Kyoto Sanga F.C. facts for kids
|Full name||Kyoto Sanga FC|
as Kyoto Shiko Club
|Ground||Nishikyogoku Athletic Stadium
|2018||J2 League, 19th|
The word "Sanga" is a Sanskrit term meaning "group" or "club", often used to denote Buddhist congregations. This reflects Kyoto's tradition of Buddhist temples.
The club was formerly known as Kyoto Purple Sanga with "purple", the colour of the team uniforms, an imperial colour reflecting Kyoto's status as Japan's ancient imperial capital city.
It was decided however that, from 2007, the team will simply been known as "Kyoto Sanga".
The club was started as Kyoto Shiko Club, one of the few proper Japanese football clubs in the sense of being strictly dedicated to football and not being part of a company.
hey are the oldest club competing in the J.League.
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