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F.C. Machida Zelvia
FC町田ゼルビア
Full name F.C. Machida Zelvia
Founded 1977
Ground Machida Municipal Athletic Stadium
Machida, Tokyo
Ground Capacity 8,924
Chairman Minoru Moriya
Manager Osvaldo Ardiles
League J. League Division 2

F. C. Machida Zelvia (FC町田ゼルビア Efushī Machida Zelvia) is a Japanese professional football club in Machida in the Tokyo region.

History

The club was founded in 1977.

In 2010, Machida Zelvia formed a partnership with Major League Soccer's D.C. United. This was the first partnership between a Japanese football club and American soccer club.

In 2012, the club was promoted to the J.League in its second division.

Managers

  • Japan Minoru Moriya, 2002-2007
  • Japan Tetsuya Totsuka, 2008-2009
  • Japan Naoki Soma, 2010
  • Serbia Ranko Popović, 2011
  • Argentina Osvaldo Ardiles, 2012-

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