|Full name||Verspah Oita|
|Ground||Oita Sports Park|
|League||Japan Football League|
|2020||1st - Champions|
Verspah Oita (ヴェルスパ大分, Verspah Ōita) is a Japanese football club currently competing in the Japan Football League. The year 2012 is their first year in the JFL after they were promoted from the 2011 Kyushu Soccer League.
The club was formed in 2003 as Hoyo FC. In 2005 they changed their name to Hoyo Atletico Elan, the name in which they competed for many years in the Kyushu Football League. The club is backed by the Hoyo Group, a digital camera and auto parts manufacturer based in nearby Kunisaki. In 2010 they changed their name to Hoyo Atletico Elan Oita. In 2011, they changed their name to Hoyo AC Elan Oita, they won the Kyushu Championship and then earned third place in the Regional League promotion series, and qualified to compete in the JFL beginning in 2012. In 2012, they changed their name to Hoyo Oita.
In December 2013, the club tried to get closer ties to the community and therefore made another name change, this time to Verspah Oita (ヴェルスパ大分, Verspah Ōita), for 2014 season onwards.
|used until 2012||used 2012–2013|
|2007||Oita Prefectural League|
|2010|| Kyushu Soccer|
|5||1st||16||13 (2)||–||(1) 0||48||8||40||44||1st Round|
|2011||1st||18||15 (2)||–||(0) 1||55||11||44||49||1st Round|
As of May 4th, 2020.
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
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