Logo.svg TDK
1984 TDK-Logo.svg TDK
1985 Flag of Akita, Akita.svg Akita City Government
1986 Matsushima Club
1987 Matsushima Club
1988 TDK-Logo.svg TDK
1989 TDK-Logo.svg TDK
1990 NEC logo.svg NEC Yamagata
1991 NEC logo.svg NEC Yamagata
1992 NEC logo.svg NEC Yamagata
1993 NEC logo.svg NEC Yamagata
1994 Tohoku-Denryoku-Logo.svg Tohoku Electric Power
1995 Sony logo.svg Sony Sendai FC
1996 Sony logo.svg Sony Sendai FC
1997 Sony logo.svg Sony Sendai FC
1998 NEC logo.svg NEC TOKIN FC
1999 NEC logo.svg NEC TOKIN FC
2000 TDK-Logo.svg TDK
2001 F.C. Primeiro
2002 TDK-Logo.svg TDK
2003 TDK-Logo.svg TDK
2004 TDK-Logo.svg TDK
2005 TDK-Logo.svg TDK
Grulla Morioka
2006 TDK-Logo.svg TDK
2007 Grulla Morioka
2008 Grulla Morioka
2009 Grulla Morioka
2010 Grulla Morioka
2011 Fukushima United
2012 Fukushima United
2013 Grulla Morioka
2014 FC Ganju Iwate
2015 FC Ganju Iwate
2016 Cobaltore Onagawa
2017 Cobaltore Onagawa
2018 Blancdieu Hirosaki FC
2019 Iwaki FC
2020 Blancdieu Hirosaki FC

2015 clubs

DivisionNames of teamsHometown
Division 1 FC Ganju Iwate Morioka, Iwate
Cobaltore Onagawa Onagawa, Miyagi
Reinmeer Aomori F.C. Aomori, Aomori
Fuji Club 2003 Hanamaki, Iwate
F.C. Primeiro Koriyama, Fukushima
Bandits Iwaki Iwaki, Fukushima
Akita F.C Cambiare Akita, Akita
Morioka Zebra Morioka, Iwate
Blancdieu Hirosaki FC Hirosaki, Aomori
Iwaki Furukawa F.C. Iwaki, Fukushima
Division 2 North Saruta Kogyo logo.svg
Saruta Kogyo [tl]
Akita, Akita
TDK-Logo.svg
TDK Shinwakai
Nikaho, Akita
Akita University Medical F.C. Akita, Akita
Mizusawa Club Mizusawa, Iwate
F.C. Fuji 08 Hanamaki, Iwate
Nippon Steel Corp. Kamaishi S.C. Kamaishi, Iwate
Omiya Club Morioka, Iwate
Shichinohe Football Club Shichinohe, Aomori
Hokuto Bank Soccer Akita Prefecture
Hanamaki Football Club Hanamaki, Iwate
Division 2 South Merry Fukushima Prefecture
F.C. Scheinen Fukushima Fukushima, Fukushima
Sendai Nakata FC Taihaku-ku, Sendai
Sendai SASUKE F.C. Sendai, Miyagi
Marysol Matsusima S.C. Matsushima, Miyagi
F.C. Parafrente Yonezawa Yonezawa, Yamagata
Soma S.C. Soma, Fukushima
Sakata MigakuTomo Club Sakata, Yamagata
DUOPARK. FC Miyagi Prefecture
Azumi Scorpion Fukushima Prefecture
Key
Current Champions
Promoted from lower division/league
Relegated from higher division

Note: Shiogama F.C. Wiese withdrew from Division 2 North and will play in the Miyagi Prefectural League.

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