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J. League Division 2
Country Japan
Confederation AFC
Founded 1999
Level 2
Number of teams 24
Promotion to J. League Division 1
Relegation to Football League


J. League Division 2 (Jリーグ・ディビジョン2 J Rīgu Dibijon 2) or J2 League (J2リーグ J2 Rīgu) is part of the Japanese football club system.

J2 League is the second grouping of Japan Professional Football League (日本プロサッカーリーグ Nippon Puro Sakkā Rīgu).

Club guide

There are 20+ Division 2 (J2) teams.

The list of clubs in the league has changed over time. In 2013, the J2 teams are:

Champions

Season Champions Runner-up Third place
1999 Kawasaki Frontale Tokyo Oita Trinita
2000 Consadole Sapporo Urawa Red Diamonds Oita Trinita
2001 Kyoto Purple Sanga Vegalta Sendai Montedio Yamagata
2002 Oita Trinita Cerezo Osaka Albirex Niigata
2003 Albirex Niigata Sanfrecce Hiroshima Kawasaki Frontale
2004 Kawasaki Frontale Omiya Ardija Avispa Fukuoka
2005 Kyoto Purple Sanga Avispa Fukuoka Ventforet Kofu
2006 Yokohama Kashiwa Reysol Vissel Kobe
2007 Consadole Sapporo Tokyo Verdy Kyoto Sanga
2008 Sanfrecce Hiroshima Montedio Yamagata Vegalta Sendai
2009 Vegalta Sendai Cerezo Osaka Shonan Bellmare
2010 Kashiwa Reysol Ventforet Kofu Avispa Fukuoka
2011 F.C. Tokyo Sagan Tosu Consadole Sapporo
2012 Ventforet Kofu Shonan Bellmare Kyoto Sanga

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